The Conference will take place at the Business Design Centre,
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 0QH

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Located 10 minutes from Kings Cross St. Pancras International and a short walk from Angel tube station, the Business Design Centre is one of London’s most popular conference and exhibition venues.


Public Transport

There are many ways to get to the venue including the use of buses and both the London underground and overground. The nearest tube station Angel (Northern line), is a five minute walk away allowing you to travel to the Central London within minutes. Just a little further in the opposite direction is Highbury and Islington with great underground and overground connections.

There are many bus stops near the venue which cover several routes in and around London.  Please click here for the journey planner to plan your trip.

Cycling and Cycle Storage

As well as buses, cycling is another popular form of transport used to get to and from the venue. In terms of bike hire there are several Santander Cycle Hire stations located in Islington should you wish to rent one and if you have your own we provide free secure cycle storage in the onsite car park.

Shower Facilities

For those travelling by bike or even if you just fancy freshening up, shower facilities are freely available on site. These are located in Stairwell F. For assistance in finding these, the reception staff will be happy to help.

Driving and Car Sharing

Driving to the venue is simple as we are located just outside the congestion charge zone on the A1. Please see the Parking page for details of how to direct your sat nav and to pre-book your parking. If you have to drive, why not look at car sharing, with a company such as Liftshare,  Bla Bla Car or GoCarShare.

Outside the UK

Getting to the venue from outside the UK is also an easy and stress free option, with Gatwick and Heathrow and Stansted being our closest London airports. Accessing the Business Design Centre from the airport can be done through the express train service from GatwickHeathrow and Stansted that run regularly throughout the day into Central London.

Car Parking

Upper Street Car Park

  • Located next to the Business Design Centre and Hilton Hotel
  • With 250 spaces all undercover
  • Facilities for disabled and electric vehicle charging.
  • Open 24/7 with full CCTV and on site security
  • Free bicycle parking
  • Dedicated motorcycle bays
  • Maximum height 1.9m
  • Pre-booking your parking to guarantee space availability (booking fee applies)

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Contract Parking

Looking to arrange contract parking at the Upper Street Car Park? Contact Luke Hurst on or call 0207 288 6718.

Car Park Tariff

Day Time
07.00 – 19.00
£3.90 per hour
(minimum 2 hours)
Night Time
19.00 – 07.00
£2.50 per hour
(minimum 2 hours)



The exclusive rate for motorcycles is £6.00 for 24 hours.


With over 2,500 rooms conveniently located within a 1 to 15 minute walk from the venue, finding a place to stay is only a click away. Take a look at the hotels listed below and use the hotel map to help book your room now at the best possible rates.

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If you are looking to book a London hotel, we have put together a unique HotelMap™ with our friends at This map actually connects to each hotel’s reservation system, showing you live availability to ensure that you always get the best special offer deals. The prices shown on HotelMap™ are per room and you will always pay the hotel directly, usually on check-out.

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