From venue facilities to environmental practices

Our meeting venues in London have received plenty of awards over the years

The London Venue Awards

2019

With thousands of venues located in London, it is an extremely competitive market. This made it even more of an honour when we were awarded the bronze award for the Best Venue with a View at the London Venue Awards 2019. Check out the view for yourself - CCT Venues Plus-Bank Street Gallery.

2018

At CCT Venues, we're proud to be an inclusive company - so we are thrilled to be recognised for our commitment to equality by receiving the Silver Award in the Best Venue for Employing Women and Gender Equality category at the London Venue Awards 2018.

Environmentally Responsible Venues

CCT Venues-Barbican has been recognised in the Clean City Awards organised by the City of London Corporation for almost every year since 2008. Over that time it’s won one Merit, two Gold and now six Platinum accolades – plus the sought-after Chairman’s Cup Award in 2016.

The award recognises a tireless effort at CCT Venues-Barbican and CCT Venues-Smithfield (our City of London venues) for following the best practice we adopt across all our London conference venues. This involves increasing our recycling and reuse activity, and reducing waste and litter.

Awards are based on site visits by inspectors and evidence submitted by entrants. In addition, the Platinum Award application looks at staff communications and the reduction of smoking-related litter.

Read more about the Chairman’s Cup Award and our recent Platinum win in 2019.

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We also achieved Platinum status for CCT Venues Plus-Bank Street, Canary Wharf for the IACC 2018 Code of Sustainability. The International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) has a rigorous Code of Sustainability which covers:

  • Education, Awareness and Public Declaration
  • Waste Management
  • Recycling
  • Reuse
  • Water Conservation
  • Purchasing
  • Energy Management
  • Air Quality
  • Food & Beverage

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Accredited in Meeting (AIM)

CCT Venues is AIM accredited. AIM is the quality mark of the Meetings Industry Association (MIA), which guarantees that our London meeting venues comply with all essential legal requirements and meet high standards of quality and service.

The Wharf Innovation in Business

In 2016 we won the award of Highly Commended Medium-to-Large business at The Wharf Innovation in Business awards. This was in recognition of innovation in a number of ways including how we creatively meet our clients’ needs, how we reward our team members, and our employee awards programme through which we identify and reward great examples of customer care.

Other Recognition

  • CCT Venues Plus-Bank Street was shortlisted as Best New Conference Centre in 2014
  • Shortlisted as finalists for Best Training Venue and Best Venue Customer Service for Conference and Venue Supplier Awards in 2013
  • Highly commended in the Business Growth category of the Docklands Business Club and East London Chamber of Commerce Awards 2009
  • Runners up in the Growth category of Archant London's 11th annual Thames Gateway Business Awards

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