THE VENUE

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. With over 300 events a year the BDC, based in the vicinity of the City and Central London, offers a stylish, flexible and impressive space for some of London’s leading conferences and exhibitions.

Location

The Business Design Centre is located in the heart of Islington with easy access to and from Central London by public transport. Surrounded by restaurants and bars the Business Design Centre is in the ideal location bordering North and Central London making it easily accessible by any means.

Transport

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.

Local Transport

There are many ways to get to the venue including the use of both 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.

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.

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 Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted that run regularly throughout the day into Central London.

For more information relating to activities and services in the local area of Islington have a look in our extensive services section.

Event Opening Times

Expo: 09:00 – 16:30

Expo Registration Open: 09:00

Summit: 09.00 – 16.30

Summit Registration Open: 08.30