As part of the business focused trade show International Confex 2013 London’s official promotional organisation and CVB London & Partners have teamed up with the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) and Confex to give 100 event planners, media and corporate buyers a chance to go behind the scenes and visit one of the most eagerly awaited events venues in Europe.
The trip, which will take place on the eve Confex opening, will showcase the venues around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park which last summer played host to sporting legends such as Mo Farah, Sir Chris Hoy and Usain Bolt.As well as the exclusive tour of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the group will also be given an opportunity to visit Britain’s tallest sculpture The ArcelorMittal Orbit which opens to the public as part of ‘Park In Progress’ tours from 29 March 2013. At 114.5-metres-high (377 ft) it is the UK’s tallest sculpture and offers fabulous views across the Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and London. The ArcelorMittal Orbit’s split level venue which will be able to host 300 guests for a cocktail reception and will start to host corporate events from summer 2014. Once the group have enjoyed the 360 degree views from the ArcelorMittal Orbit a special evening reception will be held at Forman’s Fish Island which overlooks both Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the stunning ArcelorMittal Orbit.