Church House Westminster has won ‘Best UK Unusual Venue’ at the prestigious M&IT Awards 2021 on Friday 8 October at Battersea Evolution, London.
The M&IT Awards, organised by Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine, brings together all sectors of the industry to reward excellence of service. Widely acknowledged as the largest event industry awards programme, it attracts more than 1,300 professionals and is the only independently audited events industry awards programme.
The evening shone a light on the stars of the event industry across 14 categories, celebrating the many success stories after a challenging year, and paid tribute to the best, most dedicated, and innovative members of the ever-evolving and truly tenacious meetings and events industry.
Church House Westminster was shortlisted for two categories in this year’s M&IT Awards: Best Tech Forward Venue and Best UK Unusual Venue.
The category ‘Best UK Unusual Venue’ saw Church House Westminster win Gold, whilst the Natural History Museum London was awarded Silver, and Tobacco Dock took home Bronze.
Well done to Church House Westminster for winning the M&IT Award for Best UK Unusual Venue. It’s certainly a spectacular venue for meetings and events 👏👏. Sponsored by Noble Events. @Churchhouseconf #MITAwards2021
— m&it magazine (@meetpie) October 8, 2021
Other finalists in the category included: the British Motor Museum, Glasgow Science Centre, Liverpool Cathedral, Manchester Museum, and the Tower of London.
Beaming smiles all around as we pick up 🎉 Best UK Unusual Venue 🎉 at the #MITAwards2021
We couldn’t be prouder of our super team who have all worked so hard to reimagine the #venue and transform #events at Church House Westminster. #ASpaceToInspire 🍾@meetpie #venueprofs pic.twitter.com/HrM07yeXUI
— Church House Westminster (@Churchhouseconf) October 8, 2021
Following the awards ceremony, Vedrana Dancerelle, Head of Events at Church House Westminster, commented: “Words cannot describe how absolutely honoured we are to receive industry recognition following a tumultuous year during which our dedicated teams gave their all to evolve, innovate and collaborate. This award we dedicate to each one of them, along with their passion for events, sheer determination, and resilience. We are grateful for everyone who has voted to show their support, including our amazing clients and brilliant suppliers.”.
The venue team has also been shortlisted for the following awards in 2021:
- Bradley Hill, Audio-Visual Manager for Church House Westminster, has been nominated for the acclaimed miaList
- Most innovative and tech-friendly venue, for the Event Tech Awards
- Best Staff Support During Covid-19, and Best London Venue Covid-19 Response for the London Venue and Catering Awards
- Best Covid Response in Hospitality, for the Covid Response Awards
- Best Business Transformation Strategy, for the Engage Awards