Plan Your Arrival

The Business Design Centre is an iconic venue in the heart of London.

Please double check you have all of the below before you arrive to the venue as there will be no exceptions.
Photo ID

All attendees, including Speakers, Sponsors and Delegates will be required to show photo ID at a number of check points.

QR Code

QR codes will be sent out as an email from the registration provider and it's possible that this may have landed in your junk, or clutter folder. You will need to present this QR code either in hard copy or on your phone to gain entry. You will not be granted access without this and there are no onsite registration facilities.

Security Screening

All attendees will be subject to mandatory bag checks and metal detectors. To ensure a smooth process, aim to arrive at least 45 minutes early to get through security and registration.

Daily Opening Hours:

  • 7:30am Registration Opens
  • 8:40am Plenary Commences
  • 9:00am Exhibition Opens
  • 4:30pm Exhibition Closes
  • 4:30pm Exhibition Closes
  • 5:00pm Networking Receptions Commence (28 & 29 November Only)
  • 7:00pm Gala Dinner Offsite (30 November Only)


Getting to the Venue

With its stunning location and excellent transport links, it’s easy to visit the Business Design Centre.

By public transport

You’ll find the Business Design Centre right in the beating heart of Islington, with excellent public transport links to Central London. You can easily reach the BDC via bus, London Underground and Overground.

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By driving and car sharing

It’s easy to reach the BDC by car – and although we’re a stone’s throw from Central London, we’re not in the Congestion Charge zone. Visit our Parking section to find our address for your sat nav and to pre-book your parking space.

Parking information

By cycling

If you choose to cycle to the BDC, we offer free cycle storage in our on-site car park. You can also rent Santander bikes from several hire stations in the Islington area.


At the Business Design Centre, we believe all our visitors should be able to enjoy the same exceptional experience throughout the venue. We are proud to be a fully DDA compliant venue.

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