Are you looking for creative ideas on how to make your next work function a memorable one? If you’re in need of a location that is well and truly outside the box then keep on reading. We’ve researched some of the most interesting and unique event venues around the world, ideal for organising functions, meetings, galas and more. From team-building workshops in hotels made of ice, to conferences surrounded by 50,000 live sea creatures, here’s our list of some of the most unique event venues around the world.
Spitbank Fort, Portsmouth (UK)
Step aboard Spitbank Fort and enter a world of secluded luxury surrounded by dramatic architecture from the fort’s exciting history. Spitbank is one of three spectacular man-made forts, built as a line of defence against enemy attacks on the Solent and Portsmouth.
With eight luxurious suites, Spitbank lends itself perfectly to intimate, private events. A venue like no other, the circular floor plan means you experience the world from a totally new perspective. Stunning panoramic views across the Solent, with just passing yachts in your sight line, this is a tranquil setting for any occasion.
Artic Treehouse, Finland
Discover Arctic TreeHouse Hotel on the Arctic Circle, close to Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland. The private dining rooms Salarakas and Sydänkäpy of Restaurant Rakas are also excellent venues for organizing meetings and private functions. The meeting rooms have conference facilities and equipment, such as a projector, white screen, flipchart, note-taking supplies, and wireless internet connection. Would you prefer larger facilities or something a little more different? There are plenty of alternatives from a fairytale-like hidden cabin set in the heart of the forest to a conference facility taking over a thousand participants, adapted to satisfy your theme preferences.
Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver
Enjoy your cocktail receptions, formal dinners and business breakfasts in a living art gallery that is constantly evolving.
Whether you are looking to book a unique venue for an intimate dinner or a cocktail party for 2,400, the Vancouver Aquarium delivers thoughtful service and unparalleled attention to detail. Vancouver Aquarium provides a living backdrop for your event with 50,000 sea creatures. The flexible space can accommodate up to 2,400 guests, making it an ideal venue for large-scale conferences, product launches or workshops.
The ArcelorMittal Orbit, London
With its show stopping views of the city, the ArcelorMittal Orbit is an award-winning events venue and a prime destination for any occasion. The ArcelorMittal Orbit is perfect for receptions, dinners, corporate events, Christmas parties, award ceremonies and can accommodate up to 250 guests standing, or up to 120 seated.
Fusion Factory, Berlin
Fusion Factory is location situated beneath Rosa-Luxemburg-Strasse 17 in the heart of Berlin, Mitte. The neon stairwell descends into the 200m2 Factory hall and adjacent 50m2 Control room, featuring exposed brick walls and expansive parquet floors and staging around a granite tiled “dance floor.” Fusion Factory offers the ideal location to host a vast array of fully catered events from product launches, workshops, corporate and private celebrations to art exhibitions, photography shoots, fashion and film presentations.
Air Force One Pavilion, USA
Air Force One Pavilion is home to Ronald Reagans’ United States 40th President Air Force One. Located at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, the Pavilion can host up to 1,600 guests and gives an up close and personal experience with a special piece of history
Lightspace is a boutique function warehouse located in Brisbane, Australia. With 660sqm of space, it is ideal for smaller more intimate corporate events and functions. With exclusive use and on trend industrial interior including polished concrete floors and 4m high timber ceilings, high-tech projectors and sound systems it is truly a unique location for a memorable event.
Hotel De Glace, Canada
The Ice Hotel is truly an iconic venue for small-scale events where visitors can immerse themselves in the ‘chilled’ atmosphere. It is a well-known venue, having hosted all kinds of events from product launches, tea receptions, and team-building workshops. There are even ice sculpting workshops available for guests!