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AEO People's Award

The AEO People's Awards will be held at the iconic BDC London. Originally the Royal Agricultural Hall, the Business Design Centre opened for business in October 1986 and is now regarded as one of the best modern day conference and exhibition centres, hosting thousands of events and always providing exceptional service.

BDC London offers a stylish, flexible and convenient solution for everything from small meetings to large conferences and exhibitions.

BDC London 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.

Business Design Centre
52 Upper Street
London N1 0QH


By public transport
There are many ways to get to the venue including the use of buses and both the London underground and overground. The nearest tube station Angel, 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.

By car

You can get to the Business Design Centre by car, and there is car parking available. The address is Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH. 

Book your car parking by clicking here:


The Business Design Centre is within the ULEZ. Pay the ULEZ charge by clicking the official link below:


By bike

The Business Design Centre has free cycle storage located in the car park. There are also Santander Cycle Hire stations nearby.


The Business Design Centre has lifts to all floors and disabled toilets. Guide Dogs are permitted. More information can be found here.

View the floor plan here


  • I think for us to actually champion the amazing people that work in this industry is to be hugely applauded and to be able to recognise the incredible talent that lives and breathes in our world is very important
    Lisa Tyson
    Deputy Managing Director, Aztec Event Services
  • It’s a great honour and an achievement to be nominated, shortlisted and even better to win one.
    Emma Barrett
    Managing Director, Broadway Events
  • I'm a CEO within the industry and it's my responsibility to support associations and talk to some of the new up and coming talent
    Mary Cole
    Owner & CEO, Skyline Whitespace
  • It feels absolutely amazing to be recognised for the work I’ve put in
    Melina Mavoungou
    Winner of Best Newcomer 2023


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