The cosmopolitan city that can add that glitz and glamour to your next corporate event
Cardiff is the closest capital city to London, just 2 hours by train. It also has direct rail connections to other cities such as Bristol and Birmingham. Cardiff International Airport is just 20 minutes away from the City Centre, with flights arriving from international destinations and also daily flights from UK airports. Situated just off the M4 and M5, it is also very easy to travel to the city by car.
Cardiff has only been the capital of Wales since 1955, making it the youngest capital in the UK and one of the fastest growing whilst remaining rich in ancient history and proud of its industrial and shipping heritage.
Cardiff offers unique attractions and top class entertainment, its music and arts scene hosting world-class theatre, live music and opera events all year round. Being a city that loves to entertain, the foodie scene is thriving with pop-up street food markets and fine dining restaurants. The city combines a remarkable coastline with rolling countryside making it the ideal location for team building, social programmes and incentives, creating a unique delegate experience.
There is a large choice of meeting venues in the City. For an event with prestige; you can book the iconic City Hall. three world-class stadiums and the City’s Universities provide flexible event spaces while Cardiff Castle plays host to an array of outdoor events. For an event with a view, five star St David’s Hotel offers rooms that look out across Cardiff Bay. The City also has an eclectic mix of venues steeped in history from Museums to a Mansion House and a Church.
The city can offer 8413 beds ranging from 5 star Hotels to budget student accommodation so something to offer for all budgets.
There are many benefits to booking Cardiff for an event, it has been ranked the ‘Third Best City in Europe’ and the ‘Best City for Young Adults in the UK.’ The City has a reputation for hosting many major events including the NATO Summit, the Ashes and the Rugby World Cup. The BBC continues to invest heavily into the City, with Doctor Who and Sherlock both being produced there. Cardiff offers great value for money with quality, affordable accommodation and competitive venue hires providing a significant return on your event investment.