Portsmouth Guildhall takes Bronze for Best Business Event Venue in the Beautiful South Awards!

Portsmouth Guildhall, managed by The Guildhall Trust, proudly announces its bronze achievement for the Best Business Event Venue at the Beautiful South Awards. This recognition comes at a time when event organisers and delegates are increasingly seeking unique spaces beyond London for their conferences, meetings and events.

The iconic Portsmouth Guildhall stands out as an exceptional choice, boasting a diverse range of flexible spaces and a substantial 2,000-person capacity. The Guildhall provides outstanding event experiences with quality customer service. Our focus is on utilising technology, providing sustainable on-site catering, promoting accessibility and inclusivity, ensuring long-term venue development, as well as satisfying discerning customers who seek meaningful purchases. Located on the stunning central south coast, Portsmouth is a beautiful seaside destination that offers not only a picturesque setting but also a wide variety of world-class attractions right on our doorstep.

Fran Downton, Chief Executive of Tourism South East, said, “We could not be prouder of all our wonderful finalists at this year’s Beautiful South Awards. They have all worked incredibly hard throughout 2023, and it is our pleasure to reward and recognise high standards. They set our region amongst the best in the country. As ever, a huge thank you to The Grand Brighton and to all our sponsors, without whom this celebration would just not be possible.“

Gemma Rigby, Senior Event Coordinator at Portsmouth Guildhall, said, “We are honoured to be recognised with the Bronze award for Best Business Event Venue at the Beautiful South Awards. In the company of prestigious venues like The Hurley House, the Gallivant, and the Kent Event Centre, this achievement underscores our commitment to excellence. This accolade propels Portsmouth Guildhall to the forefront of distinguished event spaces beyond London.”