Britain Proves Top Spot For Business Events

With London once again voted the best European city for business, and Birmingham and Leeds also getting nods in the survey, there has never been a better time to hold an event or incentive in Britain.

In the annual survey of business leaders conducted by Cushman Wakefield, London held on to the top spot for the best business city in Europe. Birmingham made the most progress this year, rising seven places in the overall rankings, and sharing the top spot with Leeds in the value for office space category.

In addition to its cities status as top business destinations, Britain boasts over 7,000 conference venues and 40,000 quality assured places to stay. There’s plenty of heritage and culture in Britain to enrich down time as well, with 14 National Parks, over 2,500 museums and galleries, and 27 World Heritage Sites. Varied landscapes boast the Cornish coast, the Scottish highlands, and everything in between.

If you prefer a more laid-back selection of activities between business commitments, Britain is home to over 14,000 pubs and 2,000 golf courses, all waiting to welcome business travellers in Britain. Britain has a long history of hosting world-class events, from international football and cricket to the famous tennis at Wimbledon. Britain welcomes over 30 million overseas visitors each year, all accommodated by the 35 international airports and numerous other transport links.

As hosts of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, London has already started building a new Olympic park and accompanying green space, and plans to release 9.2 million tickets in 2011. Whether you plan to come for one of the existing world-class events, or to hold a world-class event of your own, theres sure to be a perfect spot for it in Britain.