20th September 2016. Wiston Estate corks were popping on Friday 16th September as One Great George Street scooped ‘The World’s Most Prestigious Film Location Venue’ award at a sparkling London ceremony.
One Great George Street’s Marketing & PR Manager Katie McCarthy was presented the award at a ceremony hosted by the global Prestigious Star Awards; in celebration of the quality, performance and reputation of the world’s most reputable venues.
McCarthy said: “Having been honoured with the title of ‘The World’s Most Prestigious Conference Venue’ last year, One Great George Street is delighted to have gained further recognition this year as ‘The World’s Most Prestigious Film Location Venue’ against over 2000 applicants and tough competition from our fellow finalists and global industry peers. It has been a busy year for One Great George Street having played host to numerous series and films including Woman in Gold, The Night Manager, War Machine and Wonder Woman, and we’re thrilled to be recognised as the ideal film location venue for Location Managers worldwide.”
In addition to scooping ‘The World’s Most Prestigious Film Location Venue’ award, One Great George Street was also recognised in two other global categories: ‘Most Prestigious Private Dining Venue’ and ‘Most Prestigious Fashion Event Venue’ in recognition of its excellence in these areas.
One Great George Street’s Director Gary Payne noted: “We’re delighted to have been honoured with such a notable title in recognition of our efforts within the filming industry. As a highly versatile venue suitable for a broad range of diverse markets, it’s also great to be recognised as a leading private dining and fashion venue.”
About The Prestigious Star Awards
The Prestigious Star Awards celebrate the quality, performance and reputation of the world’s best venues qualified to host the most memorable events. Now in its sixth year, the program remains the only global luxury venue industry awards - renowned for identifying and promoting the world’s most distinguished venues. Over 2,000 reputable venues apply to enter and only 200 of the world's most prestigious venues are nominated with only 3 finalists per category. After a public voting period which took place in July, the 20 winning venues were then announced at an awards evening in London on the 18th September 2015.
About One Great George Street
Described as “An opulent and grand Edwardian building featuring a striking Great Hall” by the Prestigious Star Awards Ambassadors, One Great George Street is an award-winning Grade II listed central London venue located just a stone's throw away from the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and St James's Park. Built between 1910-13 and home to the Institution of Civil Engineers, this magnificent four-domed Edwardian building offers 21 flexible function rooms including the magnificent Great Hall with up to 400-guest capacity, an expert in-house catering team serving delicious modern European cuisine, and an exceptional on-site Audio Visual team. Renowned for its high quality of standards, service, ideal location and excellent transport links, One Great George Street is ideal for:
- Conferences & Events
- Filming Location
- Feature Films & Television Series
- Private & Fine Dining
- Gala Diners
- Press Conferences
- Product Launches
- Wedding Ceremonies & Receptions
- Lectures & Seminars (2 Theatres with Tiered Seating)
- Fashion Shows - Exhibitions (Small & Medium)
Stay tuned with One Great George Street across our social media forums:
- Twitter: @OGGSVenue
- Facebook: OGGSVenue
- LinkedIN: One Great George Street
For further information contact:
Katie McCarthy Marketing & PR Manager
Direct dial: 020 7665 2319