Venues and hotels around the world are housed in historic spaces, and are making history themselves

Stay in the new and renovated Palais Neuhaus-Preysing in Munich, the aristocratic residence for the counts of Preysing amongst original frescos, or in Boston’s first ever skyscraper, the Batterymarch building. Host your next event in the heart of London, in design-forward etc.venues’ 155 Bishopsgate location, now doubled in size.

Bavarian Ballrooms

Rosewood Munich lobby
Rosewood Munich Lobby

Housed in the heart of old-town Munich, in the historic former headquarters of the State Bank of Bavaria and the grand aristocratic residence Palais Neuhaus-Preysing, Rosewood Munich holds true to the Rosewood brand’s A Sense of Place philosophy. A collaboration between Munich-based architectural firm Hilmer Sattler and London interior architectural design studio Tara Bernard & Partners blends modern luxury with a timeless Bavarian style that preserves historical features of the buildings, such as the original vaulted ceiling and frescos of the bank, accentuated with intentional lighting, right at the entrance.

73 guestrooms and 59 suites all offer unforgettable views of the city skyline or the traditional central courtyard. Guests can experience classic alpine dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the hotel’s brasserie, CUVILLIÉS, and enjoy handcrafted cocktails and live music at Bar Montez. Their Asaya Spa includes a 24-hour fitness center and spans two floors.

The property offers six event spaces totaling 6,450 sq. ft., including a spacious ballroom at 2,519 sq. ft. and a historic ballroom at 1,324 sq. ft., both offering outdoor space. Four meeting and breakout rooms allow flexible meeting options, and all meeting and event space includes high-speed internet and onsite AV services.

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Innovation in London

etc venues in London meeting space
155 Bishopsgate London

At 155 Bishopsgate, etc.venues’ London location has invested nearly €4.3 million ($4.7 million) to double its size from 20,000 sq. ft. to 40,000 sq. ft., making it one of the largest event venues in the city. The addition of a 20,000 sq. ft. second floor of exclusive conference space includes a Galleria and lounge that can accommodate up to 51 exhibition stands as well as a main room that features a theater-style arrangement accommodating 475 guests. The total capacity allows for over 1,000 guests and includes 12 total rooms.

The entire venue has been fully refurbished and now features an upgraded workspace and a double level reception, designed by Fletcher Priest Architects. The venue’s tech and digital screens allow for ample creativity and flexibility for planners to tailor an event to their vision.

An acquisition by Convene leads the two UK businesses on a journey of continued renovations to its numerous venues in order to meet rapidly rising demand for in-person event space. Together, the two businesses boast a portfolio of 40 top-of-the-line venues.

Surrounded by some of the world’s leading financial, legal, technology and creative companies, and some of London’s best restaurants, bars, fitness and retail centers, 155 Bishopsgate is in the heart of central London’s largest pedestrianized neighborhood, offering visitors ample choices of spaces to visit during downtime.

Art Deco and Atlas

Fin Point Oyster Bar and Grille at The Dagny Boston
Fin Point Oyster Bar and Grille at The Dagny Boston

Nestled in between Boston’s downtown and financial districts, The Dagny Boston Hotel has opened its doors. The brand-new hotel stands in the historic Batterymarch Building. It was the first skyscraper in Boston in 1928; now, it lives up to its name, the old Norse words translating to “new day.”

377 newly designed guest rooms and 26 suites are designed with a residential feel in mind. The Art Deco character and thoughtful details to make a space that invigorates those inside with creative energy. 15 meeting rooms totaling 9,000 sq. ft. put the hotel forward as a prime location for your next New England meeting.

In their downtime, guests can enjoy the 2,000 sq. ft. fitness center and enjoy a fine Boston meal at Fin Point Oyster Bar & Grille, which serves up decadent ocean-to-table New England classics. Take a quick stroll through the city to the South Boston Waterfront, the city’s outstanding museums and art galleries. But don’t forget to take in the original gold leaf Art Deco mural of Atlas, carrying the earth, with the Boston skyline on the horizon behind him, on the lobby ceiling.

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