Useful Information
Date Thursday 3 May 2018
Time 7:00pm until 10:30pm
Venue Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, SE1 7UT

If you are one of the category finalists, you and a guest will be invited to attend the sparkling gala awards dinner where the national category winners and overall winner will be announced. The formal awards dinner on the evening of the final will be a sell-out, attracting over 400 guests, made from area winners, the judges, sponsors, media, MP’s and industry business leaders. It will be an incredible night of celebration and recognition.

Ticket Sales Commence for Shortlisted Entrants Thursday 22 March 2018
Ticket Sales Commence for General Public Thursday 5 April 2018

Highlights

  • Sparkling drinks reception and canapes
  • Announcements of the category winners and overall FSB Business of the Year 2018
  • Fine dining, 3 course meal
  • Celebrity Speaker
  • Opportunity to network with finalists and industry business leaders

Dress Code

Lounge Suits / Business Wear

About the venue

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is situated in London's South Bank, within walking distance to the city's most iconic attractions. The hotel's ideal location is within minutes away from Westminster and Waterloo London Underground stations and London Waterloo National Railway station.

Event Agenda

Provisional programme

7:00pm Arrival drinks and canapes/may require facility for invited MP

7:30pm Call to dinner

7:45pm Dinner welcome speech by National Chairman

8:00pm Serve starter

8:20pm Present 4 x awards

8:40pm Serve main course

9:10pm Present 4 x awards

9:30pm Serve dessert and tea/coffee

9:50pm Present 3 x awards

10:10pm Announce overall winner

10:30pm Event closes

Travelling to the Venue

By Train

The major local stations are Waterloo Underground and National Station (6 minute walk) and Westminster (8 minute walk)

From London Heathrow Airport (approx 90 mins)*

  • Take the London Underground
  • Take the Piccadilly Line towards Cockfosters Underground Station
  • Change at Green Park Station for the southbound Jubilee Line service
  • Depart at Westminster
  • Walk Across Westminster Bridge, destination in front of you.

From London Gatwick Airport (approx 90 mins)*

  • Take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria Railway Station
  • Take the London Underground and travel eastbound via the Circle and District line
  • Get off at Westminster
  • Walk south across Westminster Bridge
  • Cross the roundabout
  • Walk Across Westminster Bridge, destination in front of you.

From London Stansted Airport (approx 90 mins)*

  • Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street Rail Station
  • Change for the London Underground and take the Circle Line to Westminster
  • Walk south across Westminster Bridge
  • Cross the roundabout

From King's Cross & St. Pancras Railway Station (Eurostar) (approx 35 mins)*

  • Travel Westbound on the Piccadilly Line
  • Change at Green Park Station for the southbound Jubilee Line service
  • Depart at Waterloo and exit via the South Bank
  • Walk up York Road to the roundabout
  • Park Plaza Westminster Bridge will be directly in front of you

* Please note these are just sample travel directions. For travel directions from other locations in London or alternative travel options please visit tfl.gov.uk.

Arriving by Car/Taxi

Are you arriving by car? Please use Google maps for exact driving directions to Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. Check out parking options at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge. More information for road users can be found on our "Getting Around London" page or through TFL's dedicated page.

Taxis

Only taxis (black cabs) can be hailed off the streets. Minicabs cannot accept fares that have not been booked in advance. To pre-book a taxi with us, please contact our Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Concierge Team in advance by calling +4420 7620 7260 or by emailing ppwlconcierge@pphe.com. Please see approximate costs to the hotel below.

London Heathrow Airport - £85

London Gatwick Airport - £115

London Stanstead Airport - £125

King's Cross & St. Pancras (Eurostar) - £20

Please note that costs are approximate based on 2 people and subject to change.