• Gala Evening
  • 18 November 2020
  • Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, UK

Gala evening information

Gala evening information

We look forward to welcoming guests from across the L&D sector to the Learning Technologies Awards gala evening on Wednesday 27 November 2019.

All the information you need for the night is below.  


The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel

200 Westminster Bridge Road


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Situated in the heart of London and facing Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is a modern, design-led venue which offers spectacular views across the Thames.

Dress code

The dress code is black tie (e.g dinner jacket, cocktail or evening dress or trouser suit).

Dietary requirements

Please tell us about any dietary requirements for anyone in your party so we can ensure these are properly catered for at the gala evening dinner.  All dietary requirements must be notified to us by 13 November.

Dietary requirements may include anyone who requires a vegetarian or vegan meal or who excludes certain foods due to medical, religious or ethical reasons. Dietary requirements do not cover general likes and dislikes or 'lifestyle' diets. 

Please notify any special dietary requirements by 13 November at the latest by emailing katev@learningtechnologiesawards.co.uk.  

Any special dietary options will only be available to those guests who have pre-ordered them in advance.  Regrettably, the venue may not be able to accommodate any requirements not notified in advance. 

Evening running order

 18:30  Champagne reception
 19:30  Gala dinner
 21:00  Awards Ceremony
 23:00  After party*
 01:30  Entertainment closes
 02:00  Bar closes

Please note all timings are approximate and may be subject to change.

*The bar and entertainment will open as soon as the Awards ceremony finishes, which may be earlier or later than stated.


All guests will need a ticket.  All table hosts (the person that made the booking) will be issued with e-tickets to pass on to their guests to print or show on their device. 

If you have not received your ticket by 18 November 2019 please contact katev@learningtechnologiesawards.co.uk.


If you require accommodation please book directly with the hotel or use an online hotel booking site to find a selection of hotels across London.  

The hotel postcode is SE1 7UT.

Official photographer

There will be an official photographer all evening and photos will be made available after the ceremony.

Winners and trophies

Gold winners will be invited on to the stage to collect their award when it is announced, and have a photograph with our hosts.  Winners are not required to make speeches.

Silver and bronze winners will also be announced by the hosts and their awards will then be brought direct to their table. 

Everyone will have an opportunity to go on stage for photographs once the main ceremony has concluded.

All gold, silver and bronze winners will receive:

  • A specially engraved glass trophy.
  • A bottle of champagne.
  • A special mention in the Book of the Night, distributed to all guests.

Speeches from winners

We have a packed schedule on the night with 63 gold, silver and bronze awards to be given out. This means that, unfortunately, there won't be time for speeches. 

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