Cinemas are designed for holding peoples’ attention and making lasting memories. What could be more fitting as a conference or event venue option? Many movie theatres accommodate large audiences and come ready-made with advanced visual and sound technology—we’re talking huge ultra hi-definition presentation screens and advanced surround sound. Again, why look elsewhere when you want to create an impactful meeting, conference, or event experience? Cinemas as conference and event venues literally offer all you need make delivering success simple: easy-to-reach locations, designed for audience engagement, comfortable seating, eye-catching digital signage—your logo on that huge screen—and bespoke catering options. Let’s look deeper at some leading cinema brands, and what they bring to conference and event organisation.Showcase CinemasGive your guests the star treatment at any one of 17 Showcase Cinemas located across the UK. This leading cinema chain’s venues are expert in the incredible. Facilities differ across the range, with offerings including 4K digital projection, Dolby Atmos sound, and XPlus screens, creating a mind-blowing big screen, in immersive 360 sound, and the very best of comfort—spacious auditoriums, comfortable seats, extra legroom, and cup holders.This leading UK chain can host a wide range of events, such as conferences, seminars, product launches, training sessions, and private screenings. A variety of options are available, including live streaming, satellite broadcasting, or your pre-recorded content videos.Showcase Cinemas provides a broad mix of catering options, from snacks and drinks to buffets and canapes, there’s something to suit any budget and requirement. An expert events team can help you plan your event from start to finish, providing technical support, entertainment options, security services, and more. The chain offers a range of venues within its cinemas, such as bars, lounges, or private rooms.Events are all about making an impression and Showcase Cinemas has you covered. Dynamic digital signage options, such as LED screens, video walls, and interactive kiosks are available across the chain and are there to make your branding, messaging, and information deliver the intended impact.Chiswick CinemaChiswick Cinema is a recently opened cinema that offers a range of services and facilities for corporate events, with five theatres accommodating from 25 to 200 guests. Host an exclusive event in the 16-seater Private Screening and Dining Room—perfect for birthdays, children’s parties, launches, private premieres.The restaurant and bar at Chiswick Cinema serves fresh and seasonal food and drinks. Serve a meal or a Champagne canapé reception before or after your event or book the restaurant for catering or networking. The restaurant can seat up to 80 guests and has a terrace overlooking the popular Chiswick High Road.The cinema’s members’ lounge, a stylish and cosy space, can be used for meetings, workshops, or networking. It seats up to 40 guests and offers a screen and projector, a sound system, and a fireplace.CurzonCurzon is an independent cinema chain, with 16 locations across the UK. Many of these unique cinemas can be found in London, with venues in Aldgate, Camden, Richmond, Soho, Bloomsbury, Kingston, Hoxton, Victoria, Wimbledon, and Mayfair. Other Curzon cinemas offering conference and event facilities can be found in Canterbury, Sheffield, Oxford, Colchester, and Knutsford.Curzon offers a range of services and facilities for corporate events, such as screenings, conferences, workshops, lectures, awards ceremonies, or parties. It can accommodate groups from 28 up to 307 in screens. Because it is known for its focus on quality films, especially independent, foreign, and art-house cinema, events hosted at Curzon are imbued by its artistic and high-quality characteristics. Choose from different film genres or themes to suit your audience or message.Elegant and intimate screens with high-quality projection and sound systems enhance the special Curzon-feel. Some of the screens have stage areas for Q&A sessions or panel discussions and all can display your branding and messaging. Audience comfort is a priority, with luxurious seating, including options for sofa-style or reclining for extra comfort, and a selection of catering options, from popcorn and drinks to canapés and cocktails, is on offer. You can also hire the bar areas or private lounges for networking or socialising.Curzon‘s dedicated events team will look after your needs, and the knowledgeable technical staff will ensure any event, from presentation to screening, is executed to the highest standard.