InvestOps Europe 2018

September 17-September 18, 2018

Victoria Park Plaza, London

44 (0) 207 368 9445

Find Your Inspiration in London

There is nowhere in the world quite like London. This isn’t just another capital city, it’s a thriving metropolis with a unique personality formed by its iconic landmarks, centuries of history, world-class shopping and achingly cool fashion, arts and food scenes. Topically, London has made a name for itself in recent years as the retail innovation hub of Europe. What better place to set the scene for the Future Stores conference?

When & Where

20-21 September, 2017
Radisson Blu Portman Hotel
22 Portman Square
Marylebone, London


To help you get the perfect accommodation and the best special offers we have put together a unique InvestOps Europe HotelMap that shows the nearby accommodation options and best possible rates and special offers. The map displays live availability and allows you to book directly with each hotel:

Alternatively, if you would like assistance with your hotel booking you can contact Jessica Heili, our dedicated HotelMap concierge, on or call 020 7292 2335 (if outside UK 44 20 7292 2335). SShe will be happy to help you with your hotel booking and provide assistance organising your time in London, please quote Special Reference Code W-M5CX4

Please note; we do not take responsibility either for reserving your room or for any subsequent cancellation.

How to get to the venue

Nestled in London's bustling West End, surrounded by world-famous theatres, shopping and cultural attractions, the Radisson Blu Portman Hotel lies within easy walking distance of many popular London sights, including Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, Baker Street and the renowned shopping district on Oxford Street. It’s also only around a 10-minute walk from Marylebone Station.

On the London Underground, this city centre hotel is just a 30-minute ride from Heathrow Airport and a 45-minute ride from City Airport. Marble Arch Underground station is just a short stroll away or you can also easily find bus and taxi services near the hotel.

Public transport

Located in zone 1, just north of busy Oxford Street, the Radisson Blu is easily reached via a range of public transport options, including bus, traditional London black cab and the Underground. In fact, you can walk to several Underground stations, including Marble Arch (Central Line) and Bond Street (Central/Jubilee Line).

To walk from Marble Arch Station to the Radisson Blu Portman, leave the station through exit 1 and turn left onto Oxford Street. Then take the 1st left (pedestrian way) on Old Quebec Street. Continue to the end of this road, which leads to New Quebec Street. At the end of New Quebec Street is Upper Berkeley Street. The hotel lies just to the right.

Driving directions

The hotel is in London city centre near Oxford Street, 300 metres east of Edgware Road, making it easily accessible by car. The A40 motorway lies 1 kilometre north of the hotel, with easy access from the M40, M1 and M25. A car park is located directly beneath the hotel with access on Gloucester Place (charges apply). The Radisson Blu Portman Hotel is close to all major London airports:

  • City Airport - 18.5 km
  • Heathrow Airport (Terminal 1) - 29 km
  • Luton Airport - 54.6 km
  • Gatwick Airport - 57.8 km
  • Stanstead Airport - 61.8 km

Top 5 things to do in London!

Visit Westminster

Westminster has a large amount of activities to offer and places to visit. Hear Big Ben strike, attend a service at Westminster Abbey, watch the Changing of the Guards at Buckingham Palace, and look at the galleries inside the House of Parliament.


Ride the London Eye

Ride the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe and look out over the City of London. It is the most popular tourist attraction in all of the United Kingdom which is why it has over 3.5 million visitors each year.

Thames Cruise

Ride the cruise that will pass by the London Eye, Tower Bridge, Parliament and Big Ben and learn all about the famous London landmarks! You are able to hop on and hop off to go see different areas that you want!


Visit Harrods

Each hall in Harrods has a different theme to it including an incredible food hall for wines, cheese, meats and chocolates. Visit one of the largest stores filled with restaurants, clothing, skis and more. On an average day there will be nearly 100,000 people there, but around Christmas time, it can be 300,000 a day.

Visit Buckingham Palace

Stroll through Green Park and make your way over to Buckingham Palace to try to catch sight of the British Royal Family. The palace is filled with Sevres porcelain, French furniture and has a 39 acre garden.

Victoria Park Plaza, London

BEWARE OF ROOM BLOCK AND RESERVATIONS SCAMS! Please note that the information provided above is the only official method to make reservations within the conference for hotel bedrooms. No housing company has been sanctioned by WBR and any outside groups contacting you claiming to be the housing provider for the event are not affiliated with the conference or WBR. If you have been contacted by one of these companies, or have any questions regarding making your hotel reservations for the event, please contact your event manager or call +44 (0) 207 368 9465.