East London's Troxy has been honoured at the inaugural National Venue Awards, held at Emirates Old Trafford Cricket Club in Manchester.
The 1930s art deco venue was named Best Awards Ceremony Venue, having previously hosted events such as the Kerrang! Awards, D&AD Awards, the Artist & Manager Awards, the UK Fesival Awards, NME Awards and The Unsigned Music Awards.
The National Venue Awards Judging Panel 2018 said of Troxy's entry: “A great submission demonstrating a high quality flexible venue. Troxy is an independent and versatile venue that has been used for many types of award ceremonies, of which they gave some good examples. We really liked the fact this venue has an interesting and iconic history and they articulate the development of the building very well.”
Daniel Smith (pictured, centre), Troxy's head of sales and events, said: “We’re delighted to be awarded Best Awards Ceremony Venue and proud that our work across multiple awards events has been acknowledged. The incredible team at Troxy who make these events run like clockwork deserve recognition in this award too. The team and I do our upmost to ensure the vision of the event organisers can be realised within this stunning venue and we genuinely feel lucky to come to work every day in this amazing and historic event space.
"With our continued success in attracting high profile organisations for awards events, such as our recent work with BAFTA, we feel confident Troxy will continue to be home to many stand out events in the coming year and beyond.”
The venue also claimed Best London Event Space at last year's London Venue Awards and Venue Team of the Year at The Event Awards.