For Christmas events, galas, balls and luxury weddings, crystal event venues are guaranteed to dazzle even the most discerning guests.
With floor-to-ceiling windows and striking interior or exterior architectural designs, sometimes in the shape of a crystal, these glass venues sparkle in the sunlight and shimmer at night. Fortunately, event planners can find crystal event venues all over the world.
The Crystal (London, UK)
On September 2012, as part of its sustainable cities initiative, Siemens opened The Crystal, on London's Royal Victoria Docks. The venue is designed in the shape of a crystal to reflect the many facets of sustainability. Guests can tour the 9 interactive exhibition zones designed to raise awareness about urban environmental issues.
The Crystal accommodates 60 for dining, 150 for receptions and 270 for business meetings.
Studio450 (New York City)
Studio450 is a two level, glass encased penthouse loft and rooftop terrace in New York’s Hudson Yards.
Studio450 has a capacity of 250 for receptions and 130 for dining.
Pillars37 and Pillars38 are 2 new glass venues on the ground floor of the same complex.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art (Bentonville, Arkansas)
Set in 120 acres of Ozark forest, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which opened just over a year ago, consists of glass & wood pavilions to house an extensive collection of American Art. Surrounded by a pond, the pavilions are glass enclosed covered bridges.
The Great Hall accommodates 450 for receptions and 220 for dining. Eleven, the museum's restaurant with a capacity of 250 for dining and 500 for receptions, is available for evening rentals.
There are also a number of outdoor spaces. Rentals include one hour of access to the group's gallery of choice.
Baku Crystal Hall (Baku, Azerbaijan)
This 5000 sq. ft. ultra modern indoor venue with state-of-the-art lighting has a capacity of 25,000. It is used for large concerts, conferences and trade shows (e.g. Eurovision 2012)
Crystal event venues will add the "wow" factor to any event especially when there is a need to provide a view of the outdoors or reflect special themes like a winter wonderland or winter garden party.
For more glass venues with unique architecture, read 5 Futuristic Event Venues on the Cvent Blog.