Lagos and events are like cement and water. There is always a need to rent an event center in Lagos as many business activities and entertainments take place on daily basis. This need cannot be over-emphasized as no day in Lagos, weekends most especially, goes by without one form of social event or the other.
Whether it is a wedding, award, fashion show, anniversary or a corporate function, proper planning is usually done by the organizers of the event in choosing the best event center that matches the occasion. Factors such as location, the size of the hall, the design and price among others always come to play.
With the ever-increasing commercial activity in Lagos, any forward thinking real estate entrepreneur who wants to get more useful buck should consider building event centres.
The most sought after event centres in Lagos are categorised below.
1. Eko Convention Centre
The Eko Convention centre located in Eko Hotel and suites, Victoria Island is the largest multipurpose event centre in Lagos. With a floor space of 5,151 square metres, the multipurpose conference centre has both banquet and exhibition centre that can be divided into five separate sections.
This facility provides sufficient space to fit 270 exhibitions stands; it also has the capacity to cater for dinner and conference events for up to 3,000 people and concerts with audiences of up to 6,000 people.
Up to 270 exhibitions stands can fit sufficiently into the facility. The event centre is built to standard with a capacity to cater for dinner and conference events for up to 3,000 people and concerts with an audience of up to 6,000 people. The centre comes with built in sound systems, professional lighting and roll away stage with carpeting to enhance the sound effects.
In addition to these features is a Grand Ballroom that sits 350 persons for dinner as well as 13 purpose-built meeting rooms which come with state-of-the-art visual and audio equipment. The price of renting this hall is nothing less than N9,000,000.
2. Oriental Hotel
The oriental Hotel situated on the Lekki-Epe Express Way is one venue that speaks class. It offers some of the most breathtaking event venues in Lagos. The most sought after event hall in Lagos has theatre sitting space of about 2,000 persons and banquet sitting in the Grand Ball Room can take up to 1,200 persons. The facility offers a personalised service with a top-notch quality. Your budget should be nothing less than N5,000,000 if you desire to host an event here.
Landmark Event Centre, just as the name implies, is a major landmark in the heart of Victoria Island. The 40,000 square metres event has the capacity to hold a 2,000 theatre sitting and a 1,200 banquet arrangement. The event centre speaks luxury having its own private beach and parking space that can take well over 1,000 vehicles. The minimum cost of renting this event hall is N5,000,000.
4. Dorchester Event Centre
Dorchester Event Centre Victoria Island is a marquee tent type of hall. Situated on Water Corporation drive in Victoria Island, the facility offers a space for 1,500 for banquet sitting and 4,000 for theatre sitting. The Dorchester Event Centre offers a wide parking space as well as a fully air conditioned hall with a standby silent generator. With N2,760,000 you can book this hall for your social or corporate event.
5. Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel
Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel is a small but classy event centre in Victoria Island located in Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue. Corporate events, conferences and awards are most suited for this event centre. For the price of N2,000,000, the event offers a banquet sitting arrangement for 58 persons, conference sitting of 110 persons, a fully air-conditioned space, ample parking lot, a deluxe business lounge as well as a standby generator. The facility also has an outdoor terrace that showcases views of Lagos lagoon.
6. The Lekki Coliseum
The Lekki Coliseum (TLC) situated in Lekki Phase 1 is an entertainment and event hub that houses three exquisite and unusual venues –The Imperial (Events hall), a state of the art facility with modern electrical /electronic gadgets for both individual and corporate organizations, The Skyview (Lounge and special Events), TLC provides the ideal space for any event that requires something extraordinary and La Vida Bella, a high end exquisite lounge/bar.
The Skyview provides a panoramic view of the Sky, Ocean, and the Island. With a 500 banquet sitting capacity and 1000 theatre sitting capacity, Events @ 26m high as it is popularly called, is one of the most atmospheric and fascinating events and lounge bar in Lagos, with an outdoor facility making us a fantastic venue for entertainment from parties and receptions to telescope viewings, in-house grill hub, and our static blue bar. Access to the Skyview is through dedicated lift and beautifully adorned staircase that makes the flight a pleasurable experience
TLC as a complex boast of above 500 cars parking facility including 6 executive parking and a facility to park the host right inside the hall. Top notch proactive security and safety measures ensure security and safety of visitors and employees in accordance with the Health, Safety and Environment policy of the company.
With about N4,000,000, you get to host your event in The Imperial Hall while Skyview goes for about N2,500,000
7. Victoria Crown Hotel
Victoria Crown Hotel located at Ajose Adeogun is one of the finest hotels in Victoria Island. The event centre has security has its major highlight. For N1,400,000, the event centre offers a 400 person theatre sitting style and 250 for banquet arrangement.
8. Aquatic hotels and Waterparks
Aquatic Hotels and Waterparks is one of the most sought after event centre in Lagos mainland. Located on Toyin Street in Ikeja, the event centre has a 1,500 executive banquet sitting arrangement and a 2,500 conference sitting. The facility also has a private waterpark and one of the largest swimming pools for after-party events. N1,500,000 will get you this level of prestige and status for your social event.
9. Anchor Events Place
The Anchor Events Place is an event centre in Ikeja. Located beside FIRS Agidingbi, Ikeja; the event centre has been put to use every single weekend since it was built. Fully air-conditioned with a standby generator in addition to a full off the street parking space, Anchor Events Place has the capacity to seat 1,500 persons for a conference and 1,000 for a banquet sitting arrangement. The cost of renting this hall is only N950,000.
10. Civic Centre
The Civic centre is one of the most sought after event centre in Lagos Island. It is located on Ozumba Mbadiwe in Victoria Island. It is the delight of many celebrities who love to host their functions at exotic places. The Grand Banquet Hall of the facility is ideal for large corporate or grand social functions. The centre sits 600 persons for banquet arrangements and 1,000 for theatre sitting. The price of renting the event centre can be as high as N2,500,000 on weekends and as low as N1,800,000 during the weekdays.