Welcome to the inaugural CIPD Festival of Work

Travel and venue information

Opening times

Visitors can access the exhibition hall from the following times:

Wednesday 12 June | 08:45-17:30 GMT
Thursday 13 June | 08:45-17:00 GMT


The venue address is:

Olympia London
Grand Hall
Olympia Way
W14 8UX

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Getting there

Visit Olympia London for detailed information on local public transport options, or click here for a map of public car parks and the nearest London Underground (tube) stations.

Booking accommodation

There are a number of hotels that are within easy reach of Olympia London. Book your accommodation online or telephone PRIORITY on +44 0845 6123 602 or +44 1473 550 620 and quote HAYC119 19. 

Access arrangements

Please visit Olympia London for information on access arrangements for disabled visitors.

Read the AccessAble online guide to visiting the Grand Hall at Olympia London.

International visitors

Not sure if you need a visa to visit the UK in June 2019? Take a look at the UK Border Agency information page.

Once you have registered to attend the Festival of Work 2019, you will receive a confirmation email which should be sufficient as an invitation to support your visa application.

Should you need a Certificate of Attendance, these can be collected from the conference help desk and the members’ lounge (part of CIPD stand D80). We can also send them out electronically after the event.

Things to do

Please visit the Olympia London website if you are interested in local area guides. Visit London also provide details of events, activities and accommodation across Central London.