ICONIC EVENTS ON BOARD THE QE2
From strategic meetings and corporate functions, to dazzling celebrations and fairytale weddings – create memorable events worth sharing on board the Queen Elizabeth 2…
Whether it’s an intimate group of 10, or a spectacular gathering of over 1000 – the glamorous interiors of the QE2’s former years combined with today’s incredible hospitality standards create a unique experience that’ll be remembered for years to come.
Our platoon of event specialists are on hand to support you every step of the way – from concept creation, until your guests step on board and beyond.
The QE2 Conference Centre (coming soon)
Authentic, spacious and complete with the nautical elegance of the QE2’s former years - the QE2 Conference Centre is a unique setting from which to host your corporate meeting or event.
Two boardrooms can accommodate up to 10 people in each whilst a selection of meeting rooms can seat up to 50 - making it the perfect location for a single or multi-functional business gathering. Lightly decorated and named after the world’s oceans – the meeting and boardrooms are adorned with the latest in audio-visual technology and many of the rooms have original porthole windows peering out into the city or surrounding waters below.
A large break out area cladded in original wood panelling presents ample space for coffee breaks, working lunches and informal catchups - complete with a games console room for a bit of competitive comradery amongst colleagues. An interactive kitchen is also available and the ideal venue for team building exercises or cooking classes.
The diamond in the crown of the QE2 Conference Centre is the outdoor area. This unexplored space, formerly the AFT Mooring Station, retains its maritime charm and offers mesmerising views of the marina and emerald waters below. It’s an idyllic location for an after-event networking session or cocktail party.
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Featuring its original 1960’s interiors, the Queens Room is unparalleled when it comes to authenticity. The unique white columns and ceiling structure, combined with the dynamic lighting system makes this venue the perfect backdrop in which to host a myriad of events – including weddings.
Spread across 512m² - two stage areas and a dancefloor - the venue offers flexibility in layout and can accommodate up to 300 people seated and over 500 for cocktail receptions.
The adjacent Chartroom Bar is the perfect spot for a pre-function gathering or post event party.
The Grand Lounge
This cabaret style venue exudes all the glitz and glam of a by-gone-era and offers a grand stage from which to host performances, speeches and presentations. Accommodating up to 230 people seated - the vibrant red chairs and carpeting - combined with the velvet curtaining for privacy make for a one-of-its-kind backdrop in Dubai.
The Chart Room
The Chart Room is one of the QE2’s original evening spots and has been tenderly restored to its former beauty – complete with the furniture from days gone by. The semi-private space can accommodate up to 40 people seated or 80 standing. It’s also the ideal pre-function space for a larger event in the Queens Room.
This quintessential venue recaptures the true essence of vintage Britain and offers an intimate venue for a large dinner delegation. Once frequented by members of the royal family, the restaurant boasts a large central sunken space surrounded by elevated open spaces for a variety of table configurations. Strategic lighting, silk wall décor and a superior silver service make this a truly regal experience – perfect for an exclusive private dinner, event or wedding.
Retro interiors extend out to a modern terrace in this exclusive venue at the back of the ship. With panoramic views of Dubai’s iconic skyline and the marina below, it can accommodate up to 350 people standing and is perfect for a private disco or wedding party.
From board meetings and corporate gatherings, to private dining. Cocktails and canapés - the Captains Boardroom is the epitome of luxury and exclusivity.
Located on the Boat Deck with direct access outside, celebrate your next event in unique style in this lovingly restored venue on board the QE2. The Captains Boardroom can host from 24 up to 40 delegates seated or 60 standing.
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The Pavilion and Decks
Select from either the Pavilion terrace or the wrap around decks of the Boat Deck – both of which can accommodate up to 1000 people standing. From gala dinners and cocktail parties, to product launches and corporate gatherings – the decks of the QE2 play host to some of the most unique events in Dubai and provide a striking backdrop from all directions.
Theatre by QE2
The original theatre offers a fantastic space to host a variety of events – from press conferences and product launches, to conferences and private theatre shows.
Accommodating up to 515 people, the venue can be hired as a venue or with a bespoke created show designed by Out of the Box Events.
In addition to its theatrical line-up, the 515 seat theatre is available to hire for private and corporate functions both as a venue or with a bespoke performance experience. Adjacent to the theatre is the Crystal Bar – serving a wide selection of pre, interval and post-event beverages and snacks. As the only licensed theatre in Dubai, visitors can also enjoy a drink during the show from the comfort of the plush velvet seats.
For more information on the calendar of events, visit www.theatrebyqe2.com
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