More than 300 event profs attended the re-launch of Battersea Evolution last night (19 Sept), as the Smart Group venue showcased its new look and catering capabilities.

Following a lobster and crab salad starter and a fillet of beef from in-house caterers Smart Hospitality, guests sampled culinary curiosities for dessert including an ‘edible powder room’, sweet sushi and an edible garden.

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The 14,000sqm venue has previously hosted the Telegraph Ski & Snowboard Show, The London Motor Show, Adobe Digital Summit, the Affordable Art Fair and the BT Sport Industry Awards. This November it will also play host to Team GB athletes, fresh from their success at the Rio Olympics.


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