A flurry of east London venues have been nominated for the 2015 London Venue Awards .

East Wintergarden, CCT Venues, the Excel centre and The O2 are all in line for various awards at this year’s ceremony, which will be held at the Emirates Stadium on October 16.

The companies are among 68 short listed in the competition, which will be judged by a panel of more than 30 industry representatives looking at 20 categories focusing on venue usage, customer service, catering and technology.

The London Venue Awards – organised by the Global Conference Network (GCN) – have been launched to recognise the quality offered at different types of venues in London.

London Venue Awards judge and commercial director at The Brewery, James Varah, said: “GCN has recognised the creativity and innovation of London venues.

“These awards will highlight some of the huge achievements and diversity on offer in our capital.”