An Invitation

London's Grand Ball 2020

Friday 20th March 2020, 18:30 - 22:30 / 116 Pall Mall, London.


In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have decided to cancel London’s Grand Ball which was due to take place on Friday, 20th March 2020. Winners will be announced as scheduled this 20th March at and on social media under #PrestigiousStarAwards. Next year's event is confirmed at 116 Pall Mall on Friday, 19th March 2021.

Set a course for London’s famous Pall Mall to indulge in an extraordinary evening of old-world elegance. Ascend the magnificent imperial staircase surrounded by priceless works of art and listen for the heralding clink of champagne flutes. Enter under glittering chandeliers and hear the sound of dresses sweeping along the floor. The dancers are swirling patterns of colour, the bubbles in your hand are sparkling, the music swells and the sound of laughter fills the air. You have arrived at London’s Grand Ball - celebrating the Prestigious Star Awards 2020


Prestigious Star Awards 2020

Your Invitation

You are cordially invited to dress up and join us at one of London’s most prestigious destinations, 116 Pall Mall to celebrate the world’s best-performing venues. The Prestigious Star Awards ceremony will be a unique evening of inspiration, recognition and celebration. A key date in the luxury hospitality calendar, this black-tie grand ball is the culmination of a year-long program to determine the world’s very best venues for memorable events. As tradition of this ball has it, there will be ballroom dancing, extravagant guest prizes, outstanding entertainment, a variety of delicious canapés, bowl food and drinks. You will also be treated to a sneak peek into the most successful events and distinguished venues. The celebrations will then continue at an invite-only after-party. So ladies; get out your ball gown and dancing shoes, gentlemen; dust off your white-tie or black tie and join us for a uniquely enjoyable evening. You're invited to London's Grand Ball!

Prepare for an extraordinary evening of

Inspiration, Entertainment & Celebration


Friday Evening, 20th March 2020
18:30 - 19:30: Arrival Reception
19:30 - 20:30: Awards & Best Events Insight
20:30 - 22:30: Post Awards Reception, Ballroom Dance & Guest Prizes
23:00 - late: After-party (by Invitation)


Event Bookers / Clients

Complimentary - Register To Attend

Venues / Suppliers

£100 per person - Book Tickets

What's Included

  • Entry ticket to the awards ball
  • Sparkling reception & fine wines
  • Gourmet canapés & delicious bowl food
  • Ballroom dancing & live music
  • More outstanding entertainment
  • Chance to win one of many extravagant guest prizes

Dress Code

  • Gentlemen Dress CodeGentlemen - White Tie / Black tie (Tuxedo)
  • Ladies Dress CodeLadies - Evening Dress



Prestigious Star Awards

116 Pall Mall
St. James's, London, SW1Y 5ED
United Kingdom

After-Party Venue

Mahiki Mayfair
1 Dover St, Mayfair, London W1S 4LD
United Kingdom

Get Involved

Your social media post about the ball may win one of 2 weekends for 2 at some of the world's most prestigious hotels.
Hashtag - #PrestigiousStarAwards
Website -

Host Venue

116 Pall Mall

116 Pall Mall is a magnificent Georgian building in the heart of London's Mayfair. Designed by the architect John Nash and completed in 1828, it's now home to the Institute of Directors. A special event calls for an extraordinary venue.

"Take delight in the age-old tradition of ballroom dancing in a star-studded night, fizzing with energy featuring captivating performances, glamorous dancing and enchanting musicians as we give away super luxury weekend stays in the world’s most prestigious hotels"

Guest Prizes

Luxury Event Venue in Greece, Costa Navarino, Prestigious Venues

2 Night stay for 2 at Costa Navarino, Greece

Business Card Lucky Dip

Luxury Event Spaces In Dubai, Corporate Event Venue, Palazzo Versace Dubai, Prestigious Venues

2 Nights for 2 at
Palazzo Versace Dubai

Business Card Lucky Dip

The Venue, De L'Europe Amsterdam, Prestigious Venues, 1200px

2 Night stay for 2 at De L'Europe Amsterdam

Best Social Post About The Awards

The Library, Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Prestigious Venues

2 Night stay for 2 at Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa

Best Ballroom Dance

Best English Country Garden Venue, Sopwell House, Prestigious Venues

2 Night stay for 2 at Sopwell House

Best Dressed Couple

Prestigious Star Awards Grand Ball 2018, 0070

Special PSA Engraved Wine

"Best Events Worldwide" Quiz


This event has already taken place and submissions closed. Watch this space and look out for an invitation to join us for an extraordinary 2025 celebration!

Event Partners

116 Pall Mall - a magnificent venue in the heart of London's Mayfair
Oxygen Event Services - experts in corporate event production and delivery
Food Show - Showstopping food with exquisite flair and elegance for reputable clients hosting grand events
City Academy - London’s preeminent performing and creative arts company
Urban Soul Orchestra - providing premium music for high calibre events
Richard Birtchnell - A prestigious English Toastmaster who has run hundreds of live events in the last 30 years
Yellow Entertainment - The event production company that turns imagination into reality
Purling London - Beautiful hand-carved chess sets and games for glamorous events
Purling London - A glamorous club located in Mayfair and the ultimate party destination in London


Brought to you by

Prestigious Star Awards are brought to you by Prestigious Venues
Best Events Worldwide, Prestigious Venues
Top 100 Venues, Prestigious Venues

2020 Finalists

The Shortlist among 2,000+ venues reviewed

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