Congress Centres

Our major conference and event venues

Nottingham’s major conference venues offer event organisers a fantastic choice of first-class facilities enabling you to create the best possible package for your delegates and visitors.

Our enthusiastic and highly-experienced events team are always on hand to help you find the perfect venue for your conference, exhibition or major event.

We have lots of experience in accommodating successful major events here in Nottingham including the international medical conference, NSpine, the GMB Annual Congress, high profile sports competitions including the Ashes, the World Baton Twirling Championships and the World Powerboat Championships plus Armed Forces Day and high profile political forums.

If you’re looking to hold a large event, Nottingham has a number of major venues with large capacities and dedicated event teams on hand to help you every step of the way.  As well as the dedicated on-site service at your chosen venue you can benefit from the additional support from Experience Nottinghamshire, the city’s Destination Management Organisation.

Whether you’re looking for a modern, academic venue with state-of-the-art technology, a Grade II listed city centre conference facility or an outdoor showground, we’ll find the perfect fit for your conference or event.

You’ll be spoilt for choice.  From the iconic, award-winning science incubator, BioCity, to the prestigious Motorpoint Arena and National Ice Centre, you’re sure to discover your ideal space.

Our major conference venues offer a wide range of space options – from a major arena accommodating 10,000 delegates to on site residential spaces with plenty of options for smaller suites and break out rooms.

Nottingham is located in the heart of England, which means your delegates never have far to travel.  The city is easily accessible by road with excellent links to the M1, A1, A52, A60 and A46.  There are also excellent train links served by the East Coast Service and East Midlands Trains.

And once you’re here, a compact city centre with a great tram network means it’s very easy for your delegates to get around.

With such easy access and with so much to choose from it’s easy to see why our fabulous city is such a popular choice for conferences, exhibitions and other major events.  Contact us today to see how we can help you find your perfect major conference venue.

We look forward to meeting you very soon.

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    Albert Hall Conference Centre

    • Location: North Circus Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 5AA, United Kingdom

    The Albert Hall Conference centre has been established for over 25 years as a magnificent high quality, city centre conference and events venue. Having earned an exceptional reputation for providing excellent quality food and a traditional silver service, we are also able to offer exclusive private use of the venue for larger events.

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 80 Cabaret: 210
    Classroom: 180 Classroom with back projection: 180
    Dinner: 180 Dinner dance: 180
    Exhibition: 350 Reception: 350
    Theatre: 750 Theatre with Back Projection: 750
    U-shape: 70
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    Cleaves Conferences

    • Location: Cleaves Conference Centre, 6 Castle Gate, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 7AS, United Kingdom

    If you are looking for a venue in the city centre that offers unusual surroundings, with a shout to Nottingham’s heritage then look no further than Cleaves Conferences.

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 36 Cabaret: 0
    Classroom: 40 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 0 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 0
    Theatre: 60 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 30
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    De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, Nottingham

    • Location: University Park, Beeston Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 2RJ, United Kingdom

    Set in 330 acres of The University of Nottingham’s landscaped parkland and with over 30 years experience, the East Midlands Conference Centre has the flexibility to accommodate between 10 and 1000 delegates. Adjacent to The East Midlands Conference Centre is the Orchard Hotel. This 202 bed eco friendly hotel has been designed to maximise the use of natural daylight and…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 46 Cabaret: 588
    Classroom: 280 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 180 Dinner dance: 588
    Exhibition: 60 Reception: 500
    Theatre: 1000 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 46
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    De Vere Jubilee Conference Centre and Hotel

    • Location: Jubilee Campus, Triumph Rd, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 1DH, United Kingdom

    Set within its own peaceful lakeside grounds only 2 miles from the vibrant city of Nottingham, within the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus, the De Vere Jubilee conference Centre and Hotel provides the perfect environment to work, relax and realise your meeting objectives. Our facilities include 8 versatile meeting spaces, a bar, a restaurant, a gym and free parking onsite….

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 28 Cabaret: 200
    Classroom: 32 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 0 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 0
    Theatre: 250 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 26
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    • Location: Goosedale Lane, Papplewick, Nottinghamshire, NG6 8UJ, United Kingdom

    Goosedale Conference & Banqueting is one of the premier and leading venues in the Midlands, ideal for your business meetings and conferences. Conveniently located in North Nottingham, just ten minutes from junctions 26 and 27 of the M1; only 15 minutes from Nottingham train station which has direct links to London and all major cities. With Nottingham East Midlands Airport…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 200 Cabaret: 160
    Classroom: 300 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 400 Dinner dance: 300
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 600
    Theatre: 500 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 180
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    New Art Exchange

    • Location: 39-41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 6BE, United Kingdom

    ABOUT NEW ART EXCHANGE New Art Exchange is a RIBA award winning building and offers a range of unrivalled creative, flexible and inspiring spaces for your special event. The spaces can be adapted for and your guests to explore new ideas, learn together or to just enjoy time in a stimulating environment. Located just ten minutes from the city centre…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 22 Cabaret: 60
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 60 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 200
    Theatre: 90 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 0
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    Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service

    • Location: 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 3FB, United Kingdom

    Book your meeting with NCVS Rooms and help improve lives in Nottingham! NCVS is a registered charity that helps strengthen the local voluntary sector through running and supporting local projects, providing training and funding advice, increasing volunteering opportunities and speaking up for the local voluntary sector on important issues. NCVS has high quality, affordable and fully serviced meeting rooms for…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 30 Cabaret: 0
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 70 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 0
    Theatre: 90 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 30
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    Nottingham Conference Centre

    • Location: Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom

    “Nottingham Conference Centre is a dedicated, year-round facility located in the heart of Nottingham. Their team is committed to servicing a wide range of events including international conferences, meetings, product launches, exhibitions, training, private functions and special celebrations. Comprising ten air conditioned conference rooms with fully supported high-spec audio visual packages, Nottingham Conference Centre will also offer unlimited complimentary refreshments…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 40 Cabaret: 88
    Classroom: 70 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 220 Dinner dance: 220
    Exhibition: 30 Reception: 250
    Theatre: 250 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 40
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    The Embankment

    • Location: 282 - 284 Arkwright Street, Trent Bridge, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 2GR, United Kingdom

    The Embankment is steeped in history, recently earning Grade II listed status. The building was designed by Albert Nelson Bromley, the architect behind some of the most distinctive Boots pharmacy buildings, and opened in 1907 as ‘Boots Store 2’. The ground floor of this exquisite venue consists of five distinct areas: the Arkwright dining room, the main bar, the conservatory,…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 40 Cabaret: 50
    Classroom: 0 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 90 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 0 Reception: 140
    Theatre: 100 Theatre with Back Projection: 0
    U-shape: 0
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    Trent Vineyard Conferencing

    • Location: Unit 1, Easter Park, Lenton Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 2PX, United Kingdom

    Trent Vineyard Conference Centre is a large, modern and well-appointed facility in central Nottingham, with a reputation for delivering professional events, exceptional customer service and great value for money. Located approximately 2 miles from Nottingham city centre, Trent Vineyard benefits from excellent public transport links. Trent Vineyard is just a 6 minute tram ride from Nottingham City Centre and a…

    Room Layout

    Boardroom: 30 Cabaret: 500
    Classroom: 32 Classroom with back projection: 0
    Dinner: 500 Dinner dance: 0
    Exhibition: 450 Reception: 1000
    Theatre: 1000 Theatre with Back Projection: 1000
    U-shape: 30

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