Birmingham University of Birmingham | Conferences & events

Distinctive venues, professional service and a great location. You really can have it all, from grandeur in the Great Hall to contemporary style and flexibility in modern meeting rooms, this historic campus offers a vast array of impactful spaces and a prestigious atmosphere.

Quality hotel accommodation is available onsite year round, and transport links are superb. Add over 50 years of experience delivering great hospitality and quality service, and you know you’re in safe hands with this professional, welcoming team.

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3-4 Star Hotel
Accommodation Available
Free High Speed WiFi
Good Transport Links
Unique Spaces

Location and transport information

The University of Birmingham’s unique venues are all just two miles or a ten minute drive from the vibrant city centre, in leafy Edgbaston. The campus is served by its own train station, university, with a high frequency service from Birmingham New Street which brings you here in just six minutes. For international travellers, Birmingham Airport is just a short distance.

With parking available year round, and easy access from all main routes across the midlands, it’s remarkably convenient.

Full Venue Information
Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availabilityYear round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)900900
Cabaret style (maximum)320320
Exam style (maximum)350350
Boardroom style (maximum)9090
Exhibition space (sq metres)550550
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)430430
Hotel style bedrooms (max)N/A230
University style bedrooms (max)1000N/A
Day delegate rates from £29.95£40.00
24HR rates from N/A£159.00
Meeting room only rates from £250.00£250.00
B&B rates from £39.50£99.00

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

Year round
University of Birmingham | Conferences & events offers a genuine year round service. Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre brings you first-class conferencing options with capacities from 12 to 250, and 172 stylish four-star standard bedrooms. Conference Park offers a further 65 comfortable en suite bedrooms, and a wide range of contemporary meeting spaces accommodating up to 80. For character, choose a meeting room in a historic location, Winterbourne House, Garth House or Hornton Grange. For a dramatic impact, pick the Great Hall.

Summer vacation
High-quality university accommodation is available at the lakeside Vale Village on campus, and Jarrett Hall nearby, with four or six bedroom clusters and a handy kitchen lounge. A range of lecture theatres and other spaces also ­­­become available during this period.

Catering
1900 Steakhouse Bar and Grill at Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre provides conference breakfasts, buffet lunches and dinner menus, plus a great place to unwind. Conference Park has its own in-house bar and restaurant.

Throughout the range of onsite venues, you’ll enjoy the creative services of the fresh thinking team, providing everything from refreshments and simple buffets to canapes and bespoke fine dining, all delivered by friendly professional staff.

Sport and leisure
Guests at Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre have access to the university’s impressive sports centre, including Birmingham’s only Olympic length swimming pool.

Birmingham city centre is a vibrant whirl of authentic west midlands culture, just a ten minute drive away. You’ll find plenty to do right here. Admire great works from Botticelli to Degas at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, explore the seven acres of botanic gardens at Winterbourne (free of charge to all conference guests), or book a great night’s entertainment at the Bramall, offering a range of comedy shows, live performances and diverse concerts.

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