Birmingham is the second largest city in the UK and is home to many important buildings, businesses and tourist destinations. With such a large population, Birmingham has become an important business hub and is host to many conferences, exhibitions and events every year. It’s good transport links and range of accommodation options also make it a sought-after destination, providing delegates with the best experience every time.
If you are keen to host your event in Birmingham then we’ve shared five of the best venues for you to pick from – take a look at them now and look forward to seeing all your plans become a successful reality.
Birmingham’s International Conference Centre has been in business for over three decades and hosts approximately four hundred events every single year, making them a great choice when you want to bring a group of people together for your event. From custom-arranged event spaces to teams of knowledgable staff, all your guests, exhibitors, speakers and delegates will know that they are in safe hands here!
The ICC is located in the heart of Birmingham, with direct transport links to get everyone to the event in time and lots of great sights for visitors to enjoy when they are finished for the day. Plus, there are plenty of great accommodation options to choose from, with many being willing to offer discounted rates when you arrange bulk booking requests.
The ICC has won numerous awards for their venue and hosting skills, and you can work with them to arrange your event with ease. There are ten different conference halls and ten different meeting spaces to choose from and a wide range of services and catering options that can be personalised to suit your needs. It’s a great choice for any event organiser and well worth checking out.
Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel
This hotel offers 21 different meeting rooms from small to large, helping you to create a conference or business event that shows off your planing capabilities with style.
The hotel also has just under 800 bedrooms that can be booked as part of your event package, giving your guests somewhere to rest once the day is over. In addition, you can add catering options to your event so that delegates can network in between meetings or presentations.
Getting to the Hilton is easy by air, rail, bus or car and there is a car park on site that delegates can use if they are driving. The hotel can even create a website for your event, showing everything that delegates need to know as well as providing a block booking solution so that you can be aware of the numbers that have confirmed.
The National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham first opened its doors over fourth five years ago and hosts around five hundred events each year, sealing their status as one of the leading convention centres in the UK. They have eighteen different conference halls to choose from and 32 different conference suites that can be booked for your event, no matter how big or small your event will be.
The NEC is committed to providing strong links for transport and has a large number of car parks as well as a train station and lots of electric charging units for EV owners. It’s also just a short, ten minute journey from the NEC to the centre of Birmingham, allowing you to arrange evening events and accommodation that is accessible for all.
The NEC is set up with all the latest technology and has large teams of staff that will help you to achieve the outcomes you need. The operations team are on hand throughout your event and the catering team can create a menu that fits all the dietary needs of your guests. It’s popularity continues to grow every year, making it a sought-after destination for all conference and event organisers.
If you are arranging an international event and have delegates flying in to be part of the proceedings then Birmingham Airport could be the perfect spot for your conference or event. There are a number of business facilities including meeting rooms in the Comet Building at the airport, which is located right next to the main terminal.
The meeting rooms are available from 7am until 6pm during the working week and can be booked online and by the hour, depending on how long you need the space for. If some of your attendees are driving then there is a direct route to the airport parking or they can leave their keys at home and choose to arrive by train direct to Birmingham International Station.
There are a number of great amenities on offer too, including free tea and coffee, super fast internet and business document station that you can use to print, copy or scan documentation as required. You can book a space for up to 26 delegates and there are 12 different rooms to choose from. It’s a great venue for smaller conference and event needs, and offers the best transport links for everyone.
If you want somewhere that offers both work and play options then Resorts World Birmingham is definitely worth considering. It is owned by the hospitality giant Genting and has a casino, hotel, shopping centre, cinema and restaurants all in one place, along with a number of function and meeting rooms for you to use.
One of the most attractive parts of this destination is that it can be easily accessed by air, road and rail. The airport, bus and train station are just a ten minute walk and there is ample parking for delegates that arrive by car. In addition, the hotel inside the complex is the perfect place for everyone to rest after a busy day, providing them with rooms that are a short walk from
You can choose from informal meeting spaces or larger rooms for business meetings and events. Each room can be provided with dining options, refreshments and a range of technology and stationery items that will help you organise your day.
Enjoy Arranging an Excellent Event
With so many great venues on offer, Birmingham is a great location for all your events and conference needs. Book yours today and plan an event that will inspire your delegates and make them want to come back for more next year too!