with meeting rooms for training
Hotels are often the perfect choice for holding training courses, meetings or modestly-sized events because of their versatility. Not only do they range in size, offering a variety of solutions for bookings, but they also provide accommodations for guests that make attending a breeze. Birmingham has no shortage of suitable hotel meeting rooms and they’re located in some of the top spots in the city.
Saint Pauls House
Located by St. Paul’s Square, Saint Pauls House is a boutique hotel that features event rooms for meetings and conference that range in size from 6-70 people. With style and decor that is both sophisticated and comfortable, it’s the ideal place to escape from the mundane. Filled with natural light and a host of other small luxuries, like air conditioning and free WiFi, it’s easy to make yourself feel right at home.
Address: 15-20 St Paul’s Square, Birmingham B3 1QU
Phone: 0121 272 0999
Conference Aston Hotel
With a great selection of spaces all in one conference centre, Conference Aston Hotel is more than accommodating for your event. Featuring what is likely to be the city’s largest residential conference venue, there’s space for everyone here. Choose your own room and layout to fit your style, whether that’s getting everyone around a boardroom table or setting up seats like a theatre.
Address: Aston University, Aston St, Birmingham B4 7ET
Phone: 0121 204 4300
Clayton Hotel Birmingham
The Auden Rooms at Clayton Hotel offers attendees a dedicated meeting space designed for many different types of events. Choose from a number of different rooms that range in size and take advantage of their state of the art audio/visual equipment, complimentary WiFi and more.
Address: Albert St, Birmingham B5 5JE
Phone: 0121 726 3200
Travelodge Birmingham Central Moor Street
Promised to be the best value for a meeting room in its marketplace, Travelodge Birmingham Central Moor Street offers affordable budget-style rooms perfect for business meetings with a modest number of attendees. Their quality falls in line with the hotel rooms and suites they offer and provide everything you need to run an effective and efficient meeting.
Address: Carrs Ln, Birmingham B4 7SS
Phone: 0871 984 6489
Staybridge Suites Birmingham
With meeting room and convention spaces, Staybridge Suites in Birmingham have everything you need to take care of business. With accommodations for meetings and public speaking engagements of different sizes, it’s an easy choice for your straightforward event with rooms and suites for an extended stay.
Located in: Martineau Place
Address: One Martineau Place, 44-80 Corporation St, Birmingham B2 4UW
Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Snow Hill
Even while being on the small side, the Snow Hill Holiday Inn Express in Birmingham has three available meeting rooms, each of which includes access to office supplies and equipment, like a printer, copier and scanner. It’s also conveniently located in the Colmore business district and close to public transit.
Address: 1 Snow Hill Plaza, St Chads, Queensway, Birmingham B4 6HY
Phone: 0121 647 3999
Staying Cool at the Rotunda
With the best of both worlds, Staying Cool at the Rotunda is a no-brainer when it comes to meeting spaces—combining luxury and space, there’s more than enough room to hold a meeting or training course in one of their six different apartment-style spaces. From rooms that offer working space for 2-3 people to larger locations that offer 100+ sq meters of space, the possibilities are endless.
Address: Rotunda, 150 New St, Birmingham B2 4PA
Phone: 0121 285 1290
Hotel du Vin & Bistro
Featuring professional and sophisticated decor, along with space for anywhere between 10 to 50 guests, the meeting rooms at Hotel du Vin are some of the most premier rooms in Birmingham. Choose from four different rooms, each with a layout that lends itself to effective and efficient communication.
Address: 25 Church St, Birmingham B3 2NR
Phone: 0121 794 3005
Macdonald Burlington Hotel
Equipped with the latest technology, the 16 different meeting rooms at Macdonald Burlington Hotel are designed to help you hold the most successful meeting or event possible. Whether it’s on a small or large scale, the facilities are of the highest quality and help you create the atmosphere you need to execute a professional meeting.
Address: Burlington Arcade, 126 New St, Birmingham B2 4JQ
Phone: 0344 879 9019
The Briar Rose Hotel
With a truly all-in-one experience, the Briar Rose is not only a hotel and pub but a business meeting space as well. With free WiFi, television screens and monitors and more, it’s got everything you need to make the setting of your next meeting perfect. It’s also conveniently located in the heart of the city.
Address: 25 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RE
Phone: 0121 634 8100
for the big day
If meeting rooms just don’t cut it when considering size and capacity, a conference venue will most likely meet your needs. Birmingham is home to a number of venues, each with its own style and layout, perfect for public and motivational talks or presentations. With spaces that accommodate audiences of 200 all the way up to 1200, you’ll be sure to find something that suits your needs.
Jurys Inn Birmingham
Max capacity: 275
With 20 different rooms on one dedicated floor, Jurys Inn Birmingham caters to those looking for a room to host speaking engagements or training sessions for 200-300 people. Hold your seminar or presentation here and take advantage of their equipment, like LCD projector and access to WiFi, and enjoy the environment that will make your guests feel comfortable.
The Birmingham Conference & Events Centre at the Holiday Inn
Max capacity: 1000
The event spaces at BCEC offer flexibility in the way of sizing accommodations and offer versatile spaces that can be home to conferences, board meetings, public talking engagements and much more. In the heart of the city centre, The Birmingham Conference & Events Centre is easy to access and can comfortably hold large-scale events for up to 1000 people.
The Studio Birmingham
Max Capacity: 220
With the promise of light, bright and innovative spaces, The Studio Birmingham is an ideal place to get creative with your guests. With space for anywhere between 2 and 220 people, it’s easy to run your event smoothly and take advantage of simple luxuries that are included with the room.
Macdonald Burlington Hotel
Max Capacity: 500
Equipped with 16 different meeting and event rooms, the Macdonald Burlington Hotel in Birmingham is flexible and versatile, catering your any number of events and guest sizes up of to 500 people. Whether it’s for a presentation, seminar or talk, you’ll find plenty of space and perks in the heart of the city.
Unique Venues Birmingham
Max capacity: 800
UVB is home to a range of conference and event spaces, each with a unique and individual character that help set them apart from the mundane. Like the change in aesthetic across each room, you’ll also find different layouts designed for different types of engagements. With room for up to 800 people, there’s no shortage of events to be held here.
Ramada Wolverhampton Park Hall Hote
Max capacity: 600
Located in Wolverhampton, just outside of Birmingham, the Park Hill Hotel offers conference and meeting spaces outside of the city centre. With room for up to 600 delegates, space is no object. Choose from a number of different seating layouts to customise your experience and personalise your event.
Max capacity: 500
Millennium Point offers a number of different workspaces for all sizes. Whether it’s a small office or a conference room that offers a striking alternative to most others, there’s space for up to 500 guests here. For public talks, seminars and more, it offers a little something different from your standard conference centre.
Conference Aston Birmingham
Max capacity: 650
Like its meeting rooms, Conference Aston Birmingham promises flexibility when selecting your conference space. With the city’s largest residential conference venue, you’ll have room for up to 650 people here for your presentation, motivational talk or seminar.
Conference Park - Warwick Conferences
Max capacity: 400
Conference Park at the University of Warwick is designed specifically with presentations in mind. This large space offers 700 acres of rural parkland in addition to it’s 400-seat lecture theatre. Other rooms include the smaller 250-seat theatre and the 226-seat cinema.
Max capacity: 700
Whether you’re hosting a conference, training seminar, meeting or bespoke event, Edgbaston Stadium has room for up to 700 people, making it extremely versatile and flexible. With an exhibition hall, banqueting suites and more, the possibilities here are seemingly endless.
for getting to and from your training
With no shortage of hotel meeting rooms and conference venues, it’s clear to see why Birmingham is such a popular spot for both small and large-scale events. With plenty of people travelling in from outside the city, however, there is also plenty of transportation to accommodate visiting guests.
Airport - Birmingham International Airport
Located 8 miles east-southeast of the city centre, Birmingham Airport is the UK’s seventh busiest airport, flying nearly 13 million passengers in and out each year. Visitors to the city will find that it’s easy to get from the airport to their hotel or conference space once they arrive, either by rail, bus or taxi. Reach the heart of the city or surrounding areas in no time or arrive early for your departing flight and enjoy the modern luxuries of its convenient location.
The Birmingham International railway station provides a number of connections throughout the area, most notably as a connection to and from Birmingham Airport. It also connects to other parts of the country and allows out of town visitors to reach Birmingham for their meetings, conferences or other special events.
Visitors to Birmingham can explore and travel the city by renting a car or making use of the many taxis that tour the streets. It’s easy to hop into a cab and reach any destination in town. In most cases, you’ll find taxis waiting outside hotel meeting venues and conference spaces, ready to take guests to their next stop. Taxis can also take you to and from the airport via Junction Six of the M42 motorway.
West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive (WMPTE) offers visitors the ability to get around the city and surrounding areas through a number of different transportation methods. Either by bus, railway or metro, find your way around the city and to event spaces easily and affordable.
for the wind down
Once the business meeting or conference is over, it’s time to take a load off. Birmingham has everything you need to let your hair down after a long day of work, including dining spots, pubs and bars, shopping, sporting events and more.
Birmingham has plenty of world-class restaurants and dining experiences to go around, so visitors to the city will truly be spoiled for choice. For something truly unique, try your hand at The Ivy Temple Row and taste classic British fare at brunch, lunch or tea. For an upscale evening, you might try Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill and experience their 360 panoramic views. Wherever you choose, you’ll likely not be disappointed.
Like in most exciting cities, nightlife in Birmingham includes a number of different pubs, clubs and lounges. Try top-rated spots like The Wellington or The Prince of Wales Moseley for a pint, or try something different by checking out Karaoke Box for a bit of fun with your colleagues. The Glee Club, a comedy club located in the heart of the city, also offers a change of pace from your typical pub and will help you relax after a long day.
Visitors of Birmingham will find the city is full of a mix of shopping centres and historic markets with everything they could ever want to find. The Jewellery Quarter is home to the most jeweller in the country, visitors will find the most luxurious items right here in Birmingham. In fact, it’s estimated that 40% of British jewellery is made here in the Jewellery Quart of Birmingham. For those looking for something a little more “every day”, Bullring & Grand Central is the city’s most premier shopping destination. Best of all, it’s located near public transit.
It’s no secret that Birmingham is home to Aston Villa F.C. and visitors to the city are sure to have a great time watching a match should they get their hands on tickets. Assuming they’re travelling during the football season, it offers a fun and exciting way to spend your downtime. Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. also plays close by, meaning you’ll have twice as many chances to catch a game.
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