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Local Conference Venue Midlands

Our Conference Venue in the Midlands offers 12 Conference and meeting rooms and 14 spaces are ideal for a variety of different conferences. Our central location, free super-fast Wi-Fi and modern conference facilities make us the perfect place for your next conference.

Specialist Conference Venue in the Midlands

Kettering Conference & Exhibition Centre is a modern all-purpose, large conference venue able to host up to 2000 delegates. Our conference facilities in the Midlands ensure an exceptional experience for attendees no matter how big or small your event is.

If you are venue searching for your upcoming conference, consider our specialist conference venue in the Midlands. Our conference centre offers high-quality facilities including super-fast wifi, sustainable meeting and conference packages, flexible room layouts and high-quality technology to help you deliver your conference.

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Easily Accessible Conference Venue in the Midlands

Kettering Conference Centre is the perfect international conference venue due to our superb transport links meaning we’re easily accessible for delegates travelling by car, train or plane. 

Our venue is in the heart of the UK in Kettering, we’re within easy reach of the A1(M), M1 and M6 for those arriving by car or coach. Delegates will benefit from 600 onsite parking spaces to ensure a smooth arrival.

We’re only 55 minutes by train from London, with the train station just a short walk away. 

Our venue is perfect for international conferences and exhibitions thanks to our connections to airports including Birmingham International which is accessible by taxi in under an hour. We are also within distance of East Midlands Airport and London Stansted can be reached in just over an hour.

If you’re looking for an international conference centre that is easily accessible for national and international delegates, get in contact with our team to discuss conference packages. 

For guests travelling from afar, our sister venue, Sedgebrook Hall, offers welcoming accommodation to delegates attending conferences at Kettering Conference. Please ask us when enquiring if you’re interested in bedrooms for your delegates.

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Sustainable Conference Venue

Kettering is one of the venues that is part of The Venues Collection (TVC), working under the Meetings for Change initiative which outlines TVC’s sustainability priorities. You can delve deeper into our social promise and Meetings for Change initiative under our Future First Charter.

When attending a sustainable conference at our conference venue, we adhere to several guidelines, including:

Zero Waste – We believe in a zero-waste policy for our kitchen, plus we aim to use recycled and reusable packaging around the venue.

Seasonal Products – We aim for 80% of ingredients on our menus to be British seasonal produce. Plus we get all of our chicken and milk from Red Tractor Assured sources.

Protecting our Planet – Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.

Ethical Sourcing – We get all of our teas and coffees from responsible suppliers and our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified.

We also offer refillable water stations throughout the venue which include fruit and vegetable peelings to flavour the water as part zero waste.

As part of our sustainable conference promise, we are pleased to offer our Meetings for Change Day Delegate Rate.

Choose Kettering for Your Conference Centre in the Midlands

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Superfast Internet

We know how important it is to stay connected, that’s why all our meeting rooms come with complimentary high-speed  Wi-Fi.

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Transport Links

Kettering Conference and Exhibition Centre is within easy reach of the A1(M), M1 and M6, and only 55 minutes by train from London.

Delegate Packages

We offer a range of delegate packages which can be individually tailored to meet your needs and requirements.

M&IT Awards 2021

We’re proud to be part of The Venues Collection, who won Team of the Year at the 2021 Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards, one of the biggest event industry awards in the business. The awards bring together all sectors of the meetings, conference and event industry to reward excellence of service.

Green Accredited Venue

The Venues Collection is green accredited through our Meetings for Change initiative which outlines our sustainability priorities. Our climate promise includes using seasonal products from our menu, zero waste, ethical sourcing and more.

Green Meetings

We’ve signed up to the Green Tourism ‘Green Meetings’ standard. This standard uses a sustainability criteria which focuses on food, health & wellbeing, carbon, waste and water consumption. Book with confidence knowing our venue is a greener choice for events.

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Midlands Conference Centre

At Kettering Conference & Exhibition Centre we offer quality equipment and technology that you can utilise for your conference. Make your presentation smooth with free, high-speed Wi-Fi on site. We are purpose-built for conference centres and training so have the utilities for success. 

We are proud to have a fantastic team who are dedicated to ensuring your conference is a success. If you have any special requirements, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Our conference centre in the midlands is able to host a variety of events including:

For more information on conferences and events in the Midlands, give us a call! 

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Large Conference Venue Midlands

All of our conference spaces can be adapted to your needs. We have a range of purpose-built rooms which are ideal for meetings and training.

We also have a fantastic conference auditorium called The Lighthouse. This conference space has 550-tiered seating, plus high spec lighting and sound equipment making it ideal for conference presentations, roadshows, award ceremonies and product launches. 

It can also be used as a large scale training room. Our conference facilities in Midlands can also offer an impressive arena which provides 2,000m2 of exhibition space, which can also accommodate large conferences and events for up to 2,000 people. Flexible room layouts are available to meet any requirements.

Our large conference venue and range of experience hosting large scale events means we’re the perfect conference venue in the Midlands for large events. Find out why by talking to our team.

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Flexible Conference Facilities in the Midlands

If The Lighthouse sounds too large for your event, we also have The Fair Isle which is ideal for mid-sized conferences of up to 500 delegates. This space boasts its own bar area and intelligent lighting system so the Fair Isle can create the perfect atmosphere for your corporate reception, formal dinner, banquet or ball.

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Catered Conferences Kettering

Did you know that 42% of all event feedback is about the food? It’s what everyone loves to talk about after an event! A great conference is complemented by fantastic food and drink. Ensure your delegates are kept refreshed throughout the day with our carefully curated catering options.

Our sample conference menu will always offer delegates a soup of the day and a fresh salad bar. Enjoy a range of delicious dishes which could include Mushroom and Spinach Tagine, Chipotle Spiced Turkey Meatballs in Smoked Tomato Sauce or Lemon and Herb Crusted Haddock.

Our ingredients are locally sourced where possible for a quality taste and all of our conference menus meet our ‘Meetings for Change’ initiative. 

If you’re not looking for a complete meal, we offer light refreshments and snacks throughout the day, with ample water stations plus tea and coffee points.

To find out more about our sample menus contact our team for more information.

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Our Venue

Kettering Conference & Exhibition Centre, is a contemporary all-purpose conference, event and exhibition centre, ideally located in the Heart of England with space to accommodate five to 2,000 people.

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Meeting & Training

Our custom-built rooms provide the perfect backdrop for any meetings or training day. From intimate to large groups we have the right space to suit all requirements.

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Exhibition Space

Kettering Conference & Exhibition Centre is the perfect space for your exhibition. With the ability to facilitate both small and large scale events, we are flexible enough to meet all of your needs.

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