The Meetings Show 2024

The Meetings Show 2024


This year Team Nottingham will be returning to the Meetings Show at the Excel London on 19 – 20 June.  You will find us on stand B87 where we will be joined by a collection of our county venues, as well as city venues including Nottingham Venues, The Island Quarter, Trent Conference Centre, Motorpoint Arena and National Ice Centre, and NTU Events and Conferencing. 

Registration is free and you’ll be able schedule 1:1 appointments with Meet Nottingham and our stand partners to discuss specific event requirements and how we can help you make your next event in Nottingham a success.

If you are looking for things to do and places to visit during your trip to Nottingham or Nottinghamshire, then take a look at our social itineraries for some inspiration. 


19 June 2024



20 June 2024

Meet Team Nottingham

Nottingham Venues

Nottingham Venues is a collection of state-of-the-art conferencing and events facilities located within the University of Nottingham.

Only 2 miles away from the vibrant city of Nottingham, within the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus, the eco-friendly Jubilee Hotel & Conference Centre provides the perfect environment to work, relax and realise your meeting objectives. The venue’s facilities include 10 versatile meeting spaces, a bar, Spokes restaurant, a gym and free parking onsite. So whether it’s a large conference for up to 250 delegates, a training day or a corporate evening event, there is the flexibility and facilities available to meet your needs.

The diverse spaces at East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel can be tailored to large scale conference and events. Sustainability is also at the core of the venue, with water refill stations at key points, reducing the need for single-use plastics and sourcing local produce to help reduce our carbon footprint. Customers can brand the venue to make their event come to life with a huge video wall and digital signage throughout. The venue’s Banqueting Suite holds up to 1000 delegates theatre, 480 banqueting and 300 cabaret style. Alternatively, the onsite Conference Theatre holds up to 520 guests theatre style and 180 cabaret style.

Campus Venues also has a range of corporate event spaces available for hire outside of term times, incorporating the incredible teaching facilities at the University Of Nottingham. Located just 2 miles outside of Nottingham city centre, University Park Campus is beautifully placed within 330 acres of rolling parkland. With a mix of stunning architecture and traditional features, Campus Venues offers accommodation for up to 3000 delegates within 12 halls of residence and up to 400 meeting rooms with a variety of capacities. The recently introduced £40 million David Ross Sports Village is also available for events and conferences, offering an inspirational and accessible sports provision for all.


National Ice Centre & Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

National Ice Centre and Motorpoint Arena is East Midland’s premier entertainment and sports venue.

The main arena is perfect for large events as it is an adaptable area which is used for a variety of events from gala dinners for 1000 guests, product launches, exhibitions to sales conferences for large blue chip companies. Being our largest venue, the arena can hold conferences for up to 10,000 delegates. It delivers the perfect setting from which to reach a large audience and can be themed and draped in a variety of ways using a drape system to give that intimate feel and fully personalise your event.

In addition to the main arena bowl, Motorpoint Arena Nottingham boasts bespoke conference facilities accommodating up to 220 delegates.

The Bolero and Platinum suites are perfect for mid-sized or small meetings, with both rooms splitting into smaller rooms making Motorpoint Arena Nottingham an extremely flexible venue.


A collection of venues from our Nottinghamshire County will be joining Team Nottingham at The Meetings Show this year. The venues being represented include; Holme Pierrepont Country Park and Water Sports Centre, Portland College, Sherwood Forest, Rufford Abbey who will be representing their conference and event space Rufford Mill, and Creswell Crags. 

Portland College is a specialist education and therapy provision for young adults with disabilities. The Woodland Adventure Zone is fully accessible to those with disabilities, making it a safe and enjoyable place for all to enjoy, the zone is a great space which can be used for corporate away days; with a zipline, climbing and abseiling tower; this venue is packed with everything you need to have a memorable day with your team.

As well as being a world class facility for sporting activities, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of The National Water Sports Centre also provides facilities for conferences, training, seminars and team building. It has a range of newly refurbished well-appointed meeting and conference rooms with variety of multimedia aids to meet your requirements.

Sherwood Forest is a truly unique setting for corporate events, you’ll find everything you need, all in one place – a variety of versatile meeting and event spaces, a range of team building activities, shops & restaurants which event delegates are encouraged to visit during their downtime from events. 

The team at Rufford Mill, the conference space of Rufford Abbey Country Park, pride themselves on excellent service and will be on hand to offer assistance throughout your special event. The expert team can put together a delicious menu and refreshments to suit your occasion from delicate canapes, hot pork rolls to a full hot and cold buffet perfect for any occasion.

Creswell Crags’ pre-booked group visits can be tailored to meet your needs. The team offer a number of tours and talks to entertain and inform your members. The bespoke tours available include caves not usually available within the venues visitor offer.


The Island Quarter is one of Nottingham’s most established developments, consisting of both Cleaver and Wake; a fine dining restaurant, and Binks Yard, a daytime and entertainment venue. 

Since The Island Quarter was opened by 2018 MasterChef winning Laurence Henry, the venue has seen a growing popularity from businesses and individuals alike.

Upstairs at Cleaver and Wake, the venue’s popular event space, has been used for many conferences, receptions and presentations, whilst Binks Yard has been the chosen venue for large music events, business networking opportunities and corporate celebrations. 


Located approximately two miles from Nottingham city centre, Trent Conference Centre, located at Trent Vineyard, benefits from excellent public transport links. The venue has 300 free onsite parking spaces and are just a six minute tram ride from Nottingham City Centre. 

The large and pillar free Auditorium is perfect for conferences and events for up to 1000 delegates theatre style and 500 cabaret style. The venue also has additional modern and versatile meeting rooms which can accommodate from 10 – 150 people. 

Included in Trent Conference Centre’s day delegate rate as standard are room hire, designated room host, dedicated events host, car parking, unlimited refreshments, free WiFi, use of integrated AV system with technician (auditorium only), projector and screen in all meeting rooms, and a flipchart with pens and paper. 

Due to the wide range of lunch options that the team are able to offer, lunch is charged separately. Menus are available on request and can be designed specific to your needs.


Mirra Mirra will also be joining Team Nottingham on stand B87 at this years Meetings Show during Wednesday 20 June.

Mirra Mirra is a Nottingham based photobooth hire company who offer bespoke packages to both businesses and consumers to use at events, trade shows and conferences across the country. 


At their core, Mirra Mirra are a team of passionate individuals who love creating unforgettable experiences for their clients. They believe that photos have the power to capture memories, and are dedicated to providing the best photo booth services to help you and your guests create lasting memories. 

Mirra Mirra was founded in 2018 with the mission to provide top-quality photo booth services that are both fun and affordable.

Nottingham FAM Trip 2024

At the show we’ll be providing event buyers with the opportunity to experience Nottingham first hand. 

Meet in Nottingham, with the support of multiple venue and hospitality partners, have arranged a Nottingham FAM visit taking place on 29th & 30th November (depart 1st Dec).  Guests will be treated to a packed 2 days of venue visits, exceptional food and a city tour with our very own Robin Hood.

If you’d like to attend, please register your interest by e-mailing

If you’d like to discuss this opportunity further or have any event enquiries for Nottingham or Nottinghamshire, please contact our Meet in Nottingham Team (