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HEART OF ENGLAND
Conference Aston
contact:
Louise Goncalves
telephone:
0121 204 3011
email:
conferenceaston@aston.ac.uk
web:
www.conferenceaston.co.uk
General Information
The University is close to the National Indoor Arena, the International Convention Centre, Sympony Hall, the Royal Ballet, Cadbury World and many other attractions. Based in the centre of Birmingham, the campus is also ideally located for touring Stratford, The Cotswolds, Warwick and Oxford.
Location & Access
Easily accessible from all parts of the UK, this is the perfect Midlands location. There are short, direct road links to the main motorways and mainline rail links within a 15-minute walk. Birmingham International Airport is nine miles away. Please visit our website for detailed maps and directions
Group Accommodation
A choice of three accommodation options is available to suit all budgets, ranging from traditional study rooms, to Lakeside Residences, offering full en-suite student accommodation during the summer vacation. There is an extensive range of sports facilities including a swimming pool, gymnasium and all weather sports pitch. The city centre is just five minutes walk away with a wealth of nightlife, designer stores and world class art and entertainment.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
Conference Aston is designed to offer impressive and versatile conference and meeting facilities without compromising quality. The largest suite is The Great Hall, which is supplemented by three more suites and 16 lecture theatres plus 53 seminar and syndicate rooms - plus two year round listed below. With catering teams delivering culinary expertise, onsite technical support and three accommodation options available there is something to suit all budgets.
Short Breaks
We can also provide facilities for short breaks, so for more information and to request literature please use the above contact details. You can also click on the ‘short break’ section of www.venuemasters.co.uk for a list of venues that offer an on-line booking service, so you can check availability and reserve rooms as required.
Meetings (Any-Time)
Conference Aston has a comprehensive range of executive facilities available year-round in two purpose built centres. Aston Business School Conference Centre offers 24 conference and meeting rooms with 163 stylish en-suite bedrooms and the Lakeside Centre offers six spacious air-conditioned suites, ideal for conferences, meetings, banqueting and corporate events.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 6 July - 16 September
2007 Christmas 23 December - 1 January
2008 Easter See any-time facilities
2008 Summer 30 June – 12 September
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 235 680
Dining Seated 260 260
Dining Buffet 400 700
En-suite Beds 163 563
Standard Beds 0 800
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate £40.00 £30.00
24 Hour Rate £120.00 £75.00
Groups (B&B; Rate) £40.00 £30.00
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