Our wide range of venues can cater for events to over 1000
The Colchester campus is located in 200 acres of parkland
Take advantage of The Forum’s new 200 seat lecture theatre
Looking for inspiration and innovation? Try our iLab facilities
All our venues have additional meeting spaces
Accommodation available all year round
 

Venue Essex - Colchester & Southend-On-Sea, Essex

Meeting Facilities

Venue Essex is a one stop service for conferences and events facilities at the University of Essex, split across two campuses in Colchester and Southend-On-Sea. We offer a full-service conference package including top quality meeting spaces, and competitive rates to suit all your event needs.

Year round accommodation, with additional rooms during summer months. Choice of en-suite rooms available on a self-catering basis.

Colchester Campus

The Ivor Crewe Lecture theatre can provide theatre style seating for up to 1000, or choose from 9 other tiered theatre style rooms in our Lecture Theatre Building. Elsewhere, the Tony Rich Teaching Centre has 20 flexible rooms varying in sizes from 24-64.

Southend Campus

Our Business Hub Conference Rooms can host up-to 72, with additional meeting rooms and a full time reception. For bigger events, take advantage of The Forum’s new 200 seat lecture theatre. Opened in September 2013, this dedicated venue comes complete with state of the art technology and a 35 seat board room. Modern teaching rooms are also available in our Gateway Building.

If you have a preference of either Colchester or Southend, please specify in the notes section of the enquiry form.

Be Inspired With iLab

Both campuses offer our unique iLab facilities which have been specifically designed to encourage creative thinking and problem solving, transporting groups from their everyday environment into an extraordinary space - with a proven track record for customer satisfaction. Brain storming software is also available, which can be of benefit to strategic planning, organisational change, and conflict management sessions.


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2015 vacation: 1 July - 30 Sept
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