A central venue with exceptional meeting spaces, four star hotel accommodation and an astounding food offering, all within one, self-contained, purpose built conference hotel.
Our centrally located conference hotel provides the perfect venue for a host of events. The Conference Aston hotel offers 163 stylish, four star standard ensuite hotel bedrooms, 19 conference suites, meeting and training rooms and banqueting spaces for up to 222 delegates theatre style, or 120 cabaret. For everything from board meetings for 6, up to large day conferences for over 200, you'll find a space to suit, packed with the latest technology and sustainable, LED daylight lighting. The hotel's Courtyard Restaurant delivers world-class catering from the full English breakfast, three course buffet lunch and table d'hote evening dining.
Your room, your layout...
This is your space, think of our rooms as your blank canvas to paint the perfect meeting... You can pick and choose your layout with complete flexibility; get those ideas flowing with a relaxed ushape of chairs, or for the more formal board meeting, naturally, boardroom might fit the bill. You can pick and choose to suit your needs, even if you just want an empty room with some bean bags!
Your meeting spaces... Discover our meeting rooms that are available...
The floorplan of the Hotel and Conference Centre is available to download in PDF format, showing the meeting rooms, breakout lounges, the Courtyard Restaurant, the hotel bar and other facilities that all work together to make your event a success.
You'll also find our handy 'at-a-glance' conference grid, showing all of our meeting rooms with their capacities for a variety of layouts. We also have our carefully prepared social distancing room capacities below.
You'll never need to take more than 30 footsteps when you break out into smaller groups; we've made sure our main conference suites are right next to a choice of smaller meeting and syndicate rooms to give you the perfect space for workshops and indvidual sessions, you could even grab a seat out in the courtyard or delegate lounges! All of the syndicate rooms are equipped to the same standard as your main suite, with plenty of audio visual options available.
Whether you're running a HD cable from your laptop or hooking up your iPad, you'll be connecting yourself, with the simple touch of a screen, to the very latest technology with everything from a suite of laptops to built in projectors and sound systems.
If you need a helping hand, our onsite support team have over thirty years' experience of perfecting presentations.
No conference centre would be complete without high speed WiFi to keep you and your delegates online, throughout the venue. We can even create your own personalised login with dedicated bandwidth!
Your dedicated events team...
Over 1200 years of experience are ready and waiting to guide you through every single detail of your event, leaving no stone unturned, to ensure we provide an inspirational reality that exceeds expectation. From the very first time you speak to the team, our enquiry and event experts will make sure everything's taken care of from the pastries on arrival to the specially selected wine with dinner. You'll also have a dedicated event manager on the day of your event, who will always be around to help with those last minute tweaks.
Your arrival and lounge areas...
When you arrive, take a seat in one of our brand new lounge areas and indulge in a milky latte and a snacky treat, of course, if you fancy something a little less calorific there's fruit juice, green tea and a delicious fruit bowl. Our team will keep a selection of snacks available throughout the day when you're taking that well earned break. Our lounge areas are perfect for networking before your main event and for break out spaces throughout the day.
Our conference centre lounges also provide the perfect space for registration, with great, visible spaces to capture your delegates and hand out name badges and welcome packs.
Your dining, restaurant and bar spaces...
There's nothing more important than great food to keep your delegates on their toes during your event. At lunch time, you can expect a choice of freshly prepared dishes, balanced to perfection, to keep the brain alert and engaged… even the puddings! Come the evening, your delegates can drop into the bar or restaurant at their leisure or you can dine together to keep that networking going. The restaurant gives you everything from intimate dining for 10 with contemporary private dining suites, all the way up to stunning banquets and corporate dinners for 450. After dinner, relax and unwind in the stylish bar with colleagues or catch up with BBC News or the latest football matches.
Your place to swim, gym and keep fit...
Treat yourself to a dip in Birmingham's oldest swimming pool and discover the stunning features of the Victorian sports centre on campus with free access for you and your delegates for the duration of your event. There's a 110 station gymnasium, fitness suites, squash courts and once you've worked up a sweat, relax in the sauna or steam rooms. The sports centre is directly opposite the conference centre and hotel. Have you ever wondered who would win a 5-a-side football match out of finance and HR? There are indoor and outdoor sports pitches across the Aston campus, ideal for a variety of team building events!
Your hotel rooms...
Imagine having a stylish hotel a couple of floors up from your purpose built conference suite… well, we've done just that! 163 four star standard hotel bedrooms sit within the conference centre with all of the creature comforts you'd expect when you're away from home. Our City Premium Singles, City Doubles and Twins, and Executive Doubles and Twins give you a great choice to suit your needs and budget, we've even got the Aston Suites for those extra special VIP guests. Being Birmingham's biggest residential venue is ideal for keeping everyone in one place with the hotel, restaurant and conference space within a few footsteps.
Christmas Party Nights 2021
We are now taking bookings for Christmas Party Nights for 2021 and we're going to party like it's 2019! (Hopefullly). We've held our 2019 prices for parties confirmed by 30th September 2021. These include:
Fixed party night menus from £34.95 per person
Choice party night menus from £39.95 per person
Our festive reception package is the perfect way to get together before partying out in the town.
£15.95 per person including, three festive canapes and a drink.
Our Christmas Party Nights brochure is available to view below, where you can find further details on what we can offer to make your Christmas party night one to remember!