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Conferences & Meetings

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Our University of Reading Whiteknights and London Road campuses have a range of meeting facilities and venues, ranging in capacities from 2-400 delegates. A perfect environment to host your next conference or meeting.

Keeping You Safe With Confidence

Over the past few months, we have been working hard behind the scenes to make sure our facilities are safe and ready to welcome you back

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At a Glance

Spaces

Three all year round venues in Park House, The Cedars, the Gateway Building, and a vast range of venues and facilities during the summer months

Events

Perfect for conferences, meetings, training days, and workshops

On hand to help

Dedicated event coordinator to help ensure everything goes to plan

Spaces

Park House

In the traditional setting of Park House, the Meadow Suite is a multi-functional room that can be customised to meet your requirements and is suitable for all types of events, including training days, workshops, day meetings, and residential conferences. Fully equipped with AV & presenting technology including laptop connections and large screens.

The Meadow Suite seats a maximum capacity of 220 delegates

We also have two smaller meeting rooms within Park House that can host up to 20 guests. Sibly is the larger of the two meeting rooms and can host up to 20 guests. It has a small reception room, which can be used for your refreshments and catering. Morley is a smaller meeting room and can host up to 10 guests. A large portable LCD screen with laptop connection is available along with flipcharts.

Thames Valley Science Park

The Gateway building is situated on the Thames Valley Science Park in Shinfield, offering fantastic facilities which complements our all-year round portfolio of conference and event space. With a modern, state of the art, multi-functional space available the Gateway building provides the perfect environment for your next conference or event.

The Gateway Conference Room is situated on the first floor of the main building and offers a range of flexible room layouts with a capacity of up to 80 delegates.  The conference room has a modern feel, plenty of natural daylight and is fully equipped with a projector and screen, speakers that link to your laptop along with a microphone and lectern should you require. This modern and versatile space can be divided into 2 separate rooms, Gateway One, seating a maximum of 50 delegates and Gateway Two, seating a maximum of 24 delegates.

The Cedars Hotel

The Cedars Hotel is located at the centre of Whiteknights campus, providing flexible meeting room space with capacities ranging from 8 – 80 delegates, making it ideal for a range of events including workshops, training days, residential events and day meetings. The Cedars Hotel has three meeting rooms named, the Cedars Meeting Room, Seminar Room 1 and Seminar Room 2.

Equipped with AV technology including laptop connections and large screens. Flipcharts and whiteboards are included as standard in each of the rooms.

Eat & Drink

We have adapted our food and drink offering so that we can give you and your guests the best possible catering experience suited to your event.

Packages

Day Delegate Package

Our University of Reading Whiteknights and London Road campuses have a range of meeting facilities and venues, ranging in capacities from 2-400 delegates. A perfect

24 Hour Delegate Package

Our University of Reading Whiteknights and London Road campuses have a range of meeting facilities and venues, ranging in capacities from 2-400 delegates. A perfect

Large Residential Conferences

During the summer vacation period, we offer a wider range of facilities for your conference, including over 2000 bedrooms, large lecture theatres, and a range of buildings to host multiple breakout rooms, and foyers for drink receptions.

We successfully host a number of large conferences every year, including academic conferences and large corporate events. With a variety of venues on campus that provide a flexible range of meeting/breakout rooms, lecture theatres and exhibition spaces, our experienced Venue Reading conference team will work with you to co-ordinate your event to meet your requirements.

Delegate Registration

We offer an online delegate registration service that can be tailored to your conference.

Find Us

With easy access to the M4, our Whiteknights and London Road campuses are situated a few miles from Reading town centre, with excellent transport links to the campuses.

Contact Us

Our Venue Reading team are here to help

+44 (0) 118 378 5657info@venuereading.com