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Event management

Bringing your event to life

Event planning is hard work.

Whether it’s a lunch meeting, an outdoor event or a multi-day conference for thousands, the University of Birmingham’s team of experts will make it easy for you.

Our Services

A complete package

  • Venues, catering and staff booking managed for you
  • An event coordinator to deliver your concept
  • Audio-visual technology from in-house professionals
  • Accommodation to suit your needs
  • DDR from £30.95 per person
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Conferences made simple

  • Financial planning and management
  • Sponsorship and trade exhibitions
  • Programme and project management
  • Assistance with international visitors
  • Website and online registration
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Tailor-made for your budget

  • Marketing and publicity
  • Abstract submission
  • Book design and printing
  • Poster printing
  • Stewarding
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Support on and off campus

  • Allocation of rooms in city hotels
  • Venue booking in Birmingham and beyond
  • Itineraries for social programmes
  • FAM trips and more, arranged with West Midlands Growth Company
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Unique settings, and experts to match

Your event deserves the very best.

The University of Birmingham specialises in academic conferences, major sporting events and training, live performances and outdoor event experiences.

Here for you

Get in touch with our team today to discuss your requirements

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I just wanted to express my thanks to your team for a great conference last week. Louise was absolutely fantastic in organising the event and dealt with all the practicalities wonderfully well. She was also calm and reassuring at just the right times. I cannot praise her highly enough.

Carolyn Pike, Association of Legal Practitioners Conference 2019

I can't thank Louise enough for her professionalism, enthusiastic approach and fantastic organisational skills. Without her help the conference would not have been the huge success it was. She is a pleasure to work with and I heartily recommend her services to support your conference or event.

Keith Portman, Deputy Director of Academic Affairs, HEFI conference 2019

Ready to start planning your event?

Whether you’ve thought about every detail or you’re just beginning to plan, the team can help.

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