5 unique corporate venues in the West Midlands


London may be full of wonderful event spaces but what if you are organising a business conference, corporate dinner or training event in another part of the country? We’ve taken a look at the West Midlands, the UK’s second most densely populated region after the capital. Here is our top 5 selection of beautiful one-of-a-kind corporate venues that are well worth considering.

1 – Grand Station, Wolverhampton

Grand Station Wolverhampton Exterior

A Grade II listed old railway station built in 1854, this prominent local historic landmark in central Wolverhampton has easy access to trains, buses and the motorway, and plenty of onsite parking too.

Grand Station has a seating capacity for up to 1,000 and a variety of event spaces to suit all occasions, including the majestic Grand Hall which can accommodate a standing reception for up to 1,200 guests.

From training days and team building events to business meetings, exhibitions, award ceremonies and corporate dinners, Grand Station will easily meet your needs. Corporate catering facilities and free internet are available.

2 – The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), Coventry

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) Coventry Exterior Image

With no less than 9 individual event spaces on offer, the MTC is a flexible venue designed to accommodate all kinds of business events. From product launches and press events to training days, gala dinners or award celebrations, the venue offers a creative environment including the state-of-the-art 252 seater Sir William Siemens Theatre with interconnecting exhibition space, other meeting rooms and breakout areas.

Situated close to the M6 motorway, a mere 15-minute drive from Coventry railway station and less than ½ hour from Birmingham International Airport, the MTC is enviably located and highly accessible.

3 – Canalside, Birmingham

Canalside Birmingham Interior with Dancefloor

Canalside is situated in one of Birmingham’s modern landmarks, The Cube, and overlooks the city’s pretty canals. It’s a new, flexible and very contemporary venue that caters for 50-400 guests and can be hired as a blank canvas for all kinds of events.

Whether you are organising a formal meeting or informal celebration, a workshop, seminar or business conference, Canalside offers the possibility to create a bespoke event. The in-house creative team is on hand to assist with exceptional catering, while a team of preferred suppliers can help with general event planning.

4 – Jaguar Experience

jaguar experience

Six state of the art rooms are available for a wide range of events at this stunning venue.  Free on-site parking means that your delegates or guests don’t have to worry about getting there.

The ideal venue for a unique conference experience, there’s plenty of space to think, talk and share ideas, away from the daily grind and the hustle and bustle of the office.  Add  a behind the scenes manufacturing tour to complete the magnificent Jaguar Experience.


5 – National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

National Motorcycle Museum Interior

A unique and award winning venue for conferences, seminars, banqueting, training events or meeting room hire, the National Motorcycle Museum has it all. An awesome display of hundreds of restored British motorcycles provides an exciting backdrop for any event.

There’s a wealth of modern conference suites and facilities, with individual event space able to cater for up to 900 visitors. Corporate dining can be accommodated in a number of large suites for up to 950 people, while catering, AV and any other facilities can all be provided. Guest are of course welcome to visit the bike museum.

Strategically located at the hub of the UK’s motorway system and rail network, the National Motorcycle Museum is close to Birmingham International railway station, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) and Birmingham Airport, making it a great location for everyone.

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