Southampton

Looking to hold your next conference or event in Southampton, Hampshire?

Southampton is one of the leading ports in Europe and it’s also Hampshire’s leading maritime city. It is a thriving meeting and conference destination and has had a growth of new conference facilities over recent years. Its exciting venues include cruise terminals, a cricket ground, hotels (including the Jury’s Inn and Hilton Hotel brands) and the O2 Guildhall.

The city’s location and transport links, including an international airport, make it a desirable place to hold a conference or event. The city centre is just a short walk from the train station or a twenty minute taxi ride from the airport. Motorway access is located a further ten minutes outside of central Southampton.

The city centre is compact, making it easy for visitors to explore the vibrant nightlife, delicious restaurants and West End theatre shows, which take place on a nightly basis. There are also excellent nearby attractions to discover all year round. These include West Quay Shopping Centre, Tudor House and Garden and SeaCity Museum, which traces the city’s links to RMS Titanic.

Southampton has a thriving business sector with large public and private sector organisations who have based their headquarters close to the city centre. These include Carnival UK, Skandia, HSBC and Ordnance Survey.

To find out more about event space in the city, Destination Southampton can advise you on the best possible options.

For more information on things to do and see please visit Discover Southampton and Visit Hampshire.

Venue Name Location Bedrooms Capacity
Ageas BowlSouthampton-200
Bartley Lodge HotelNew Forest40100
BEST WESTERN Chilworth ManorSouthampton97150
Bistro 8Sarisbury Green-20
DoubleTree by HiltonSouthampton135180
Grand CafeSouthampton-240
Grand Harbour HotelSouthampton173500
Hilton at the Ageas BowlWest End171700
Holiday Inn SouthamptonSouthampton133140
Hotel TerravinaSouthampton1136
Macdonald Botley Park HotelSouthampton130450
Meon Valley Marriott Hotel & Country ClubSouthampton113100
New Place HotelShirrell Heath110110
Novotel SouthamptonSouthampton121500
Solent Conference CentreSouthampton2000192
Solent FortsPortsmouth22125
Southampton Civic CentreSouthampton-300
Southampton Football ClubSouthampton-500
Tudor HouseSouthampton-60
White Horse Hotel & BrasserieRomsey3125
White StarSouthampton1580