Conferences and Exhibitions

We offer a large portfolio of over 200 venues for conferences and exhibitions at the University of York’s Heslington and City Centre campuses, with venue capacities of 2 to 1190 in any one space. Our venues range from truly historic to state of the art, all of which featuring modern facilities and versatile spaces. We offer competitive delegate rates that are flexible and bespoke to your event with award winning catering and accommodation available during vacation periods.

Take a look at our Visitor and Delegate Information Pack to find out what York has to offer.

Events and Dinners

Our event coordinators are experienced to manage a range of events, from concerts to galas, award ceremonies to dinners and we have an incredible range of memorable venues to suit every occasion.

Whether you choose the breathtaking Guildhall in the city centre, or the impressive Central Hall at the University of York, you are spoilt for choice to find the perfect backdrop for your event.

AV capabilities are available in all our venues with a choice of seating layouts to suit your needs from banquet tables to theatre style seating.

Meeting Rooms and Training Days

We are able to accommodate single or multi-day meetings, whether it's for a training session, small hybrid conference, or an away day somewhere out of your usual office space.

We have a range of meeting rooms on campus and in the city centre ranging from panoramic lakeside pods on campus to riverside views at The Guildhall.


York Conferences and Events are delighted to host weddings at The Guildhall, a grand and historic Grade I listed venue, nestled in the heart of York’s city centre.

Exclusively yours, The Guildhall is a breathtaking backdrop to your special day, which caters for up to 120 guests - visit our wedding page to find out more.