With one of the most distinctive and diverse meeting facilities
in the region, the business school has the capacity to meet the
needs of your next meeting, conference or event.
The school is proud to host annual conferences, away days,
annual general meetings and events for key industry bodies in both
the private and public sector. Our dedicated IT and event
management staff can work with you to ensure that you make the most
of the resources available to you and can support your event
before, during and after the occasion.
There is a wide range of seminar rooms, lecture theatres and
spaces available throughout the Business School, all with flexible
layouts. Click on the images below to view the virtual
Allam lecture theatre
Our 500-seat lecture theatre is fully equipped with
state-of-the-art technology, allowing you to get your event
up-and-running as soon as you arrive. We can also offer a wide
range of smaller lecture theatres and meeting spaces to suit the
size and purpose of your meeting, fully equipped with the latest
The Derwent cafe is a stunning space, incorporating Grade I and
II listed features, painstakingly restored to their former glory.
This area is the hub of the school, where students, staff and
guests meet for a working lunch or a well-earned break. This
flexible space makes the perfect location for lunch or a drinks
reception, informal meetings or a break-out space.
Our Mezzanine floor, located in the Nidd building, is also a
striking location for an informal meeting or break-out session for
events based in this building.
We have a number of rooms available for hire in the Nidd
building ideal for meetings & conferences equipped with state
of the art technologies and comfortable surroundings.
Getting away from the office environment can help you to
reconnect with your team or strengthen bonds with clients or
management learning laboratory is a suite of rooms designed
with this purpose in mind.
Equipped with the very latest in business development software
and technical resources to facilitate video conferencing and
high-tech business simulations, it is also a space in which you can
take the time to think and plan laterally and strategically.
Whatever the purpose of your meeting, we can help set an
appropriate tone by selecting the right room or combination of
rooms, tailoring arrangements for a more dynamic meeting.
The facility also offers wireless LAN throughout, Freeview TV,
comfortable break out area, and small servery area
with tea/coffee facilities.
The management learning lab has been used by
Carmichael Training Ltd on a number of occasions during the past
months and has had an immediate effect on the way our students
learn and assimilate the training being delivered. Testimony to
this is the increase in the pass rates on the programmes being
delivered to the delegates.
- Ian Carmichael, Carmichael Training
If you are thinking of starting a new enterprise or have a
fledgling business, why not make the Business School your
We have created affordable, flexible and
high-quality business incubator spaces, ideal for start-up
businesses in the logistics and supply chain sector.
The high-profile location of the school and University campus
will give your new business increased visibility and credibility.
Your colleagues, clients and guests will be welcomed into a space
which enhances and reflects your professionalism and ambition.
We currently offer a number of incubator spaces, available in
three sizes of approximately 10, 14 or 20 square metres. These are
fully furnished and the range of benefits include
- reception services during standard University office hours
- maintained IT and telephone facilities
- easy in/easy out terms
- opportunities for knowledge transfer and networking
- rates inclusive of utilities and all building maintenance and
- use of logistics meeting rooms and technology showcase area by
- discounted rate on use of development laboratories, rooms
within the school and Logistics Institute events
Being resident in the business incubation
units provided a platform for our business to thrive and develop.
We believe having access to a superb venue, with superb facilities
and regular business networking opportunities, not only provided us
with additional credibility, it helped us gain an important edge in
- Richard Greaves, ARC Associates UK
Business Incubator Clients
is a Network and Systems house based in Bournemouth with a northern
office in Hull. Keyfort implement and manage cloud computing
solutions; from virtualization of servers in the server room to the
provision of secure networks within buildings, across campuses and
over the Internet to sites worldwide. Keyfort also provides
specific services, including Software as a Service (SaaS), to the
logistics sector with a particular focus on the Hull and
Southampton international gateways and their respective
hinterlands. These services aim to ensure effective data flow
leading to efficient freight movement, reducing transport and
storage costs with commensurate CO2 emission reductions
in the process.
Vertual Ltd have
designed a learning and skills training tool, VERT. This is a
virtual environment of a radiotherapy treatment room which is used
to train radiotherapy and radiography students and staff.
We offer a range of flexible and affordable packages to allow
you to take advantage of the first class facilities at the
Please get in
touch with our room bookings team to discuss your individual
needs and to create a bespoke package for your next meeting or
- Video conferencing - price on application
- Catering - available at an extra charge, please request a
Two weeks notice must be given in writing, failure to do so will
result in full charges being invoiced.