The OEC is one of the most flexible and best-loved events venues in Sheffield. We have helped to set up and support conferences, private parties and gatherings of extraordinary sizes. What’s more, local businesses also use our meeting rooms for regular board briefings, news events and more. Another great way to experience The OEC up close, too, is to take full advantage of our conference showcases, which let you see what you can expect from our venue, as well as the major vendors we work with regularly.
Our showcase events in Sheffield will give you a brilliant opportunity to network with some of the leading names in hospitality, leisure and business event support this side of Sheffield. Unsure if attending is going to be worthwhile? Read on, and we will be sure to fill you in on all the details.
Come and See the Venue
Sometimes, photos just aren’t enough. The OEC is a venue which is home to some truly extensive spaces and rooms. Whether you need to host a small business gathering, or are looking to host a big celebration, you can be sure that we will have the right space and setting for you. Our conference showcase events will give you the chance to explore The OEC and its various spaces up close. If you don’t get chance to head out to this side of Sheffield very often, it’s time to head on out and pay a visit.
Take a look at our meeting rooms, our small venue spaces, and our celebration spaces. Whether it’s a wedding or a private charity gala you’re hosting, take a look around and get a feel for the spaces. Sometimes, measurements on a page just aren’t going to be enough. Therefore, you should think about taking a closer look and a tour through The OEC at your convenience.
By attending our conference showcase days, you can take your time to stroll through and make mental notes. If you then want to follow up with us on making a booking, you can!
Come and Sample Some Vendors
As one of the largest and most flexible events venues in South Yorkshire, we work with some of the biggest names in business and private celebration hospitality. One of our most popular showcase events, for example, is our wedding fayre. We regularly host wedding fayre extravaganzas for couples to come and source out fantastic, flexible choices for their wedding venues. We make sure to showcase the best vendors we work with regularly.
Need help finding the perfect cake? What about entertainment? You may even be on the lookout for venue dressing. By attending our conference showcases events, you’ll be able to pick from a wide variety of professional suppliers and brands. Best of all is the fact that everyone showcasing with us is perfectly compatible and happy to work in our spaces. That means less running around and unnecessary administration for you!
For business conferences, we also host conference showcase days. It’s here where you will get to meet vendors who can help to setup the perfect gala or meeting for large groups of people. From professional sound systems and security to entertainment choices, again, we work with a wide variety of trusted, reliable local businesses. We want to make sure you have a clear pick of the very best Sheffield has to offer in conference hospitality and support. The best way to access all of that, of course, is to attend our events.
Great for Planning
Sometimes, planning a big event or conference can take time and effort. In fact, it’s probably going to take a fair amount of hours off the clock! By arranging so many brilliant businesses and vendors in one place, we can help you cut down on all that unnecessary running around. That’s fewer phone calls, fewer diary entries and fewer vendor comparisons. You could leave a showcase event with a list of brilliant contacts. You never know – you might even find everything you need in one visit.
If you don’t, there’s no need to worry! There is still time for you to attend more conference showcases across the year. We make sure to set up vendor showcases as frequently as we can, including our immensely popular wedding fayres.
Help is at Hand
Another great reason to head to our showcase events is to access help and guidance from our friendly, flexible team. We know that planning an event or conference can become a logical nightmare. Therefore, if you do need any tailored guidance on the day, we will always be only too happy to provide it.
Need a tour of the spaces we have on offer? No problem. Talk to our team and we will give you the guided walk. Want to know more about the potential for your conference? We will make sure to point you in the direction of vendors who can offer you the most valuable support. What’s more, you can also set up private meetings with us to learn more about our flexible venue as you wish.
There is no harm in having a look around, and you should never feel shy about reaching out for support. The OEC is a flexible, supportive venue which understands how complicated conference and event planning can get!
Book in Now
If you’d like to know more about using The OEC as a conference or celebration venue, it’s time to book your place at our events. Find out more by taking a look through our calendar, or by calling or emailing our teams directly. The sooner you call, the sooner we can firm up your place.
Showcase events offer you a great way to start planning that big occasion without all the unwanted stress and hassle. It makes sense to speak to our team as soon as you can by giving us a call on 0114 232 0266.