OEC Conferences and Events
Flexible Conference Space in Sheffield
At OEC Sheffield, we have numerous conference rooms and suites, varying in size, available to hire all year round. We can cater for a range of functions including meetings, workshops, conferences, or gatherings of up to 500 delegates.
Our conference rooms in Sheffield have the latest audio-visual technology, including a HD projector, 2.4 metre screen, and sound system. WIFI, free car parking and complimentary conference stationary is also available to all delegates attending a conferencing event at OEC Sheffield.
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Conference Venue in the Heart of Sheffield
Conveniently located in the Owlerton area of Sheffield, we are less than three miles from the city centre. Our venue is easily accessible by local transport links and offers over 400 free parking spaces for your attendees. Plus, we’re surrounded by a wide range of accommodation options to suit every budget.
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OEC Sheffield Conference Venue Gallery
Discover the elegance and versatility of OEC Sheffield’s conference venues through our gallery. We believe that a picture is worth a thousand words, and our gallery showcases the unique charm and functionality of our spaces.
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OEC Sheffield Conference Rooms
When you book an OEC conference room for hire, you’re not just getting a venue; you’re partnering with a team of dedicated event organisers committed to ensuring the success of your corporate event.
Flexible and Adaptable Conference Room Layouts
Our Conference Rooms to Hire
With spaces, accommodating 2 to 500 guests, state-of-the-art technology, and delicious menus crafted by our talented chefs, we guarantee an unforgettable experience.
The Rivelin Suite
Our main events space, the Rivelin suite, comfortably accommodates up to 500 guests, providing access to three separate bars. The flexibility of this suite comes with its ability to be segregated into two or three smaller events spaces.
Rivelin Suite 1 – for up to 100 delegates
Rivelin Suite 2 – for up to 250 delegates
Rivelin Suite 3 – for up to 150 delegates
VIP Hospitality Boxes
For corporate events requiring a more intimate space, our four VIP Hospitality Boxes cater for 20 guests each, or a maximum of 80 guests when combined into a single space. Boxes are flexible and can complement the main Rivelin Suite meeting room as a breakout facility.
Each Hospitality Box features a glass wall with private balcony, overlooking Owlerton Stadium racetrack. Our VIP Boxes are finished to a high standard, with plenty of natural light to create a pleasant environment to deliver training, conduct a meeting, or deliver presentations.
VIP Boxes 1, 2, 3 & 4 – From 20 to 80 guests
OEC Sheffield have a boardroom ideal for conducting off-site interviews, small training groups, meetings, and presentations. Comfortably catering for up to 12 guests, with space to serve refreshments and provide conferencing equipment.
The Boardroom – From 2 to 12 guests
Audio and Visual
State-Of-The-Art Audio and Visual Equipment
Each of our conference rooms for rent is equipped with top-of-the-line audio-visual technology, including HD projectors, large screens, PA systems, and more. Our experienced event organisers can assist with any additional equipment you may need for conference room rental.
Our event organisers will be more than happy to help should any additional conference equipment be required.
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Conference Catering Services
Whether you are hosting a small meeting for 2 or a training course for 500 delegates, OEC Sheffield can offer a fully catered event. Our team of in-house chefs can deliver an exceptional range of menus to suit any type of conference and budget.
From breakfast sandwiches and fresh Danish pastries to hot buffets and dessert tables. OEC Sheffield offers a range of conference packages and optional bespoke menus to compliment your corporate event.
All dietary requirements and requests such as, vegan, gluten free and dairy free dishes are accommodated for all guests.
- Continental buffet breakfast
- Hot breakfast sandwiches
- Fresh Danish pastries
- Buffet lunch
- Hot fork buffet and sweet treats table
Your Questions, answered
Conference Venue Hire FAQs
Yes, the OEC provides Wi-Fi that is included in the cost of your conference room hire.
Yes. For meetings that do not require a full day, half day packages are also available which include a 4-hour room hire duration and two refreshment breaks with tea & coffee. Please discuss with our team at the time of booking to ensure your chosen conference room is available.
The OEC have multiple conference rooms in Sheffield, which can accommodate 2 to 500 delegates. Have a chat with a member of the events team to provide guidance on the most suitable room for your seminar.
For important meetings to run accordingly, it’s essential that the correct facilities and utilities are provided. A good conference room should be equipped with power sockets for laptop, tablet and smartphone use. Wi-fi, Ethernet cables, or fixed-line internet access should also be readily available, alongside presenting facilities such as whiteboards, screens and projecting equipment. This, alongside adequate floor space, effective levels of light and central heating/air conditioning are essential for a professional conference room.
The price of a conference room is dependent entirely on its size, function and facilities. The conference rooms here at OEC Sheffield start from as little as £100.
For full package details please refer to our brochure.
You will need to take into account the number of delegates in the room at one time alongside space for registration, lunch and refreshments, networking space and conference equipment such as presentation stage, flipcharts, lectern and more. There are several conference rooms here at OEC Sheffield to choose from, the largest of which can hold up to 500 delegates!
The size of a conference room depends upon the function of that space, as well as its seating capacity.
The main difference between a meeting room and a conference room is that typically speaking, meeting rooms are smaller in size and capacity. Conference rooms are best utilised for video conferencing, as well as presentations that require a moderate amount of space.
Though often overlooked, selecting the right venue for your conference is essential. The venue you select to host your conferences says reams about your business, and how you wish to be represented. For effective and professional conferences, contact OEC Sheffield for more information.