Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England, and is situated 75 miles south-west of London. Southampton is a major port and the closest city to the New Forest. It lies at the northernmost point of Southampton Water at the confluence of the River Test and River Itchen, with the River Hamble joining to the south of the urban area.

Significant employers in Southampton include the University of Southampton, Southampton Solent University, Southampton Airport, the Ford Transit factory, Ordnance Survey, BBC South, the NHS, ABP and Carnival UK. Southampton is noted for its association with the RMS Titanic, the Spitfire and more recently a number of the largest cruise ships in the world.

Conference venues in Southampton

Southampton offers a wealth of fabulous conference venues and facilities in both new and traditional settings including modern hotels, purpose built conference centres and historic houses as well as unusual venues. The city is a thriving convention and business meeting destination, providing delegates with a versatile choice of activities and attractions to enhance their conference or event.

The region boasts over 250 venues with a conference venue capable of hosting over 2000 delegates and in excess of 3000 hotel and guest house bedrooms within a 10 mile radius of the city centre.

Corporate hospitality venues in Southampton

Southampton is the perfect location for corporate hospitality events and award ceremonies and can be reached easily by air, rail and road. The city has an award winning International Airport, with direct flights from most cities in Europe, and some of the UK’s major cities. The rail option takes just over one hour from London Waterloo, delivering you swiftly and conveniently to the coastal location of Southampton.

Wedding and reception venues in Southampton

Southampton has a number of green open spaces as well as the stunning waterfront providing beautiful locations for your wedding pictures. It is the greenest city in the region, with a wealth of parks and open spaces, beaches, beautiful countryside and England's newest national park all on the doorstep. Southampton and the surrounding areas provide a vast array of possible wedding and reception venues, whether you want a civil ceremony and intimate reception or a traditional church service with a lavish celebration.

Christmas party venues in Southampton

The vibrant, modern city of Southampton is a fantastic destination for office Christmas parties and celebrations. It is the South’s leading destination for shopping, entertainment, sport and nightlife. Southampton boasts some great venues for your exclusive corporate Christmas parties or shared Christmas parties. Many venues will hold themed parties or deliver special entertainment for your Christmas celebration.

Whatever your venue requirements, you cannot fail to be impressed by what is on offer in Southampton.