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Venues for your next sporting event

The destination for your next sporting event

The University of Warwick is a leading Russell Group institution, located in Coventry, a vibrant multicultural city in the heart of the Midlands. The campus is home to a £49 million Sports and Wellness Hub and Warwick Conferences’ award-winning venues. Making it an ideal setting for sports events.

Our multi-sports facilities include a range of pitches, courts and indoor and outdoor spaces to cater for elite level sport, competitions, training, team building events, educational, corporate and community events. Warwick Conferences offer a wide portfolio of event spaces including traditional style training and meeting spaces, exhibitions areas and lecture theatres to creative spaces. As well as varied accommodation for all budgets and a great food offer.

Our dedicated team have access to the skills, ideas and flexible facilities you need to create lasting, memorable events with the scale and scope to achieve everything you hope for and more.

Over the last few years, we’ve hosted sporting events for clients and partners across the UK such as British Transplant Games, Corporate Games, The Commonwealth Games and events for sporting federations and associations.


“The sports and conference facilities at the University of Warwick are up there with the best that the country has to offer. We have held three major events here in the past with over 8,000 corporate’s athletes playing sport and the feedback has been amazing. The Sports & Wellness Hub was a fantastic addition to the already impressive sports facilities at Westwood & Cryfield. We Look forward to working with the team at the University for future events.”

Doug White

Games Director – Corporate Games

“Great central location and the facilities are second to none. The staff are friendly and accommodating and happy to assist in any way. Nothing is too much trouble.”

Coventry Rugby

“We have held a number of large-scale major events at the University over the years, including The British Transplant Games and The International Children’s Games. We love the central location and that everything is available in one destination, from meeting rooms and accommodation to award-winning catering and an excellent Sports and Wellness Hub. The team are fantastic and worked with us to deliver outstanding events, they are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure we have a memorable experience.”

John Timms

Director Major Sports Events, MLS Contracts Ltd

"The football pitches offer players an academy standard experience. The support from staff at our events is always outstanding.”

Junior Premier League

"Strachan Football Foundation tries to create an elite education programme, and we can provide this due to the facilities at the Sports and Wellness Hub. We use the excellent grass and 4G pitches and Cryfield Pavilion to deliver our classroom theory. Our students also use the excellent equipment in the gym to train against a detailed strength and conditioning programme,as well as the pool for recovery sessions. The facilities cannot be matched, and the level of knowledge and warm hospitality we receive from the staff is incredible.”

Strachan Football Foundation

Expert choice

Our professional, friendly and knowledgeable staff aim to provide outstanding customer service and support to help your event run smoothly.

Sales and Events team – will take your booking and discuss your requirements.

Operations team – will be available throughout your event to support with the logistical running of your event.

Front of House- will be available throughout your event to greet your guests and help support your programme. They will help ensure your event runs smoothly.

Sustainable choice

The University of Warwick is committed to sustainability, recognising that our actions today shape the world for future generations. Our efforts extend beyond mere compliance; we actively seek innovative ways to reduce our environmental impact.

The Sports and Wellness Hub is an EPC A17 rated building and ranked the most energy efficient sports facility in Warwickshire.

Warwick Conferences have clear sustainability goalsLink opens in a new window focussing on the following key areas: energy, water, food and drink, transport and mobility, reducing waste, construction, maintenance and repair and ecology and biodiversity.

Ethical choice

As part of the University of Warwick, our surplus is reinvested back into teaching, learning and research. What we do ultimately helps a young Warwick student get a better education or for lives to be improved by world-leading Warwick research.

By holding your event with us you are supporting education and world-leading research.

Learn moreLink opens in a new window about the University’s ground-breaking initiatives.

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Sport in Coventry, right in the heart of the UK

  • Easy to access Midlands location with many accessible transport options.
  • Connected by many major motorway routes.
  • Easily accessible from Coventry train station and Birmingham International Airport.

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Our Bedrooms

Explore the variety of bedroom options available at Warwick Conferences. We provide two distinct choices to suit different preferences and budgets, whether you prefer the comfort of our 4-star hotel-style rooms or the affordability of our en-suite student bedrooms.

With a recently completed renovation of over 200 of our bedrooms, we offer a contemporary and welcoming environment for relaxation and rejuvenation following a busy day.

Our Food

Fuel your team’s success with our specially curated menus of high-energy, nutritious dishes. From protein packed smoothies to hearty pasta dishes and energising snacks, we have everything you need to keep your athletes performing at their best.

Our experienced chefs are dedicated to providing delicious and healthy options that will keep your team fuelled. We can also take care of any celebration meals or food for spectators.

Our Technical Support

We can help enhance your sports event experience. Whether you are recording training sessions for athlete feedback or streaming live to spectators, our dedicated team can help to support all your technical needs.

We can even help with high-quality tower hire. We have everything you need to take your event to the next level.

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