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Unique venue for your conference event

The Slate

The beginning of anything you want

A venue for conferences that have no barriers. A meeting room venue that's completely flexible. A dining experience that's exclusively yours. Anything is possible at The Slate.

  • 650sqm of stand alone event space
  • Suitable for up to 400 guests
  • Available seven days a week, including evenings
  • Flexible layouts
  • Exclusive occupancy
  • Fully integrated AV and support

Architecture to amaze

A high wooden-crossbeam ceiling for acoustic excellence. Reinforced flooring capable of supporting two 4x4 cars. A full-length glass wall with an impressive lakeside view.

When it comes to exclusive venue hire, the experience at The Slate is truly unique.

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650sqm of open, flexible event space.


Large and flat with reinforced flooring.


Create a second space with a movable wall.

No pillars

Nothing to block your perfect setup.


None of our branding so you can make the venue your own.

Anything is possible

Conferences, dinners and exhibitions. The flexibility of The Slate means it can be transformed into anything you want it to be. The only restriction is your imagination.

  • A large open space for a product launch showcase
  • Divide into two areas for a seated conference with separate drinks reception
  • Build stands to create an exhibition area with an enclosed dining space
  • Create a stage for an awards ceremony with a served three course dinner.

Take a look at some of our possible space layouts.

View of The Slate interior


BREEAM 'Excellent' rating for sustainable design, construction and operation, with an impressive lakeside view.

Chef placing food dishes for service

Flexible food offering

Breakfast, lunch and dinner - all tailored for you.

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Doodle of a speech bubble with 'bespoke' inside

Laptop and computer screen

Fully integrated AV

Multiple screens, outstanding acoustics and full blackout capability. The Slate's audio visual equipment is fully integrated.

Having AV trouble? There's no need to worry with our expert in-house support team.

Delegates enjoying a drinks reception

Small meeting room

Breakouts and beds

74 breakout spaces at our adjoining centres and 358 en-suite bedrooms - all in close proximity.


What's available?

  • Breakout spaces at adjoining centres
  • En-suite bedrooms available nearby
  • Distraction free environment
  • Integrated AV systems
  • Free, reliable Wi-Fi
  • Free parking in close proximity
  • Green outdoor spaces to enjoy
  • Access to the University of Warwick sports facilities including pool and gym


Warwick Conferences enjoys successful night at M&IT Awards

Warwick Conferences has once again been named as one of the UK’s best academic venues after winning the silver accolade at the M&IT Awards.

Conference and events market must adapt

The number of events being held in the UK is falling, while continued scrutiny on meeting spend and return on investment (ROI) is driving a …

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