Conference Services

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Whether you would like to hire a meeting room for an hour or host a conference, we provide the essential facilities and services that you need.

Our Chichester and Bognor Regis venues are halfway between Portsmouth and Brighton on the south coast and only an hour from London, with good rail and road links.

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Conferences and Events

Facilities suited to your event

We understand the importance of choosing the right venue for your conference or event. We offer a range of meeting, seminar, and networking rooms, all equipped with IT equipment across our Chichester and Bognor Regis campuses.

All of our rooms are run by our professional conference and events team whose aim is to provide you with a hassle-free event organisation experience.

Our rooms are all available throughout the year, and range in size to accommodate from 10 to 250 delegates. Our comprehensive delegate packages includes user-friendly technology, car parking and various catering options depending on your needs.

Our on-site caterers offer a choice of menu options, from working lunches to three-course meals, and can cater for special diets by arrangement and car parking is available at both venues, including a number of disabled spaces.

Conferences

The essential requirements for your successful conference.

We offer a range of meeting, seminar, and networking rooms, all equipped with the requisite IT equipment. Some of our spaces are a little bit different. Choose from our dance, performance and music studios, theatre-style ShowRoom, modern Chapel, sports hall, lecture theatres, dining halls and bars.

All of them offer something unique but with the standard and facilities you'd expect.

Events

We have hosted a wide range of events at the University. We offer rooms of all types, shapes and sizes to best fit your needs.

From birthday parties, weddings, book launches, signings, talks and presentations we have everything you need to make your event a success. As well as standard meeting rooms we offer hire of dance, performance and music studios, theatre-style ShowRoom, modern Chapel, sports hall, lecture theatres, dining halls, and bars.

We can provide a wide range of drink and food options to keep your guests focused on enjoying your event.

Package Tarrifs

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Prices for Room Hire

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Bed and Breakfast Facilities

Overnight accomodation to support your event

We offer our Bed and Breakfast accommodation from the middle of June until the first week of September. Whether you are looking to put your delegates up for the night after a conference, are a keen follower of adrenaline sports or prefer lazy days in the great outdoors, our accommodation is centrally located for visiting all that West Sussex has to offer.

We have accommodation available on all of our campuses and will allow you to explore local sights and attractions such as the South Downs National Park, Chichester Harbour, Goodwood and West Wittering or Bognor Regis beach.

The local areas boast a vibrant mix of culture and history, nestled amongst a rich mix of boutique restaurants, traditional pubs, and modern bars.

Each of our single en-suite bedrooms meet the 3 star Visit Britain Quality in Tourism rating, while our standard single bedrooms meet the 2 star Visit Britain Quality in Tourism rating and benefit from access to shared bathroom facilities on the same floor. Accessible rooms and facilities are available on request and meet the Visit England M1 to M3 rating.

Conferences

The essential requirements for your successful conference.

We offer a range of meeting, seminar, and networking rooms, all equipped with the requisite IT equipment. Some of our spaces are a little bit different. Choose from our dance, performance and music studios, theatre-style ShowRoom, modern Chapel, sports hall, lecture theatres, dining halls and bars.

All of them offer something unique but with the standard and facilities you'd expect.

Events

We have hosted a wide range of events at the University. We offer rooms of all types, shapes and sizes to best fit your needs.

From birthday parties, weddings, book launches, signings, talks and presentations we have everything you need to make your event a success. As well as standard meeting rooms we offer hire of dance, performance and music studios, theatre-style ShowRoom, modern Chapel, sports hall, lecture theatres, dining halls, and bars.

We can provide a wide range of drink and food options to keep your guests focused on enjoying your event.

Get in Touch

Email bedandbreakfast@chi.ac.uk, call us on 01243 812120 or contact us with the link below to check availability and make group bookings of up to 9 people for up to 7 nights.

For Large Groups

For larger group bookings please call our Conference team on +44 (0)1243 812140 or email conference@chi.ac.uk.

B&B Terms and Conditions

Browse our event packages for days and residentials.

Meeting and Alternative Room Hire

Hire spaces for meetings and small events

Sometimes you need a different space to help your team to think outside of the box, some meetings need to take place away from the office, or perhaps you are a small business who only needs a formal meeting space from time to time.

We offer a range of meeting, seminar, and networking rooms, all equipped with the requisite IT equipment. And some of our spaces are little bit different.

Choose from our dance, performance and music studios, theatre-style ShowRoom, modern Chapel, Sports Hall, lecture theatres, dining halls, and bars.

UK Statistics Authority

2018

"Thanks very much to you and your colleagues for helping to ensure that our event was a great success. The efficient service you guys provided, including dealing with urgent queries and ensuring that the foreign visitor experience, was slick and friendly. Everybody at the campus made us feel very welcome; it was great customer care. This helped us to focus on delivering the agenda and getting the most out of the participants."

Meeting Room Options

We have a range of meeting rooms available across both of our campuses.

The Chapel

With a capacity of up to 150, The Chapel has played host to a number of events from Symphony Orchestra concerts to Jazz recitals. As well as musical events the room can be set up to accommodate the various needs of many events.

The Chapel is a versatile space and can often be found in use by dance classes and craft events, demonstrating its versatility.

The room is full equipped with PA system and AV equipment.

Mitre Lecture Theatre

The Mitre Lecture Theatre is fully equipped with state of the art AV equipment and comfy tiered seating in order to accommodate up to 199.

Regularly used for day and residential conferences the Lecture Theatre will provide an excellent space for any academic or business related presentations.

The ShowRoom

The Showroom is our main theatre: a large, technically advanced, theatre space. It is highly adaptable, with retractable seating, making it an excellent teaching and workshop space in addition to its role as a venue.

For several years, the ShowRoom has also been a professional regional touring venue, supported by the Arts Council and recognised nationally as a place for radical and challenging contemporary theatre and dance.

Cloisters

Cloisters Chamber is a multi-functional space that can accommodate up to 70 people and is regularly used for a number of networking events and exhibitions. Situated in University House, the older part of the University and overlooking the University lawns, it provides a popular and versatile location for any event.

The room boasts full AV equipment as well as historical features such as tree antique stained glass windows, installed over a century ago.

The Dome

The Dome is situated on our Bognor Regis campus and is suitable for accommodating a variety of events and meetings.

The newly renovated meeting spaces and IT access areas are versatile, and is frequently used for hosting evening events, conferences and forums.

 

Room Prices

Compare our room prices before you book. All of our rooms can be booked by the hour, or on a half-day or full-day rate.

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