Conferences introduction

At the Ricoh Arena, we have a variety of halls and lounges suitable for small and large conferences, we can cater for events as small as 7 delegates and up to as many as 7,000!

Within this section, you will find more information about the spaces that we have and the services that we offer.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss booking your event please get in touch with the team by emailing them here:

If you would like to view details of our additional services such as AV, Catering etc then please click here and visit the 'My Event' section. 

 

 

Ericsson Exhibition Hall

Our pillar-free hall is a fully adaptable venue which can be transformed to accommodate exhibitions, conferences, sporting events and concerts.

The flexible Ericsson Exhibition Hall is 6,000 sqm with a retractable wall, dividing the hall into 4,000 sqm and 2,000 sqm.

The ground level vehicle entry doors (one located at the north entrance and one located at the south entrance) provide easy access for unloading and loading of product.

The Ericsson Exhibition Hall has accommodated a number of large exhibitions and conferences for clients such as Trade Only, Executive Hire, Boots and Whitbread. It has also hosted a number of artists such as Jess Glynne, Scouting for Girls, Radio 1xtra Live, The Enemy, Britain’s Got Talent and deadmau5.

The Ricoh Arena also has its own stage which is modular and can be broken down for flexibility.

If you would like more information about the Ericsson Exhibition Hall and to see if it could be the space to house your next event - get in touch with the team now.

The below outline plan shows the layout off the exhibition hall, but detailed plans can be provided upon request.

Premier Lounge

Situated on the second floor, the Premier Lounge is a versatile, column-free room which can easily be separated into three soundproofed sections.

Boasting natural daylight, high ceilings, inbuilt AV and a magnificent view of the pitch, the Premier Lounge is perfect for exhibitions, conferences, weddings and gala dinners.

For more information about the Premier Lounge as a venue for your next event please get in touch with the Event Sales team.

The below plan of Ricoh Arena's second floor facilities shows the layout of the Premier Lounge - marked as No:14.

Ricoh Business Lounge

Ricoh Business Lounge offers a space that is fully equipped for the digital age providing delegates with the opportunity to work in an innovative, relaxed and comfortable surroundings.

It is an extremely versatile space that can be sub-divided into four areas, ideal for events where breakout rooms are required.

Ricoh Business Lounge North and South provide their own bar areas, therefore, are ideal for pre-dinner drinks areas for dinners within the Premier Lounge. Both of these areas also boast in-built projectors and screens.

If you'd like to find out more about Ricoh Arena Business Lounge get in touch with the team.

The below plan shows the floor layout for Level 1 at Ricoh Arena, where the Ricoh Business Lounge is situated (Marked as No:10 on the plan) 

Legends Lounge

Legends Lounge

Situated on the ground floor directly off the main atrium, Legends lounge is a self-contained room ideal for any occasion.

With space for 250 delegates, Legends lounge has its own bar facilities and retractable projection screen. Legends lounge also has a glass wall which is retractable and opens out onto the main atrium, offering greater flexibility for an event.

If you would like to find out more about Legends Lounge as the space for your next event get in touch with the team now.

The below plan shows the ground floor spaces of Ricoh Arena - Legends Lounge is labelled as No: 8 on this plan.

Hall 3

With over 1,000 sqm of space, Hall 3 is capable of hosting 1,000 delegates theatre style with adjacent breakout spaces.

Hall 3 can be used in conjunction with hall 5, creating a large multi-functional area which is ideal for events requiring separate exhibition or conference space. This room is directly linked with the Ericsson Exhibition Hall by a lift capable of holding heavy production and vehicles.

If you'd like to find out more about how Hall 3 could be the space to accommodate your next event get in touch with the team now. 

The below plan shows the Lower ground floor of Ricoh Arena with Hall 3 marked as No:20 on the plan.

Hall 4

Hall 4 is situated within close proximity to Hall 3, 5 and the Clubhouse, therefore, proving to be the ideal breakout area.

As an individual hall it can accommodate 140 delegates, with access via our exclusive South Entrance. Situated adjacent to G Casino, on request and subject to bookings we can arrange for direct access onto the casino floor if this is desired.

If you'd like to find out more about how Hall 4 could be the space to accommodate your next event get in touch with the team now. 

The below plan shows the Lower ground floor of Ricoh Arena with Hall 4 marked as No:21 on the plan.

Hall 5

A 650-seater purpose built Auditorium with state of the art facilities.

Hall 5 can be highly flexible and utilised for many different functions and events, with its retractable seating, 7m widescreen projection system, pre-rigged stage, lighting and an inbuilt wireless translation service, its the perfect ready-made conference and event space.

If you'd like to find out more about how Hall 5 could be the space to accommodate your next event get in touch with the team now. 

The below plan shows the Lower ground floor of Ricoh Arena with Hall 5 marked as No:22 on the plan.