Enjoy Staffordshire shows off the attractions that are drawing event organisers to hold events in their neck of the woods.
The county of Staffordshire has a diverse and distinctive offering of events and conferencing opportunities…where you will find just the right hosts for every kind of event.
At the heart of the country and with excellent transport links making it accessible from all corners of the country in three hours or less, Staffordshire is the “must see” destination when planning your business and conferencing events.
Staffordshire is known for its eclectic and varied offerings in attractions to suit all tastes and needs. From scenic relaxing environments to action packed itineraries, from hands on activities to formal gatherings, with an exciting range on offer.
If you are looking for a thrill seeker experience, then we have not one but two world renowned theme parks, offering a variety of bespoke options for your needs. Alton Towers, nestled in over 500 acres of beautiful Staffordshire countryside, offers an award-winning conference centre, three fantastically themed hotels, wacky waterpark, luxury spa, extraordinary golf course, Rollercoaster Restaurant and of course, not forgetting over 50 world class rides and attractions! Whether you’re arranging a business meeting, conference, event, team building exercise or company away day the team can tailor the events to suit your needs.
Winners of the Enjoy Staffordshire 2023 Ethical, Responsible, Sustainable and Accessible & Inclusive awards, the park can cater for events for up to 500 delegates or company away days for several thousand people. For a unique twist, why not hold an event in the water park, SEA LIFE Centre or hospitality suite located in the theme park! The wide range of event venues and exclusive options are your ticket to a day you and your delegates will never forget!
On the other side of the county based in Tamworth, there is Drayton Manor Park, boasting over 10 venue options for business events including a 4D cinema, and bespoke packages for your exact needs, another action-packed option in our counties offering.
Also situated in Tamworth and at a change of pace is the historic house of Weston Park. Built as a family home in the 17th century the grandeur of Weston is matched by only the warmth of its welcome. Offering the perfect combination of tranquillity and privacy whether you are looking for a company retreat, conference, board meeting, product launch or entertaining clients. Weston’s 27 bedrooms are as unique as they are beautiful and ensure that guests can truly immerse themselves in the joy of the country house experience.
On the menu is the finest of cuisine that lives up to every part of the House. Evening receptions, formal dinners, informal lunches; whatever the occasion, you will enjoy unforgettable food and drink in exquisite surroundings. Helping you to fashion the perfect event, Weston’s team have a wealth of experience ensuring that every detail is looked after and ensures a seamless level of service from start to finish.
Weston is the perfect place to combine business with relaxation, offering delegates the ideal balance of work and play. Offering a wide range of meeting spaces – all with hi-spec digital boards if you require a hybrid approach. You can dine in the grandeur of the Dining Room dripping with Old Master paintings or the informality of the newly refurbished Cellar complete with Billiard Room, dance floor and well stocked bar.
The resident Head Chef will create innovative and varied menus from working lunches to delicious evening meals coupled with fun and challenging team building experiences out in the wider parkland which are guaranteed to create lasting memories of your time away.
The Visit England “Business Events Venue of the Year 2023” winner – Aspects at the National Memorial Arboretum are situated in East Staffordshire, offering an event experience unlike any other while in the North of the county and just minutes from the city of Stoke-on-Trent, is Keele University, Enjoy Staffordshire Silver award winner of “Business events venue of the year 2023”. Whether you are planning day meetings, residential conferences, team building, exhibitions, or banqueting, our professional team of hospitality professionals will help you make your event memorable.
Keele University is committed to sustainability and has a choice of packages to promote delegate well-being whilst on campus, being a Green Meetings Gold accredited venue. The manicured grounds surrounding Keele Hall and campus provides tranquil quiet areas, meditation spaces and fresh air during break times.
For those looking for something more traditional, Stoke-on-Trent has a plethora of heritage, pottery, ceramics and industrial experience days to be incorporated into your business events. For bigger numbers the infamous World of Wedgwood, and Potteries Museum & Art Gallery can accommodate factory and museum tours alongside hands on activities and demonstrations. But if you are looking for something on a smaller scale, Emma Bridgewater, Gladstone Pottery and the Dudson Museum can hit the mark too.
Not to mention the executive suites on offer at Stoke City FC’s Bet 365 stadium with the Tony Waddingham suite overlooking the state-of-the-art pitch, or the home of Josiah Wedgwood adjoining the Double-Tree Hilton – catering for up to 650 delegates in theatre style.
There is certainly something for every event thinkable, with tailored made packages to ensure you can return again and again with a different adventure every time!