Birmingham Conference & AGM Venue

IET Birmingham: Austin Court is a charming, purpose-built Birmingham conference venue that offers you all the facilities and flexibility you need, combined with the unique appeal and character of a historic building.

Only a few minutes’ walk from Birmingham New Street station in the trendy Brindley Place district, Austin Court has a wide variety of conference rooms for hire in Birmingham city centre.

What our conference and meeting spaces have to offer:

  • State-of-the-art IT, AV and wireless connectivity for your guests
  • Live-streaming, filming and production facilities
  • Courtyard garden access, perfect for networking and catering
  • Creative opportunities for branding our conference spaces
  • Expert in-house AV support
  • A delicious choice of catering options for your event. 

Which space is right for your conference event?

Kingston Lecture Theatre

Our state-of-the-art auditorium is fitted with tiered seating, contemporary AV facilities and can accommodate up to 150 delegates. The space is ideal for conferences, seminars, AGM and more.

The theatre provides a professional space designed to capture your audience’s attention from the moment they walk through the door. A dedicated technician will be on hand for your technical needs and all the facilities you would expect from a modern conference centre are already provided.

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Waterside Room

The Waterside Room is one of our most popular conference spaces, offering you and your guests something special for their event to stand out.

With huge double doors that open over the canal, this beautiful room lends itself perfectly as an additional space for hosting drinks receptions, lunches, exhibitions and breakout activities as part of a larger conference event.

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Lodge Rooms

Our three interconnecting Lodge Rooms are able to comfortably host up to 120 delegates and work brilliantly as an AGM, meeting or conference space. Alternatively, they can be used individually as Lodge Room 1, 2 and 3 for smaller meetings of up to 20, 30 or 40 delegates respectively.

Huge windows offer your guests views over the canal and our landscaped gardens, while the rooms’ modern-meets-period interior provides inspiring surroundings for your event delegates.

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The Conference team

Our dedicated and expert conference team are on hand to assist you with the details of your event to ensure you, and your delegates have a smooth and enjoyable time at Austin Court. To enquire about a conference or AGM space contact the team  

IET members

Don’t forget that if you’re one of over 168,000 IET members you’re entitled to a range of discounts and free meeting space opportunities.

Contact one of the team at or call +44 (0)121 600 7500 to discuss your venue needs.