Conferences

Conferences at H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre

H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre is an impressive and versatile setting in the heart of Woking; perfect for business events and ideally equipped for your conference. We offer contemporary spaces for every possible kind of event, from intimate meetings to state-of-the-art conferences. We can comfortably accommodate up to 600 delegates, with impressive theatre-style seating arrangements, networking spaces and breakout rooms.

Whatever your needs, we have the equipment and facilities to make your conference a huge success. We have comprehensive sound and conference display systems, on-stage and front-of-stage lighting and an in-house technician, should you need them.
Our talented chefs offer the very best in-house catering, with a delicious range of meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan options. Choose from extensive menus including breakfasts, canapés, three-course dinners and buffets.

H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre is located in the centre of Woking, with covered parking and accommodation available for your delegates just a couple of minutes’ walk away.

Conference spaces
The Wells Room is ideal for large conferences, with space for up to 192 people cabaret style or 600 theatre style. For smaller conferences, breakout workshops or team building activities, we have several spaces that can accommodate anywhere between 8 and 96 people.

Kemp Room – up to 96 (usual layout, 12 tables of 8)
Ogilvy Room – breakout space for up to 60
Elphinstone Room – breakout space for up to 20
Henderson Room – breakout space for up to 20
Griffin Room – ideal for welcome drinks and refreshments including buffet lunches
Find out more about our spaces

Registration
A welcome desk can be provided in reception for delegate registration. Refreshments can be served on arrival, either in your main meeting room or in the Griffin Room.

Audio Visual Equipment
The Wells Room has a large and extensive in-house AV provision including a central main screen for presentations and smaller side screens. There are also four projection screens to enable a clear view of conference content anywhere in the room. Lectern, lapel and handheld microphones are available, depending on speaker preference.
Find out more about our Audio Visual facilities

Conference catering
Day delegate packages are available with a range of catering options including sandwiches, finger buffets, drinks and canapés. Should you wish, our in-house catering team would be delighted to design a bespoke menu for you and all dietary requirements can be catered for.

Food can be served in any of the rooms whilst bars are located in the Wells, Griffin and Kemp Rooms. These can be organised on a cash or account basis.
Find out more about our catering options


Included in standard conference hire

  • Event Planner
  • Event Manager
  • Lighting schemes
  • AV including screens, mics and music
  • Pads and pens on tables, sweets, projector and flipchart
  • Easy access for equipment via goods lift
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Extras to discuss with your Event Manager

  • Sound technician
  • On-site security
  • 50mb cabled broadband for video conferencing

We always aim to deliver the very best for our clients, tailoring everything to their specific needs and ensuring superb value for money. With over 25 years' experience in producing outstanding meetings and events, you can be sure you've made the right choice with H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre.

Our dedicated events planning team would be delighted to discuss your requirements, so please get in touch to find out how we can produce the perfect conference at H.G. Wells Conference & Events Centre.

Please get in touch to find out how we can help you create the perfect event. Call our events team on 01483 712 710, email sales@hgwells.co.uk or make an enquiry online.

We were delighted to use the H.G. Wells conferencing facilities in May 2012 and therefore booked them again for our most recent conference last September 2013.
– The BIG eCommerce Conference

Our Spaces

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