Kettering Conference Centre

Where can you get access to modern facilities which can provide conferences, banquets, meeting and training rooms, a beautiful lakeside suitable for weddings, a fitness and leisure centre, a kids play area and a theatre all under one roof? And all in a prime location within Northamptonshire… Kettering Conference Centre.

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All Things Business went to visit Kettering Conference Centre, an expansive and versatile venue. It’s the conference centre that’s for anyone and everyone, for all types of occasions and is the perfect venue for meetings and events. Not only does it offer a fantastic array of facilities, but being situated alongside the A14 at Junction 8, which links to the A1, M1 and M6, the centre is ideally placed in the Heart of England for any national event.

Samantha Dyus, Sales Manager and Kevin Breeze, Venue Director, head up the new management team with Compass Group, the international market leader in contract catering, following their take over of Kettering Conference Centre in 2017.

This year marks 25 years since Kettering Conference Centre, originally known as Kettering Leisure Village, opened and over the years it’s become a well-known venue amongst the Kettering community. Now, they are looking to re-introduce themselves to the Northamptonshire Business Community and share the many reasons why businesses should take advantage of the exceptional facilities on offer.

This hugely versatile venue has 12 spaces for every kind of event including 2000 m2 of exhibition and blank canvas space, fully equipped conference suites, a tiered auditorium available for corporate use, and a number of break-out rooms making them one of the most versatile venues in the region.

Whether you are looking to book a fully equipped room or a blank canvas space where you can build your own vision, you are guaranteed a huge choice and total flexibility all supported by first class customer service and a huge range of catering options.

The options are endless when it comes to choosing your ideal conference and banquet space at Kettering Conference Centre. Whether you’re a small business, or a large corporate business, there is something for everyone. The venue can cater from 5 to 1500 delegates and have spaces that are versatile, spacious and most importantly affordable.

As you enter the Kettering Conference Centre, you are greeted by a wide open space that is light and airy, a reception desk and access to all of the centre’s facilities.

The Gallery is a central atrium area that links all of the principal rooms. This superb reception lounge of over 400m2 is an ideal place to impress, meet and greet your guests as they arrive – it can accommodate 450 delegates. It can also be used for exhibitions or displays in conjunction with your conference or meeting.

The Fair Isle is suitable for large conferences of up to 500 delegates. With it’s own bar area and intelligent lighting system, it can create the perfect atmosphere for your corporate reception, formal dinner, banquet or ball.

The Lighthouse Theatre is the 560 tiered seating auditorium which is not only home to showcasing an array of theatre productions, UK tours and local theatre company productions, but it’s designed to be very flexible and can accommodate conferences, presentations, award ceremonies and product launches.

All these spacious and breath-taking venue spaces will certainly impress your visitors, clients and staff and can be used for the following occasions and much more:

Conferences and Banquets

With rooms perfect for any event for 2 to 1500, the venues offers a range of versatile Rooms, offering Day Delegate rates which include everything needed for a successful event to build your own packages. With strong links to a number of local audio visual companies the venue can support with basic to even the most complex of requirements.

Weddings and Banquets

Kettering Conference Centre is the ideal venue for your special day! With a wedding licence for civil ceremonies, rooms for 30 to 1500 guests, the exceptional lakeside setting with a beautiful terrace for photographs, Kettering Conference Centre can host your ceremony and reception.

All packages can be customised for you and an individual price can be provided. Kettering Conference Centre’s expert team can help you arrange your entertainment, decorations and offer invaluable advice to ensure the success of your day.

Team Building and Training

Kettering Conference Centre has everything on their doorstep for your business to host an exceptional team building session.

Whether you’re looking to use the facilities for the day, over a few days or a whole week, Kettering Conference Centre can provide you with a bespoke package to ensure you get the very best out of your team building session. And the lakeside setting with extensive grounds offer a perfect space for outdoor activities.


There’s no need to ever travel outside of the East Midlands to places like Birmingham or London to find a big exhibition space. You can have one right here!

With the Arena offering 2000 m2 of blank canvas space and the Gallery Atrium offering 400m2 the possibilities for all sizes of exhibitions are endless and the space can be perfectly matched to your requirements.

On top of all this, the venue boasts a luxury gym and swimming pool, available for personal and corporate use with memberships available, a theatre offering a vast calendar of events, plus a kids play area for the little one’s.

It’s everything you could possibly want under one roof.Because of the size of Kettering Conference Centre, each section feels like you’re walking into a new building, meaning no event, conference or meeting feels interrupted or overcrowded.

So when you’re looking for a conference centre to host your next event, don’t venture outside of Northamptonshire; make Kettering Conference Centre your first point of call.

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