Conference Facilities at NOC Southampton
The National Oceanography Centre is able to offer bespoke, tailor-made packages to cater to the requirements of your event at our unique waterside building.
The NOC Southampton has a range of rooms and conference facilities available to hire for meetings, seminars, lecture series, conferences or events. With up to 25 bookable meeting spaces and years of event-hosting experience, we are the perfect Southampton venue to host your event.
Close to the city centre with great transport links, the NOC has many spaces available to hire to suit events of varying sizes. Our meeting spaces vary from small boardrooms to large lecture theatres. Many of our rooms have flexible layouts enabling them to be used for custom purposes. All of our rooms feature natural daylight and access to data projectors and screens.
As a world-class research centre, we actively promote links between industry and scientific research through conferences and exhibitions. We have a specialised, purpose-built lecture theatre and exhibition areas perfect for presentations and showcasing of information. Our exhibition floor has its own reception area that is available for hire enabling you to meet and greet your conference delegates in a spacious and unique environment.
Our events team can create bespoke conference and events packages to suit your requirements. We offer competitive and flexible rates on room hire and catering, which is provided by the University of Southampton Hospitality team. Details of some of the spaces we have available for hire are listed below.
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Light, open and airy, our exhibition spaces are perfect for showcasing of information stands or stalls.
104/100 Exhibition area: 137.22m2
234/100 Exhibition area: 170.68m2
Our raked seating lecture theatre accommodates 132 delegates, is fully air-conditioned and benefits from a superb large scale projection system and screen making it perfect for presentations, seminars, conferences, plenaries or lecture series.
The Charnock Lecture Theatre: 128.74m2
Conference rooms are available to use for meetings or video conferencing (VC) with other businesses and institutions. Our conference rooms have state-of-the-art VC equipment and many of them have flexible layouts allowing them to be used for a variety of purposes.
104/13 Seminar room: 152.03m2
044/11 Ray Beverton Room: 35.19m2
125/02 Library Red Room: 37.09m2
344/32 Conference room: 74.53m2
For more information, to request a quote or to arrange a site visit, please contact a member of the events team.