Meeting & Event Spaces

MEET. TRAIN. NETWORK. EXHIBIT.

The second floor of the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC), home to the Black Country Innovative Manufacturing Organisation (BCIMO), offers a choice of six, hi-tech, flexible spaces accommodating from 8 to 170 guests, making it an ideal venue for all your meeting and event needs.

Air conditioning, high-speed Wi-Fi and broadband
The very latest in audio visual technology
Flexible room layouts, ideal for delivering multi-purpose day or evening events
Unique setting with views overlooking the centre’s Rail Development and Test Site
Day Delegate Rates (DDRs) starting from £35 per person
Selection of catering options*
Exclusive hire of the 2nd floor available*
Selection of optional extras*
Newest venue in the Black Country, West Midlands

*Additional charges may apply

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Auditorium

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Meeting Room 2.1

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Meeting Room 2.2

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Meeting Room 2.3

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Meeting Room 2.4

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Exhibition Hall

Facilities at a glance

Rooms For Hire

AUDITORIUM

MEETING ROOM 2.2

EXHIBITION HALL

MEETING ROOM 2.3

MEETING ROOM 2.1

MEETING ROOM 2.4

CATERING

Together with selected partners we can offer catering for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and evening dinner functions.

EXCLUSIVE HIRE

Own your event with an exclusive hire which means you will have free run of the 2nd floor without any other visitors there. A range of personalisation options will give your event the wow factor it deserves.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Together with selected partners we can offer a range of optional extras from full event management through to the provision of specialist staff and services to help your event run smoothly and efficiently.

Andie McLean - Events Manager, Innovate UK Business Connect

"Working with the BCIMO on this event was a fantastic experience.  Helena and the team were highly organised, flexible, and easily contacted. We could not fault the venue on the day and would highly recommend."

Shanaz Miah - Events Officer, Connected Places Catapult

"Thank you so much for hosting us. Your help and support definitely played a huge part in the success of the event. The venue fit our event perfectly, the space was beautiful! Catering was great and all the teams (AV, events staff etc) were super professional and helpful."

Hannah Fortune - Connected Places Catapult

"The Venue and space were fantastic and exactly what we needed/envisioned for the insight day. The Auditorium in particular was incredible. Perfect size, audio was great and the support teams on site were amazing too – so do pass on our thanks to them too."

Simon Spink - Innovation Alliance West Midlands

"It’s us that should be thanking you for hosting us! From my side, I can’t think of anything to fault and I overheard a lot of people mention how nice the space was!"

Robert Ampomah - Network Rail

"The venue was an excellent setting to hold this inaugural event and the positive comments I received from Universities and Network Rail teams about the opportunities offered by the facility should stand you in good stead for future requests."

Cat Appleby - Rail Forum

"The VLRNIC has fantastic facilities in a really attractive location. It was the perfect venue for the event, and we’re delighted to be working with BCIMO on events like this."

BCIMO is a not-for-profit Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) and operator of the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre (VLRNIC), a unique, world-class centre for rail innovation based in Dudley in the West Midlands.

BCIMO Project Funders

BCIMO
Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre
Zoological Drive
Dudley
DY1 4AW
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