12th - 14th July 2017,   Nottingham

Travel and accommodation

A map of the Nottingham city centre showing the location of the conference centre is available here. Further travel and accommodation information is provided below.

Accommodation

Delegates are advised to arrange their own accommodation in or around Nottingham city centre. The hotels listed below are conveniently located for the conference centre.

Directions to the Nottingham Conference Centre

By rail

Nottingham Midland Station is the mainline train station close to Nottingham city centre. The train station is a 15 minute walk from Nottingham Conference Centre, but for those new to the city it might be easier to take a taxi or use Nottingham’s tram NET (Nottingham Express Transit) system. The tram terminus is adjacent to the train station and all trams from this terminus travel close to Nottingham Conference Centre, offering a fast and frequent service. Leave the tram at the Nottingham Trent University tram stop on Goldsmith Street and walk past the main University entrance, turn left on to Burton Street where you will find the Nottingham Conference Centre entrance.

By air

The closest airport to Nottingham is East Midlands Airport which is 15 miles (approximately 24 kilometres) outside of the city. It takes about half an hour from there to travel into the city by car or bus. There is a Skylink bus service that runs every half hour from the airport into Nottingham city centre and stops a few minutes walk away from Nottingham Conference Centre.

By car

From the north, exit the M1 at junction 26 and follow the signs for the A610 towards Nottingham city centre. There is a Park and Ride (tram) facility situated close to the M1 junction 26. The Park and Ride (Phoenix Park) site is clearly sign-posted off the A610. Leave the tram at the Nottingham Trent University tram stop which is located on Goldsmith Street and walk past the main University entrance, turn left on to Burton Street where you will find the Nottingham Conference Centre entrance.

From the south, exit the M1 at junction 24 and follow the signs for the A453 to Nottingham city centre. The Queen’s Drive Park and Ride is located just off the A453 (Queen’s Drive), follow signs for A453 / Queen’s Drive Industrial Estate and merge on to the A453 (Queen’s Drive). The Park and Ride is located on the opposite side of the road to the retail park and is clearly sign-posted. Alight from the Park and Ride bus on Lower Parliament Street (Victoria Centre); Nottingham Conference Centre is a short walk away.

Car parking

Car parks in the city centre are clearly signposted from all major approach routes. The nearest car park is Talbot Street Car Park. The negotiated rates for parking for delegates attending InnoWave 2017 are £7.50 for a day rate and £9.50 for 24 hours. Payment is made at Nottingham Conference Centre Reception. Please visit NCC reception anytime during the day to make payment, but please ensure it is before 5.30pm. For satellite navigation systems please use the following information:

Talbot Street car park: postcode NG1 5GG, co-ordinates 52.956143,-1.154433.