Birmingham Conference & AGM Venue

IET Birmingham: Austin Court offers organisers all the convenience and efficiency of a purpose-built conference venue combined with the charm and character of a historic building.

Situated just a short walk from Birmingham New Street station in the trendy Brindleyplace district, Austin Court has distinct conference rooms for hire.

Across all of our conference and AGM spaces you can expect:

  • Cutting-edge IT, AV and wireless connectivity for your conference guests 
  • Facilities for live-streaming, filming and production
  • Access to our landscaped courtyard garden for networking and catering
  • Creative and comprehensive branding opportunities
  • Expert in-house AV support
  • Air conditioning
  • Fabulous catering for your conference or AGM 

Which conference room is right for your conference or AGM?

Kingston Lecture Theatre

Our state-of-the-art auditorium can seat up to 150 delegates in its tiered stalls and comes equipped with all the contemporary AV facilities you’d expect from a modern conference centre.

Whatever type of event you’re holding, from an AGM or seminar to a full day conference, a dedicated technician will take care of all of your technical needs.

With facilities including an HD projector, the Kingston Theatre is the perfect room choice for any organiser who wants to captivate their audience from the moment they walk in the door.

More about the Kingston Theatre

Waterside Room

One of our most coveted spaces, the Waterside Room is a beautiful conference space that lends itself perfectly to hosting lunches, reception drinks, exhibitions and breakout activities as part of a larger event.

With huge double doors that open out right over the canal, this room really offers organisers and guests something special.

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Lodge Rooms

The three, interconnecting Lodge Rooms (Lodge Room 1, Lodge Room 2 and Lodge Room 3) work brilliantly for AGMs or conferences for up to 120 delegates.

They also offer three great separate spaces for smaller meetings of up to 20, 40 and 30 attendees respectively.

As well as being a very versatile space, the Lodge Rooms also offer delegates inspiring surroundings with their high, vaulted ceilings and huge windows over-looking our tranquil garden or canal.

More about the Lodge Rooms

The Conference team

Our dedicate and expert conference team are on hand to assist you with the details of your event to ensure you, and your delegates have a smooth and enjoyable time at Austin Court. To enquire about a conference or AGM space contact the team  

IET members

Don’t forget that if you’re one of the 167,000 IET members you’re entitled to a range of discounts and free meeting space opportunities.

Contact your member ambassador Jacquie Scrivens at or call +44 (0)121 600 7500 to discuss your venue needs.