Meetings, training and events

IET Birmingham: Austin Court has 14 fabulous spaces that can host a huge range of meetings, training and events.

From one-on-one interviews and team meetings to awards ceremonies and film screenings, our stunning, Birmingham city-centre venue has meeting and training rooms to suit every organisers’ needs.

What Austin Court meeting and training rooms have to offer…

  • Cutting edge IT and AV equipment and support
  • Wi-Fi, LCD TVs and HD video conferencing facilities
  • Canal/courtyard views, plenty of fresh and air and natural light
  • Beautiful period features including beams and vaulted ceilings
  • Flexible, creative in-house catering
  • Cabaret style up to 100, theatre style up to 150
  • High spec auditorium

Which Austin Court meeting and training room is right for your event?


Boulton Room

With ample space for up to 14 guests, the Boulton Room offers organisers a truly inspiring space in which to host a meeting, training session or event.

The room has all the contemporary AV solutions you’d expect from a modern meeting space, but with the added charm of stunning period features.

Huge double doors open out onto our stunning courtyard garden and the large windows fill the room with lots of daylight.

If you need a larger space, you can always hire the Boulton Room in conjunction with its neighbour, the Faraday Room.

Faraday Room

Similar in dimensions to the adjoining Boulton Room, the Faraday Room has all the AV facilities to host a meeting for up to 30 guests in a professional yet creative space.

As well as lending itself to meetings, the Faraday Room also works well for exhibitions, displays and training sessions.

The large windows provide lovely views across our landscaped Courtyard and let in lots of natural light – a useful tool that to keep energy levels up during your event.

Brindley Room

For interviews and small team meetings, the Brindley Room – capacity up to 6 guests – offers the perfect setting.

The charming space is kitted out with all the latest AV facilities including a wall-mounted LCD TV, great for presenting.

The large windows help create a relaxing environment, helping your attendees perform their best.

Stephenson Room

The arched windows and sloped, beamed ceiling of the Stephenson Room give the space a unique feel and create a friendly environment for up to 6 guests.

The intimate room is great for any small meeting or interview and has Wi-Fi and a built-in LCD TV so you can get connected with the rest of the world and have great facilities to help you present.

Telford Room

Traditional interiors and modern facilities make the Telford Room the perfect choice for any meeting, training or an event for up to 60 guests.

The blend of old and new epitomises what makes this space, and in fact the whole of IET Birmingham: Austin Court, so special.

The large windows fill the room with natural daylight and show off the fabulous views over the landscaped Courtyard.  

The Lodge Rooms (1, 2 and 3)

Our most versatile spaces, the Lodge Rooms 1, 2 and 3, can be used in various different combinations and can accommodate up to 120 guests.

They work well as a flexible space for an all-day event as they can be quickly transformed into a range of layouts including boardroom, u-shape, cabaret and theatre.

They also work equally well for one-off meetings and training.

The versatile Lodge Rooms can be used in the following configurations:

  • Lodge Room 1 (up to 40 guests)
  • Lodge Room 2 (up to 20 guests)
  • Lodge Room 3 (up to 30 guests)
  • Lodge Rooms 1 and 2 (up to 80 guests)
  • Lodge Rooms 1, 2 and 3 (up to 120 guests)


Randall Room

If you’re holding a meeting for up to 10 guests and want a beautiful space with state-of-the-art AV facilities, then the Randall Room could be the right choice for you.

It has fabulous views over the water, areas that can be used for refreshments and flipcharts and a wall-mounted LCD TV for presentations and video conferencing.

It works well for interviews, small meetings and training sessions.

The Randall Room is tucked away in the venue so you can be guaranteed a quiet place to hold your meeting.

Boot Room

Panel interviews require an appropriate space that provides a professional environment with a creative vibe.

The intimate Boot Room can accommodate up to 8 guests and is the perfect room for a range of small meetings.

With cutting edge AV facilities including an LCD TV and Wi-Fi, you and your guests will be able to concentrate on the agenda with no fear of technical glitches.

Crompton Room

The Crompton Room can host up to 40 guests and works really well when set up in a boardroom style.

The large windows and high ceiling give the room a real sense of space and the beautiful beams add character.

Equipped with all the latest AV facilities and Wi-Fi, organisers can trust that all of their technical needs will be taken care of, whether they are holding a meeting or training session.

Waterside Room

The Waterside Room is a really special space. It has a large capacity – up to 150 guests – and all the facilities to hold a wide range of events.

It works particularly well for exhibitions, presentations, training sessions and large meetings.

The room boasts fabulous red brick, exposed walls, ceiling beams and solid oak floors.

Other features include double doors opening out over the water and large windows which flood the room with light.

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