What about Doncaster?


The opening of the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in late Summer 2018 was a game changer for conferencing and exhibitions in Doncaster.

The iconic racing venue has undergone a transformative rebrand to showcase its diverse conference and exhibition offering, now known simply as Conventex.

Centrally located in the heart of the UK, Doncaster Racecourse is an ideal venue to host a range of conferences and exhibitions.

At the centre of the motorway and rail network, only 7 miles away from the nearest airport and just 90 minutes from London on the East Coast Main Line. Doncaster is starting to be known for more than just great racing.


The 154-guest room hotel, with panoramic views of the racecourse, will provide guests with complimentary WIFI, a 24hr Business Centre, and a fitness suite with the latest technology.

The Hilton Garden Inn Hotel is the ultimate retreat after a successful day, and just a minute’s walk from the main conference and exhibition hall, the Hotel has become an important part of the Conventex brand.

Jo Grainger- Event Sales Manager at Doncaster Racecourse said: “Conventex encapsulates the breadth of opportunity available at Doncaster Racecourse for those seeking a flexible and central venue.”

“The opening of the Hilton Garden Inn provides conferencing and exhibition hosts with a greater offering, and will undoubtedly open to the door to businesses who seek an all-inclusive conference and exhibitions experience.”

Perfect for conferences looking for large plenary seminars and or breakout sessions for up to 1200.

The racecourse grounds exhibit a broad range of versatile conference and event spaces, with free parking for up to 3000 cars, and a track record for comfortably accommodating over 10,000 people at any one time.

The Exhibition Hall, offering 3,400m2 of space is the largest and most flexible of spaces, and regularly welcomes national events of all shapes and sizes, ranging from trade shows and product launches to large scale conferences and awards dinners.

Racecourse views afforded from every angle, you’ll also find over 40 private suites, offering intimate break out rooms to adjoin large conference spaces. Many rooms are glass fronted with huge sliding doors allowing you to wonder at the impressive views across the racecourse and beyond.

Conventex is a hub of opportunity set in the beautiful surroundings of Doncaster Racecourse

Adam is the co-founder and editor of www.eventindustrynews.com Adam, a technology evangelist also organises Event Tech Live, Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology and the Event Technology Awards. Both events take place in November, London.