Venue and travel


CISG-PCMG23 will be held at the Eastside Rooms, 2 Woodcock Street, Birmingham, B7 4BL


Birmingham is a city on the move, and there are few more exciting areas than its Eastside. In 2020, the Eastside rooms became the latest in a number of exciting new developments within the area, which is being called the Knowledge Quarter, due to the number of Universities and higher learning, students and corporate training, tech hubs and incubators found there.

The Eastside Rooms are also only ten-minute walk from Europe’s biggest shopping district. 

The accommodation will be at Aloft Birmingham Eastside Hotel, part of the same building as the Conference. Check in is from 15:00

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Traveling by Rail

The venue is easily accessible by rail. Birmingham Moor Street station is the closest station around a 12 minute walk. This is on the Chiltern Main Line which services London Marylebone. Birmingham New Street is around 15 minute walk to the venue and has extensive rail links throughout the UK.

Upon leaving Moor Street station, turn right and follow the road along Moor Street Queensway. At the crossroads, continue straight on Jennens Road and the venue is located on Woodcock Street, which is left off Jennens Road. From New Street Station, follow the exit signs for Moor Street Station (approximately a five-minute walk) then follow the above directions.

Travelling by Car

For those delegates who wish to drive the venue is easily accessible off the A38 which links the Midlands motorway network, with the M6, M42 and M5 all in close proximity. Sat Nav postcode is B7 4BL. The nearest car park to the venue is Millennium Point Multi Storey, located off Howe Street, B4 7AP. The car park is open seven days a week from 6am to midnight, with the option to leave cars overnight.  Car park is a 2 min walk from the hotel.

Alternatively, parking can also be found at Aston University. The car park is located off Holt Street, B7 4BH, and is open seven days a week from 6am to 10pm with gates locked overnight. See car park website for up to date charges.

Travelling by Air

The Eastside Rooms is located 10 miles from Birmingham International Airport. There is a direct train from Birmingham International Station to New Street Station, which is just a 10 to 15-minute walk or a short taxi ride to the venue. Follow the above directions to reach the venue.

Travelling by Bus

The closest bus stops for routes into the city are located along Moor Street Queensway, a short walk from The Eastside Rooms. Follow the directions above to reach the venue.