What We Offer

Southend event accommodation

Event Essex is proud to offer modern and flexible conference & meeting spaces, comfortable accommodation and high-quality catering at both our University of Essex Colchester and Southend campuses.

You know what you want – we’re here to make it happen.

Event Essex works with you every step of the way to help you deliver the high quality, professional event you aspire to.

To ensure the smooth running of your event, Event Essex provides you with a dedicated Account Manager who will act as a safe pair of hands to support you throughout your event planning and delivery. We provide you with a truly personal approach from the outset by listening to your needs, understanding your event and keeping you up-to-date during each event planning stage. As the hub of specialist event management skills, Event Essex should be your first point of call for all your academic or corporate events. We are dedicated to achieving your event objectives and take great pride in making your event a success.
Conference & meeting spaces

Choose from our wide range of modern, traditional and innovative meeting spaces to ensure that your venue suits your needs. All our event spaces come equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual technologies. Many have flexible layouts and additional ‘break-out’ or catering spaces to accommodate your every need.

Our dedicated account management service ensures that a member of the Event Essex Team works with you every step of the way, taking you from your initial planning stages right through to event delivery. At Event Essex, we pride ourselves on making your conference, meeting or exhibition a success. We are more than happy to provide you with bespoke packages in order to ensure that your event runs smoothly and professionally.


Our single, en-suite bedrooms provide our guests with a comfortable and relaxing stay, whether you are staying with us for one night or for several weeks. All our rooms come equipped with bed linen, towels, WiFi and complimentary toiletries. Accessible rooms are available upon request. Both our Event Essex: Colchester and Event Essex: Southend accommodation are within easy walking distance of bars, restaurants, shops and local amenities, as well as our conference and meeting facilities. Explore the historic town of Colchester or the sea-side attractions of Southend from our ideally located accommodation. Whilst you are there take advantage of our flexible check-in times and luggage storage facility.

You can now book your B & B accommodation with us online – book here!


Event Essex prides themselves on offering guests a professional catering service of locally sourced and freshly prepared food. We offer a variety of standard and bespoke catering packages. Our experienced team of chefs are able to cater for a wide range of dietary requirements, including vegetarian; vegan; halal; gluten-free; dairy-free.

Good to know

  • Guests are welcome to check-in after 2 pm.
  • Check-out is by 9.30am on the day of departure.
  • Arriving late or leaving early? Our 24-hour reception team are always on hand to provide assistance.
  • Our 24-hour security team gives you piece of mind while you are staying with us.
  • Accessible rooms are available; please contact us for more information.

For more information about the services we offer please complete our contact form here or give us a call on 01206 872358. We hope to hear from you soon.

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We offer a variety of standard and bespoke catering packages, all locally sourced and of the highest quality.

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Explore Britain’s oldest recorded town or the sea-side attractions of Southend from our ideally located accommodation.