Meet Cambridge

Meet Cambridge

The Cambridge Colleges offer an extensive portfolio of venues, which can be hired for all kinds of functions. From a traditional room for a family celebration, academic ambience for a board meeting, to a state-of-the-art auditorium, Meet Cambridge, the official, free venue-finding service, can source the right location for you.

Address: 12c King's Parade, Cambridge
Postcode: CB2 1SJ
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.meet-cambridge.com
Membership type:Cambridge University Department

With contrasting wide-open green spaces and peaceful, enclosed courts, Cambridge provides an inspirational and striking setting for any event.

Cambridge University and the Cambridge Colleges offer an extensive portfolio of venues, which can be hired for all kinds of functions. Each has its own personality and appeal; so whether you require a traditional room for a family celebration, academic ambience for a board meeting, or a state-of-the-art auditorium for an international conference, we can source the right location for you.
Meet Cambridge is the University's official, free venue-finding service and it's our aim to find the perfect host for your event.

What We Do
Meet Cambridge is the official, free venue-finding service for anyone who is looking to hold an event at Cambridge University or one of the Colleges. One call to gives you access to an extensive portfolio of venues, suitable for hosting many kinds of events.

Our Venues
Over 100 lecture theatres and 250 private function rooms are available for many corporate, academic and private events, including one day meetings, lectures and dinners. These can be held in boardroom, classroom, flat and tiered-theatre styles, with staging, exhibition space and conference offices as required. In addition, we can put you in touch with local companies providing support services.

Events we can help with include, but are not limited to: Residential conferences, day meetings, training days, away days, lectures, product launches, drinks receptions, alumni gatherings, award ceremonies, anniversaries, birthday parties, fine dining and wedding receptions.
Residential conferences can be accommodated in Colleges during vacation periods. Accommodation comprises comfortable student bedrooms; some have shared bathroom facilities, but many are en-suite and finished to an executive standard. During term-time, we can provide dedicated, non-academic, conference facilities, or source accommodation with local hotels.

Outstanding cuisine is available to those booking private dinners and we endeavour to meet any special dietary requirements. During the
summer months, you can enjoy strawberries and cream in open gardens and at Christmas, panelled, candle-lit rooms offer a unique festive feel.

Our Service
You can make an enquiry by using our online form or by calling us. We build a profile of your event and circulate it to all our venues, so you don't have to contact each venue independently; those with facilities that match your requirements and availability will then contact you directly.

We contact you again, one week after your initial enquiry, to see if you have received a satisfactory response, or to see if we can help any further. We do this to make sure our clients find suitable hosts and we like to find out where each event is placed for our records.

Once you have chosen a venue, we strongly recommend that you visit before your event and that you make a provisional booking, directly with the venue at your earliest convenience, as our venues do get very booked up.

Each venue has its own terms and conditions; please take the time to check these in advance of any booking, as cancellation charges do apply in most instances.

The Conference and Catering Departments in our venues will take care of all your event requirements and we would be pleased to help with any enquiries that you may have regarding travel or other activities during your visit, such as guided tours or punting.

Venue Finding Service

You can make an enquiry by using our online form or by calling us.

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St John’s College demonstrates commitment to customers with new training initiative

A Cambridge College is strengthening its commitment to delivering the highest standards of customer service by investing in its experienced team during 2019.

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Thirteen event organisers from different businesses across the region have recently attended a marketing masterclass to enhance their skills in promoting meetings of all kinds.

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Meet Cambridge, the conference and events bureau for Cambridge and the region, is demonstrating its commitment to delivering excellence after helping its member venues gain accreditation from the UK’s leading meetings industry trade association.

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Masterclass spices up vegan cookery for Murray Edwards College chefs

Chefs from a Cambridge College have recently been expanding their knowledge of vegan cookery by attending a Masterclass led by a celebrity television chef who specialises in Indian cuisine.

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Late availability for Christmas parties in 2018

If December is catching up on you and you just haven't had the time to sort out your Christmas celebrations, don't despair, we're here to help you find a venue, so you can tick it off your to-do list!

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Meet Cambridge celebrates 20 successful years

A celebration to mark the 20th anniversary of Meet Cambridge, the conference and events bureau for Cambridge and the region, was attended by more than 90 people, raising £2,160 for a mental health charity.

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Meet Cambridge strengthens regional remit with new Bury St Edmunds partnership

Meet Cambridge, the conference and events bureau for Cambridge and the region, is extending an invitation to venues within the Bury St Edmunds area to join its portfolio. It is also offering its free venue finding service to Suffolk organisers looking for suitable places to hold business events.

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Meet Cambridge celebrates 20th anniversary

Meet Cambridge celebrates its 20th anniversary with Bryony Gordon as speaker at an exclusive charity fundraiser.

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Thirty-five delegates attended an important conference, organised by The Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce and hosted by Murray Edwards College, which explored the issue of gender inequality at work and set an agenda for change.

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Caius conference team wins award

Caius conference team wins award for best customer service

A Cambridge College is celebrating winning this year’s Best Customer Service in the Professional Business Category at the 2018 Cambridge BID Awards.

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