Venue and accommodation

Monday 10 to Wednesday 12 September 2018
East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, Nottingham, UK 

The De Vere Orchard Hotel is a stylish, eco-friendly hotel located next to the modern event venue, De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre and is set in 330 acres of the University of Nottingham’s landscaped parkland. Just two miles from Nottingham city centre, De Vere Orchard Hotel is just 10 minutes from J25 of the M1, 20 minutes from East Midlands Airport, with direct trains into central London.

Nottingham is a large city in the East Midlands with an award-winning public transport system. It is well known internationally for its links with the Robin Hood legends and for the hilltop Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery. In the Lace Market area, once the centre of the world’s lace industry, the Galleries of Justice Museum has crime-related exhibits. Nottingham is also famous for the Raleigh bicycle and tobacco industries. Famous landmarks include Sherwood Forest, Nottingham Castle, Caves of Nottingham, Wollaton Hall and one of England’s oldest and most unusual pubs.
The De Vere Orchard Hotel was awarded with Best Sustainable Venue at the CHS 2017 Awards. At De Vere Orchard Hotel, contemporary design makes the most of natural daylight and has been built to the highest environmental standards, creating energising yet relaxing spaces. With outdoor terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows and modern décor; this hotel offers a stylish retreat whether you’re here for business or pleasure. When it comes to eating and drinking, there’s a brasserie style restaurant and bar to choose from that serve up the very best of local and seasonal food. Whilst upstairs, a collection of bedrooms offer just the place to unwind after a busy day.  Free, superfast Wi-Fi with a maximum bandwidth of 1 Gb is available throughout the hotel.

This year’s hotel is of a very high standard and offers a good reduction on the standard price. As such, these rooms will be filled very quickly so it is advisable to make any bookings as soon as possible.

Further information about the De Vere Orchard Hotel can be found here.
To ensure you are able to gain accommodation in the hotel see the booking details for delegates below.
Bed & Breakfast Single occupancy room @ £102 per room per night
Bed & Breakfast Double occupancy room @ £112 per room per night

To make your reservation call +44 (0)115 876 0900 or email in-house reservations at:
Quote the name of the event, date and the booking reference in order to receive the agreed rate.

Office hours:
Mon-Fri: 8.00am – 9.00pm
Sat-Sun: 9.00am – 6.00pm

Alternative accommodationDe Vere Jubilee Conference Centre
(Just a 20 minute walk from the East Midlands Conference Centre)

Bed & Breakfast Single occupancy room @ £84 per room per night
Bed & Breakfast Double occupancy room @ £94 per room per night

Rutland Hall (Student Accommodation)
A mixture of period buildings with modern state-of-the-art facilities makes Rutland Hall one of the University of Nottingham's most recognisable halls. It is closely located to the East Midlands Conference Centre and bus and tram routes to take you directly into the city centre.

Bed & Breakfast @ £50.00 + VAT per room per night to include:-
-    Accommodation in en-suite bedroom
-    Towels, toiletries and bed linen
-    Tea and coffee making facilities
-    Full english breakfast
-    Complimentary car parking
-    Complimentary Wi-Fi
-    Dedicated event co-ordinator

In order to book a room at the student accommodation, please download and fill in the form below. Once you have done this, please save the form and email it back to, or

Student Accommodation Booking Form

For further information contact: Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1604 438300; Fax: +44 (0)1604 438301; Email:; Web: