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Event Management

Our team is trained to assist and advise in all manners of event and site specific requirements, no matter how big or small. Our experienced Event Managers are dedicated to providing outstanding customer service in the planning and delivery of your event. Whatever you are looking for, we can help.


Our experienced in-house hospitality team can cater for your event Ė big or small! Whether itís for your organising team staff when they have little time to spare or a 5 course silver service meal for 160, we can customise our menus to suit your taste and budget!


The University is one of the busiest conference centres in the county, and whether it's a meeting for†12 or 260 delegates, we pride ourselves on our ability to meet our clients' requirements and exceed their expectations. In addition to the University of Worcester Arena facilities the University has an abundance of modern facilities available for conferencing.

Event Security & Stewarding

Our team are experts in front of house services, visitor management and event stewarding. Your Event Manager can provide you with a Security and Stewarding package that will meet the specific requirements for your event. Our highly experienced security team can deliver a service tailored to your needs including SIA accredited officers with detailed knowledge of the Venue, to provide you with the level of security your event requires.

Sports Specific Support

Additional services which can be provided (subject to costs) by University staff / students. An overview of these services can be viewed in the Sports Services Section:

  • Sports Therapy
  • Sports Physiotherapy
  • Sports Psychology
  • Performance Strength & Conditioning
  • Motion Analysis (biomechanical analysis)
  • Performance Analysis
  • Data collection
  • Sports Massage
  • Sports Journalism
  • Sports Media
  • Administration

Venue Layout

Download the venue layout [PDF]

In addition to this outstanding facility, the University Arena has a number of support facilities available in close proximity which can be utilised for your event. These facilities include:

Event Hosting History

Our experienced events team have hosted numerous residential international, national and regional performance tournaments and events which have included:
  • European Wheelchair Basketball Championships
  • 2015 Karate National Championships, 2014 & 2015
  • Taekwondo British, English & Regional Championships, 2014 & 2015
  • European Cheerleading Summit, 2015
  • WBBL Play Off Final, 2015 British Wheelchair Basketball Association Continental Clash International Tournaments, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • British Wheelchair Basketball Junior Championships, 2015
  • Netball Superleague Finals, 2013 & 2014
  • Netball Internationals, 2013 & 2014
  • Netball U15 European Championships, 2014
  • British Wheelchair Basketball Tri-Nations Tournaments, 2013 & 2014
  • British Basketball Womenís Eurobasket Qualifications Games, 2014
  • British Basketball Menís Eurobasket Friendly Games, 2014
  • England Basketball National Cup Final 2014
  • Badminton National Masters Championship, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Boccia National Finals 2014
  • England Basketball 3on3 Tournament, 2013

In addition, the University Arena is the home and training base for:

  • British Wheelchair Basketball Menís Team British Wheelchair Basketball Womenís Team††††††††
  • BBL Worcester Wolves Basketball Club††††††††
  • British Basketball Menís Team (2014)††††††††
  • British Basketball Womenís Team (2014 & 2015)

More than just Sport

At the University Arena, we donít just deliver outstanding sporting events! We have hosted numerous non-sporting events which have included:

  • Sports Awards for various organisations
  • Hereford & Worcester Chamber of Commerce HR Professionals Conference, 2013
  • 100+ conferences/party nights/celebration events throughout 2013, 150+ in 2014 and 200+ in 2015
  • The Big Sing, June 2015
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales Concert, September 2014
  • Comedy Night featuring Lee Nelson, September 2014
  • Girl Guides Celebration Event, October 2014
  • Dickinsonís Real Deal, October 2014


Let the University Arena take the stress out of ticketing. We have the expertise and experience to sell tickets and promote your event, through our established ticketing contract with Ticketline. Whether youíre looking for allocated or unreserved seating with on-line, face to face or over the phone sales, we can assist you. In addition, when utilising the Arenaís ticketing service weíll provide ticket sales updates, electronic targeted marketing mailers, customer ticket scanning at your event and, post event data, all whilst you take advantage of our preferential rates.

For more information please contact April White on 01905 855525 or

Want more information?

If youíre looking for further information on our facilities, accommodation, event management packages and travel times from nearby airports and train stations, then you can view our Arena Information Sheet.

Event organisers contact us

The University Arena is a recognised events venue, centrally located in the heart of England with state of the art fully accessible facilities.

If you're interested in holding an event at the University Arena please contact our event management team:

Event Management Team
University Arena Events
University of Worcester
Hylton Road
WR2 5JN†

Tel: +44 (0) 1905 855 525