Conference venue & hotel

The conference will take place at The Derby Conference Centre.

Full venue address:-

The Derby Conference Centre
London Road
DE24 8UX



East Midlands Airport (mainly used for domestic and European flights) is the closest airport to the venue. Other nearby airports include Birmingham Airport and Manchester Airport.



You can reach the venue in 5 mins from Derby railway station in a taxi, or in 25 mins by foot. The trains from London to Derby take around 1hr 30 mins.  International delegates should note that train fares are significantly cheaper when booked weeks in advance.

You may wish to use to plan your train  journey.


Car parking

Free car parking is available.



The venue complex includes a three-star hotel. Please quote ‘brake friction conference’ to get the following rates:-

  • Double B&B – single occupancy – £70.00 inc VAT

  • Double B&B – double occupancy – £75.00 inc VAT

  • Premier B&B – single occupancy – £90.00 inc VAT

  • Premier B&B – double occupancy – £95.00 inc VAT

 To book your room, please email or tel 01332 861 842.

If staying overnight, you must book and pay for your own hotel directly. The delegate fee does not include hotel accommodation.