Hotel Deals

We’ve negotiated some special deals on hotel rooms across the city for delegates, with prices starting from £69 B&B per night.
You can book online here.

Sheffield Central Travelodge (less than 10 minutes in a cab to both the conference and awards venues) have early-bird room-only rates starting from £29 per night. These rates are strictly limited.
You can book online here.

Train Deals

The nearest train station is Sheffield.

Sheffield Council have special delegate-only rates on East Midlands Railway. Standard class off-peak returns from London St.Pancras are available for £88, with first class available for £108. You can access these special rates by completing this form. You’ll need to allow at least 10 working days (or 30 days for overseas) between ordering your ticket and your date of travel. Tickets must be collected from the ticket collection machines prior to travel. You will need your reference number along with any card to obtain your tickets. Marketing Sheffield will email your reference number upon receiving payment.

Advance tickets are available to purchase three months in advance directly from the operator and may be cheaper. These rates are strictly limited. Check the National Rail website for further information.

Energy Revolution

This year the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) are working with charity Energy Revolution to carbon-balance the travel emissions for Festival Congress, through investment in projects that create clean renewable energy. We are asking everyone attending Congress to choose the most sustainable method of transport; taking public transport or car-sharing wherever possible. A £1 donation will balance a round trip train journey from London to Sheffield and £4 will balance the same journey by car. Visit Energy Revolution’s Carbon Calculator to calculate your journey and make your donation when you buy your tickets through Eventbrite.

Sponsors and event partners

Media partners

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For sponsor and exhibitor enquiries contact Paul Reed
0203 745 2897,

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