InnovationKT'2012 Conference Venue and Hotel Bookings

Conference Venue

The conference is being held in Bournemouth on the South Coast of the UK in the county of Dorset and about 100 miles South West of London.

The conference venue is:-

Menzies Carlton Hotel
East Overcliff
Bournemouth, BH1 3DN
United Kingdom

Click here to see a map showing the location of the Carlton Menzies hotel.

The hotel is within walking distance of the centre of Bournemouth.

Booking Rooms at the Carlton Menzies Hotel

We have secured a limited number of rooms at the hotel where the conference is being held, or its sister hotel next door, at a rate of 90 per room per night.

To book a room at this price please contact
Angela Faber, Conference and Events Sales Manager
Telephone: 01202 552011 Fax: 01202 297845

To secure this rate you must book by six weeks before the event.

Please note that the conference organisers are unable to take any responsibility for a booking you make with the hotel.


Rail and Bus Links

Bournemouth is well connected to London and beyond by rail - see the National Rail Enquiries web site.

There are also good bus services to Bournemouth - see the National Express Bus web site.

Heathrow and Gatwick Airports

The main UK destinations for long haul flights and many european flights are Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airports. Bournemouth can be reached from Heathrow or Gatwick by train, see the National Rail Enquiries web site for timetables, or bus, see the National Express Bus web site. The journey is quite convenient and times are approximately two to three hours.

Travelling time to Bournemouth from Heathrow or Gatwick is about 1.5 hours or 2 hours by car. A taxi from Heathrow or Gatwick to Bournemouth is likely to be very expensive. We recommend that you use the bus or train.

Other London Airports

There are airports at London Luton, London Stanstead and London City, which low cost airlines fly into. These offer good value, and travel to Bournemouth from these airports is possible by rail through London, but journey times are likely to be quite long.

Bournemouth International Airport

Bournemouth International Airport is located at Hurn, about 6 miles from Bournemouth (15 minutes by car). A number of budget carriers operate low cost flights to Bournemouth from various UK and European cities. A shuttle bus service runs between the airport Bournemouth railway station. The Bournemouth International Airport Information Desk can be reached by telephone +44 1202 364000.

Southampton International Airport

Southampton International Airport is about 30 minutes from Bournemouth by car. Low cost carriers, for example Flybe operate between Southampton and mainly European cities. There is a direct rail link between Southampton and Bournemouth, and convenient bus links.