Need somewhere to stay?

The EMCC is ideally located in the heart of the country, on the University Park Campus and is an outstanding venue, which is why this is the 15th year that we are hosting our annual conference here! The Orchard Hotel, adjacent to the EMCC has 202 eco-friendly bedrooms available for Physio First delegates.

Physio First have once again secured discounted rates for our conference delegates to save you up to £30 on your accommodation booking. Standard and executive room options are available. Guest rooms are finished to a superior standard with modern furniture and many convenient amenities including a 32” flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, a refreshment tray, and more. Adapted rooms are also available on request.

There are limited bedrooms available - please book as soon as possible to secure your room. Please contact the hotel directly on 0115 876 0900 and quote PHYS230420. This discount code expires on 23 March 2020 and standard prices will then apply. 

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  • Single occ B&B standard room: £68.40 prpn
  • Double occ B&B standard room: £78.40 prpn
  • Single occ B&B executive room: £88.40 prpn
  • Double occ B&B executive room: £98.40 prpn

Quote PHYS230420 to receive these rates when speaking to the venue. This discount code expires on 23 March 2020.


From the M1 take junction 25 for Nottingham and follow the A52 East travelling toward Nottinghm City Centre. Turn right at the roundabout onto the A6464. The East Midlands Conference Centre will be left at the first roundabout.

Travelling by train the closest stations are Beeston and Nottingham. Nottingham Train Station offers direct train links from London St Pancras and Sheffield.

East Midlands Airport is a short journey away and is the closest airport. Getting to and from the airport is easy - take the Skylink Nottongham bus from Broad Marsh Bus Station in Nottingham City Centre.

For directions to the EMCC, please use the AA Route Planner on We also recommend that you check for road works before you travel, using the traffic website

Car parking:

There is ample free parking at the EMCC and Orchard Hotel. If you are parking within the University car parks, please visit Reception for a parking permit to place in your vehicle before making your way to lectures otherwise fines may be applicable.


If you need transport to and from the EMCC to the city centre there are a number of taxi companies you can contact:

  • Trent Cars Ltd: 0115 950 5050
  • Central Cars: 011 976 2222
  • Cabline Taxis: 0115 922 5226



The East Midlands Airport is within a 30-minute drive of the venue. Bus services are available into Nottingham City Centre.

Birmingham International Airport is approximately 60-minutes' drive away. Train links are available from Birmingham New Street Station.


There are a variety of hotels situated in Nottingham City Centre which you can also use. Please click below to find out more.

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