Venue


The 2020 Conveyancing Association Annual Conference will be held at the new and exciting International Convention Centre Wales.

The International Convention Centre Wales has taken inspiration from the world’s best convention centres. The result of this exciting joint venture between the Welsh Government and the Celtic Manor Resort: a stunning venue specifically designed for world class conventions, events and meetings.

Facilities designed to meet the practical needs that you, the organisers, exhibitors and visitors. Minutes from the M4 and accessible to major train stations and 2 international airports.


ICCW Exterior
ICCW Atrium
ICCW BreakoutSpaces

 

Accommodation

Celtic Manor Collection

For our guests that will be staying in Newport prior to or following the conference, we recommend staying at the Celtic Manor Resort. The Resort has a number of different hotels within the collection:
 

Celtic Manor Resort Hotel

Experience a seriously stylish stay at the five star Resort Hotel, featuring several floors of immaculately designed Celtic Manor rooms, situated right in the heart of the resort.
The Resort Hotel is a few minutes walking distance to the ICC Wales.
 

Coldra Court Hotel

Only five minutes from the Celtic Manor Resort, Southern inspired smokehouse restaurant, health club, pool and gym.
Coldra Court is a real Celtic convenience, with the Celtic Manor and ICC Wales just a complimentary shuttle ride away.
To book your room with our preferential rate, please use the following link: link.
 

Tŷ Magor

Tŷ Hotel, formerly Hampton by Hilton and now part of The Celtic Collection.
Set in South Wales, Tŷ Hotel is a convenient base for Newport, Cardiff, Bristol and beyond, located just off the M4 near the charming village of Magor.
Tŷ Hotel is situated 10 minute drive from ICC Wales.

To book your room with our preferential rate, please use the following link.

Alternative accommodation is available, with the following hotels being a short distance from the conference venue:
 

The Priory, Carleon

The Priory is nestled within the historic town of Caerleon on the River Usk. Set in a stone-built monastery dating from 1180, this refined hotel is a 7 minute drive from ICC Wales.

The plush, airy rooms are individually decorated and feature en suite bathrooms, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities; some have antique furniture and 4-poster beds.
To book your room with our preferential rate, please use the following link.
 

Holiday Inn Newport (Coldra)

Holiday Inn® Newport hotel is set in woodland a 1-minute drive from the M4 motorway. This straightforward hotel off the M4 motorway is an 8-minute walk from ICC Wales.
Warm, simply furnished rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. Both standard and executive rooms are available., please specify upon booking.
To book your room with our preferential rate, please use the following link.

Premier Inn Newport Wales M4 MJ24

Off the M4 motorway, junction 24, this contemporary no-frills hotel is a 4 minute drive from ICC Wales.
In-room amenities feature free WiFi and en suite bathrooms with showers, as well as tea and coffeemaking facilities, TVs with digital channels and desks.

There’s an adjacent Beefeater restaurant, the Coldra, and free parking. Breakfast (an extra cost) includes all-you-can-eat and light choices.

If you are using our preferential booking link:
When searching for rooms, please ensure you leave the room type and capacity options blank and just select the dates required. See below:

Directions

By Car

Directions by road from the East or West

As you are approaching on the M4, exit at Junction 24. At the roundabout take the B4237 towards Newport. You will see a large Celtic Manor sign after 100 metres, turn right. You will drive across an overpass (crossing over the M4) and then reach a fork in the road, turn right and follow the signage until you reach the International Conference Centre Wales.

From the North

Take the M5 and exit at Junction 15 onto the M4 Westbound. Exit the M4 at Junction 24. At the roundabout take the B4237 towards Newport. You will see a large Celtic Manor sign after 100 metres, turn right. You will drive across an overpass (crossing over the M4) and then reach a fork in the road turn right and follow the signage until you reach the International Conference Centre Wales.

From the North (Alternative Route)

Take the M5, exit at Junction 8 onto the M50 Southbound. This becomes the A40 to Monmouth, which in turn becomes the A449, which terminates at the roundabout beneath Junction 24 of the M4. Do not join the M4. At the roundabout take the B4237 towards Newport. You will see a large Celtic Manor sign after 100 metres, turn right. You will drive across an overpass (crossing over the M4) and then reach a fork in the road, turn right and follow the signage until you reach the International Conference Centre Wales.

From the South

Start out on the M5 heading north towards the M4, exit at Junction 15 onto the M4 Westbound. Exit the M4 at Junction 24. At the roundabout take the B4237 towards Newport. You will see a large Celtic Manor sign after 100 metres, turn right. You will drive across an overpass (crossing over the M4) and then reach a fork in the road, turn right and follow the signage until you reach the International Conference Centre Wales.

When travelling to The ICC Wales please avoid heading north on the A449 from Junction 24 of the M4, as there is no turning for 9 miles.

There are over 2,000 visitor parking spaces located on-site, with 700 spaces on levels -1 and -2

Car to ICC Wales Time Distance (Miles)
Cardiff 23 mins 14
Bristol 40 mins 31
Birmingham 1 hr 50 mins 105
London 2 hrs 30 mins 138
Manchester 3 hrs 170

By Train

The closest station is Newport Train station. For those who wish to travel by train, a short taxi ride (15minutes)
to the ICC will be required.

Train Time
Birmingham 1 hr 52 mins
Cardiff 13 mins
London (Paddington) 1 hr 47 mins
Manchester 3 hrs 26 mins

 
Delegates attending a conference at ICC Wales can now enjoy an exclusive rate when travelling by train with Great Western Railway to Newport*

Standard Return example (London Paddington – Newport) – £42 per person

First Class Return example (London Paddington – Newport) – £86 per person

Please be aware that these train tickets will be valid only with proof of attendance at a conference. Tickets can be booked up to 3 months in advance, subject to availability, one ticket at a time.

Book online now.

By Bus

ICC Wales has its own bus stop directly outside the Convention Centre with a new hourly direct Newport Bus service (Route 9) from Newport Train Station and the city centre taking 25 minutes to reach the venue.

Newport is the first city in Wales to launch fully electric zero emissions buses with 15 per cent of the fleet scheduled to be electric by April 2020. These will be in service at times along the new route to ICC Wales.

Other Newport Bus services travel on the Chepstow Road with the closest bus stop located a five-minute walk from ICC Wales.

Download the timetable here