Why not hold your next event by the seaside in Brighton?

A compact city sitting between eight miles of beach on one side and the scenic Sussex countryside on the other, Brighton has the best of all worlds – city life, fresh sea air, green open spaces – all in close proximity to one another.


Booking Your Event in Brighton

Here are our top reasons why we think you should book your next event in Brighton:

   Beautiful Coastal Location

Situated on the south coast of England, Brighton boasts a stunning seaside setting. The city’s iconic pebble beach, along with the famous Brighton Pier and seafront attractions, create a picturesque backdrop for events. This coastal location can add charm and relaxation to your event, making it more memorable for participants.  


Brighton is known for its lively and diverse atmosphere. The city has a vibrant arts and cultural scene, with numerous festivals, concerts, and events taking place throughout the year. Whether you’re organising a Christmas Party, Conference, or just a small team meeting, Brighton offers a dynamic backdrop that can enhance the overall experience for attendees

Brighton is conveniently located and easily accessible from major cities with excellent transport links. The proximity to Gatwick Airport also allows for international participants to reach the event easily.

 Brighton offers a wide range of venues suitable for various types of events. The city’s eclectic mix of venues can provide a distinctive backdrop for your event, ensuring a memorable experience for attendees.

Brighton offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit different budgets. The city also boasts a thriving culinary scene, with numerous restaurants, cafes, and bars, providing a variety of dining options. Additionally, Brighton has excellent shopping opportunities and a bustling nightlife, offering entertainment options for attendees during their free time.


Here are a few of our favourite venues in Brighton that we think would suit you:


Doubletree by Hilton Brighton

The Hotel has a stunning location along the Brighton seafront, offering beautiful views of the English Channel. Guests can enjoy seaside walks and access the beach directly from the hotel.


Built in 1890, the Doubletree by Hilton Brighton is a short walk from The Brighton Centre. Brighton Palace Pier, the Royal Pavilion, and the boutiques and bars of The Lanes are all within a half-mile.

  • The Hotel has 24 meeting rooms, which include four exhibition halls, with a range of capacities on offer, making it ideal for both the smaller and larger events.
  • There are 321 bedrooms, with many offering sea views
  • The hotel has an indoor pool, fitness centre, and on-site spa.
  • The largest meeting room is the Oxford Suite, which can accommodate up to 500 delegates classroom style or 800 for a dinner

The AMEX Stadium

The AMEX Stadium, officially known as the American Express Community Stadium, is the home of Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.


Nestled in the South Downs, the American Express Stadium is one of the South Coast’s premier conference and event venues. From private meetings to large-scale conferences, the Stadium has a range of executive boxes and lounge spaces to choose from for your events.

  • Meeting and conference space for up to 500 delegates 
  • 31 conference and meeting rooms, with some offering pitch views
  • Concourses for large exhibitions
  • The Stadium offers free parking for up to 400 cars.
  • Great road and rail links
Lounge, restaurant, corporate event space, Sodexo,  at the American Express Community Stadium, Falmer, Brighton, season 2021/22
American Express; Branding; general view, training ground; GV; Amex Branding, Brighton & Hove Albion, American Express Stadium; season 2023/24
Lounge, restaurant, corporate event space, Sodexo,  at the American Express Community Stadium, Falmer, Brighton, season 2021/22

Brighton i360

The Brighton i360 is an attraction that stands on the seafront of Brighton Beach It is a vertical observation tower and is known for being the world’s tallest moving observation tower, standing at a height of 162 metres .


Your delegates who experience the Brighton i360 can enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of the city of Brighton, the English Channel, and the surrounding coastline.

  • The viewing pod, which can hold up to 200 people, gently ascends and descends, providing visitors with a unique and panoramic perspective of the area.
  • A variety of stunning indoor and outdoor spaces are available to hire for anything from a party to a conference or a product launch.
  • Imagine throwing a party on the giant glass viewing pod 138 metres high in the sky!
  • Or holding your business meeting with a spectacular sweeping view across Brighton’s beach.
  • There are several indoor event spaces separated from the public part of the building, which will suit events from 10 to 200.
  • There are also three outdoor spaces available to hire, offering uninterrupted sea views

FREE and unrivalled Venue Finding service!

Here at DeSouza Associates we know how daunting it can be to find a venue to host a business event in a large city such as Brighton, so get in touch today and we’ll do all the hard work for you!  

We will compile a list of potential venues to approach based on your requirements and will send a comprehensive brief to each of them to ensure we get all the correct information.

A bespoke proposal outlining all the venue information you require will be sent to you. We will negotiate on your behalf to get the best rates possible.

And this is only some of what we can do for you; we have a wide range of services that will make your life easier!

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Event Management & Planning

DeSouza Associates are professional event organisers with lots of experience in all aspects of managing and planning events, providing key impartial advice on venues, food and entertainment etc! You can find more information about how we can help you with event management and planning here.

Team Building

Team building  is a vital aspect of successful organisations and we along with our suppliers can help create inspirational team building exercises. Whether you’re looking for in-person or virtual team building, we can facilitate what you are looking for. Here are a few of our team-building ideas.

Virtual and Hybrid Events

We’ve all lived through unprecedented times recently when it wasn’t possible to meet up in person and everything went online. With that in mind, we are capable of providing you with extremely engaging events through our virtual events.

Alternatively, you may be looking to organise a hybrid event,  a physical event but also live streamed to online delegates who can participate remotely. This can be complex and confusing. Together with our partners, we will help you simplify the process and work with you to pull off a fab event!

If you would like to learn more about our services and how we can help you with your event needs, please head over to our services page.

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