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Event Centre at WIT Arena

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Events & Conferences

The WIT Arena is the largest conference and events centre in South-East Ireland. Easily accessible from all major routes and in a beautiful setting on the outskirts of Waterford city, it’s the perfect venue for business events of all sizes, from large scale national conferences to smaller more intimate gatherings. With a seating capacity of 2,000 people, the WIT Arena is also ideal for all sorts of social events such as concerts, gala dinners, parties and live entertainment. As a social venue, it benefits from a great location, easy access, excellent facilities and ample on-site parking. As a multi-purpose venue, the WIT Arena is extremely versatile. From trade fairs and home exhibitions to garden shows and cookery demonstrations, the main hall and various function rooms are flexible enough to accommodate a wide variety of public uses.

Inside the Arena

  • Main indoor hall (2,000m2): can accommodate 2,000 people for a seated conference or 1,000 for a seated banquet
  • 5 x seminar/training rooms: varying in size and layout, can accommodate 20-180 people
  • Pavilion (1,300m2): accessible from the main hall, with an internal and external viewing gallery, ideal for small to medium size events
  • Reception & large foyer areas: suitable for breakout sessions
  • On-site catering & hospitality: Menus can be tailored to suit your requirements, can accommodate small & large groups
  • On-site parking for 500 cars

Cutting edge technology & services

  • 250 seater Restaurant with in-house catering provided
  • Numerous bathroom facilities on the first and second floor
  • A dedicated House Manager and Technical Manager to cater to all your event needs
  • Ceiling height of 10m which can accommodate large exhibits and production rigs

    Technical Information - Indoor hall

    • Floor area: 2000msq
    • Dimensions: 60m long x 34m wide x 10m height (floor to underside of grid)
    • Power: 3 phase power supply, distributed throughout the Arena
    • Access: Direct access to the Arena via two large loading doors (3m high x 7m wide) operated electronically
    • Capacity: 5000 standing or 2000 theatre style. 2000+ seated concert
    • WIFI: capabilities have the latest technology throughout the Arena

    Restaurant & Bar

    Our catering service features a full range of culinary options from simple coffee breaks to silver service dinners. We offer contemporary menus built around healthy local produce and professional friendly service, all tailored to suit every taste, budget and group size. From our clubhouse restaurant, you can enjoy panoramic views of the outdoor facilities and surrounding countryside.

    • On-site restaurant & café
    • Banqueting facilities for up to 1,000 attendees
    • Contemporary menus using healthy local produce
    • Suitable for every taste, budget and event size
    • Main arena: seating capacity for 1,000 people

    Pavilion: seating capacity for 400 people

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      Location/Parking

      WIT Arena’s excellent location and closeness to all the major routes ensure it is the perfect place for your event. WIT Arena has parking available for 550 people. 180 of these spaces our located just outside the Events Centre with a further 370 in close proximity. At the WIT Arena we are proud to offer easy, quick access to car parking available for almost 500 cars. Parking for disabled patrons is located directly in front of the main entrance.

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