Corporate Hire

Whether you’re planning a small business meeting, a bustling conference or a sparkling awards evening, our modern and bright event spaces offer stunning views over the River Wear, providing you and your delegates with a spectacular setting for your event. Ideally located close to Sunderland’s city centre, with ample car parking and convenient links to national rail and regional airports, National Glass Centre is the perfect place to host your conferences and business meetings.

We have a number of spaces which can host anywhere from 5 to 150 delegates, all of which are equipped with AV facilities and blackout blinds. We also offer a variety of catering options, where you can choose from our triple certified coffee, BrewTea teabags and a selection of tasty midday snacks.

National Glass Centre offers an inspiring and creative environment, and our spacious and airy rooms will be a welcome greeting to your delegates. Contact us today to begin planning your next event.

Corporate Brochure

  • Team Building

    National Glass Centre’s Hot Glass Studio team offer an extensive programme of glassblowing demonstrations which take place several times throughout the day.

    We can also offer bespoke team building opportunities that you won’t find at any other venue in the North East. If you’re looking for an interactive way to entertain your delegates, our extremely popular bauble blowing courses are a fantastic option.

    Prices and times vary – please speak to our Sales & Events Manager for further information.

  • Our Spaces

    The Pod – The Pod is a unique ‘floating’ event space overlooking the Glass Yard. This space offers floor-to-ceiling windows which look out over the riverfront and is ideal for smaller business meetings or intimate private dining.

    The Riverside Room – The Riverside Room is a bright and modern space, fitted with contemporary lighting, natural hardwood floors and views overlooking the stunning riverfront. This space can be divided into two smaller rooms if required.

    The Glass Yard – The Glass Yard is a spectacular glass-enclosed room with panoramic views of the riverfront. Equipped with a built-in bar, this space is perfect for awards evenings and corporate celebrations. Please note The Glass Yard can only be hired after 5:00pm.

  • Contact us

    For more information or a bespoke quote contact our Sales & Events Manager:

    Jessica Roth
    0191 515 5555 (Option 5)
    [email protected]