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Venue Cymru

Set beneath the glorious foothills of Snowdonia with spectacular views out to sea, Venue Cymru is a beautiful location for NSCC23.  


The building can be accessed from multiple entrances. There is an entrance from the main car park at the back of the building, and two entrances from the promenade side. 

Information / registration desk  

The information / registration desk is situated on the ground floor next to the venue’s reception desk. It will be staffed throughout the conference and the conference team will be pleased to provide information and assistance to delegates.  


WiFi is available throughout Venue Cymru. Log in details will be available at the registration / information desk. 

Luggage storage

It is not possible to leave luggage at the registration desk, but there is limited space to store luggage in the cloakroom. 

Conference organisers and stewards cannot take responsibility for any luggage left in any room. Due to security any luggage or packages left unattended may be removed and disposed of. 


There is a cloakroom on the ground floor, just adjacent to reception.

Evacuation procedures 

In the event of a fire in the Conference Hall, a high-pitched, continuous siren is activated. All persons should vacate the building. Fire Exit routes are located on all levels.   In the event of a fire in the Arena (Gala Dinner venue), a voice message alarm is activated. All persons should vacate the building. Fire exit routes are located on all levels. 

If the fire exit you use brings you to the front of the building: The assembly point is:   


If the fire exit you use brings you to the back of the building, the assembly point is:   


If evacuation is restricted from a particular area or exit, notification will be given.  



The Exhibition will host organisations from the public, private and voluntary sector showcasing their innovative products and services. It will be open throughout the conference. Lunch, teas and coffees will be provided in the Exhibition area.  


Delegates are strongly advised to sign up for the workshop of their choice in each of the sessions in advance. We will email delegates inviting them to choose their workshops in advance of the event. Once maximum numbers are reached, there will be no more admittance to the workshop.  All workshops will take place at Venue Cymru.

There will be stewards to direct you to the workshop breakout rooms. Please ensure that you arrive at the workshops on time, as latecomers may be prevented from entering and disrupting the session. Details of all workshops will be included in the digital brochure nearer the time.   

Fringe events  

There is a programme of fringe events on both days of the conference. Full details of these events will be available in the digital brochure, which will be available nearer the time. 

First aid 

First aid officers will be available throughout the conference should you require any assistance.  

Stewards and support staff  

A number of stewards will be on duty to help you with your queries, and they are easily identified by their attire. Our conference support staff will be wearing NSCC23 branded t-shirts and will be at hand to help you throughout the event.  


For security reasons it is important to always wear your conference badge, otherwise you may not be granted entry to the main conference auditorium or workshop rooms.  

Mobile phones 

Please keep mobile phones on silent in the conference space. We would love you to get involved in the online conversation whilst you are at conference, and please feel free to take photos and post about your experiences using the hashtag #NSCC23 and @ADSSCymru on Twitter and LinkedIn. 

Feedback form 

We would be grateful if you could complete your feedback forms, which will be emailed to you after the Conference. 


Please note that your attendance at NSCC23 confirms your consent and agreement that photographs, video and anonymous data information may be used and / or published by ADSS Cymru. By attending, you confirm that you waive any and all rights (for example, relating to intellectual property, data protection or otherwise) over such records in favour of ADSS Cymru, and that ADSS Cymru may freely use such records appropriately, as it sees fit.  

Gala Dinner

On Wednesday 11 October, the pre-dinner drinks reception will be held at Venue Cymru and will run from 18.45. The Gala Dinner will begin at 19.30 and will take place in the Arena, Venue Cymru. 

Please note that entrance for the dinner will be by ticket only and tickets will be checked on arrival. Dress code is smart casual. Click here to visit the conference website’s booking page to book tickets. 

Dietary requirements 

Please email events@adss.cymry to inform us of any dietary requirements by Friday 22 September.


Venue Cymru is fully accessible. Entrance to the venue is assisted by wide, automatic doors designed for wheelchair users.  

There is a dropping off point at the main entrance with plenty of room to disembark safely. In the car park at the back of Venue Cymru are 19 designated disabled parking spaces; parking is free for disabled badge holders in these spaces.  

There are lifts to all floors, which are wide enough for wheelchair users and with buttons at a suitable height. All steps are accompanied by ramps and public areas are spacious enough to manoeuvre easily.  

All reception areas are equipped with low counters.

Accessible toilets are available throughout the venue.

Interior doors are wide, light and easily opened from a wheelchair.  

Fire alarms are visual (except for in the meeting rooms) as well as audible and fire exits are available for operation by people with mobility needs. 

Welsh language 

NSCC23 is a bilingual event, with speakers presenting in both English and Welsh. There are headsets available for each delegate in the conference space with simultaneous translation provided.  


You can find up to date information to help plan your travel to and from the conference on Venue Cymru’s website: Getting here | Venue Cymru.  


Venue Cymru has an ample sized car park, which operates a Pay and Display scheme. Parking is located to the rear of the venue or on the promenade at the front of the venue.   Parking for blue badge holders is free when parking in a designated disabled parking bay in this car park with the badge clearly displayed.   Full details about parking options can be found on Venue Cymru’s website here: Getting here | Venue Cymru


We have partnered with St. George’s Hotel in Llandudno to offer all delegates a discounted price for their stay on 10 and 11 October.  Delegates calling to book will simply need to ask for Alice Woodward and quote the reference ‘NSCC23’. Contact St. George’s Hotel: +44 (0)1492 877 544.

Please see the price list below:  

  • Classic Double rooms for single occupancy including breakfast £110 
  • Classic Double rooms for double occupancy £120

Any sea views or premier room categories would be subject to the following upgrade supplements: 

  • Classic Sea Facing Double £20  
  • Sea View Suite £40  
  • Classic Sea View Double w/ Balcony £50  
  • Premier Sea View w/ Balcony £60  
  • Sea View Suite w/ Balcony £70  
  • Middle Deluxe Sea View Rooftop w/ Balcony £140  
  • Corner Deluxe Sea View Rooftop w/ Balcony £160 

More information coming soon.