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Kegworth Hotel & Conference Centre
Kegworth Hotel Nottingham
Kegworth Hotel, Nottingham

Sales & Management Courses in Nottingham

If you are looking for sales training courses in the East Midlands, our range of courses run at the Kegworth Hotel, Nottingham should suit your requirements. We hold one and two-day sales training workshops at the Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre at various times throughout the year. We run several different sales training courses in Nottingham, including our Essential Sales SkillsTelesales & Telemarketing and Sales Management training courses. Our courses are suitable for people new to sales, as well as experienced sales executives who have received no formal sales training. Our practical and engaging sales courses will give you and your team the skills you need to increase sales performance and transform your business.  Please note that we also run most of these courses at our Birmingham and Leeds venues as well, so if the course that you are looking for in Nottingham isn’t available, one of these might be feasible.

We also offer training in key account management and sales negotiation to help experienced salespeople improve the performance of their important client accounts and build long-term, profitable customer relationships. These courses are complemented by two additional training programs: Presentation Skills and Advanced Communication Skills courses. These workshops are designed to help people improve their public speaking skills and communicate more effectively with large groups of people.  All courses are available to be run at your own premises (in-house) if you prefer and this usually becomes more cost-effective if you have 5 or more people that you wish us to work with.  Please contact us for more details of our in-house courses.

Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, Nottingham

Located just a few minutes from junction 24 of the M1 and only 8 minutes drive from East Midlands Airport and the associated East Midlands Parkway railway station, the hotel is easily accessible from all areas. As part of their services offered, the hotel offers a shuttle bus to and from East Midlands Airport.

The Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre is a 3-star hotel offering a good standard of accommodation and service at reasonable prices and within easy reach of the nearby cities of Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Loughborough.  It boasts modern facilities with many of the public rooms and bedrooms having been recently refurbished and guests have access to free Wi-Fi, 24-hour reception area and TV in the public areas.

We are often able to negotiate a discounted rate for delegates who choose to stay overnight, so please get in touch before booking your room.

Lunch, tea, coffee and snacks are included free of charge  to our delegates during the course, and free parking is also included.

Guest rooms

All  71 bedrooms are comfortable, modern and spacious with en-suite bathrooms with large flat screen LCD TV, complimentary amenities and free use of Leisure facilities.  There is a variety of rooms available to suit most budgets and you can upgrade to superior or executive bedrooms which are complete with personal gourmet coffee maker, business facilities and free phone use.  All rooms feature free Wi-Fi (also available in all the public areas), comfortable bedding,  TV, tea and coffee making facilities,  iron and ironing board.

A buffet breakfast is available and includes a choice of cooked “full English” options or continental with cereals, fruit juice, pastries, yoghurts, fruit, toast, tea and coffee all on the menu.

Room Features

  • Comfortable bed
  • Down comforter
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Separate hanging closet
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room safe
  • Work desk with lamp
  • Free access to on-site gym facilities

Business Facilities

The hotel features a selection of board rooms and meeting rooms plus up to 10 syndicate/break-out areas – perfect for holding our sales training courses. A fully equipped business centre offers desk and individual offices for short and medium-term occupation.

All rooms are air-conditioned and are fitted with whiteboards, audio-visual aids and flexible lighting. Ontrac Training always tries to ensure that the training rooms we book include natural daylight wherever possible.

Sweet Olive Restaurant

In the evening, a variety of dishes are available in the Sweet Olives Restaurant, where you can enjoy fresh local produce prepared by skilled chefs and offered as part of a healthy and tasteful Mediterranean themed menu. There are also traditional dishes such as pies, curry and steaks and of course, all accompanied by a comprehensive and delicious menu of starters and desserts. A more informal lounge menu is also available as well as room service if you prefer to dine in your room. There are several vegetarian options on the menu and they can also cater for special dietary requirements.

After dinner, you can unwind and relax in the newly refurbished sports bar and lounge. A variety of hot and cold drinks are served throughout the day, including wine, spirits, beer and cocktails. Discuss the day’s sales training activities, catch up with work colleagues or simply relax after a busy day exploring Nottingham.


If you are travelling to Nottingham Kegworth by car, complimentary parking is available for all Ontrac Training delegates attending our sales training courses.


Location and transport links

The Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, Nottingham is located in the heart of the East Midlands, two minutes from the M1 junction, 5 minutes from the international East Midlands Airport, and 10 minutes from the East Midlands Parkway mainline railway station. It is within 20 minutes of the centres of Nottingham, Derby, Loughborough and Leicester.

At East Midlands Parkway Station, there are direct trains to London St Pancras,  Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. The journey to the capital takes about 90 minutes.

The hotel is situated just off junction 24 of the M1 motorway, and is therefore well connected by road to all parts of England. There is plenty of on-site parking which is free for people attending training courses with Ontrac Training.

Contact Details

Address: Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, Packington Hill, Kegworth, Nottingham DE74 2DF
Tel Front Desk: +44 (0)1509 672427

Driving Directions

From East Midlands Airport:

  • Head south toward A453
  • Turn left at the first crossroads onto A453 – 0.5 mi
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on A453 – 0.3 mi
  • At Finger Farm Roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on A453 – 0.7 mi
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on A453 – 0.8 mi
  • At Kegworth Interchange, take the 5th exit onto Derby Rd – 0.7 mi
  • Turn right onto Packington Hill – 322 ft
  • The hotel is immediately on your right. Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derby DE74 2DF

From M1 :

  • At junction 24a (exit 24 if coming from the south), take the A50 exit – 0.2 mi
  • At Kegworth Interchange, exit onto Derby Rd – 0.8 mi
  • Turn right onto Packington Hill – 322 ft
  • Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, Packington Hill, Kegworth, Derby DE74 2DF

Places of interest

The East Midlands is a highly historic area and this is reflected in the large number of museums and historic buildings in the region.  Examples include the Elvaston Castle, a beautiful stately home set in magnificent grounds and the Derby Museum and Art Gallery which boasts paintings and artefacts that are of both local and international significance. The latter includes an exquisite collection of Joseph Wright paintings. Art is mixed with specialist exhibitions such as the “Soldier’s Story” where you can see a range of weaponry and objects, both military and personal. Also on display are historic artefacts from thousands of years ago in the Archaeology Gallery. Other museums in Derby include The Silk Mill which will shortly be renamed as the “Museum of Making”, a museum dedicated to displaying fascinating items from Derby’s rich industrial history and celebrating the makers of the past. It is located on the site of what is believed to be the world’s first factory and it will be designed to empower makers of the future through inspirational environments for learning programmes and activities.

If you prefer more adventurous activities, a visit to the famous Donnington Park motor racing circuit might allow you to watch a superbike Championship or perhaps take part in one of their “track days”. Or pit your wits against the Logiclock Escape Rooms in Nottingham.  Logiclock is an entertaining puzzle-based live escape game; a new form of entertainment, designed for small groups of 3-5 people. The goal is simple: escape from the room or series of rooms in 60 minutes using only the mind, logic and teamwork, solving all the puzzles and mysteries.

If you prefer the open air, the Great Central Railway is a heritage railway centre formerly known as the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre, which now offers almost 10 miles of heritage railway running through the beautiful scenery of South Nottinghamshire and North-West Leicestershire. Heritage Steam & Diesel services re-create the experience of train travel from when it was more than just a way to travel from one place to another.

Also nearby are:

  • Museum of Nottingham Life;
  • Canalside Heritage Centre, Beeston;
  • Bell Foundry Museum, Loughborough;
  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch Castle;
  • National Space Centre, Leicester;
  • Castle Donnington motor racing circuit;
  • Abbey Pumping Station Museum;
  • Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre;
  • The National Memorial Arboretum, Burton-on-Trent;
  • The Lace Market, Nottingham;
  • Nottingham Contemporary Modern Art Gallery;
  • National Ice Centre (ice skating), Nottingham; and
  • Leicester City Football Club (Premiership football);

Nottingham has a long tradition as a trading hub and manufacturing centre and is known for its fine lace. More recently, it has become a popular cultural destination boasting numerous attractions, including two large theatres and several art galleries. It also hosts many great festivals and events, one of the most popular being the annual Nottingham Goose Fair.

Known as the “Queen of the Midlands” on account of its broad streets and picturesque parks such as the Arboretum, Embankment, and Colwick Park, Nottingham is a great base from which to explore nearby Sherwood Forest, legendary home of Robin Hood. In fact, the image of this most famous of English folk heroes is everywhere around the city, and although his once enormous woodland hangout is now considerably reduced, it lends the city a truly unique atmosphere.

Nottingham Castle affords excellent views of the town and is notable for its bronze statues of Robin Hood and his merry men by Nottingham-born sculptor James Woodford. Destroyed in 1651 by Parliamentary forces, the original castle was replaced by an Italian-style palace belonging to the Duke of Newcastle that is now home to two great museums: the Sherwood Foresters Regimental Museumwith its impressive collection of medals and regimental uniforms, and the Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery.

Another unique attraction is the “City of Caves” .  Many caves exist in the sandstone underneath Nottingham, including the spectacular 322-foot-long Mortimer’s Hole directly below the castle.  In all, more than 450 caves lie beneath Nottingham, the largest known grouping of caves in the country, and have been used for centuries for storage and defence. Accessed from the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre, fascinating public tours of the caves are available.

If you find yourself in Nottingham in the evening there is a vibrant and varied nightlife to suit all tastes.  With cocktail bars, proper traditional pubs, indie cinemas, chic nightclubs and live music venues galore, Nottingham is vastly diverse when it comes to nightlife.  The city boasts some great theatre venues. The Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham Arts Theatre, Lace Market Theatre and the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall all offer a variety of performances throughout the seasons. If the cinema is more your thing,  The Cornerhouse, located in the heart of the city centre, is one of Nottingham’s best-loved entertainment venues.

Whatever you decide to do after attending our sales training courses at the Kegworth Hotel and Conference Centre, near Nottingham, you will not be short of choice!

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