The Oxfordshire Business Awards 2022

19 May 2022

OXBA 2019 in the JHB Forum

Dione Dietrich, Oxford Brookes Venues shares information on the Oxfordshire Business Awards event taking place at Oxford Brookes in June.

Oxford Brookes will once again be the venue for the Oxfordshire Business Awards (OXBA) on Friday 17 June in the Forum, John Henry Brookes Building. This event is being organised by the Oxford Brookes Venues team.

OXBA is a large-scale event that will involve significant set up and preparation which will impact the Forum services and users. For this reason we would like to share the outline timeline so that all students and staff are aware of the logistical arrangements.

Tuesday 14 June

9.00 - 5.00pm – work in the Forum to dismantle IT equipment and make electrical preparations.

Wednesday 15 June

8.00am - work begins in the Forum to dismantle and remove furniture

Thursday 16 June

Set up for the event continues all day, and the Forum will be closed for seating. The key elements are:

  • 7.00am - late evening – event furniture setup
  • 12 noon - arrival and set up of staging and audiovisual (AV) equipment
  • 6.00 - 9.00pm – initial sound checks

Friday 17 June

Set up continues and the event takes place

  • 9.00am – full sound check, expected to last one hour
  • 5.00pm – band sound check
  • 6.00pm – event begins
  • 1.00am (18 June) – event ends

Saturday 18 June

The Forum will be reset throughout the day.


Cafe Central, Student Central, Careers, the IT Helpdesk and the Library will remain accessible throughout in line with their standard opening hours at this time of year.

All queries regarding OXBA should be directed to Dione Dietrich, Venues Coordinator at coordinator@venues.ac.uk