One of the country's largest centres for events, the AECC (Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre) is home to many diverse events year-round. From trade exhibitions, to banquets and conferences, to entertainment in the form of live music, comedy, sporting action and so on, the AECC attracts numerous visitors to its site.
Since opening decades ago as a venue for Offshore Europe, many famous faces have graced the stages of the AECC. The likes of Tom Jones, Oasis, Iron Maiden and many other renowned stars have performed there, while X Factor Live and Britain's Got Talent are just a few of the many TV shows that have taken place. Kids can enjoy spectacular shows such as Disney on Ice while sport enthusiasts can marvel at various events such as darts tournaments and karate and kickboxing competitions.
The venue is supported by state-of-the-art technology and equipment, being the first venue in Scotland to be ISO 20121 certified. The spaces include the Forbes Suite, Fleming Auditorium, Crombie Suite, Gordon Suite and the BHGE Arena, which seats up to 8,500.