Comprising a large auditorium, two multifunctional spaces, meeting rooms and more, the Waterfront is internationally recognised as one of the best conference centres in the world. In 2017, it was awarded the Best Event Space of the year and it’s impressive reputation goes hand in hand with its perfectly apt location, where Belfast was named the Best UK Conference and Incentive City Destination in 2013. The venue is situated in the heart of the Northern Irish capital, surrounded by spectacular cityscape making it an attractive spot for visitors. The Belfast Waterfront spreads across 7,000m2 of event space, divided into several halls of different sizes, a main auditorium, studios a foyer and more. Since opening in 1997, several big artists have performed in its auditorium, including U2, Robbie Williams, B.B. King, One Direction, Westlife and many others. It has also hosted many leading events, including Britain’s Got Talent and the 2014 Giro d’Italia Grande Partenza welcomed guests Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, arguably demonstrating the venue’s world-class reputation.