Aberdeen venues

Aberdeen venues

Aberdeen’s choice of venues range from large-scale arenas and convention centres to boutique and unique options.

P&J Live  |  The Music Hall  |  Aberdeen Beach Ballroom  |  Sandman Signature Aberdeen |  The Chester Hotel 


P&J Live 

P&J Live - Aberdeen, Scotland

The largest event complex in the North of Scotland, boasting world-class conference and exhibition facilities that are all sustainably powered by local, renewable energy. 

  • A 9,000 sqm multi-purpose arena, with a capacity for up to 10,000 seated guests.
  • More than 48,000 sqm of exhibition space, nine meeting rooms, plus a banqueting capacity of 2,790 seated guests. 
  • Four conference suites, two of which are sub-divisible, giving seven spaces in total for up to 5,000 delegates.
  • Two on-site hotels including an adjacent 200-room, four-star Hilton with 257 sqm / 2,766 sqft of meetings space and an Aloft hotel with 150 bedrooms.


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The Music Hall 

Music Hall Aberdeen Scotland - @whiskyweegie

An iconic local cultural landmark, Aberdeen’s Music Hall represents the city’s performing arts values of optimism, curiosity, resilience and team-work. 

  • The Music Hall is managed by the not-for-profit charity, Aberdeen Performing Arts. By working with them to deliver your next event, you are not only supporting the city’s arts initiatives but also leaving a lasting event legacy.
  • More than 510 sqm / 5,489 sqft of meetings and events space, with the capacity to host more than 1,300 standing guests or 250 for a sit-down gala dinner. 
  • Located in the city centre with good rail and airport links, the venue offers Sandmana year-round cultural programme that is the perfect choice when looking to offer delegates some down-time. 
  • The venue’s dedicated technical team stages 1000 performances a year so they know how to put on a show.


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Aberdeen Beach Ballroom 

Beach Ballroom - Aberdeen, Scotland

The Beach Ballroom’s impressive architecture is an ideal backdrop for high-powered meetings and impressive networking receptions.

  • Capacity for up to 1,000 guests in the Main Ballroom. 
  • Four other rooms of varying sizes, ranging from 10 in The Boardroom to 150 guests in the Star Ballroom.
  • The Promenade Room overlooks the beach esplanade, whilst the Northern Lights Room overlooks the beach-front. They can host 50 and 100 guests respectively. 
  • Home to one of Scotland’s finest dance floors. It floats on steel springs which gives dancers that extra bounce.

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Sandman Signature Aberdeen 

Sandman, Aberdeen Scotland - @chrismackay87

Located in one of Aberdeen’s historic buildings, Sandman Signature Aberdeen provides bold, luxurious accommodation only a few steps away from key local attractions.

  • The 218-room hotel is situated in the former Robert Gordon University St Andrews Street campus. 
  • The stunning Robert Gordon Ballroom is Aberdeen’s largest hotel event venue with 420 sqm of space and various seating arrangements for up to 400 delegates.
  • The Alberta room can seat up to 100 guests, or it can be split into the Fort McMurray and Edmonton rooms for smaller groups of up to 50 guests in each. 
  • The Maple room can also be split for smaller, more intimate groups of up to 30.

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The Chester Hotel 


Set in the heart of Aberdeen’s fashionable west-end, The Chester Hotel has 50 luxurious bedrooms and suites.

  • A flexible conference space, with its own entrance, bar and dining facilities. It can be adapted to suit intimate gatherings or large-scale conferences for up to 450 delegates theatre-style.
  • The Granite Suite is the main ballroom, which has exceptional audio visual and lighting facilities, and free WiFi.
  •  Located at the rear of the main restaurant, The Granite Balcony is an exquisite private dining for up to 24 seated guests.
  • Smaller private dining rooms for 10 guests are also available.

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