Virtual discoveries: virtual tours of UK convention centres

Friday 29 May 2020

As travel and events are mostly on pause, now is a great time to virtually explore the UK's great venues, ready to welcome your events back in the future when the time is right.

Manchester_Central, Manchester

Manchester Central, Manchester, England

Take a virtual tour of this historical venue and discover the endless possibilities at Manchester Central, only 20 minutes from Manchester Airport. Once serving a Manchester’s main central railway station, you can virtually walk beneath the 64-metre arched roof to explore the impressive Central Hall. Begin your discovery at Manchester Central’s website.

 

ICC Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Conveniently located in the Titanic Quarter in Northern Ireland’s capital city, ICC Belfast boasts up to 7,000 sqm / 75,000 sq ft of awe-inspiring space. Take your time exploring this leading convention centre that offers an impressive 2,000-person auditorium and a series of breakout spaces with tranquil riverside views, only 8 minutes from the closest airport. Visit the ICC Belfast website to take the virtual tour.

 

ACC Liverpool, Liverpool, England

Welcome to ACC Liverpool – Europe’s only interconnected arena, conference and exhibition centre, only 25 minutes from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Take a virtual tour of this world-class venue, located on Liverpool’s UNESCO world-heritage waterfront, and explore over 15,225 sqm/ 163,880sq ft of high-quality events space. Start your virtual tour at the ACC Liverpool website.

 

ICC Wales, Newport, Wales

You can explore the newly-opened ICC Wales from the comfort of your own home here, offering an exciting opportunity to organisers and delegates alike. The convention centre offers 26,000 sqm /  279,861 sm ft of events space for up to 5,000 delegates, including a 1,500 seat tiered auditorium and a 4,000 sqm / 43,000  sqft pillar-free exhibition hall. Take a tour at the ICC Wales website.

 

ExCeL London, England 

Explore this iconic convention centre, right in the heart of London's historic Royal Docks. Just a 5-minute drive from London City Airport, ExCeL London offers over 100,000 sqm/ 1,076,391 sqft of flexible space, from larger multi-purpose event halls to state-of-the-art conference facilities. It is also home to London's International Convention Centre (ICC) which includes a fully flexible auditorium for 4,500 delegates and a multitude of meeting rooms which can accommodate up to 1,000 theatre style. Take this virtual tour on the ExCeL London website to discover more. 

 

Edinburgh International Convention Centre (EICC), Scotland

Take a virtual tour of the EICC – Edinburgh’s largest events venue only 15 minutes from the nearest airport. See the venue’s two highly adaptable auditoria which includes the incredibly flexible Lennox Suite, accommodating up to 2,000 guests, and the spectacular 1,200-delegate Pentland Suite. Or explore the venues’ Strathblane Hall which can host up to 850 delegates. Begin your virtual discovery at the EICC website.

 

The ICC Birmingham, England

Located in the heart of this rapidly changing city, the ICC Birmingham has a total combined capacity for 8,000 delegates. Only 25 minutes from Birmingham Airport. Virtually explore this impressive venue and discover its range of adaptable and bespoke spaces consisting of 10 executive meetings rooms and 10 conference halls, including Hall Three which can hold up to 3,000 delegates in over 3,000 sqm / 32,000 sm ft of space.Discover more at the ICC Birmingham website.

 

Olympia London, England

Looking for something in the heart of England’s capital? Discover Olympia London, only 20 minutes from Heathrow Airport. This impressive venue consists of a collection of seven event spaces that combine Victorian design with modern functionality. Originally opened in 1886, the venue’s 10,000 sqm / 107,000 sq ft column-free exhibition hall makes for a dramatic setting for exhibitions and events. But it won’t stop there, with an exciting development plan that will include two new hotels, a cinema and two new performance art venues. Virtually visit this impressive space at the Olympia London website.

 

Riviera International Conference Centre, Devon, England

Looking for some inspiration to brighten up your conferences? Look no further than the Riviera International Conference Centre, located just off Torquay’s glorious seafront in South Devon, in England’s south coast. Just 30 minutes from Exeter Airport. Enjoy a virtual show round of the venue, including its three multi-functional conference and exhibition halls. Learn more at the Riviera International Conference Centre website.

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