About Us

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) was established as a Limited Liability Company in 1985, when the centre at the Bridge of Don first opened, built primarily as a permanent venue to house Offshore Europe.

At AECC it’s our years of experience that mean peace of mind for your event, whether it is for two people, 2, 000 or more. With in-house AV/IT, catering, event management and exhibition teams, you can rely on our dedicated teams to ensure your event will run smoothly!

As the North of Scotland’s largest Conference Centre, we host more than 600 events and welcome around 300, 000 visitors annually. AECC and Aberdeen are very accessible with great transport links to this historic and successful city, and to some of Scotland’s finest scenery and heritage.

The range of events the Venue can accommodate are very wide-ranging and include:

  • Conferences: Association, Corporate, Governmental at local, national and international levels (accommodating from two to 2, 000 delegates)
  • Exhibitions: Trade and consumer
  • Entertainment: Concerts, Comedy and Ice shows (up to 8, 500 standing)
  • Live Sporting events: Snooker, Boxing, Wrestling and Darts
  • Banqueting: Dinner Dances, Charity Balls, Awards Dinners
  • Meetings and Training Seminars