In October 2013, Aberdeen City Council announced that a brand new, state-of-the-art events venue would be built to ensure the city continues to attract large and popular events and secures a bigger share of the conference, exhibition and concert market.
The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) is opening summer 2019. The £333 million development, being delivered by Aberdeen City Council in partnership with Henry Boot Developments, replaces Aberdeen Exhibition Conference and Centre (AECC), with 48,000 square metres of world-class multi-purpose event space including, seven conference suites, three exhibition halls, nine meetings rooms, a superior 12,500 capacity arena, luxurious hospitality suites and a high-end 150 seater restaurant.
TECA comprises of two on site hotels, the adjoining 4-star Hilton with 200 bedrooms and the Aloft Hotel with 150 bedrooms, just a two minute walk from the venue.
TECA is also extremely environmentally friendly boasting its own energy centre, which will use local renewable resources and advanced technologies to produce an energy eco-system.
With unrivalled public transport connections, TECA is located right next to Aberdeen International Airport, the UK’s most connected regional airport, just minutes from the city’s new western peripheral route, and in prime position for rail links between Aberdeen and the North of Scotland.
Events in Scotland are changing.
48,000 sqm internal event space made up of:
An additional 10,000 sq. outdoor event space
7 conference suites
Suite 3: 197 sqm
Suite 4: 198 sqm