AECC Make Finalist List in Two Categories at the 2013 Meeting Industry Marketing Awards!

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) is delighted to have been named as a finalist at the Meeting Industry Marketing Awards in both the ‘Best Brand Marketing Campaign’ and ‘Best Integrated Marketing Campaign’ categories.

Now in its 12th year, the Meeting Industry Marketing Award (MIMA) was launched to raise the standards of marketing in the events industry and to give recognition to marketers.  Organised by Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine, the presentation dinner will take place in London on Thursday 24th October 2013.

Judging takes into account best use of budget and return on investment as well as campaign strategy, execution and creativity.

AECC, the largest conference, exhibition, banqueting and entertainment Venue in the North-East of Scotland, has gained recognition this year, being named ‘Best Conference Venue in Scotland’ in The Annual MICE Report Awards 2013 as well as being named as a finalist in the prestigious forthcoming Scottish Event Awards in the ‘Best Large Venue’ Category which will be announced 26th September.

This news comes in a week where the AECC hosts its largest show with the advent of Offshore Europe 2013, organised by Reed Exhibitions.  The show is in its third day and is welcoming thousands of national and international visitors from the Oil and Gas industry.

Brian Horsburgh, Managing Director, AECC said: “We are delighted with the news that AECC are in the finals of the MIMA Awards, the strong creativity and innovation at the Centre is evident throughout the whole business.  We have excellent, recognisable branding with a very strong personality and it is encouraging to gain recognition at this level.”


Notes for Editors

For information on AECC please contact Sarah Coutts, Senior PR & Marketing Executive on 01224 330 430, [email protected]        

For information about the MIMA Awards 2013 visit:

*Offshore Europe (OE) is the biennial Oil and Gas Exhibition which takes place at AECC every second September. OE, the largest oil and gas production show in the Eastern Hemisphere, brought a record breaking 45, 000 attendees to the AECC in 2011, a 20% increase over 2009. Run by Reed Exhibitions, the 2013 Show is expected to attract in the region of 48, 000 attendees and an increased exhibition space of 6% to 49, 000m2. The event takes place this year from the 3rd – 6th September. For more information visit:


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