Conference Business is Booming in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) are exhibiting at the prestigious IMEX, Frankfurt this week, showcasing AECC and Aberdeen to the international market.

IMEX is the worldwide annual exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events industry and AECC are exhibiting at the show in partnership with VisitScotland promoting the region and the Venue as the ideal place to bring worldwide events.

Aberdeen has had some fantastic Conference wins recently which will collectively bring around 4, 000 delegates to the area next year.

International Conferences heading to Aberdeen in 2014 include the return of: ‘Crane Expo’ and ‘International Gut Microbiology’ both in June, as well as new Conferences: ‘The North Sea Region’ also in June;  ‘Deep Offshore Technology’ in October; ‘International Federation of Hydrographic Societies’ October 2014.

National Conference wins for 2014 include: ‘Low Carbon Network Forum’ October and the ‘Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland’ in November.

The ‘Routes Europe’ 2015 Conference is another significant win for AECC and a press briefing for this announcement will be held at IMEX this afternoon (Tuesday 21st May) on the VisitScotland stand (F350).

Brian Horsburgh, AECC’s Managing Director, commented: “AECC actively promote both the Venue and the Region throughout the world and are delighted with the increased levels of business we are seeing as a result of this.  Aberdeen is the perfect place for conferences with a high level of both industry and leisure activities in the area.”



For more information please contact Sarah Coutts, PR & Marketing Executive on 01224 330430 or email [email protected]



AECC are currently at IMEX Frankfurt on stand F350 as part of the VisitScotland stand.

IMEX Frankfurt is held at Messe Frankfurt 21st – 23rd May, full information can be found at


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