Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) are delighted to announce today, Monday 26th August 2013, that Space Solutions will be the new sponsor of the AECC’s iconic Northern Lights Tower.
The Northern Lights Tower is located at the front of the Centre, adjacent to Ellon Road, which sees an average of 23, 000 cars pass by each day. The Tower is visible from Aberdeen’s Beach Boulevard and is a key landmark of the City. The Tower itself can be used for cocktail and drinks receptions and provides excellent panoramic views. It is also seen in the majority of press photos taken at AECC.
The two parties have entered into an eight month agreement which starts this week ahead of the Region’s largest Oil and Gas Exhibition, Offshore Europe, which will take place at the Centre on the 3rd – 6th September 2013, and runs through to the Spring of 2014.
Aberdeen-based Space Solutions is the leading expert in workplace design and made the decision to sponsor the Tower to highlight the company’s commitment to Aberdeen and the oil and gas industry. The business which these days operates from six UK locations employing over 210 people was originally formed in Aberdeen in 1997 designing and accommodating the changing commercial and industrial space needs of Clients in Aberdeen the majority of whom were oil and gas production or service companies.
With over 600 events, and 300, 000 people coming through AECC each year, this new partnership announcement will further enhance AECC’s position as the key conference and exhibition Venue in the North-East of Scotland, and comes just one month after the announcement of GE Oil & Gas as the Venue’s new Arena sponsor.
Steve Judge, Managing Director at Space Solutions said: “The Space Solutions logo is already well known across the Granite City, seen on numerous sites and vehicles. We have taken this opportunity to join forces with one the North-East’s biggest landmarks to gain terrific exposure for Space Solutions to the international oil and gas market as it descends on Aberdeen for Offshore Europe. We are highly experienced within the sector having grown up supporting the sector here in Aberdeen and it has a strategic importance to our International expansion plans. In the last 12 months we have been engaged in projects in Paris, Kurdistan, Kuwait and Oman for existing Clients and we aim to continue to expand our service internationally.”
Brian Horsburgh, Managing Director of AECC commented: “We are delighted to welcome Space Solutions as the new Sponsor of the Tower following the recent announcement of the sponsorship of AECC’s Arena by GE Oil & Gas . Forming partnerships with local businesses is vital to us and this new relationship will be of benefit to both parties and we are looking forward to working with the team at Space Solutions in the coming months.”
For further information, please contact: Victoria Withy, Head of Communications at AECC on 01224 330487 / 07500 442550; email [email protected] .
For further information on Space Solutions, please contact: Kelly Paterson, The BIG Partnership on 0141 333 9585 / 0788 215 2914; email [email protected] .
PHOTO attached. L: Brian Horsburgh, MD, AECC; R: Steve Judge, MD, Space Solutions.