QEIICC to undergo improvement works this summer

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
has announced a raft of improvements to the venue, including
connectivity upgrades.

The programme will see a comprehensive
refurbishment of the main entrance foyer, reception and registration areas with
works covering ceilings, lighting, furniture, floor surfaces, layout and
configuration, the business centre and the establishment of an executive

It will also improve connectivity between
the ground floor and first floor for Churchill Auditorium events, which will
involve replacing the staircase and improving the route to the Pickwick Suite,
as well as expanding its overall area and delegate capacity.

The centre will close between late July and
early September for the works.

“The QEIICC was constructed to an
exceedingly high standard – as a beacon of British excellence, design,
ingenuity and craftsmanship – a jewel of the Government of the day,” said the
venue’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Taylor.

“All jewels need constant polishing and the
QEIICC is no exception. We have worked with specialists to create a masterplan,
focusing on the customer experience and on improving the delegate journey
through the centre. 

“Client feedback has already been extremely
positive and I look forward to welcoming the industry to see the ‘new’ centre
in the autumn.”

The centre offers 29 conference and event
spaces across seven floors, including more than 2,000sqm of exhibition space.

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Paul Colston


Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

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