Also visit: mashmedia.net | c-mw.net | exhibitionnews.co.uk | exhibitionworld.co.uk
Search

Three event wins for Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre

Share
article:
Share on LinkedIn Email Print View

AECC Tower The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) has won three conferences this summer, which will bring 1,750 delegates to the city.
 
The European Optical Society Annual Symposium 2012; The World Heavy Oil Congress 2012, and The Society of Core Analysts Symposium 2012 will make the city their home.
 
The Society of Core Analysts 2012 Symposium will be held from 27 to 30 August. This four-day event includes a conference as well as an exhibition, and takes place annually in different locations around the world. This year will be its 26th anniversary, and 250 delegates are expected to attend.
 
The World Heavy Oil Congress, having already taken place in China, Canada and Venezuela, comes to Aberdeen from 10 to 13 September. As the oil capital of Europe, the region’s diverse energy landscape (in particular the North Sea reserves) lends unique context for the technical expertise and business insight contributions to the global heavy oil community. One thousand delegates are expected to come to the city to be part of the congress.
 
The European Optical Society’s (EOS) Annual Meeting will be held over four days from 25 to 28 September. Launched in 2006, and since then hosted every even year by the OPTO exhibit in Paris, the EOS Annual Meeting (EOSAM) has established itself as a major European event with at least 500 attendees expected. In 2012, EOSAM moves to Aberdeen to reach out into the wider European community and broaden the appeal to those not directly connected with EOS.
 
Brian Horsburgh, Managing Director of AECC, commented: “It is great that these three societies chose AECC as the venue for such major events, reinforcing the emphasis that AECC and Aberdeen are a highly attractive choice in the international conference market.”
 
Do you have a news story for CN? Email: vcarley@mashmedia.net

23 Aug 12

Contendam shapes up with medical conference contracts
Contendam, formerly Congrex UK, has received a conference tonic with a series of medical association management and meetings... ...read more
National Bid Fund helps Aberdeen land European congress
Scotland’s Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, in partnership with the James Hutton Institute, has announced that the European Society for Rural Sociology... ...read more
Ashfield appoints David Kerr as senior creative director
Ashfield Meetings & Events recently appointed David Kerr as Senior Director of Creative and Production Services.... ...read more
The Meetings Show partners with EVCOM to raise profile
New industry association EVCOM and The Meetings Show have announced a partnership designed “to raise the profile of the show” and benefit the... ...read more
Boris backs idea of London bid for World Expo
London Mayor Boris Johnson is keen to back a bid from the capital to host the World Expo in 2025.... ...read more

News Archive
Partners & Associations
I.C.C.A
Conference Centres of Excellence
Meetings Industry Association
VENUEmasters
International Confex
Conference and Meetings World
Conference News - Online
Conference News Supplement - Online
Mash Media
Home | News | Features | Blogs | Events Diary | Jobs | Directory | Subscribe | Print Magazines | Contact Us
© 2008 - 2014 Mash Media Group