Sign in or Register | Newsletter
 
 
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!




Kate Bishop at LOLA Event Staffing, shares her best practice on...

EN catches up with Interchange MD Phil Vann as the registration,...

Microsoft showcased Bing Pulse at this year’s International Confex,...

Exhibition News May 2015
May 2015

Events up almost a fifth at Excel London
posted on: 11/1/2012 11:52:22
ExcelLondonRESIZED

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company has claimed events at Excel London jumped by almost a fifth in 2011 compared with the previous year.
 
According to the venue owner, events at the east London venue increased from 242 in 2010 to 284 in 2011, an increase of 17 per cent. The total increase across the group's three venues, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Excel London and Al Ain Convention Centre, jumped 18 per cent to 733 events.
 
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre was the stellar performer and saw a 56 per cent year-on-year increase as its total number of events shot up to 231 from 148 in 2010.
 
“The growing number and scale of the events we host is a clear signal of our ambitions and rising prominence in the events industry,” said Adnec MD H.E. Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Dhaheri.
 
One of Excel's key achievements, according to Adnec, was the staging of WorldSkills, the venue's largest event to-date. The event brought together 150,000 people from around the world making it, on paper, the most successful edition in the event’s 50-year history.

Last year also saw the opening of the 252-room ADNEC-owned Aloft London Excel, boosting hotel room capacity at the venue to 1,400. 
 
Excel was accredited with ISO14001 and BS8901 certification at the end of last year.
 
Any news? Contact exhibitionnews@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Green event platform Poken has partnered with event industry mobile app leader QuickMobile, the firm announced at IMEX Frankfurt this week.

Anita Lowe’s venue-finding agency, Venues and Events, has agreed a joint venture with design and technology partner Creative Example, which will focus on trialling presentation technology.

Real-time audience insight technology Lumi has formed a strategic partnership with Cint, the global panel marketplace platform provider.

Sustainability Live is to become edie, as part of a major rebrand of the whole energy and sustainability offering, organiser Faversham House announced at the 2015 show.

Tech Fest 2015 unveils speaker line up
posted on: 20/5/2015 10:20:08
Reed Exhibitions’ Sallie Coventry, Ricardo Molina from Brightbull and Miguel Neves, IMEX Group have been confirmed to present keynote addresses at Tech Fest 2015, during London Technology Week.