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


Sales & Project Manager
South East

Head of Shows Operations
Central, London

Sales Director
Central, London

Data Manager
Wimbledon



Analytics consultancy Acrotrend thrives on offering innovative...

Industry heavyweight and former pub landlord Tim Etchells, with 35...

Maria Schuett of Central Hall Westminster talks to EN about the...

Exhibition News December 2014
December 2014

Excel London welcomes 20 millionth visitor
posted on: 18/6/2014 12:17:36
ExCeL London revised

London Tech Week and The Protection and Management Series brought the 20 millionth visitor to Excel London today (18 June), writes Emma Hudson.
 
The lucky visitor – Adrian Jones, a partner at Trowers & Hamlins – was handed a special prize package, with gifts from Europcar, Leith’s at Excel London, Grange Hotels, The Society of London Theatre and City Social, by Excel London CEO David Pegler.
 
Pegler emphasised Excel’s achievement, saying that reaching 20 million visitors underpinned the venue’s “ambition to be the home of world-leading events.”
 
“Since opening in 2000,” he said, “we have hosted over 4,500 events and welcomed 20 million people from every corner of the globe. In 2013, we celebrated our most successful year to date, which resulted in an economic impact of £2.9 billion for London and supported 31,000 jobs nationally.
 
“We look forward to the continued success of our customers’ events and anticipate that we will welcome our 30 millionth visitor within the next three years.”
 
It’s been an exciting June so far for Excel London. The venue recently welcomed the Sunborn London Superyacht Hotel – London’s first ever luxury superyacht hotel.

Got a story for Exhibition News? Email Domenic Donatantonio

Follow @domminori


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
International Confex has announced a host of partnerships with some of the UK’s leading suppliers, leading up to the 2015 show.

More than 53,000 visitors are expected to attend events at the Bournemouth International Centre in 2015, contributing around £50m to the local economy, said BH Live director of venues, Pat Coyne.

New directors appointed at QEII Centre
posted on: 19/12/2014 09:49:06
The Queen Elizabeth II Centre (QEII) has expanded the team with the addition of two new directors in early 2015.

The Mind Body Spirit Wellbeing Festival has expanded its UK reach with the launch a new Midlands edition at the NEC on 11-13 September 2015.

FaceTime has launched a new 15-part series of Exhibitor Shorts videos, aimed at helping enhance exhibitor performance.