ICC Birmingham to host Conservative Party Conference

The Birmingham International Convention Centre (ICC) will host the Conservative Party Conference from 28 September-1 October.

ICC to host Conservative Party Conference
ICC to host Conservative Party Conference

The ICC, which has hosted four Conservative Party Conferences since 2008, will welcome 14,000 delegates to the event across the four days, with an estimated £17m to benefit the local economy.

It will be the final autumn party conference to take place before the 2015 General Election.

Ian Taylor, commercial director, Marketing Birmingham, said: "The Conservatives’ return to the city is a clear endorsement of the party’s confidence in our ability to deliver first-class events.

"The city attracted a record 34 million visitors last year, boosting the local economy by £5.34 billion.

"High-profile conferences bring immediate benefits for local hotels, venues and restaurants, continuing our work to raise Birmingham’s profile on a national and international stage."

The conference was secured by Marketing Birmingham, Birmingham City Council and the NEC Group.

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