Birmingham's 'Vox' to host Peugeot Citroën awards

The largest Peugeot Citroën dealer group in the UK will bring its Annual Gala Awards Dinner back to Birmingham in 2016 after a year in Wales.

Peugeot Citroen will bring around 450 delegates to the Vox conference centre in January 2016
Peugeot Citroen will bring around 450 delegates to the Vox conference centre in January 2016

Peugeot Citroën will bring around 450 delegates to Birmingham's Vox conference centre in January 2016. The group will utilise all of the 1,278sqm space for the gala awards dinner and two boardrooms for management meetings during the day.

Peugeot Citroën held the event in Wales last year, but has cited ease of accessibility to the city and the ‘exciting proposition’ offered by the new conference centre as two key factors for returning the awards to Birmingham.

The Vox contains five conference halls with a flexible layout and is able to accommodate up to 900 delegates. It is located within Resorts World Birmingham and offers delegates a wide choice of restaurants, bars, outlet shopping, an Asian-themed spa, a Cineworld IMAX cinema, a four-star hotel and a casino. Its facilities include plug-and-play technology, complimentary delegate wi-fi, A/V, sound, lighting and crew package. plus a media wall and digital signage.

David Peel, chief executive of the Peugeot Citroën Retail Group, said: "We were first attracted to the Vox because it is new, fresh and exciting and because it offers a complete end-to-end experience all under one roof. We watched the fly-through video and had the hard-hat tour and were extremely impressed.

"Located on the NEC site, the Vox is extremely convenient for dealers from across the country to access – whether they’re flying in, getting the train or driving, the transport links to the Vox are ideal.

"When you add in the fact that the Vox is managed and supported by the team at the ICC Birmingham the decision really was a no-brainer for us. We’ve always had fantastic events and experience at the ICC Birmingham and cannot fault the staff, the tech team or the service we’ve received. The food is among the best we’ve had at an awards dinner and it’s even more impressive when you take into consideration that it is mass catering.


Peugeot appoints Adding Value for flagship event

Smyle wins with Peugeot and Citroën conferences at Silverstone

Resorts World Birmingham to open Vox Conference Centre in 2015

• For more breaking news and in-depth features, sign up to C&IT Magazine's daily Newstracker here

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in