Blackpool's new £25m Conference and Exhibition Centre opening summer 2019

Venue for up to 2,000 delegates will be integrated with Winter Gardens.

A drawing of what the new conference centre will look like
A drawing of what the new conference centre will look like

The new Conference and Exhibition Centre in Blackpool will open in summer 2019.

It is part of Blackpool’s ongoing regeneration and aim to transform itself into a modern conference destination.

The new venue will able to accommodate 2,000 delegates across 6,150sqm. It will be available to book as a standalone venue or can be integrated with the Winter Gardens exhibition and events venues - to which it will be directly linked - creating an overall capacity of 7,000. 

With the addition of the new Conference and Exhibition Centre, the Winter Gardens will become a hub of 12 distinct venues, all under one roof.

"Blackpool has enjoyed over £500m of new investment and improved infrastructure over recent years, much of which has been carefully planned to create an integrated and hassle-free experience for visitors," said Mandy Tythe-McCallum, head of Blackpool’s Business Tourism team.


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