Venue - AECC

As the North of Scotland’s largest Conference Centre, the AECC hosts over 600 events and welcomes around 300,000 visitors annually.

AECC and Aberdeen are very accessible with great transport links to this historic and successful city, and to some of Scotland’s finest scenery and heritage!

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) was established as a Limited Liability Company in 1985, when the Centre at the Bridge of Don first opened, built primarily as a permanent Venue to house Offshore Europe.

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre
Exhibition Ave, Bridge of Don,
Aberdeen AB23 8BL

Tel: +44 (0) 141 248 3000


VisitAberdeenshire contains vast amounts of information on the city of Aberdeen including what's on, accommodation and travel information.  A few highlights are below to help plan your visit to the event.


VisitAberdeenshire is our official trusted hotel service provider.  They offer a competitively priced, free booking service.

The Holiday Inn Express AECC is offering a fantastic rate of £85.00 + VAT per room including breakfast. Please feel free to reserve your room with this rate via this link

*You will be unable to book a room with this rate via the hotel website directly.

For further assistance with your reservation, please contact Gemma Cruickshank on +44 1224 900494


For any bookings made after Friday 28th September, please contact Gemma directly.

Getting thereFlight connections


The region is well connected globally with daily flights to all major airports including all three London airports, Frankfurt, Paris and Amsterdam. The international airport also has many direct routes to most UK cities as well as many key European destinations.

For further information about the destinations you can fly from to Aberdeen, or to book your flight, please visit


Aberdeen’s railway station, right in the heart of the city, has frequent fast and reliable services to and from major cities. Travel on one of the hourly trains from Glasgow and Edinburgh or use the east coast line to travel from cities such as York or Newcastle.

Scotrail provides an express rail service direct to Aberdeen from many major cities. For timetables and to book your train tickets to Aberdeen visit the Scotrail website.

Aberdeen can also be reached overnight from London on the Caledonian Sleeper. Visit the Caledonian Sleeper website for more information about this service.

East Coast Trains run services along the East Coast Main Line and frequently run trains from cities such as Edinburgh, York, Newcastle and London further details can be found on their website.

National Rail offers rail services to Aberdeen and the surrounding area, perhaps when you get here you may wish to travel to towns including Dyce, Inverurie and Huntly, visit National Rail for further details.


No matter where you start your journey in Scotland, Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire are simple to get to by car.

Aberdeen is approximately 2.5 hours’ drive from Edinburgh or Glasgow and less than a three hour drive from Inverness. Well sign-posted, the surrounding area of Aberdeenshire is within close proximity of Aberdeen with the towns and villages easy to get to by major country and main roads.

For help with planning your journey to Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire please visit


Aberdeen Ferry Terminal is located at Jamieson's Quay directly across from the shopping centre, Union Square and the Aberdeen Railway Station.

The centrally located harbour is where ferries travel regularly to/from the Scottish Isles, Orkney and Shetland.

For more information about travelling from Orkney and Shetland and for ferry timetables please visit