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Arenas and Conference Centres

ACC Liverpool welcomed BBC Worldwide for the fourth time for its annual Showcase event

BBC Worldwide, at ACC Liverpool
The waterfront venue, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, welcomed over 700 global TV buyers over four days.  
Hall two of the convention centre was transformed to include 600 specially constructed digi booths for delegates to screen British television content throughout the day.  
Highlights included a star-studded dinner held in the arena with celebrities including Michelle Keegan, Russell Tovey, Kris Marshall and John Bishop. 


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ICC Sydney invites the world inside for a virtual look at its new AU$1.1 billion venue

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has today launched a virtual tour of the much anticipated world class venue, on track to open in December 2016, to a global audience in Melbourne at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME).
Kicking off AIME’s media program this morning, at Australia’s largest business events trade show, ICC Sydney has for the first time provided the industry with an animated movie that explores the sparkling new Sydney city waterfront venue and its magnificent views.


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Sydney Opera House turns China red to welcome year of the Goat

The Sydney Opera House lit in red © James Horan
The Premier of the Australian State of New South Wales Mike Baird joined Sydney's Chinese community on the Sydney Harbour foreshore for a special 'lights on' moment to light up the iconic sails.
"The Sydney Opera House is one of the world's most recognised buildings and we are proud to host the biggest Lunar New Year celebration outside of China," Mr Baird said.
"It's a spectacular sight to see the Sydney Opera House bathed in 'China red' as we farewell the Year of the Horse and welcome the start of the Year of the Goat.


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March madness for ACC Liverpool

ACC Liverpool

ACC Liverpool is set to welcome 32,000 visitors to a variety of events, generating £4.6m in economic impact in just four days.
The venue is hosting six majorly diverse events over four days in March, ranging from a party political conference to a series of concerts, from a boxing match to a public exhibition.
The Green Party will come to ACC Liverpool for its spring conference for the first time, bringing 1500 delegates from March 5 – 9. The political party chose to hold its event in BT Convention Centre due to recent expansion and an upsurge in membership.


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ACC Liverpool launches Pitch Perfect toolkit

Lyreco 2015 in the ACC Liverpool auditorium
ACC Liverpool has launched an online toolkit aimed at assisting agents during the pitch process.  
‘Pitch Perfect’ contains essential venue and destination information useful for a broad level of scenarios – from a detailed high level pitch to an internal briefing for management. The range of documents, which can be accessed through a secure login system via ACC Liverpool’s recently launched client extranet, include venue layouts, access to an image library, CAD drawings and digital versions of destination information including hotels and supporting venues.


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