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Arenas and Conference Centres

Wembley size crowd throngs to skills event

WorldSkills UK LIVE
The biggest and best interactive national skills experience of all time – WorldSkills UK LIVE – drew to a close at the NEC, Birmingham on Saturday (November 17th).  
More than 85,000 people, virtually the capacity of Wembley Stadium, pre-registered for the three-day skills fest - an all-time record.


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Twickenham prepares to unveil new East stand to the industry

East Stand
Twickenham Stadium is set to unveil its new East Stand redevelopment to more than 250 leading event industry figures. The launch, which will take place on Thursday 22nd November, will offer attendees the chance to explore all six floors of creative event space for the first time.

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The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre raises the bar - architectural competition for fourth tower

Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre
The fourth tower at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre is moving closer to reality. A conceptual design competition has been launched to find the firm of architects that will help visualise Gothenburg’s new meetings hub.
In June, the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Group received the go-ahead for their expansion plans, and they are now taking the next step. The project includes a new tower block and extension of the main entrance to the exhibition centre. The new building will also link directly to the new underground rail station at Korsvägen.


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ICC Sydney formalises commitment to Australia’s first nations

ICC Sydney team members with artist Jeffrey Samuels and CEO of the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council Nathan Moran at the venue's official RAP launch
Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue first to launch a Reconciliation Action Plan alongside prestigious artwork commission
International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has today become the first convention centre in Australia to launch a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), bolstering its ongoing commitment to recognise and celebrate the cultures, practices and traditions of Australia’s First Nations within the venue and the events it hosts.


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