10 reasons to bring your event to Aberdeen

Check out our top 10 reasons why you should host your next conference, event or meeting in Aberdeen. 

Recognised by International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) as a UK top city for hosting international conferences, Aberdeen continues to substantially invest and develop its conference facilities including the opening of P&J Live in 2019 – 48,000sqm of purpose-built and event space offering sustainability through an onsite green energy plant.

Aberdeen is home to two distinctive university campuses, a selection of unique venues and a range of functional events spaces.   The city boasts accommodation offerings from 4* sea view hotels to country castles.  It is understandable why Aberdeen is a growing destination for conference and event organisers.

Check out our top 10 reasons why you should host your next conference, event or meeting in Aberdeen. 

  1. International airport connecting to 5 European hub destinations 
  2. Most sustainable venue in the UK (P&J Live)  
  3. Home to many renowned institutions including the University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University and the James Hutton Institute, Scottish Agriculture College, Aberdeen Marine Laboratory and the MacAulay Land Use Institute.  
  4. Unique social event venues from ballrooms to castles 
  5. Exciting incentive opportunities in Aberdeenshire 
  6. Competitive hotel prices and capacity 
  7. Compact city centre with space to be seen 
  8. Attractive city by the sea with a unique delegate offering 
  9. Commercial business hub particularly within the Energy field 
  10. Scotland’s castle country with over 300 castles, stately homes and ruins to explore. 



Aberdeen has excellent transport links, very good hotels and is a very easy place to sell to conference organisers. It is steeped in history, has over 300 castles, a city centre plus a beach and beautiful surrounding scenery. The P&J live is a recent addition to the area and has the capacity to host large events.

Angela Kydd , Clinical Professor - NHS Grampian & Robert Gordon University
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We have world leading universities, a dynamic and innovative business community of global experts and a reputation for transformational thinking. Backed by world class event facilities, we believe Aberdeen and the North-east of Scotland can be the top destination for major business events, conferences, exhibitions and meetings.

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