Passionate about your events

The ICC is a truly world-class venue that provides the perfect environment to maximise your event potential, whether it’s a small meeting or a large conference. We work closely with organisers using the benefit of our experience to provide innovative solutions and unrivalled levels of service delivery.

As part of NEC Group, which includes our sister venue the Vox, the NEC, Genting Arena and Barclaycard Arena along with in-house caterer Amadeus, we bring Live to Life and are one of the World’s most successful venue management companies. 

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Awards & Recognition

Venue of the Year (over 500 capacity). Silver and Venue Event Team of the Year. Bronze – Eventia

2013

Best UK Conference Centre (Bronze) – Meetings & Incentive Travel

2014

Best Website Gold – Meeting Industry Marketing Awards (MIMA)

2014

Best UK Conference Centre (Silver) – Meetings & Incentive Travel

2016

Finalist Best UK Conference Centre – Conference & Incentive Travel

2016

Highlights

The venue is officially opened by HM The Queen in June

1991

We opened our sister venue the Vox Conference Centre

2015

The Conservative Party Conference took place at the ICC hosting over 300 events in four days

2016

Building work begins on the ICC site

1984

We were officially opened by HM The Queen

1991

April sees the ICC’s first event, BSAVA congress

1991

Euro ’96 Football Championship draw live

1995

G8 Summit hosted

1998

Host the Informal Meeting of NATO Defence Ministers

2000

The first meeting of the Cabinet outside London since 1921

2008

The Conservative Party hold their annual conference at the ICC • for the first time

2008

The Conservative Party returns to the ICC

2010

Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference

2011

Conservative Party return for the third time in five years

2012

The ICC secures three year deal with Specsavers

2013

The Conservative Party Conference returns to the ICC for the fourth time

2014

The ICC secure a deal for the Conference to return in 2016, 2018 and 2020

2014

The ICC secures a three year deal with the British Orthopaedic Association

2014

The ICC announces a multi-million pound refurbishment programme

2015

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Experience you can’t get at any other venue

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