Venue Guide

Host An Event At Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre

 

 

 

Located in the town of Farnborough and operated by the team that expertly deliver the world famous Farnborough International Airshow, the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre offers delegates a stunning view of the airfield, and sits alongside Europe’s leading business airport. Easily accessible and a hub of innovation with a rich history of aviation and an amazingly flexible space for any and all occasions, this venue is sure to wow delegates and organisers alike and make for a memorable event.

There are a number of room and space options with capacity ranging up to 10,000 making this a very flexible venue hire choice for conferences, networking events and expos.

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre - Key Info

If you’re thinking about holding your event here, we’ve compiled all the key information you’ll need:

Venue Address

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Show Centre, Etps Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6FD

Venue Website

https://www.farnborough.com 

Capacity

10,000

 

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre Capacity

With 9 flexible meeting and conference spaces, and an overall 120,000sqm of combined indoor and outdoor event space, Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre can host events from a few hundred delegates all the way up to 10,000. Below are a few sample rooms and their capacity.

Room

Capacity

Hall 1

10,000

Hall 5

3,000

Inspire

950 (theatre style)

Discover

850

Innovate

360 (theatre seating)

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre Facilities

In House Catering Available

Yes

In House Audio & Visual Facilities

Yes

Wifi Provisions

Wifi Available

Accessibility

Disabled parking is available for all events, and Blue Badge must be displayed in order to be directed to the disabled car park. Even if arriving by taxi or private coach, you should bring your Blue Badge with you in order to be dropped off at the main entrance.

Assistance dogs and guide dogs are welcomed.

Induction loop audio systems are fitted in various locations.

Accessible and disabled toilets are available throughout the venue.

Event Security

Yes

 

Getting To Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre

Air Travel

Farnborough Airport makes it very easy to transfer to the conference centre without ever leaving the airport boundary. London Heathrow is a 30-minute drive away and London Gatwick is a 50-minute drive or 50 minutes by train to North Camp, from where it is a 10-minute taxi ride to the venue.

It is only a 7-minute car ride from Farnborough Airport,

Train Travel

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is within easy reach of four stations: Farnborough Main, Farnborough North, North Camp, and Aldershot. 

Farnborough Main station is 1.5 miles from the venue and just 5 minutes by taxi. Aldershot, Farnborough North, and North Camp are located within a 10-minute taxi ride from the centre.

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is roughly 45 minutes on the train from London Waterloo.

Travel by Car

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is located just off the A325, accessible from the M3 (J4) and A31. It is only 15 minutes from the M3 motorway.

Local Travel

Taxis are available in Farnborough, and there are buses available for travel through the town, with the 41 Ash - Farnborough bus running close by the centre.

Nearby Parking

Parking is free with up to 3,500 spaces. There is drive-in access to both exhibition halls for easy unloading or display of vehicles during events, and free parking for up to 3,500 on a secure site, all alongside Farnborough Airport.

Nearby Hotels & Accommodation

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre is in the 

  • The Falcon Hotel
  • Aviator Hampshire
  • Colebrook Guest House
  • SACO Farnborough - Reading Road
  • Holiday Inn Farnborough, an IHG

Nearby Bars & Restaurants

The Centre is located right next to the seaside which is a prime area for restaurants and pubs so there are clusters of restaurants nearby that you will be able to get to on foot. They include:

  • Brasserie Restaurant
  • Aviator Brasserie
  • Il Colosseo
  • One Eleven

Past Events Hosted At Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre

Past events at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre include:

  • Sustainable Skies World Summit
  • The British Motor Show
  • The National Running Show
  • The Southern Care Show
  • Screwfix Live

How To Hold An Event At Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre

You can find out more by contacting the venue directly:

Website: https://www.farnborough.com 

Phone: +44 (0)1252 532890

Email: event-enquiries@farnborough.com

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Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre

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