ASM Global Europe to showcases 8 premier venues at The Meetings Show

ASM Global Europe, a leader in venue management and event strategy, will be attending The Meetings Show 2024 this week, where eight of its leading venues will be exhibiting. Their comprehensive participation underscores ASM’s commitment to providing exceptional event spaces and experiences across the UK.  In particular, the teams at The Meetings Show will be showcasing the portfolio’s comprehensive conferences, meetings and events capabilities.

Attendees can meet with representatives from the following venues at The Meetings Show:

  • P&J Live, Aberdeen – Stand C61 
  • Sage ICC, NewcastleGateshead – Stand C81
  • Bridgewater Hall, Manchester – Stand D45 
  • AO Arena, Manchester – Stand D45
  • Connexin Live, Hull –  Stand C40
  • York Barbican, York –  Stand C40
  • First Direct Arena, Leeds – Stand C40
  • OVO Arena Wembley, London – Stand B45

New Venues on the Horizon

ASM is committed to bringing new spaces to the market and members of the team will be on hand throughout The Meetings Show to talk about future openings, four of which are expected between now and 2027. The new venues will provide cutting-edge facilities for a wide range of conference, exhibitions, meetings and events as well as live entertainment.

  • Becketwell Performance Venue, Derby (Opening 2025): A £45 million venue featuring 1,000 sqm of exhibition space, a 2,100-seat auditorium, and extensive banqueting capacity.
  • The Sage ICC, Newcastle Gateshead (Opening 2026): Part of a £300 million complex offering 5,700 sqm of flexible space, a 900-seat auditorium, and 17 meeting spaces.
  • Olympia Conference Centre, London (Opening Spring 2026): A significant addition to Olympia’s £1.3 billion regeneration project, offering a large auditorium, 14 meeting rooms, and 2,000 sqm of flexible space.
  • Southport Marina Lake Events Centre (MLEC) (Opening 2027): A transformative venue with a 1,200-seat auditorium and 1,500 sqm of exhibition space.

Spotlight on the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)

ASM will also be highlighting the benefits to organisers of working with a comprehensive portfolio of conference venues as it highlights its new partnership with the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA).  The BOA has committed to holding its next three major congresses at ASM venues. These events will take place at Olympia Events London in 2026, The Sage ICC Newcastle Gateshead in 2028, and P&J Live Aberdeen in 2030. The partnership emphasises ASM’s ability to deliver top-tier event experiences across the entire length of the UK.

Connect with ASM – The Meetings Show attendees can arrange appointments with the individual venues at The Meetings Show, as well as catching up with members of the wider ASM team, who will also be offering the opportunity to win a hospitality experience at one of the venues.

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