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Scottish Event Campus (SEC)

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About this venue

Scottish Event Campus (SEC), one of Glasgow’s most iconic buildings, is Scotland's national venue for public events and the UK's largest integrated exhibition and conference centre.

This facility, in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities, is perfect for conferences, exhibitions and live entertainment events. That’s why you’ll often find the biggest and best events being hosted here, including the UN Climate Change Conference UK 2021.

Your event is sure to be a success at the SEC, especially with the help of a large, experienced in-house team and a world-class catering offering.

Event Spaces

The choice at the SEC is staggering. There are several spaces that on their own could be the centrepiece for your conference, while areas like the Loch Suite or the Seminar Suite are made up of several rooms that can combine to make their own self-contained spaces.

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    Lomond Auditorium

    Capacity: 624

    The largest room in the Loch Suite with retractable partition walls – perfect for conferences, meetings and corporate events.

    • PA System
    • Staging
    • Autocue
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    Alsh, Boisdale & Carron Rooms

    Capacity: 230

    All part of the Loch Suite – great in conjunction with the exhibition halls or Clyde Auditorium. Can also offer self-contained conference space.

    • Lecturn
    • Screen
    • PA System
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    Dochart Room

    Capacity: 200

    Part of the Loch Suite and great in conjunction with the exhibition halls or Clyde Auditorium. Can also offer self-contained conference space.

    • Blackout
    • Exhibition Space
    • PA System
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    Etive & Fyne Rooms

    Capacity: 35

    Part of the Loch Suite – ideal for speaker previews, organisers’ offices or boardroom meetings.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Screen
    • PA System
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    SEC Armadillo

    Capacity: 3000

    Also known as The Clyde Auditorium, this celebrated space is ideal for conferences, product launches and exhibitions.

    • Blackout
    • Stage & Screen
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    Forth

    Capacity: 300

    A breakout room that can open into the main foyer to create a bright space for drinks or a welcome reception.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Air Conditioning
    • PA System
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    Gala

    Capacity: 150

    On the first floor of the SEC Armadillo, ideal for meetings or breakout space.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Air Conditioning
    • Great Views
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    Hall 1

    Capacity: 500

    Can be a conference or meeting space, or a stand-alone exhibition hall, with links to the Loch Suite and Hall 2.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Exhibition Space
    • Natural Daylight
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    Hall 2

    Capacity: 2500

    A clear-span space that’s ideal for medium-sized exhibition space. Can also connect to Hall 1 via a retractable wall.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Exhibition Space
    • Flexible Space
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    Hall 3

    Capacity: 5000

    Can operate as a stand-alone exhibition or conference hall, or combine with Hall 4. The doors allow easy access for large trucks.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Exhibition Space
    • Flexible Space
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    Hall 4

    Capacity: 12000

    This is the SEC's largest hall, which can accommodate the largest exhibition stands or the most complex of stage productions.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Exhibition Space
    • Flexible Space
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    Hall 5

    Capacity: 4000

    This ideal conference or exhibition space can also link to Hall 4 and has easy access for large trucks.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Exhibition Space
    • Flexible Space
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    Katrine

    Capacity: 35

    Part of the Seminar Suite along with the Leven, Morar and Ness rooms. Ideal for a board meeting or a VIP room.

    • Wi-Fi
    • Exhibition Space
    • Flexible Space
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    Leven

    Capacity: 120

    Part of the Seminar Suite, with a comprehensive audiovisual package – ideal for presentations or seminars.

    • PA System
    • Video Conferencing
    • Advanced Lighting
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    Morar & Ness rooms

    Capacity: 60

    Both part of the Seminar Suite – ideal as additional seminar space or a room for breakouts and catering.

    • PA System
    • Exhibition Space
    • Wi-Fi
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    The SEC Meeting Academy

    Capacity: 614

    A brand new facility with a range of rooms (M1-5) of varying sizes – great for seminars, board meetings and team training.

    • Screens
    • Projectors
    • Flexible Space
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    SSE Hydro

    Capacity: 11901

    Separate levels available and on an exclusive use basis.

Capacity at a Glance

Event Space Reception Theatre Boardroom UShape Dinner / Dance Cab Lunch / Dinner Max Capacity
Lomond Auditorium 500 624 - - - 120 240 624
Alsh, Boisdale & Carron Rooms 230 220 30 - - 60 100 230
Dochart Room 200 192 30 - - 48 85 200
Etive & Fyne Rooms 70 60 30 - - 48 30 35
SEC Armadillo - 3000 - - - - - 3000
Forth 300 3000 60 - - 72 150 300
Gala 140 120 45 - - 36 40 150
Hall 1 500 360 - - - 144 300 500
Hall 2 2050 2500 - - - 504 1000 2500
Hall 3 5000 5000 - - - 1152 2500 5000
Hall 4 12000 10000 - - - 2196 6000 12000
Hall 5 4000 4000 - - - 1002 2000 4000
Katrine 30 35 15 - - 6 - 35
Leven 120 100 30 - 80 36 50 120
Morar & Ness rooms 120 100 48 - 80 24 50 60
The SEC Meeting Academy - - - - - - - 614
SSE Hydro - 11901 - - - - - 11901

Location

The SEC is in the heart of Glasgow, so the transport links are unrivalled. Its own dedicated train station is a short walk away, while Glasgow International Airport is less than six miles away. Driving is easy too – it’s right next to the M8 motorway with 2,000 onsite car parking spaces.

Travel

  • Exhibition Centre 0.21 Miles
  • M8 JCT 19 0.62 Miles
  • Glasgow International Airport 5.82 Miles
  • Parking: Onsite (2,000 spaces)

Address

Exhibition Way, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G3 8YW

Accreditations

  • Good To Go England

    This venue has been awarded the ‘Good To Go’ UK industry mark, the official UK mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business can demonstrate they are following the government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, ensuring processes are in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.

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Meeting rooms

This venue is not just for global summits; Scottish Event Campus meeting rooms will suit key business purposes. For local businesses who need space for a board meeting or team training day with lunch provided, SEC is a convenient choice.

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Conference rooms

The Scottish Event Campus conference venue is one of the largest and most capable in the UK, with state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities and an impressively diverse list of spaces. Among the Scottish Event Campus conference rooms, you’ll find five large halls, an auditorium and a self-contained conference space, as well as a wealth of space for catering, seminars, or breakouts.

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Catering

Levy UK & Ireland

Levy UK & Ireland promises to give each guest a legendary experience through premium food and beverages.  They are market leaders and pride themselves on providing high-quality catering and food services for iconic venues, sporting events, and conference centres across England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland. 

Learn more: www.levy.co.uk 

Food is our passion. It’s what bring our brands together.

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Sustainability

This venue recognises the risks posed to the planet from climate change and the consequences of this change being felt by people all around the world. That is why they operate a Meetings For Change promise: 

  • We believe in using fresh, seasonal products

    We aim for 80% of the ingredients on our menus to be British grown. All the chicken and milk we serve is Red Tractor assured. 

  • We believe in the power of plants

    We offer plant-forward menus, with a choice of great-tasting alternative proteins. 

  • We believe in zero waste 

    Whatever we’re cooking for your meeting or event, our approach is root-to-stem, nose-to-tail. We use recycled and reusable packaging wherever we can. 

  • We believe in ethical sourcing 

    Our teas and coffees come from responsible suppliers. Our chocolate is Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance certified. 

  • We believe in protecting our planet 

    Our climate promise is to reach Net Zero by 2030.  In addition, this venue has further sustainable priorities. Please contact a venue expert for more information.