Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre

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Company bio:

Just 35-minutes into Central London and under an hour from London Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre is in the heart of the UK’s affluent South East.

Surrounded by a cluster of leading science, technology and engineering companies, the venue provides direct access to a strategically important visitor base.

A location that inspires, the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre draws on the pioneering heritage that surrounds it as the birthplace of aviation and the backdrop to developments that continue to shape our world.

Two purpose-built facilities – Hall 1 and Hall 5 – provide maximum choice and package options that can be tailored to meet specific requirements.

Inherently versatile, Hall 1 is a rare example of a modern venue designed by event organisers, for event organisers. Bright, spacious and with a sleek interior that can be easily adapted for events of all size and purpose.

The site shared is shared with the legendary Farnborough International Air Show, one of the world’s biggest trade shows, and its airfield is operated by TAG Farnborough International – Europe’s most exclusive business aviation airport.

  • 12,500sqm exhibition hall
  • Plenary space for up to 2,500 delegates
  • Nine multipurpose meeting rooms able to accommodate up to 1,000 delegates theatre style
  • On-site parking for 3,500 cars
  • Secure Site
  • Roof Top Terrace, an ideal area for receptions
  • More than 2,500 hotel bedrooms within 10miles
  • Cutting–edge Technology Location
  • 35 minutes from Central London by train
  • 30 minutes from Heathrow
  • Direct access to M3 & M25

Speaker bio:

Carlo Zoccali – Head of Sales

Carlo Zoccali is Head of Sales for Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre. He joined the business in late 2016 to drive sales for Farnborough International’s existing and future exhibition and conference venues.  Mostly known for hosting the world-famous Farnborough International Airshow, the venue is currently building a new facility, Hall 1, which when completed will catapult the business to become the pre-eminent event venue in South East England.

Before joining Farnborough International, Carlo was a mainstay of the events business at Arsenal Football Club where he grew the business to over 600 events per year during his three-year tenure at the club. He is a committed and active member of the of the events industry and is currently president of the UK Chapter of the International Live Event Association (ILEA).

Lucie Baldock – Account Executive

Lucie Baldock is Venue Account Executive for Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre. She joined the Venue team in January 2019 to a brand new role as Account Executive for the busy and growing conference side of the business.

Before joining the Venue team Lucie worked with the marketing team during the busy Farnborough International Airshow 2014, 2016 & 2018. During this time she assisted with organising the Airshow’s exclusive Welcome Reception which welcomes 1000 Aerospace industry professionals, government officials and international delegations.