From the stunning Baronial Hall, through to the historic Empress Ballroom, Winter Gardens Blackpool offers five acres of connected spaces to suit large conferences, exhibitions and award ceremonies, plus more intimate dinners and receptions.
The iconic Empress Ballroom, Opera House and Olympia Exhibition Hall provide a combined capacity for up to 7,000 delegates. Three more venues, ideal for events up to 1,000 delegates include the Arena, stylish Spanish Hall, plus the oldest venue at Winter Gardens Blackpool - the Pavilion and Horseshoe. It also offers a further three small rooms - Baronial Hall with its Jacobean-style banqueting suite, Derham Lounge and the Renaissance Room.
The Blackpool Conference and Exhibition Centre is a brand new, purpose-built venue, opening in 2020. It is the first major building development to happen on the Winter Gardens complex since the construction of the Opera House in 1939. It will be one of the largest venues of its kind in the north of England. It is split over two floors, with an exhibition space on the first floor and a conference space with a capacity of 2,000 on the second floor.
With a total 2,400 sqm / 25,833 sq ft of dedicated space, the venue can easily host large events. It is also possible to utilise the space in conjunction with other venues throughout the Winter Gardens complex.