Conference Win for P&J Live Aberdeen

Posted:
3 February 2020
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The British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) have confirmed that P&J Live Aberdeen will host their 2021 Annual Conference. Bringing around 3,000 of their members to the region, one of the UK’s largest medical conferences will take place in the Baker Hughes Conference and Exhibition Hub at P&J Live between the 21st and 24th September next year.

BOA is the Surgical Specialty Association for Trauma and Orthopaedics in the UK. Providing national leadership, a unifying focus, and charitable endeavour by caring for patients, supporting surgeons and transforming lives.

Justine Clarke, Chief Operating Officer at BOA commented, “We are delighted to bring the British Orthopaedic Association Congress to P&J Live, Aberdeen in 2021 and excited about and the opportunity to return to Scotland at this state-of-the-art venue.

The events space will help maximise the opportunities for creating a large and engaging exhibition and provide our delegates with a unique Congress experience.”

P&J Live is Scotland’s brand new event complex, encompassing 48,000 sqm of world class multi-purpose event space including, seven conference suites, three exhibition halls, eleven meeting rooms, and a superior 9,000 sqm arena. Offering organisers a flexible and technologically advanced space for their events.

Nick Waight, Managing Director at P&J Live stated, “We look forward to welcoming BOA to Aberdeen and to our brand new event complex. Our new venue has really put Aberdeen on the map, situated just 1.5 miles from the airport, and only an hour flight from London we are more accessible than ever. We are hugely proud BOA have chosen to hold their conference and exhibition in Aberdeen in 2021, and to showcase the facility and city to our new visitors.”

P&J Live is the most sustainable venue of its type in the UK, and is on course to achieve BREEAM excellence which is the highest environmental standard possible.

The region has thrived with recent investment, including the opening of Europe’s largest new road scheme, the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route, Aberdeen International Airport and new harbour developments creating an energised, connected and revitalised city.

Chris Foy, Chief Executive Officer, VisitAberdeenshire said: “The Convention and Events Bureau has been working collaboratively with the P&J Live team to help attract high calibre business events, that will in turn, bring new visitors to the region.

“We look forward to welcoming the British Orthopaedic Association and its delegates to Aberdeen and the surrounding area next year.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is there parking available at P&J Live?

Yes, there is parking available on-site at P&J Live.

There are various ways to pay for your parking at P&J Live

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 1 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Overground Car Park.

Is there parking charges?

Up to 3 hours - £3.50

Up to 8 hours - £10.00

Please find full details on our parking tariff here. Please pay on exit by entering your car registration

How can I pay for parking?

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 1 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Overground Car Park.

Can I drop off and pick up someone without paying parking fees?

If you are dropping off or picking someone up from an event, please note the maximum wait time in our car parks is 30 minutes. Parking charges will apply if your car is within the car park for more than 30 minutes. This also applies if you cannot find a space, you will not be charged if you exit the car park within 30 minutes.

How can I purchase tickets for a concert at P&J Live?

Tickets are available from our ticketing agent Ticketmaster on www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 08444 77 9000.

P&J Live do not sell tickets directly.

What time is the Box Office open?

Our box office at P&J Live will be open on concert days only. This will be open from 17:30 on the date of the show only and closes once the main act comes on stage.

If you have any ticketing or box office queries contact [email protected]

Will I be able to purchase food at P&J Live?

There is a wide range of food and beverage options available to purchase for concerts and events, including catering outlets offering a variety of hot food options.

Please note - it is against venue policy to allow patrons to bring in their own food and drink to the venue. At P&J live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card payments, this is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction. There are therefore no cash machines on the TECA site.

How do I get to P&J Live from outside Aberdeen?

Getting into Aberdeen has never been easier with the completion of the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.

P&J Live is located close to Aberdeen airport, six miles northwest of the city centre you can reach the venue using a range of transport options.

For more details see our Visiting page.

Are there cash machines available at P&J Live?

There will be no cash machines on site, however contactless payments are welcome.

Can I pay by cash within P&J Live?

At P&J Live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card and contactless payments. Please note we do have some cash only queues, please ensure you are in the correct queue. This is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction.

There are no cash machines on the TECA sites.

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