Conference Win for P&J Live Aberdeen

3 February 2020

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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How can I buy Premium tickets?

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You can purchase a VIP View Bar Upgrade to selected events here. It includes early access, fast-track entry, complimentary drink on arrival and access to the View Bar before, during and post-show.

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P&J Live do not sell tickets directly and are unable to take ticket bookings directly over the phone. Tickets must be purchased online.

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For certain events, venue presale tickets might be on offer. This means you'll be access tickets before they go on general sale.

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How can I book a table at 195 Bar & Grill?

Our 195 Bar & Grill offers a unique dining experience before selected shows at P&J Live. You can check availability and book a table here.

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.

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. Please note payment machines only take coins and not notes.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 24 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 Surface Car Park.

You can also pay for parking via the APCOA website here, click which car park you parked in and then you will be able to pay for parking.

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. This is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction.

There are no cash machines on the TECA sites.

What bus can take me to P&J Live?

Regular buses will be coming in and out of the complex daily for public use. Details on bus routes and operators are still in discussion and any updates will be posted on the getting here page of the website.

Currently, the Stagecoach Bluebird Jet Service 727 runs regularly from Aberdeen City Centre to Aberdeen Airport, stopping in the TECA site.

How do I purchase accessible seating for a show at P&J Live?

All the tickets for our Special Access Platform are sold via our ticket agent Ticketmaster. Please email [email protected] if you are having any issues purchasing directly from Ticketmaster.

Further information on accessibility at the Venue can be found on our Accessibility page.

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