The Riviera International Centre's largest room offering 1750 square metres of floor space.

The Riviera International Centre’s largest room offering 1750 square metres of floor space

Adjacent to the Forum, the Arena has floor space across two levels, it’s easily and directly accessible from the car park and has a large loading bay and over-sized access door with enough room for even a double-decker bus to be driven in.

The flexible in-house catering team enables catering to be provided in any areas of the ground floor or balcony as well as stand catering throughout.

The Arena also serves as a banqueting room and entertainment venue and has been used on numerous occasions for special events such as BBC Question Time.

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Key features

  • 1750m2 of dedicated floor space, which can be enhanced to 3684m2 total floor space within the Riviera Centre and an additional 5550m2 available through the use of temporary structures

  • Banqueting for 1200 guests

  • Catering points can be provided anywhere within the exhibition areas

  • Direct access to car park for loading and unloading of exhibits

  • Dedicated loading bay with higher/wider doors for larger exhibits

  • Easily accessed from the main conference areas

  • Free WiFi Internet access

Technical data

Capacities Ground FloorBalconyGround Floor & balcony
Banquet Rounds580330910
Banquet Sprigs6004001,000
Dinner Dance460400908
Dimensions Ground FloorBalconyGround Floor & balcony
Floor space1000m²750m²1750m²
Width33m8.3m (max)-
Height min3m67.7m-
Height max12.2m7.7m-

All dimensions and details are for guidance and it is advisable to obtain verification prior to definitive planning.

* capacity can increase but viewing may be restricted

Floor plans

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