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Find out what’s on and what’s coming up next at our venues. Hear how businesses, associations and political parties have benefited from Bournemouth’s coastal vibe and flexible venues. Learn more about our social mission and how this underpins everything we do. Discover what goes on behind the scenes to get events live in rapid succession.

First Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth ships in brisk business

January 7, 2015

Exhibitors at Skipper Expo Int. Bournemouth 2014 have praised the show for the excellent quality of the visitors and the brisk business enjoyed on the stands. Sponsored by the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations, and held at Bournemouth International Centre 10-11 October 2014, the superb facilities in the exhibition hall were praised by both exhibitors […]

Last few places remain for free ‘cycling against hip pain’ course

December 19, 2014

The last few places for a free exercise programme are still available; local residents are encouraged to secure their place now. The programme, is called CHAIN (Cycling Against Hip Pain), and based around a concept, that regular cycling activity and movement, could assist people living with hip pain, stiffness and osteoarthritis. This could also lower […]

Transport infrastructure. A £25 million boost to get you comfortably from A to B

December 18, 2014

As part of the South East Dorset Local Transport Plan 3 (LTP3), government funding was won to create a package of measures in and around the three local authorities (Bournemouth, Poole and Dorset) to help create a lasting step change in low carbon travel. The package aims to improve bus, rail, walking and cycling facilities […]

Looking ahead to conference and exhibitions in 2015

December 18, 2014

Bournemouth International Centre, the South Coast’s largest and most versatile conference and exhibition venue, has announced a string of major events for 2015 that will generate millions of pounds for the local economy and enable thousands more professional delegates to experience Bournemouth’s unique brand of hospitality for the first time. The town is currently the […]

Celebrity chef James Martin creates Dorset delights

December 18, 2014

The Bournemouth International Centre recently hosted a themed familiarisation visit for conference and exhibition organisers to experience the very best in south coast hospitality. Integrity Events, NHS Providers and British Dermatological Nursing Group attended a packed programme of activities. Highlights included a tour of the Bournemouth International Centre, a stay at the Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott […]

Under construction. Bournemouth’s £220 million facelift

December 15, 2014

Around £220 million of public and private sector funding is being injected into Bournemouth’s growing local economy to encourage inward investment and create a vibrant, dynamic setting for conferences, exhibitions and corporate events. It will boost the town’s appeal to tourists looking for an up-market, relaxed destination for weekend breaks and holidays. And create more […]

New look venue finding and delegate booking service

November 18, 2014

A new identity for Bournemouth’s conference and exhibition destination marketing, venue finding and delegate booking hub has been created to provide a fully integrated service with a single point of contact for anyone planning, running and attending major events in Bournemouth. The service is funded and delivered through a partnership between BH Live, the Bournemouth […]

Free leisure activities begin to get 400 local people more active

November 18, 2014

Local residents and employees at The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RBCH), who are currently leading an inactive lifestyle and living with a long term health condition, are now taking part in a new health and wellbeing programme to improve physical fitness. Funded by BH Live, Bournemouth Borough Council, RBCH, Active Dorset […]

GMB returns to Bournemouth International Centre for 99th Congress in 2016

October 28, 2014

BH Live, the south’s largest socially-driven provider of conference services, is to welcome the trade union GMB back to the Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) for the first time since the 78th GMB Congress, 25 years ago. To be held between 5-9 June 2016, the event is estimated to contribute £1.5 million to the local economy […]

BH Live and GLL in Olympic legacy venues partnership

September 30, 2014

BH Live, the South Coast’s leading leisure and cultural trust, today announces a ten year partnership with GLL, the UK’s largest leisure charitable social enterprise. From October 2014, BH Live will operate cafés, banqueting and event catering at the London Aquatics Centre (LAC) and Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, together with Streatham Ice […]

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