The ABO's annual conference is the major gathering of the classical music industry in the UK, with over 350 delegates drawn from orchestras both from within the UK and abroad, plus funding agencies, venues, agents, publishers and suppliers.
Association of British Orchestras Annual Conference
In addition to our spaces we offer a variety of additional services that will ensure your event exceeds expectations.
Experience our venue in immersive virtual reality and get a closer look at our event spaces to get a true sense of ICC Belfast.
ICC Belfast's expert in-house hospitality partner has a wealth of experience in delivering culinary experiences that delight with every mouthful.
ICC Belfast has an in-house suite of AV packages that use the latest High Definition projectors and bespoke screens.
Belfast is a city resurgent and it hasn't gone un-noticed by conference organisers. The word is out about our ambition, optimism and energy and it's spreading fast.
From literary hero, C.S Lewis to sporting legend George Best, Belfast is a city steeped in a variety of history.
Belfast is in the middle of a food and drink renaissance with artisan producers and local suppliers driving an industry that’s rooted in quality.
A vibrant nightlife scene made up of bars, pubs and clubs in Belfast guarantees a great atmosphere to relax and unwind.
Belfast's visitors are spoilt for choice with so much to see and do in our compact city that's simple to navigate.
Don't just take our word for it, have a look at some of the events we've hosted recently.
"The city centre location and convenience to the region’s two airports have proven extremely beneficial to our international delegates – members can fly in and go straight to a meeting, hassle free."Dr Thomas Kauffels, The Chair of European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA)
"The new conference facilities are fantastic, we have received excellent feedback from our members about both the venue and city."Brian McCrory, President of the Irish League of Credit Unions
"It was the best event outside London that we've done. The way everyone bought into it wholeheartedly, it was off the scale to what we've done in any region before."Kellie While, Head of 7digital Creative