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Bournemouth International Centre

Bournemouth International Centre

Situated in a top location in Bournemouth, near the pier, beach and town centre this is an excellent choice of multi-functional venue. The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) is ideal for conventions, corporate seminars and meetings, as well as exhibitions, charity events, concerts and private celebrations.

The BIC has the capacity to accommodate up to 4,012 delegates for a conference, 2,500 for a reception or 960 for a dinner. There are 4 principle auditoriums, the Windsor Hall, Purbeck Hall, Tregonwell Hall and Solent Hall.

There are catering options from BH Live Hospitality, Wi-Fi, delegate packages and team building experiences. The team at the BIC will assist you and ensure the smooth running and success of your special function. There is the Terrace Coffee shop with views across the Pier, and plenty of lounge and bar areas serving food and drink inside.

In a great location in the centre of the vibrant town of Bournemouth with great views across the Dorset Coastline. The Bournemouth Train Station a short taxi journey away. There is safe parking space for up to 650 cars.

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Venue Bournemouth International Centre
Capacity 4,012 guests
Address Exeter Road
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Function Rooms & Event Spaces (4)

The Windsor Hall - Bournemouth International Centre

The Windsor Hall

  • Max Capacity: 3000
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    The largest hall suitable for almost any event - large rock or pop concerts, major political party conventions, association conferences, trade/public exhibitions, banquets, and sporting events ranging from Darts to Dance Championships, and Harlem Globetrotters Basketball to Ice Skating. With a mix of flat-floor and tiered seating to balcony level, on a fully motorised, retractable unit, the hall can be configured to specific capacities and client requirements, including the portable 'Roll and Set' SICO stage for all types of presentations. For your exhibition, the seating can be cleared and hidden from view to provide ample flat floor space for exhibition stands, the upper balcony level seating can also be retracted for those seeking additional usable space either for posters or catering. Direct vehicle access into the Windsor Hall is also provided, enabling easy loading and unloading into the hall; especially for larger vehicles The hall's versatility is further enhanced by easy access to licensed bars and dressing rooms and by direct links with the neighbouring Solent, Tregonwell and Purbeck Halls at ground and first floor levels.


    • Theatre: 3000
    • Banqueting: 1000
    • Dinner & Dance: 950
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The Purbeck Hall - Bournemouth International Centre

The Purbeck Hall

  • Max Capacity: 1500
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    The emphasis in the Purbeck Hall is on design: from the magnificent, high timber domed roof and the attractive arched windows, down to the granwood floor. The circular building has a vast, uninterrupted floor area, perfectly suited for exhibitions, social events including receptions and gala dinners with its own integral bar and can be adapted to suit conferences. Separate seafront entrance on the West Cliff side, leading to the foyer and reception, with further licensed bar and lounge areas. There are two vehicle access points to enable easy loading and unloading into the hall or for the display of large vehicles and equipment, the hall floor can withstand loads of up to 1020kg/m2. The Purbeck Hall lies opposite the Tregonwell Hall via the foyer, providing those organisers looking for conference and exhibition space a layout that is flexible and contained providing easy access around all of the areas for delegates.


    • Reception: 1500
    • Theatre: 1200
    • Banqueting: 828
    • Dinner & Dance: 800
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The Solent Hall - Bournemouth International Centre

The Solent Hall

  • Max Capacity: 1500
  • Full Details

    The Solent Hall is a custom designed space with direct exterior access and views over the Bournemouth Coastline. Can be configured for staged shows/presentations, exhibition, conference or banquet, the Solent Hall also has two separate bar/cafe areas Natural light, granwood floor, air conditioning and a high specification sound and lighting grid, directly adjacent to the Windsor Hall, providing easy movement between the two halls for those events searching for side by side space in which to host a conference and exhibition, or simply additional space for catering or activities.


    • Reception: 1500
    • Theatre: 1300
    • Banqueting: 600
    • Dinner & Dance: 600
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The Tregonwell Hall - Bournemouth International Centre

The Tregonwell Hall

  • Max Capacity: 1200
  • Full Details

    Perfect for conferences, product launches, entertainment or a social events, with three separate floor areas and balcony level and can seat a total of 1100, or the hall can be easily adapted to suit groups of 250, giving a much more intimate event experience. Benefiting from sound-proof, acoustic screening the area towards the back of the hall can also be partitioned from the main hall providing additional breakout areas if required. Tiered, retractable seating is available on the balcony and for easy loading and unloading of equipment, direct vehicle access is provided. This air-conditioned hall is situated on the first floor and has its own special character. Adjoining, is its own fully licensed bar, leading out on to the Purbeck Terrace, with wonderful sea views.


    • Reception: 1200
    • Theatre: 1100
    • Banqueting: 456
    • Dinner & Dance: 450
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Venue Features (11)

  • AV Equipment
  • Disability Access
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access