The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society has announced details of the new expansion of the Eikon Exhibition Centre at Balmoral Park.
The additional multi-million pound event space – the Dr E F Logan Hall – will enhance the existing offering of the venue and will be available to hire from June this year.
The new purpose-built event space has 5,500sqm of space for events exhibitions, conferences and festivals, increasing the venue’s total space to in excess of 10,500sqm.
Theresa Morrissey, the venue’s commercial & financial director, commented: “The expansion of the Eikon Exhibition Centre at Balmoral Park is testament to the success of events that the venue has attracted since its launch in 2015. Many of the existing and new event organisers have been asking for supplementary event space to grow their portfolios and I’m delighted to say that we can now accommodate them at the venue.”
Upcoming events at the venue include the 150th Balmoral Show, JDM Car Culture, MineVention, Belfast Championship Dog Show and N.I Leisure Show.
Alan Crowe, newly appointed chief executive, concluded: “I would like to congratulate all our staff and our contracting team who have made this wonderful project come together. This will provide further progress in expanding and building our offering to the industry.”