Exhibitions

The East of England Arena and Events Centre has a variety of suites and spaces suitable for both large and small exhibitions.

The Arena

The Arena is the one of the best exhibition and conference facilities in the UK. It has over 4600m2 of space available to accommodate up to 5000 people seated or 6000 standing, and the capability to cater for 1800 dinner guests but as a blank canvas it is a truly versatile space. Previously having hosted professional sports events, music concerts, conferences and exhibitions as well as weddings and corporate functions. Our space is the perfect starting point to realise your vision. It has state-of-the-art heating, ventilation and lighting systems, plus two VIP pods that can be used for corporate hospitality.

The Atrium

The Atrium’s 5m high domed ceiling helps to flood the 938m2of floor space with natural light. It is the perfect venue to host conferences and dinners, with space for 900 delegates or 600 diners. Linked to the Arena, the two spaces used together offer 5000m2of space. The Atrium is also connected to the Peterborough and Cambridge Suites, and all of these venues can be booked together to create a bespoke, flexible space for large events.

The Cambridge Suite

The Cambridge Suite has been completely renovated as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can seat 460 people theatre style, cater for 350, and provide boardroom facilities for 100. It has its own bar and terrace, and links with the Atrium and Arena via the Peterborough Suite.

The Peterborough Suite & Lounge

The Peterborough Suite has recently been redeveloped as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can be a seated meeting room for 400 people, a dinner venue for 300, or an 80-person boardroom. It has its own bar and large reception or break-out area which is connected to the Cambridge Suite and has an undercover link to the Atrium and Arena.

The Arena

The Arena is the one of the best exhibition and conference facilities in the UK. It has over 4600m2 of space available to accommodate up to 5000 people seated or 6000 standing, and the capability to cater for 1800 dinner guests but as a blank canvas it is a truly versatile space. Previously having hosted professional sports events, music concerts, conferences and exhibitions as well as weddings and corporate functions. Our space is the perfect starting point to realise your vision. It has state-of-the-art heating, ventilation and lighting systems, plus two VIP pods that can be used for corporate hospitality.
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The Atrium

The Atrium’s 5m high domed ceiling helps to flood the 938m2of floor space with natural light. It is the perfect venue to host conferences and dinners, with space for 900 delegates or 600 diners. Linked to the Arena, the two spaces used together offer 5000m2of space. The Atrium is also connected to the Peterborough and Cambridge Suites, and all of these venues can be booked together to create a bespoke, flexible space for large events.
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The Cambridge Suite

The Cambridge Suite has been completely renovated as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can seat 460 people theatre style, cater for 350, and provide boardroom facilities for 100. It has its own bar and terrace, and links with the Atrium and Arena via the Peterborough Suite.
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The Peterborough Suite & Lounge

The Peterborough Suite has recently been redeveloped as part of the East of England Arena and Events Centre’s ongoing capital investment programme. It can be a seated meeting room for 400 people, a dinner venue for 300, or an 80-person boardroom. It has its own bar and large reception or break-out area which is connected to the Cambridge Suite and has an undercover link to the Atrium and Arena.
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What our clients say

  • Having been fortunate to work at the venue a number of times, I can say first hand that it’s such an incredible and versatile space – a real unique asset to the local area. The inhouse events team are hugely experienced and knowledgeable and make the planning process very straightforward and simple.
    Nicola Green, Event Emporium
  • The East of England Arena are a professional and well-run venue providing an incredibly versatile space for all types of events. Plenty of parking with helpful staff on hand to make your event run as smoothy as possible. Highly recommend.
    The ICC Family, ICC Cheerleading
  • The construction industry’s biennial PLANTWORX event which involves machinery of all shapes and sizes as well as associated services and equipment moved to the East of England Arena & Events Centre in 2019 – the facilities that the venue offered were ideal for the our requirements and the staff provided unstinting support throughout. After the covid pandemic we are delighted to be heading back to the venue next June for PLANTWORX 2023.
    Simon Frere-Cook MBE, PLANTWORX (CEE Ltd)

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Thursday February 2, 2023

AEPG Accelerates Planning for New Venue

AEPG (Asset Earning Power Group) is delighted to confirm it will be submitting an Outline Planning application for a significant leisure development, alongside new homes, open space sports pitches, a school and other facilities. It follows the recent public consultation, for which AEPG would like to express thanks to all those who participated. [...]
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Monday January 16, 2023

FRY I.T, 2023 to bring the catering supplier trade show home to Peterborough

The Peterborough-based independent fish and chip shop supplier, Friars Pride, has announced that its catering supplier trade exhibition, FRY I.T, will be returning to the East of England Arena and Events Centre for the first time since 2020, on March 5, 2023.  The show\'s previous edition at the venue saw 600 attendees looking to grow their bus [...]
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Monday January 9, 2023

A glimpse of the future of Agritech with FPC

The Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) - the UK’s fresh produce trade association - is bringing its Agritech conference, exhibition, and specialised careers event for the fresh produce and flowers industry, to the East of England Arena and Events Centre on 16 March 2023. At FPC Careers and FPC Future visitors are invited to join industry experts t [...]
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East of England Arena and Events Centre
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PE2 6XE

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