Healthy future at Bournemouth International Centre
18-Feb-10by Annie Byrne
The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) says it has secured ten new events that will bring in a combined estimated £8m to the town.Bookings confirmed so far include the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain exhibition and conference in 2011, the Labour Party’s annual conference in 2013 and the Baptist Assembly events in 2015 and 2017.And the Fab at 50 exhibition has extended its 2010 presence over two halls due to increased demand. It is estimated that, at an average of 1,500 visitors per day, the show will bring around £500,000 worth of visitor spend in Bournemouth alone."These are exciting times for us at the BIC," says head of exhibitions, conferences and events, Clive Tyers. "We are looking strong with all these future bookings. We are also working towards our new status as part of the BH LIVE charitable trust, which will focus on leisure, cultural and business events in the area."