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The Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool (ACC Liverpool) is a multipurpose events and convention venue located on the formerKings Dock in Liverpool, England. Although one single entity, the ACC is split between the 11,000-seat Echo Arena and the BT Convention Centre. The ACC Liverpool became even larger with the opening of Exhibition Centre Liverpool in 2015 which will be connected to the main complex via a sky bridge.
ACC Liverpool was officially opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip during their visit to Liverpool on 22 May 2008. The complex’s naming rights belong to the Liverpool Echo and the BT Group.
The building, designed by Wilkinson Eyre and Buro Happold, consists of two main elements either side of a central galleria: an arena and a convention centre. The arena has 7,513 permanent seats around three sides of a central floor suitable for indoor sports events. The capacity for 11,000. BT Convention Centre has a 3,725 square metre multipurpose hall on the ground floor, with a 1,350 capacity auditorium and eighteen breakout rooms above. It can be possible to use the exhibition hall in conjunction with the arena, giving a total exhibition space of over 7,000 square metres. This unique design being the only one of its kind in Europe.