TECA (The Event Complex Aberdeen), Scotland’s brand new state-of-the-art events venue has just launched its website.
Opening in summer 2019, the £333 million development, being delivered by Aberdeen City Council in partnership with Henry Boot Developments, will replace the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) with 48,000 square metres of multi-purpose event space including world-class conference and exhibition halls, a superior arena, spacious hospitality boxes and a contemporary restaurant.
Louise Stewart, Head of Marketing at TECA said “It’s great to reach another milestone in the planning for TECA. Our new website has been developed with TECA’s various audiences in mind. Whether it’s planning a conference for 5000, a consumer or trade exhibition, a meeting, arena show or attending an event at TECA, the new website will have the information you need.”
TECA worked with local company FortyTwo Studio, to develop the website. It was a conscious decision to support an Aberdeen based business and was beneficial to be able to take advantage of the local knowledge the team demonstrated during the initial stages of selection.
Mark Kemp, Managing Director at FortyTwo Studio added "It's an exciting time for Aberdeen and the wider region as we witness a raft of new inspiring and game-changing developments such as TECA. It was a pleasure to help support the team to create a standout digital platform that not only highlights the venues incredible offering, but also supports their long term ambition and vision for making Aberdeen a 'must visit' destination for all.”
The website will be further developed as we approach opening and finalise specific plans in areas such as transportation and food & beverage. More information is being added daily and announcements made regularly, make sure you don’t miss out on all the news as it happens by signing up to our newsletter.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is there parking available at TECA?
Yes, there is parking available onsite at TECA.
Parking charges will apply.
- How can I purchase tickets for a concert at TECA?
Tickets are available from our ticketing agent Ticketmaster on www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 08444 77 9000.
TECA do not sell tickets directly.
- What time is the Box Office open?
Our box office at TECA will be open on concert days only. This will be open from 17:30 on the date of the show only and closes once the main act comes on stage.
If you have any ticketing or box office queries contact [email protected]
- Will I be able to purchase food at TECA?
There is a wide range of food and beverage options available to purchase for concerts and events, including catering outlets offering a variety of hot food options.
Please note - it is against venue policy to allow patrons to bring in their own food and drink to the venue.
- Are there cash machines available at TECA?
There will be no cash machines on site, however contactless payments are welcome.
- Do you have a cloakroom during concerts?
We do not have cloakroom or storage facilities at TECA for concerts and shows.
- Can I bring my camera to a concert?
Compact cameras and camera phones are permitted at concerts unless otherwise stated. Any camera which has a removable lens is not permitted within the venue. This is a stipulation of the acts and their promoters, due to copyright issues.
Photographers must contact TECA (who will pass the request on to the relevant promoter) to request a press pass which, if granted, will allow access with a professional camera.
- How do I get to TECA from outside Aberdeen?
Getting into Aberdeen has never been easier with the completion of the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.
TECA is located close to Aberdeen airport, six miles northwest of the city centre you can reach the venue using a range of transport options.
For more details see our Visiting page.
- Where can I stay while visiting TECA/Aberdeen?
Here at TECA we have 3 onsite hotels with a total of 350 rooms available to the public.
4 Star Hilton, A loft and another hotel to be confirmed. There are also over 11 hotels within a 5 minute drive from TECA available for use.
Bookings for these hotels are not open yet - don't worry, we will let you know when you can book!
- How do I purchase accessible seating for a show at TECA?
All the tickets for our Special Access Platform are sold via our ticket agent Ticketmaster.
In order to purchase tickets for this, please call 0800 988 4440 then be put through to an operator who can assist.
Further information on accessibility at the Venue can be found on our Accessibility page.