Venue Services

Partnering with top venues

When it comes to putting on successful events, collaboration between the venue and partner companies can make a world of difference for our organiser clients.

It why we've established strong, onging relationships with top venues in cities around the UK, including London, Manchester and Liverpool.

Business Design Centre

The London-based Business Design Centre (BDC) is an integrated event and trade centre venue that includes both purpose-built event spaces and showrooms.

Freeman is the exclusive shell scheme partner to the BDC, and is the only company to provide event build services at the venue’s events, which include the renowned London Art Fair and Country Living magazine’s London Christmas Fair to name a few. 

Freeman is a great partner to the BDC, providing build services across our extensive portfolio of events. Collaboration is important to us, and this echoes the way that Freeman operates – they work hand in hand with the BDC and our event organisers to deliver memorable events for visitors.

Max Bull
Executive Director of Venue Sales | BDC London


EventCity in Manchester was launched as an official events and exhibition centre in March 2011, and boasts an ever-expanding event schedule.

The venue comprises 22,000 sqm of event and exhibition space, and its on-site production kitchen is equipped to cater for up to 5,000 conference delegates.

Freeman is the venue’s preferred shell scheme and electrics provider, and supports events that include the Manchester instalment of the Ideal Home Show and Ideal Home Show at Christmas event series. 

Freeman is a great long-standing partner to EventCity. The on-site teams are always on hand to support us on any venue related matters, and they are quick to respond to organiser and exhibitor queries.

We are extremely confident when it comes to recommending the company’s services to our clients, due to the premium quality of their materials and genuine commitment to the customer.

Peter Hutchinson
Deputy Building Services & Events Manager | EventCity

ExCeL London

ExCeL London is a multi-award winning events venue located in London’s Royal Docks. In its 16 years of business, ExCeL has hosted over 4,500 world leading events. Freeman has recently become the exclusive design and build partner at ExCeL, a relationship that sees Freeman and ExCeL offer bespoke stand design and build services to the conference, congresses and exhibitions hosted at the venue.

Freeman’s dedicated design studio is located within ExCeL’s main boulevard, where organisers and exhibitors can drop in to discuss how both parties can help them to achieve their event and exhibition goals.

The ExCeL Venue Services team is looking forward to working with Freeman to further grow our range of end-to-end services for event organisers, exhibitors and visitors.

Freeman’s reputation for innovation and quality, impressive service offering and commitment to the events industry make them the perfect fit for our world leading venue.

Paul Brindley
Executive Director | ExCeL London

Olympia London

Olympia London offers expansive floor space for events, and organisers can choose from a total of seven spaces. They can be hired for events ranging from conferences and exhibitions to award ceremonies and brand experiences, and the venue hosts more than 220 events annually, including International Confex, which Freeman works on as the general contractor.

Freeman has an office within Olympia London, and supplies electrical mains at the venue. 

Freeman works on various events that are hosted at Olympia London each year, so we see first-hand the on-site teams' commitment to seamless event delivery and customer service. 

They are also passionate about the events industry, actively supporting our Network Under the Stars initiative for emerging female event professionals.

Gillian Kiamil
Venue Director | Olympia London

The ACC Liverpool Group

Established in 2008, the same year as Liverpool’s European Capital of Culture title celebrations, The ACC Liverpool Group has grown to include three key event spaces – BT Convention Centre, Echo Arena and Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Freeman has a long-standing partnership with The ACC Liverpool Group as its preferred shell scheme partner, and provides all electrical mains to the venue.

Cutting-edge events that exceed our clients’ expectations and draw in customers are important for us at The ACC Liverpool Group.

Our partnership with Freeman helps us to achieve this important goal, through the company’s commitment to quality and customer service.

Eddie Dos Santos
Head of Event Support | The ACC Liverpool Group

Tobacco Dock

The east London venue is known for its unique, pared back design, which features listed timber beams and exposed brickwork, as well as indoor and outdoor courtyards. It comprises 16,000 sqm of event space across various rooms, making the venue well equipped to host events of varying shapes and sizes.  

Freeman is one of the venue’s preferred design and production suppliers, providing services to organisers at events such as Taste of London Winter. 

Tobacco Dock is a renowned east London venue that hosts various key local and international events each year.

This makes it incredibly important that we carefully select our partner, and we work with Freeman as a preferred event design and production supplier.

Operations Team |
Tobacco Dock
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