With 20,000 sqm metres of flexible event space set on Europe’s busiest business jet airport in the heart of the UK’s largest aerospace technology cluster, Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre have the perfect mix of location and facilities. Their experience of hosting the Farnborough International Airshow for the last 70 years paired with a modern customer first philosophy, ensures events of all sizes will run successfully. Farnborough’s pioneering history in aviation and engineering means they provide a unique location for all events and are a perfect fit for the aerospace, technology and engineering sectors.

The home of pioneering spirit is conveniently located in the home of the UK’s Sci-:Tech corridor, situated in one of the top business districts in the country.

With only a 35 minute train ride, the capital is in easy reach, making it the perfect choice for a large-scale venue without the hassle of negotiating the hustle and bustle of a city!


Hawthorn has partnered with Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre since its conception in 2007, after helping to design and install the electrical and rigging systems for the Hall 5 venue.

As the official, exclusive supplier of rigging services and a preferred supplier for draping, the Hawthorn team has an unrivalled working knowledge of the fantastic venue spaces across the impressive site.