Hotels & Travel

The Venue

The BIC is the largest purpose built event venue on England’s south coast. It is ideally situated close to the beach and pier, parks and Bournemouth town centre.

Bournemouth International Centre
Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH
T: 01202 456500


Early Hotels Booking Deadline – Friday 14 April 2017

Special rates have been agreed with all ACPGBI official hotels. Due to limited availability at hotels within easy walking distance of BIC, these rates are only valid for early booking. Thereafter rates will be subject to availability at the time of booking and may increase significantly.

We strongly recommend therefore that you book early in order to secure your first choice of hotel.
You can book accommodation as part of registration and full details of hotels will be available here when registration opens soon.

For a list of hotels, please see the hotel summary document ACPGBI 2017 – Hotels Summary or email Integrity Events (, who will be happy to help!


All delegates are asked to arrange their own travel to Bournemouth. If you need any help or travel advice, please contact Integrity Events (

By Road

For more information about getting to Bournemouth by road, please visit the travel section on the BIC website:

There is a 650 space car park next to the BIC:

By Rail

London Waterloo is less than 2 hours by train from Bournemouth. There is a fast daily train services also and regular direct connections from around the UK. Bournemouth Station is a 15 minute walk from the BIC.

By Air

Bournemouth Airport is approximately 10 minutes from the town centre via the A338 (Wessex Way).
Southampton Airport is an airport with regular Domestic and International flights. It is well connected to Bournemouth which is about 1 hour away by train or car.