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ExCeL London Welcomes 20 Millionth Visitor

18 June 2014

ExCeL London welcomed its’ 20 millionth visitor today, during London Tech Week and The Protection and Management Series. The venue celebrated this milestone by presenting Adrian Jones a Partner at Trowers & Hamlins with a special prize handed over by ExCeL London CEO David Pegler.


David Pegler, CEO, ExCeL London, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for ExCeL London and underpins our ambition to be the home of world of leading events. Since opening in 2000, we have hosted over 4,500 events and welcomed 20 million people from every corner of the globe. In 2013, we celebrated our most successful year to date which resulted in an economic impact of £2.9 billion for London and supported 31,000 jobs nationally. We look forward to the continued success of our customers’ events and anticipate that we will welcome our 30 millionth visitor within the next 3 years.”

Adrian Jones, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins said: “This was a wonderful surprise for me when I arrived at ExCeL London this morning to attend The Tech Transformation Forum. To be ExCeL’s 20 millionth visitor is a great honour and a fantastic achievement for the venue. I’m looking forward to enjoying the prize package that ExCeL has awarded me.”

ExCeL London would like to thank the following partners who have supported our 20 millionth prize package:

Leith’s at ExCeL London
Grange Hotels
The Society of London Theatre
City Social

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About ExCeL London:

ExCeL London is the UK's premier events, exhibitions and conference venue, located in London on a 100-acre site alongside Royal Victoria Dock in London's Docklands, between Canary Wharf and London City Airport. Since opening in November 2000, ExCeL London has hosted over 4,000 events including: trade and consumer exhibitions, conferences, sales meetings, product launches, AGMs, associations, gala dinners, award ceremonies, sporting events and religious festivals. More than seven million people from over 200 different countries have visited ExCeL London. ExCeL London was acquired by ADNEC, the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company in 2008.