Scottish Event Campus

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) features the SEC Centre - five interconnected exhibition and meeting spaces, the iconic 3,000 seat SEC Armadillo and our most recent addition, The SSE Hydro – a 13,000 capacity concert, sporting and special events arena.  With its infinite flexibility, the campus has gone from strength to strength and, with planned expansion and development, will continue to position Glasgow on the world stage.  

SEC Armadillo

Designed by world-renowned architects Foster + Partners, the SEC Armadillo is a Glasgow landmark with a unique style and practical, comfortable facilities for up to 3,000.

SEC Centre

SEC Centre offers five interconnected exhibition and event halls with a combined area of over 22,000sqm.    

SSE Hydro

A truly iconic structure, the 13,000 capacity SSE Hydro is Scotland’s home of live entertainment and is consistently ranked by Pollstar in the top three arenas globally.

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Jan 11, 2017

AVENGED SEVENFOLD BY COMPETITION WINNER SOPHIE MCNAUGHTON.

“I entered the 12 Days of Christmas competition to win 12 VIP tickets to see Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, and In Flames at The SSE Hydro on whim when I saw it on Facebook. It had 90+ shares by the time I entered so I thought my chances of winning were very slim.

I couldn’t believe it when I received an email saying I had won the tickets! I was sure it was a mistake, I couldn’t believe my luck. Even when we got to the venue, I was expecting someone to send us away. 

I saw Avenged Sevenfold with Disturbed the last time they came to the SECC and it was one of the best gigs I’ve ever been to. I desperately wanted to see them live again, but couldn’t afford it so winning 12 VIP tickets was amazing!

We were welcomed into the Hydro Club and shown to our suite which had a bar, couches, seats right at the front of the box, and a spectacular view of the stage. When we first saw the room, we were celebrating like it was New Year’s Eve - we were so excited!  When someone came to take our drinks order it was great - everything was so easy.

The gig itself was incredible, we were so happy to be there knowing we probably won’t experience anything like it again. Avenged Sevenfold played all my favourites as well as songs from the new album. The encore with Bat Country, Unholy Confessions, and especially A Little Piece of Heaven, was incredible! We couldn’t have asked for a better night and I can’t thank SSE enough.”

Sophie McNaughton 

Naming Rights Partner

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