Emirates Arena

As the city’s epicentre of sporting prowess Emirates Arena provides a unique space to host your event. As one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games venues if you want your event immersed in all things sporting, there really is no better place.
Facilities at the Emirates Arena include an indoor sports arena, three sports halls with 12 badminton courts, four outdoor 5-a-side football pitches, an outdoor 1km outdoor cycle circuit, one of the largest Glasgow Club health and fitness centres a luxury spa and the jewel in the Emirates crown – The Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

We can host corporate hospitality in function spaces overlooking the Velodrome and the Arena - a truly unique dining experience! We can also host team building sessions and birthday parties on the Velodrome. In addition to these options we also have meeting and events spaces throughout the venue. If your event has a sports theme the Emirates is the place to host it.

This venue is suitable for:

  • Awards Ceremonies
  • Community Events
  • Conferences
  • Standing Receptions
  • Banquets
  • Meetings

Room Information

There are ​11 areas available for hire at the Emirates Arena:

  • Function Room full area                              (max 200)
  • Function Room arena view                          (max 150)
  • Function Room velodrome view                   (max 50)
  • Room 2                                                     (max 6)
  • Room 3                                                     (max 6)
  • Room 4                                                     (max 20)
  • Room 5                                                     (max 12)
  • Media Suite Room 6A and 6B                      (max 50)
  • Media Suite Room 6A                                 (max 30)
  • Media Suite Room 6B                                 (max 25)

​Room Name Room measurements​ Capacity when used as ​ ​Capacity when used as ​ ​Capacity when used as ​ ​Capacity when used as ​
​Theatre ​Banquet ​Reception ​Boardroom
​Function Room - full area 36m x 9.5m​ 200​ ​150 ​200
Function Room - room 1 arena view​ ​21m 9.5m 150​ 80​ 150​
​Function Room -room 2 velodrome view 11.9m x 9.5m​ ​50 50​ 50​ 30​
Room 2 4.4m x 2.8m​ ​6
​Room 3 5.3m x 3.2m​ ​6
​Room 4 6.9m x 5.7m​ 25​ 20​
​Room 5 4.5m x 6m​ 20​ ​12
Room 6A and 6B - media suite​ 9.5m x 9.6m​ 50​ 50​ 30​
​Room 6A - media suite 5.4m x 9.6m​ 30​ ​25
​Room 6B - media suite 5.4m x 9.6m​ 25​ ​20


Emirates Arena has on site facilities for large scale banqueting. There is also an award winning cafe open 7 days a week.


We have a drop down screen and projector, PA system in the Function Suite available at an additional charge.​

 Emirates Arena

Emirates Arena

1000 London Road
G40 3HG

0141 353 8050

To enquire about hiring this venue please call
0141 287 7000 or send an email.

Emirates Arena
Emirates Arena floorplan
Glasgow Life Logo