Situated on the north bank of the Clyde at Finnieston in Glasgow, the 64-acre venue opened its doors in 1985 and was officially opened by the Queen during the Scottish motor show.
The space provides flexible purpose built exhibition space in three interconnected venues with two auditoria, which can seat up to 3000 visitors and accommodate for 624 delegates, 31 break out rooms and five halls.
The largest space, known as hall 4, offers 10,065 square metres of space and a nine metre ceiling height. The third and fifth halls can be opened out to create an expanse of floor space for especially large gatherings – these adaptable configurations and retractable partition walls mean that the facilities can be transformed to meet an abundance of delegate needs.
Have you hired a laptop for the SECC and want to know the best way to clean it without causing any damage?
Follow these simple rules to ensure that your keyboard and screen remain as dirt free as possible.
1.Safety first. Turn off the power supply to the laptop before beginning any form of cleaning. Make sure everything is unplugged and remove the battery if you can.
2.Cleaning the exterior of the laptop. Do not use any products on the hard surface of the laptop as this could lead to damage. The best option is to use a damp cotton cloth – make sure you wring out the excess water before gently wiping the surface. Dry the top with dry cloth and then you can begin getting rid of any dust particles inside the laptop.
3.Clean the keyboard. Firstly try to keep food and drinks away from your laptop to prevent the accumulation of any crumbs or powders that can be difficult to remove. Use a small feather duster or the end of a vacuum pipe to remove any dust that may have gathered between the keys. Pick up the same damp cloth used to clean the exterior of the laptop to gently wipe over the keys. There are specialist keyboard sprays on the market that can be used as well. However, you should only opt for a reputable product specifically designed for keyboards. Do not apply any undue pressure on the keys whilst you wipe them clean – they are extremely sensitive to touch and could break if handled incorrectly.
4.Cleaning the screen. A natural fibre is the best thing to use on the screen such as cotton. Never use tissues or paper towels because they will leave behind a fibrous residue. Also refrain from using any ammonia based products because they could leave a sheen on the display. Buy a monitor cleaning solution, again from a well-known source, or pre-moistened wipes created especially for the task. Wipe the screen from left to right and then top to bottom.
5.Be regular. Try to clean your laptop regularly because this will keep it in good stead for the future. Obviously the number of times you clean it over an allotted time period will depend on the frequency of use.