An internationally acclaimed conference city, Manchester has long been a favourite for high profile national exhibitions, party conferences, product launches and business meetings/ events. With its exceptional easy access, Manchester is ideally placed near motorway links, served by extensive bus and coach services and one of the UK's busiest airports just 9 miles outside the city centre. Manchester is a mere 2 hours by train from London and the city also has its own Metrolink tram service offering fast connection into the centre from city suburbs.
Manchester is one of the North's top choices for premier exhibitions and fairs hosted year round by award-winning iconic Convention Centre - Manchester Central, formerly G-Mex and before that the great Manchester Central railway station. A unique historic conference space featuring a vast Central Hall with added bonus design feature of no columns, Manchester Central has a wide choice of large and small meetings rooms and exhibition spaces.
EventCity Manchester in the Trafford Park area is the UK's second largest exhibition space outside of London with over 3000 surrounding free parking spaces and 28,000 square metres of first class flexible events space across 4 halls. High profile clients have included the X Factor and this vast tailor-made exhibition and events space plays host to a huge range of themed shows and fairs all year round.
An outstanding and varied choice of conference and business meeting spaces are available across the city, from exceptional University conference venues with state of the art technology to tiered theatres seating up to 1000 delegates. Large scale iconic university events space available includes University Place at the very heart of the Oxford Road campus or opt for popular buildings including the Roscoe, Chemistry buildings and Shcuster.
Character conference and meeting spaces are numerous within city centre museums and galleries. Popular choices include meeting rooms at the Whitworth Art Gallery on Oxford Road and great spaces available for private dining hire include Manchester Museum's Cafe Muse and the John Rylands Library's Cafe Rylands. Amazing hospitality space features in the National Football Museum with contemporary spaces here catering for receptions of up to 500!
Whether you're looking for luxury serviced or self-catering apartments or fully equipped state of the art conference hotels, Manchester business accommodation is extensive, varied and located close to big events venues including Manchester Central and on the city outskirts EventCity. Award-winning Manchester conference hotels are numerous, many of which blend period charm with contemporary luxury. Fine dining, conference packages, in-house leisure facilities and concierge all come as standard. Find your perfect Manchester conference and business accommodation online now.