1. Accommodation booking service
    Manchester Convention Bureau offers a free Accommodation Booking Service, providing a hassle free way to secure rooms for your event, whether on an allocation or contracted basis. The service, available for bookings of 10 rooms or more, will save you time and provide a seamless experience for your delegates.
  2. Manchester Central Exterior
    Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities; its vaulted arches and station clock have made it an iconic city feature for more than 130 years.
  3. Christmas Parties in Manchester
    There’s nowhere quite like Manchester during the festive months, with its rows of international markets selling winter warming drinks, special gifts and delicious food, as well as bright sparkling lights meandering through the bustling streets. So what better place to hold your 2017 Christmas Party? Manchester’s venues offer inspiring and flexible space to host anything from private banqueting for ten to spectacular winter wonderlands for hundreds.

Manchester: where great minds meet


Upcoming Conferences

Manchester is an influential, modern, knowledge based city amongst the top European locations for science, healthcare, education, business and leisure to name a few, with organisations from all over the globe choosing Manchester for their next conference or event.

Here you will find a calendar of some of the events already scheduled to take place in Manchester over the next year.

To learn more about why Manchester should be the location of your event visit our ‘Top 10 reasons to choose Manchester

  1. Magnetism 2023 is the premier conference organised by the UK and RoI magnetism community.
    1. 3 Apr 20234 Apr 2023
  2. Come together...  for great CPD, for animal care, for the profession
    1. 23 Mar 202325 Mar 2023
  3. Conference logo containing the head of a lion
    The BIBA Conference 2023 will be taking place on 10 & 11 May at Manchester Central. With thousands of insurance professionals under one roof, The BIBA Conference provides an unrivalled forum for the industry to reunite, network and do business together, efficiently and effectively.
    1. 10 May 202311 May 2023
  4. Scientific equipment glass tubes
    It is our great pleasure to announce that the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) European Chapter Meeting will be held in Manchester in 2023.
    1. 27 May 202330 May 2023
  5. Conference logo with science themed graphic
    The 13th edition of Graphene Conference series, the largest European Event in Graphene and 2D Materials, will be organized in-person in Manchester (UK): June 27-30, 2023. Over the past editions, the Graphene Conference strengthened its position as the main in-person meeting point of the Graphene community worldwide.
    1. 27 Jun 202330 Jun 2023


  1. Leonardo Hotel Manchester Central bedroom
    Leonardo Hotel Manchester Central is located in the centre of Manchester, 4 minutes' walk to St Peters Square and directly opposite the Manchester Central Convention Centre.
  2. Swans Travel is a specialist in the provision of professional transport services for aiport and hotel transfers, conferences and corporate hospitality.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  3. Voted No.1 Holiday Inn in the UK for 4 consecutive years and conveniently located opposite Piccadilly Railway Station, Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre is in the heart of the city and boasts unrivalled meeting and events spaces.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  4. Located in the heart of Manchester city centre, the National Football Museum & The 5th offer a truly unique dining and event space for up to 400 guests. Stunning architecture and interactive galleries throughout, make this venue stand out from the crowd.
  5. Great Northern
    The Grade 2 listed Great Northern building, a former railway goods distribution warehouse is now a lively leisure and shopping development with bustling bars, restaurants, shops, health club, cinema, casino, bowling alley and an elegant landscaped public square.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2023
    2. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2023
  6. Novotel Manchester Centre Entrance
    With easy-access to both Piccadilly and Oxford Road train stations, Manchester Centre is ideal for guests looking to explore the many sights the city has to offer.
  7. Friends Meeting House exterior with people stood on steps
    Friends' Meeting House is a beautiful Georgian venue at the heart of the city’s civic quarter. We are proud to be an ethical business where visitors always experience a warm welcome.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  8. Clayton Hotel Manchester City Centre
    Clayton Hotel Manchester City Centre is a truly luxurious and stylish 4-star hotel, perfectly positioned on Portland Street in the heart of Manchester City Centre. The hotel is just an 8-minute walk to Piccadilly Station and a stone’s throw to St Peters Square, Manchester Central and Market Street.
    1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
  9. Winner of ‘Leading Hotel of the Year 2019’, The Edwardian Manchester brings redefined five-star luxury to the city’s beautiful Grade II*-listed Free Trade Hall.
  10. Red brick exterior of Depot Mayfield with 'Everything is Connected' sign
    The former railway station comprises of 5 large scale spaces offering the ultimate industrial backdrop and three interlinking archways for you to make the new home of your brand activations and events.
  11. A brand new hotel in Manchester City Centre.

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‘Melia Meets Together’ meeting package offer

‘Melia Meets Together’ meeting package offer

-Valid  for new requests contracted before 28.02.2023 -Booking Window : from now to 28.02.2023. -Travel Window: from now to 16.04.2023. For your customer: -DDR package offer from £35 (UK North)..

Book your next sustainable event at Manchester Met University

Book your next sustainable event at Manchester Met University

This January, the Manchester Met Conference Office welcomes The Better Business Summit to the Business School. The summit will bring business leaders together who want to redefine what it means to create a better, more sustainable world.


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