1. Conference venue virtual tours
    Explore our amazing venues from anywhere in the world with our collection of conference and meeting venues with virtual tours
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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. Digital City Festival
    Bringing the global digital sector together for a week of events across Greater Manchester. Digital City Festival 2022 will gather thought-leaders from around the world to address the key challenges facing people, businesses and governments as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. Featuring Digital City Expo, the Digital City Awards, live music and cultural events, and much more.
    1. 7 Mar 202211 Mar 2022
  2. After two years away, BSAVA will return live and face to face at Manchester Central 24 - 26 March 2022 . Delivering a brand-new style of learning across a refreshed interactive CPD programme, and an industry-wide exhibition - all under one roof.
    1. 24 Mar 202226 Mar 2022
  3. University of Manchester
    The International Conference on Energy Research and Social Science is the premier global forum for exploring the nexus of energy and society.
    1. 20 Jun 202223 Jun 2022
  4. Entrance of the University of Manchester
    UKHTC-2022 will provide an international forum for addressing a wide range of current research problems in heat transfer, both fundamental issues and industrial applications.
    1. 3 Apr 20225 Apr 2022
  5. We look forward to 2022 and welcoming you back to Manchester on 28-30 June.
    1. 28 Jun 202230 Jun 2022
  6. Earth viewed from space
    The International Atmospheric Chemistry Conference will take place in Manchester in 2022. It is jointly sponsored by the 15th Quadrennial iCACGP Symposium and the 17th IGAC Science Conference.
    1. 11 Sep 202215 Sep 2022


  1. This historic Edwardian hotel is set in the heart of Manchester within minutes of major road networks and rail links with direct services from London and Edinburgh.
  2. The Oakfield conference venue at Chester Zoo
    Inspire your team or networks by arranging a meeting or conference in the stunning surroundings of Chester Zoo. We’re easy to find, ideally located near Chester city centre, with lots of free and accessible on-site parking; just follow the brown zoo signs as you approach the city.
  3. 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.
  4. Whether you’re organising a training seminar, a quarterly conference, an exhibition or an annual dinner the team can accommodate your requirements.
  5. Native Manchester at Ducie Street Warehouse
    Native Aparthotels are a totally new way to stay. We combine the freedom and authenticity of a local apartment with the comfort and convenience of a boutique hotel.
    1. 1 Jan 201931 Dec 2019
    2. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    3. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
    4. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  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. Hotel Brooklyn Conference Facilities
    Located at the heart of Portland Street in Central Manchester, just a few minutes from the city’s Piccadilly Station, Hotel Brooklyn is a defiant homage to the Gilded Age of New York City and the promise of the New World.
    1. 1 Jan 202031 Dec 2020
    2. 1 Jan 202131 Dec 2021
    3. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
  8. Victoria Warehouse is a unique, innovative event space in the heart of Manchester, one of Europe’s most exciting cities.
  9. The Lowry
    The Lowry is a multipurpose arts centre and an established events venue, which hosts a wide range of conferences and events each year. The visually impressive building is located at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting media destinations.
    1. 1 Jan 20101 Jan 2012
    2. 1 Jan 20111 Jan 2013
    3. 1 Jan 20121 Jan 2014
    4. 1 Jan 20131 Jan 2015
    5. 1 Jan 20141 Jan 2016
    6. 1 Jan 20151 Jan 2017
    7. 1 Jan 20161 Jan 2018
    8. 1 Jan 20171 Jan 2019
    9. 1 Jan 20181 Jan 2020
    10. 1 Jan 20191 Jan 2021
    11. 1 Jan 20201 Jan 2022
    12. 1 Jan 20211 Jan 2023
  10. AO Arena Exterior
    With over 130 shows and more than 1.2 million visitors every year, the AO Arena, Manchester is one of the busiest entertainment venues in the world and one of the largest arenas in Europe, welcoming the biggest acts, sporting events and the largest audiences, with a rich history of staging the best live events for over 25 years.
  11. The Lowry Hotel Exterior
    The Lowry Hotel is an iconic five-star hotel in Manchester with a large sprinkling of the extraordinary.

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