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.

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. Come together...  for great CPD, for animal care, for the profession
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        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.
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          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.
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            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. Hospitality suite with chairs and tables set out at Manchester City Football Club
            Take conferences and events to the next level with our range of stylish suites and outstanding facilities.
          2. The Lowry Hotel Exterior
            The Lowry Hotel is an iconic five-star hotel in Manchester with a large sprinkling of the extraordinary.
          3. Emirates Old Trafford is a flexible, multi-purpose conference and events venue delivering inspirational conferences, exhibitions, meetings, dinners and much more.
          4. Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport lounge
            The newly refurbished Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport is the best connected hotel at Manchester Airport.
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            3. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
          5. Whitworth Arch at the University of Manchester
            The University of Manchester’s inspirational surroundings provide a range of contemporary and historic venues within Manchester city centre.
          6. 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.
          7. Clayton Hotel Manchester Airport Breakout Space
            At Clayton Hotel Manchester Airport, we offer state-of-the-art meeting rooms and conference centres in Manchester with the perfect ambiance for delegates to make great decisions, learn or be inspired. Our flexible meeting venues are sustainable and spacious hosting up to 100 delegates in sophisticated, fully-equipped, quiet surrounds with plenty of natural light.
            1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
          8. 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.
          9. DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester – Piccadilly Exterior
            DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Manchester– Piccadilly is a stylish hotel located in Manchester city centre, perfectly situated amongst everything that Manchester has to offer. Explore the abundance of nearby attractions, experience the amazing nightlife or browse the array of shops, you at the very heart of the action.
          10. 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.
          11. 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.
          12. A brand new hotel in Manchester City Centre.

          Latest News

          BIBA Conference in Manchester 2023

          BIBA Conference 2023: How The Manchester Convention Bureau makes high-volume accommodation bookings simple

          The BIBA Conference, the largest insurance broking event in the UK, is returning to Manchester Central on 10 and 11 May 2023. Following a successful 2022 edition of the conference, organisers have decided to return to the city for the 45th year of the must-attend industry event. The BIBA Conference has a well-earned reputation for showcasing the most influential and inspiring industry speakers through seminar sessions, keynote speakers and fringe sessions. With over 40 speakers, over 200 exhibitors and hosted by the BBC’s Huw Edwards, The BIBA Conference is a high-profile event which is a highlight of the industry’s calendar. It hosts around 8,000 attendees from the insurance sector. Free for staff from all BIBA member broking firms, it provides an unrivalled opportunity for thousands of insurance professionals to reunite, network and do business together while under one roof.

          LTA to bring Davis Cup to Manchester in 2023

          LTA to bring Davis Cup to Manchester in 2023

          The LTA has confirmed Manchester’s AO Arena will be the new host of the Group Stages of the Davis Cup Finals later this year.  The event, widely regarded as the men’s ‘World Cup of Tennis’, will enable fans to see some of the world’s best players, with Britain to take on three other nations from September 12-17, 2023.

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