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. Financial Assistance
    Partner with the Manchester Convention Bureau for expert conference planning support. Access local funding through the Manchester ABID Subvention Fund and tap into national opportunities with the UK Government's Business Events Growth Programme. Elevate your conference to new heights with our assistance.

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. The Interflora World Cup is happening in the UK for the first time EVER in 2023!
    1. Don't miss this opportunity to network with Rotary leaders, hear from inspirational speakers and join in the Summit's motivational programme. Rotarians, Rotaractors, you are all invited to this event of the year!
      1. Exterior of a conference venue
        Join the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine in 2023 for its biggest conference yet!
        1. New Order stood together by Warren Jackson
          A new global music conference and festival is taking place in Manchester, the beating heart of the UK’s cultural enterprise and a city historically known for social change. The festival will take place across venues and skylines in and around the city.
          1. 11 Oct 202314 Oct 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. Cabaret style conference room setup at Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport
          Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport is not just an airport hotel, their dedicated Business Center with 27 meeting rooms including the newly refurbished Manchester Suite is the perfect space for a meeting or event for up to 400.
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        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. Conference room at Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre
          Situated next to Manchester Arena and also Manchester Victoria Station for trains and Metrolink trams, Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre offers a great location.
        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.

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