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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. Health GB is an exhibition and conference that will host over 3,000 healthcare trade professionals,150 exhibitors and 3 clinical conferences.
    1. 30 Apr 20182 May 2018
  2. British Cardiovascular Society
    The 2018 BCS Annual Conference will take place on 4-6 June 2018 in Manchester.
    1. 4 Jun 20186 Jun 2018


  1. The largest event space within a hotel in the northwest of England.
  2. The world-renowned venue of Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United, is steeped in a history of sporting success and the perfect setting for any event.
  3. 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
  4. Manchester’s newest space for performance and events.
  5. This new dual branded Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Suites hotel, will open early 2018, at the heart of the University of Manchester campus.
  6. Discover our History. Experience our Future.
  7. 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.
  8. In Manchester’s most celebrated building, the Free Trade Hall, the Radisson Blu Edwardian is Manchester’s only five star property, offering 263 bedrooms and 24 outstanding suites.

Latest News

Adam Reid at The French awarded 4 AA Rosettes

Adam Reid at The French awarded 4 AA Rosettes

Chef Patron, Adam Reid, has firmly secured The French’s place as one of the finest dining establishment in the UK and the number one in Manchester by receiving a prestigious 4 AA Rosettes this week.

Manchester Named UK’s Best Sporting City

Manchester Named UK’s Best Sporting City

Manchester has been named as the UK’s best sporting city for 2018 knocking Liverpool off top-spot to claim the crown in an annual piece of research on the best place to be a sports fan.

Manchester Named Best UK City to Live

Manchester Named Best UK City to Live

Manchester has claimed the top spot for the UK in The Economist’s ‘Global Liveability Index’ for 2018 and has been named the best UK city to live in, ahead of London, Birmingham and Liverpool.



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