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. Over 50% of the people in the world now live in cities. City dwellers are exposed to a whole host of challenges and our urban forests will play an increasingly important role in helping to create places that are resilient to the threats posed by climate change, poor health and economic fluctuation.
    1. 20 May 202023 May 2020
  2. Bringing together the leaders, creators and change-makers who are shaping the future of digital.
    1. 9 Mar 202013 Mar 2020
  3. This conference is the annual premier meeting on the use of instrumentation in the Nuclear and Medical fields. The meeting has a very long history of providing an exciting venue for scientists to present their latest advances, exchange ideas, renew existing collaboration and form new ones
    1. 26 Oct 20192 Nov 2019


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Discover our History. Experience our Future.
  4. Located within Manchester's Medieval Quarter, just a few yards from Victoria station, Manchester Cathedral offers an oasis amidst the city's bustle for dinners, events and special occasions.
  5. 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.
  6. The Marriott Victoria & Albert - Manchester's Original Modern Hotel. Set in the vibrant city centre on the banks of the River Irwell, the hotel is adjacent to Manchester’s business and leisure district, Spinningfields.
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