Key Sectors and Subjects - Access to Experts

As the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, the first IVF baby, the first programmable computer and the realisation of atomic theory, Manchester is truly a city of firsts. The city’s pioneering history has helped shaped the depth and diversity we see today as the region remains an industrial and commercial powerhouse and a first-choice destination for conferences and events.

An Academic Powerhouse

Greater Manchester’s universities boast world-class specialisms, research centres of excellence and concentrated clusters of expertise across a range of research areas including life sciences & healthcare, advanced materials, creative & media, digital & tech and low carbon.

Access to Experts

Visiting conferences have the opportunity to collaborate and engage with highly-skilled academics,  world-renowned researchers and leading industry professionals across the city region's institutions and organisations.

Manchester’s successful Conference Ambassador Programme inspires and supports individuals to host prestigious national and international conferences in Manchester. They are recognised experts in their field, are passionate about Manchester and can act as a valuable local representatives to host meetings in our city.  

Our Sectors

Sector Support

Get in touch with the team today to find out how we can introduce you to Manchester’s experts in our community to explore opportunities for hosting events.