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Meet in Manchester
Manchester provides a fantastic location to host your conference or event. On this page you will find a toolkit of information and materials to read and share.
Its central location and accessibility makes Manchester the perfect base for your conference or event. With direct rail services across the country, excellent motorway links and the largest UK airport outside of London getting here couldn’t be easier.
Manchester offers direct flights with over 70 airlines from over 200 destinations worldwide including, Brussels, Beijing, Dubai, Los Angeles, New York and Paris.
View the new Marketing Manchester video positioning Manchester as a world –class conference destination.
Manchester has a large range of images available to help promote your event. Visit our asset bank and register to download here.
Manchester City Centre Map
Download the city centre map here. The map includes local hotels, attractions, retailers, restaurants and bars.
Passports & Visas
Visa-free travel is still in place for delegates travelling from within the European Union, including to and from the UK. Even after the recent referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union this remains the same and is unlikely to change in the immediate future.
To find out whether you need a visa to travel to Manchester and advise on how to apply please visit the UK Border Agency website.
Youthful, diverse, energetic and bursting with character; Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK right now where everybody and anybody is very warmly welcomed.
Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. And today the city combines this heritage with a progressive vision to be a city that delivers surprise and delight in equal measures.
Manchester city centre is jam-packed with unique and eclectic restaurants, bars, shops, museums, galleries and hotels whilst the surrounding Greater Manchester boroughs offer a patch-work of visitor experiences including quaint market towns, traditional pubs and beautiful green spaces and waterways to be explored on foot or bike.
Furthermore, a packed calendar of world-class events and festivals – from the landmark Manchester International Festival to the enchanting Manchester Christmas Markets – mean there’s always another reason to visit Manchester.