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Manchester – Leading the way for conference venues


Feb 21, 2013 | News

Its reputation built on manufacturing and textiles during the industrial revolution, Manchester has continually reinvented itself and today is notable for its architecture, media links, science and engineering and of course, its music scene.

It is also home to arguably one of the biggest football clubs in the world in Manchester United, although Manchester City are looking to rival them in the global stakes since the takeover by Sheikh Mansour.

Manchester has fantastic transport links and became the first city to open a modern light rail tram system the Metrolink in 1992, linking areas such as Altrincham and Bury to the city.

With Manchester Airport the third busiest in the UK and Manchester Piccadilly train station the busiest mainline station outside of London, allied to fantastic motorway access via the M6, M60 and M62 Manchester is easily accessible.

Business conference venues in Manchester

Conference Venues in Manchester have been long established and in keeping with Manchester’s position as one of the UK’s largest serviced based economies, the city is the fifth-largest financial centre in the United Kingdom outside London with more than 96,300 people employed in banking, finance and insurance, including the headquarters of the Co-operative group, the world’s largest consumer owned business.

Manchester business conference venues are in plentiful supply and the city boasts some major players in both the retail and commercial sector making it a hive for business meetings and events.

What kind of event venues does Manchester offer

Manchester has everything from the biggest arena right through to serviced offices, so dependent on your needs you can find what you want quite easily. If you are looking to hold a major conference, look no further than The Manchester Conference Centre. The Place Hotel could be your ideal venue, should you be looking for somewhere to host your corporate event, with overnight accommodation for your delegates. Maybe you are looking to hold a corporate training event or a small meeting, then The Pioneer Suite has what you need.

When your conference or event is over, you cannot fail to be impressed by Manchester’s fantastic nightlife, restaurants or shopping. Whatever your needs, Manchester fits the bill.

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