Planning conferences is part and parcel for any successful business and it is vital to choose a venue that is befitting for the occasion. Whether it is a team away day, an external networking affair, or a showcase hoping to bump profit; a conference is an opportunity to highlight success, congratulate those involved, consult and plan ahead.
INTX are the ideally-situated travel partner for your Manchester conference. The lure of its bright lights, stunning architecture, abundance of culture, innovation, and top spots to drink and dine, makes it an easy sell. INTX can be easily sourced, and its direct rail and motorway links ensure it is highly accessible.
Manchester itself is a thriving hub of business and entrepreneurial activity. Despite the recent economic uncertainty in the UK, it has not been enough to dampen the enthusiasm of brand new companies and there are thousands of start-ups in Manchester each year, equating to well over a hundred each week. Innovation is certainly a word that you would associate with this city, and it will come as no surprise that it is flooded with venues to hold any kind of event.
Manchester Conference Centre
Manchester Conference Centre is in the heart of the city centre on Sackville Street. It not only offers rooms of varying sizes to accommodate your conference, it has bespoke dining if needed, and on-site 3-star bedrooms so accommodation is already conveniently taken care of. Its eighteen options for conferences have state-of-the-art facilities and technology.
The Victoria Warehouse
If you are looking for something impressive and of a decent size, Salford Quays Houses the Victoria Warehouse, is one of the city’s biggest venues and a restored 1920s former cotton warehouse. It has six event spaces and a VIP mezzanine. The Victoria Warehouse Hotel has 33 rooms, a further event space and a spa.
Bars are an increasingly popular choice. Gorilla is an award-winning industrial bar/club/live venue space situated underneath the railway arches by Oxford Road. Its unique décor and lively surroundings will bring an enthusiastic vibe to your conference.
Hula Manchester in Stephenson Square is a 1950s-inspired tiki basement venue which can be hired for your event. As an aside, they claim to make a great cocktail and is dubbed as one of the best nights out in Manchester, perfect for a pre-conference tipple and de-brief.
Imperial War Museum North
Imperial War Museum North in Stretford boasts a stunning event space and its amazing backdrop, digital wallpaper facility, high ceilings and collections of artefacts offer the perfect accompaniments for a conference with a wow factor.
There are many more locations to choose from, this is a small flavour of what Manchester can provide. There is no doubt it will have the perfect place for your wants and needs.