Manchester Central is located in the heart of Manchester, a dynamic city bursting with character, and proud to be named as an international destination of choice in 2023 by several travel, tourism and cultural publications.
The city has a vibrant social scene and is home to an array of cultural attractions, galleries, and museums to keep you entertained outside of event hours.
We have a wealth of contemporary and traditional restaurants and bars on our doorstep and more than 2,500 hotel bedrooms within a 5-minute walk.
The perfect conference destination
Manchester Central has been an iconic city feature of our great industrious city for over 140 years and has been established as an event venue for over 40.
Our incredible award-winning city is renowned for its pioneering ways and progressive vision, its strengths in research and innovation, and its rich heritage in science, technology, sport and music.
It doesn’t take long to realise why Manchester is regarded as a world-class conference destination.
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Things to see and do
Manchester offers an abundance of things to do and places to explore.
From museums, galleries, theatres and walking tours, to shopping, sports and family attractions - there’s enough to keep you and your delegates entertained for days.
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Manchester's global profile is riding high after being named as an international venue of choice in 2023 by several travel, tourism and cultural publications.
Each publication highlights major new developments that will cement Greater Manchester as a global destination, including the highly anticipated opening of Factory International and the reopening of Manchester Museum.
Take a look at all of the accolades awarded to Manchester in 2022.
Restaurants & Bars