Manchester Central is located in the heart of Manchester, a dynamic city bursting with character, and proud to be named the 3rd most visited city in the UK. *
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.
*Office for National Statistics 2017
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 has lots to look forward to in 2021 including new outdoor experiences, cultural developments, museums, venues, hotels, bars and restaurants.
Here's a list of our favourites