The 2016 AGM marked a pivotal point in our history as we launched our commitment to going ‘Back to Being Co-Op’ and so we chose to host our event in Manchester Central’s iconic Central Hall due to the significant wow factor of the space.
C&IT Agency Forum is the flagship event in our busy calendar of activities. It’s an opportunity for senior event agency professionals to meet leading industry suppliers and to learn, debate and discuss trends and developments in our industry.
A recent studied we conducted revealed that London is no longer the obvious choice for UK based events, with event planners taking more and more of their events outside of the capital.
Those who visited Manchester last Summer will have no doubt noticed the colony of Bee sculptures who had landed in the city - including our very own Bling Bee.
We capped off a record-breaking year in the exhibition sector by being named ‘Best Venue over 8,000sqm’ at the Exhibition News Awards.
In 2019, we were named ‘Best Conference Venue (over 1,250 theatre style)' for the second consecutive year at the Conference Awards.
In August 2019, we opened its doors to the city, giving everyone and anyone the opportunity to drop in and learn more about the iconic venue.