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Management & Training Centre Venues in manchester

Management and training centres in Manchester offer delegates a dedicated working environment, based in the established nerve centre of meetings and events innovation in the North West. With state-of-the-art equipment, these venues are able to tailor their services to meet any requirements.

Planners looking to organise an event in Manchester are confident in its reputation for commitment to customer service and the array of choices on offer. These venues will go out of their way to create the best learning conditions, supplying a productive environment that keeps distractions to a minimum.

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Many can provide specialist sound and lighting equipment, catering options, clean and quiet working environments, and break out areas for some quality down time. Management training courses may require something more strenuous, so flexible seating can be arranged to clear space for role playing and team building exercises.

Manchester boasts a vibrant conferencing scene with a host of major companies and contemporary locations. One of the most successful cities in Europe, it has national and international transport links, covering air, rail and road, while delegates commute from their chosen accommodation using one of the UK’s most successful tram systems.

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Manchester has a vibrant conference scene with a host of contemporary venues able to accommodate any style or budget. Its landscape an eclectic blend of Victorian industrial mills and glass skyscrapers, it is the second most popular destination for meetings and events in the UK, outside London, after Birmingham.

Organisers and PAs looking to plan events in Manchester are confident in its reputation for commitment to customer service and imaginative conferencing. The third largest economy in the UK and the 74th largest in the world, the city has a proliferation of major companies and leading media organisations that ensures a busy events agenda.

From project leaders booking a room for a management training course to tiered auditoriums for large corporate conventions, Manchester is easily accessible with national and international transport links. Delegates can commute from their chosen accommodation using one of the UK’s most successful tram systems.

For wedding or civil ceremony planners, the city has a number of stunning churches and cathedrals, while Manchester Town Hall – a towering Neo-Gothic fortress – dominates Albert Square in the centre of town, a popular place for public weddings.

Evening entertainment is easy, with hundreds of bars and restaurants to choose from. The North Western metropolis is renowned for its cultural history, and there’s something for all tastes. There are several art galleries and museums in the city centre, while Old Trafford is only a short tram ride away.

According to a study by Visit Manchester, conferences and business events generated £822 million for the Greater Manchester area alone during 2011. With a range of innovative venues catering to any requirement, it’s easy to see why Manchester is the nerve centre of conferencing in the North West.

Facts and Figures

Visit Manchester
Bureau Details:
Name: Visit Manchester
Address:   Carver’s Warehouse
77 Dale St
M1 2HG
Tel: 0161 237 1010
Fax: 0161 228 2960
Email: Email Visit Manchester
Website: www.visitmanchester.com
Largest venue: EventCity - 28,000m², 7,500 seated
Largest stadium: Old Trafford - 75,765 seated
Largest hotel: Bewleys Hotel Manchester Airport - 365 bedrooms
Largest banqueting venue: 7,500 people
Largest conference venue: 28,000 seats
Largest exhibition venue: 28,000m²
Largest hotel: 365 bedrooms

Transport Links


Manchester Airport is the third busiest in the UK and the largest outside the London area, serving national and international flights.


A major transport hub, Manchester has some of the busiest railway stations in the UK. Manchester Piccadilly is the main central station, serving routes to London Euston, Birmingham New Street, South Wales, the North and South of England, Edinburgh and Glasgow Central. Other stations include Manchester Victoria, which largely serves routes to the North and East of England.


Manchester has a modern light rail network called the Metrolink, which is one of the UK’s most successful tram systems. It serves commuter routes into and out of the city centre, with stops including Beetham Tower (the Hilton Deansgate) and Piccadilly Gardens for the Northern Quarter and main retail district.


Manchester has two main ring roads. The M60 runs within the Greater Manchester region, providing good inter-suburban transport links, while the A57/A57 (M), popularly known as Mancunian Way, runs from the centre to the south of the city. Other main motorways include the M56 for Birmingham and the M62 for Liverpool.


The Manchester Ship Canal is the only purpose built ship canal in the UK, and today it’s also used for leisure trips past MediaCityUK and Spinningfields.

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Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire Cricket Club
Emirates Old Trafford, Lancashire Cricket Club
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The Monastery Manchester
The Monastery Manchester
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The Monastery Manchester
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Tourist Attractions
  • Manchester Evening News Arena
  • Lowry Outlet Mall
  • Aerial Extreme
  • Manchester Museum
  • Manchester Gay Village
  • Chinese Arts Centre
  • Cloud 23
  • Royal Exchange Theatre
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Salford Watersports Centre

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