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Event Venues Manchester
An obvious alternative to the capital and ideal for meeting planners seeking to host conferences, meetings and events in the North of England, Greater Manchester rivals London as a multi-cultural, cosmopolitan, economic centre.
Known as a vibrant urban metropolis, Greater Manchester is undeniably as well equipped with world-class conference and event venues as the capital and is in many ways comparable to its southern rival.
Large Conference Venues in Manchester
Offering vast arenas, sporting venues, conference and exhibition centres ideal for large corporate events as well as academic venues, historic buildings and impeccable hotels, Greater Manchester provides a similar selection of diverse meeting venues with facilities able to cater for all capacities and needs.
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The landlocked county with rivers running through it does however differ in that it boasts the spectacular Pennines rising along its eastern side and to the west the West Pennine Moors providing fantastic opportunities for outdoor teambuilding eventsand corporate activities
Though frequently overshadowed by the energetic city of Manchester, the county offers alternative bases from which delegates can explore the region including Altrincham, Bolton, Sale, Stockport and Wigan whilst delegates wishing to stay close to global transport links will value venue options in the Manchester Airport district.
Being the country’s second city, Greater Manchester has superb transport links being accessible by road via the motorway network and so-called ’business highway of the north west’, by having excellent rail links to major destinations countrywide, and Manchester Airport to cater for international travellers and conference delegates making it an easy to reach meeting point for all.
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Without doubt Manchester is known for its associations with sport so it’s no wonder that there are several exceptional sporting venues in the county equipped with quality conference and banqueting facilities to suit all occasions including the famous Manchester United Football Club and Events at Manchester City FC, The AJ Bell Stadium and of course DW Stadium. The Victoria Warehouse is a large multi-purpose venue with several conference and exhibition spaces whilst alternative dedicated conference centres and banqueting suites include, Manchester Conference Centre & Hotel, Kings House Conference Centre, and the spectacular The Castlefield Rooms.
Victoria Warehouse - Manchester
Unusual Venues in Manchester
Event organisers seeking a more unusual venue will appreciate Imperial War Museum North, stately home Chetham's School of Music, the striking Lowry and the truly unique The Monastery Manchester, a stunning historic building with ultimate ‘wow’ factor!
Cultural and enteraining venues such as The Bridgewater Hall comprise both modern and historic venues with flexible spaces suited to conferences, exhibitions, corporate events and banquets.
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Popular cities invariably offer a wealth of conference-minded hotels but the rest of the county also provides alternatives such as country house hotels ideal for those wanting to escape the city chaos for idyllic corporate retreats and private meetings.
Amongst Greater Manchester’s finest hotels are the one such country house hotel set amidst 10 beautiful acres of grounds ideal for teambuilding events, the wonderfully historic Shrigley Hall Hotel, Golf & Country Club , the Hallmark Hotel Manchester, the striking historic Palace Hotel, the 700 delegate capacity Mercure Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa and the modern airport located Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport. Major hotel groups represented in the county of Greater Manchester are Bewleys Hotels, Campanile, De Vere Village Hotels, Holiday Inn Express, Marriott, Park Inn by Radisson, Q Hotels and Renaissance Hotels.