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Vlog #23: Meet Me @ Manchester Central, Manchester - UK

This vlog features the Manchester Central which is an exhibition and conference centre located in the heart of the city of Manchester, England.

I was invited and hosted by the venue for 2 nights to discover their space, meet the team and also discover the great destination that is Manchester!

Access wise, it is 20 minutes by train (running every 10 minutes) from the International Airport to the city centre (Manchester Piccadilly Station) this venue is extremely well located and easy to get to by car and train. It has a beautiful Grade II listed building as part of the complex as it used to be a railway terminus. After that, it became the city's largest music concert venue and after extensive renovations became an event venue in 2007.

  • Over 26 event spaces including the impressive Central Hall that can do events for up to 10900 persons and can be divided in 2. 
  • 800 seater auditorium 
  • Pop-up breakout rooms possible in the Central Foyer 
  • 4 Entrances with foyer spaces and facilities 
  • Digital Signage everywhere 
  • Complimentary WIFI Catering team on-site 
  • It's own recycling facility! 

This venue is also surrounded by hotels of all categories for required room blocks and accommodation from The Midlands Hotel right across the main entrance to the Radisson down the street or the Hilton Manchester Deansgate directly behind (plenty more! within 15 mins walking distance.)


- Easily accessible from international airport

- Great access for groups as there are 4 different entrances

- Easily accessible event spaces with majority of the rooms on the ground floor and with lifts/escalators for disabled access

- Dedicated registration desk possibility at 2 entrances

- Customisable digital signage

- The Concierge Team for additional on-site support

- On-site catering

- Good selection of hotels nearby for accommodation

- Majority of rooms with natural daylight

A big thank you to the entire team for making this such a brilliant trip where I learnt about the destination and all it has to offer for events and I can hand on heart say, it's a fantastic destination and option for any type of event be it a board meeting to a large convention, Manchester is magic!

All videos and photos are my own or from the venue's website.

Below are details to venue's very comprehensive website with event capacities and more! :

Venue Website: 

Music by Joakim Karud

Song Name: Boost

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