Venue Finding Service In Manchester
Looking for a venue can be confusing, frustrating and time consuming. Here at Absolute Venues, we offer a completely unique free venue finder service which will take some of the pressure off you and help make organising your event less stressful.
We’ll take the criteria you give us and search for the perfect meeting rooms, conference centres and function rooms in Manchester and the surrounding North-West area. Whether you’re planning a training day, conference, or any other corporate event, our venue finder service will locate something perfect for you.
Our venue finder service also happens to be free. How does that work? Well, we work exclusively with venues we trust and have a relationship with. This means that they pay our referral fee, and we don’t have to charge you a single penny.
But how is that possible? Our excellent reputation and long history in the industry as a leading venue finder service in the UK means that venues trust us. In fact, many of our venues actually offer a discount on bookings made through us. That means you could actually save money by booking through us rather than searching for a venue alone.
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We have a lot of experience finding venues in Manchester and the North-West for corporate events of all kinds, including:
Why Choose Manchester For Your Conference Or Corporate Event?
We love finding venues in Manchester. With such an amazing selection of buildings on offer, both historical and modern, finding a captivating location to be used as your meeting rooms or conference centre is an absolute joy. There’s a huge range of conference venues, offices, museums and hotels available for events of all sizes and purpose.
Manchester has around 2.7 million people living within the city boundaries, and another 7 million within the surrounding area. This scale allows it to compete with London as the Northern Powerhouse continues to grow. It’s a valuable region for business, and it’s no wonder that many major brands call Manchester home, including the Co-operative Group, and the UK offices of Kellogg’s and Siemens.
At the beating heart of Manchester city centre are the Manchester Conference Centre and Manchester Central Convention Complex, purpose-built venues for exhibitions, expos, meeting rooms and corporate events. Found in the city centre, these venues give a taste of what conference venues are on offer in Manchester.
Manchester offers flexible venues of all sizes for any kind of event. From boardrooms suitable for small meetings to huge conference centres capable of holding huge numbers of delegates. Whatever your event needs, we’ll be able to find you something in Manchester.
Plenty To Entertain Your Delegates In Manchester
Manchester won’t disappoint those looking for conferencing and meeting venues in a city that will engage travelling delegates. With its history and architecture always on display, there’s plenty to do in Manchester making it a great place for team building.
Manchester’s got a reputation as one of the most lively and growing cities in Europe. You’ll find a lot to keep delegates interested, with plenty of places to shop, visit and eat in. Whether your delegates are travelling from far and need to stay overnight, or you’re planning trips out as part of your event, you won’t be short of things to do in Manchester.
Manchester has over 90 museums and art galleries. With its rich culture and heritage there’s so much to see in Manchester, a quick stroll around the city centre and you’re sure to find something worth exploring.
Manchester is a foodie’s dream. From the Curry Mile to Chinatown, take a trip to the city centre and find yourself one of many award-winning restaurants to treat your delegates to a meal out. There’s a big cafe culture in Manchester and you’ll soon find yourself spoilt for choice.
There are some excellent options for shoppers in Manchester city centre. The recently renovated Arndale Centre is one of the UK’s biggest shopping centres has a host a high-street names and designer shops to explore. On the outskirts of Manchester you’ll find the Trafford Centre, which is actually the UK’s third biggest shopping centre, behind only Westfield in London and the Gateshead Metrocentre.
Sport plays a big role in Manchester and the North-West. From Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United, and the Etihad, home of Manchester City, any football fans will have a lot to see and enjoy during their time in Manchester. The National Cycling Centre, Aquatics Centre, and the Old Trafford Lancashire County Cricket Club are all based in Manchester too.
Travelling To Manchester
Many consider Manchester to be the North West’s main destination for corporate and business events. It’s one of the most connected and accessible cities in the country, meaning that its meeting rooms and conference centres see a lot of use year-round.
For those travelling by car, the M62 connects Manchester to the East and West of the country. The M6 allows easy access between Manchester and the North and South of the country. Meanwhile, the M60 allows travellers to navigate the city and find their way across the city.
Manchester Airport connects Manchester to the rest of the world. With over 70 airlines and 200 destinations worldwide available for travel, global delegates can easily make their way to Manchester for business. The international airport is also only 15 minutes from the city centre by train. Manchester Airport happens to be the UK’s third busiest airport outside London, with almost 25 million passengers passing through its terminals each year.
When it comes to getting around the city centre, there’s a lot of public transport access across Manchester. The recently extended metrolink system offers great transport links, connecting Manchester from one side to another. The city also has one of the busiest bus routes in the UK. This means that the service continues into the night, allowing delegates to easily get back to their hotel from the city centre after an evening out.
Interested in finding the perfect meeting rooms or conference centre for your event? Please get in touch with us on 0161 929 4948 today. We’ll search across Manchester’s many venues and our friendly team will put together a shortlist of ideal venues perfect for hosting your next event. We’re looking forward to bringing your event to life and can’t wait to get started!