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Manchester Central  Manchester


Max. capacity: 9000  |  Bedrooms: 0


Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities; our vaulted arches and station clock have made our venue an iconic city feature for more than 140 years.

Our range of flexible spaces provide the perfect platform for events of all shapes, sizes and formats; from team conferences and business expos, to drinks receptions and banquet dinners. And now, due to the evolving era of hybrid events, the venue boasts a new purpose-built broadcast quality studio, and sophisticated plug and play solution that provides a professional interactive live streaming experience to engage your audiences, wherever they are.

Our experienced team of professionals lead the industry with unrivalled service standards to help you create an engaging and memorable experience for all.

Accreditations, Associations, Memberships and Affiliations


  • Banqueting Suite
  • Conference Centre
  • Convention Centre
  • Exhibition Centre
  • Unusual/Unique

Venue Awards

Winner TESA: UK Venue of the Year
Silver winner, Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2011: Business Tourism Award
Highly commended, Exhibition News Awards: Best Exhibition Venue
Winner, Conference Awards: Best Conference Venue outside of London
Winner, AEO Excellence Awards: Unsung Hero for Dave Freeman

Winner of Manchester Tourism Awards: Business Tourism Award
Investors in People: Bronze Award

Exhibition News Award: Best Exhibition Venue
Visit England Award: Business Tourism
MIMA Award: Best Web Site - Silver

Conference Venue & Supplier Award: Best Large Conference Venue

Event Types

  • Activity Day
  • AGM
  • Awards Dinners
  • Away Day
  • Breakfast Meeting
  • Charity Ball
  • Christmas Lunch
  • Christmas Party
  • Company Fun Day
  • Conference
  • Congress
  • Corporate Hospitality
  • Dinner
  • Dinner Dance
  • Exam
  • Exhibition
  • Fashion Show
  • Gala Dinner
  • Interviews
  • Lunch
  • Meeting
  • Networking
  • Other
  • Party
  • Presentation
  • Private Dining
  • Product Launch
  • Reception
  • Road Show
  • Seminar
  • Summer Party
  • Teambuilding
  • Training Course
  • Wedding
  • Workshop


Manchester Central is the first major UK venue to reach triple ISO success
ISO 14001 – International standard for environmental management
ISO 20121 – International standard for Sustainable event management
ISO 9001 – International standard for quality management