Looking for a meeting in Manchester and wondering what you can expect? Thriving on the worker bee enthusiasm, Manchester is the world’s first industrial city and therefore has a rich industrial heritage. With great ways of boosting team spirit, this vibrant and cultural city is home to Premiership football teams Manchester City and Manchester United. It’s a city of great music and arts, famous for its shopping and trams, bars and restaurants. And when it comes to meeting rooms and venues, Manchester is a top location to host a range of events.
The Pendulum Hotel and Conference Centre
The Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre is only a five minute walk from Piccadilly station. There are 16 conference and meeting rooms, all various sizes, making it an ideal venue in Manchester for a good range of events. The Pendulum Hotel has a Pendulum Perks scheme in place for those who book a residential event. Choose from branded cupcakes, bacon and sausage rolls, a drinks reception or a complimentary guest room for the event organiser.
With 117 guest rooms to choose from, this Manchester venue ticks all the boxes for a 24-hour delegate stay in the exiting city. The Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre boasts top of the range conference facilities too. Located on a dedicated conference floor and with an events team to help organisers, a meeting, exhibition, product launch or corporate celebration is delivered in style.
The Pioneer Room can hold 200 delegates in a theatre style layout and the meeting room has disabled access too. This friendly conference hotel is definitely in the premier league and we’re sure meeting bookers will love the one free in ten delegates offer too!
INNSIDE By Melia Manchester
Offering a fresh approach to hospitality, the first INNSIDE in the United Kingdom is here in Manchester. INNSIDE By Melia Manchester is located in the First Street development in the heart of Manchester. Furthermore, delegates have easy access to transport links, both national rail stations and the airport.
This venue has five event spaces and an option to join the three Chadwick Suites together to welcome 300 guests to a reception. The Big Ideas Space is a popular choice because of its bright, fresh and unique furnishings. With sofas and bean bags dotted around the meeting room, delegates will feel more relaxed and comfortable in bouncing ideas of one another.
Meet in Manchester: Hilton Manchester Deansgate
With panoramic views of city, the 47-storey Beetham Tower offers an exciting backdrop for meetings in Manchester. Hilton Manchester Deansgate is located in the tower and has 14 meeting rooms plus an executive lounge on the 23rd floor. This is a superb hub for delegates to meet and greet before and after the main event. Alternatively, the stylish Deansgate Suite can cater up to 600 guests. Plus with its high speed WiFi, air conditioning and ergonomic conference chairs, this versatile space is ideal for a range of events hosted in Manchester.
Located nine miles from Manchester International Airport this venue is a good option for international guests. Plus, if delegates want to unwind after a morning of meetings, the on-site spa is a must. With a heated indoor swimming pool, gym and spa treatment rooms, it’s a top choice for relaxation. The spa offers excellent treatments, such as body wraps and full body massages. This hotel in Manchester brings the best of both worlds together beautifully!
Macdonald Manchester Hotel and Spa
Set in the heart of the city’s commercial industrial revolution area is the stylish Macdonald Manchester Hotel and Spa. This venue has 14 meeting rooms and a dedicated events team to help. Plus there is a dedicated business floor where the meeting rooms and support facilities are situated.
Macdonald Manchester Hotel and Spa boasts an award-winning restaurant that uses great quality ingredients and innovative fresh flavours to their new menu. In addition, the lounge bar offers a more relaxed approach to delegate dining. With a chic, modern and comfortable atmosphere, enjoy light meals such as a freshly made club sandwich.
Meet in Manchester: Holiday Inn Manchester-West
Holiday Inn Manchester-West is another top choice for a meeting in Manchester. It’s located close to the city centre and has complimentary parking. The hotel is part of a Green Engage IHG Scheme which plays an active role in protecting the environment, which may be an important factor when deciding on a meeting room in Manchester.
The hotel has a Boardroom that holds up to ten delegates and is therefore ideal for an intimate meeting. Meanwhile, the Quay Suite is great for a conference seating up to 80 people theatre style.
Breakfast Meetings in Manchester
Whether in Manchester, or anywhere for that matter, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The Holiday Inn Manchester-West acknowledges this through its great breakfast meeting menus. Delegates can choose from fruit, pastries, muffins and hot dishes like scrambled eggs to keep them fueled with ideas ready for a day of events in Manchester.
In addition, this venue is ideally located for delegates to explore Manchester in their spare time. Holiday Inn Manchester-West is two miles from the city centre and Old Trafford for any Manchester United Fans. However, for any Manchester City fans, the Etihad Stadium is only four miles away. If you prefer onstage drama, the Manchester Opera House is only one mile away!
To find out more about any of these venues in this blog post or to hear about more Manchester venues and events, call our reservations team on 01775 843411 between 8.30am-5.30pm, Monday – Friday.