ESOF 2016 Venue

Manchester Central

Manchester Central is an award winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

With over 2,500 hotel bedrooms within a five minute radius, Manchester Central has every amenity on its doorstep. With the capacity to handle intimate corporate functions and large scale conferences or exhibitions, its historic architecture and state of the art facilities provide the perfect venue for some of the world’s leading events.

Facilities include: the purpose built 804 seat Exchange Auditorium; the 1,800 m² exhibition, conference or 1,200 capacity dining space Exchange Hall; the 10,000 m² column free and divisible Central Hall and a range of smaller state of the art conference and meeting rooms. From traffic management to IT and AV support, from dedicated event managers to a hospitality team led by renowned chef Simon Firth MWMCS (Member of the World Master Chefs Society), Manchester Central is one of the most professional and versatile event spaces in the UK.

Manchester Central has an enviable track record of hosting a wide range of tailor made events, from intimate corporate meetings to large scale, high profile international congresses and exhibitions. From political and association conferences to testimonial dinners, trade shows and corporate meetings, Manchester Central has the flexibility of space to meet all the requirements for ESOF 2016 in  one unique city centre location.

Venue Overview

Distance from airport 10 miles
Distance from city centre  Located in the heart of the city centre
Nearest railway station Manchester Piccadilly - 1 mile
Parking    Yes (pre booking available)
Accommodation 2,500 rooms within a 5 minute walk
Accessibility  Yes - full
Air Conditioning Yes
Wireless Internet Yes - free of charge for all delegates, exhibitors and organisers