Creative Conference Venues in Manchester

Add a creative touch to your conference by choosing from our pick of creative conference venues in Manchester, perfect for every size and budget.

Find all Creative Conference Venues

Recommended Venues


Islington Mill has a variety of atmospheric, industrial spaces around the complex, including the ground floor venue and the perfect creative conference space the Gallery which is a Blank canvas with wooden walls – available for one-off events such as drink receptions, photo shoots, small performances and rehearsals, exhibitions and filming.


The Conference Floor is a magnificent space on the top story of Bridge 5 Mill. Brimming with character and warmth from the exposed red brick walls, high oak beamed ceiling and cascades of natural light falling from the skylights, The Conference Floor is the perfect environment for creative conferences, meetings, training sessions and presentations.


Unusual and unique, the Revolution Manchester Gallery is the Museum's newest gallery. It provides an overview of Manchester's rich industrial and scientific heritage with sections dedicated to Transport Revolutions, Computer Age, Engineering, Energy, Cottonopolis and Structure of Matter. There is a stunning digital media wall and photo chandelier which can be utilised to complement and enhance corporate gala dinners, product launches, award ceremonies and presentations within the gallery.


Our RIBA award-winning city-centre home provides a unique setting for your organisation to host events and entertain clients in the surroundings of our world-class contemporary art exhibitions. Located in Manchester's buzzing and creative Northern Quarter district our stylish building is fully accessible and can be flexible to fit your requirements. We have high speed Wi-Fi and are equipped with projectors and built-in sounds systems, as well as any other technical equipment you might need to create a unique experience.


Stunning exhibition space at one of Manchester's pre-eminent venues. It features the 360° Big Picture Show, which can create a stunning backdrop and digital wallpapers to complement and enhance conferences, seminars, presentations, lectures, product launches, exhibitions, drinks receptions, corporate celebrations and events. Additionally, it boasts high ceilings and exceptional artefacts, including a Harrier Jump Jet.


The Concorde Hangar is suitable for a range of large-scale events, including gala dinners, product launches, exhibitions and creative conferences. Guests will be seated under the wings of Concorde G-BOAC, the famous flagship of the British Airways fleet and can enjoy short tours of Concorde as part of their event. The venue offers bespoke AV and and lighting, making the Hangar perfect for large celebrations and corporate events.


The Coal Store Conference Room is, as the name suggests, a highly unique setting for a creative conference, training session or seminar. The original features of the coal store that fuelled the pump house are there to enjoy: redbrick walls, steel roofing girders, and a high ceiling with windows at the top. This room offers a striking alternative to regular meeting rooms.


The Palaces are a collection of 7 rooms, each ideal for individual board meetings, trainings or presentations, or they can be hired as a group for a conference with breakout rooms. They have plenty of natural daylight, free wifi throughout, full AV facilities, and attractive decor. Our catering team can provide refreshments from coffees and teas to full-service dinners.


The sleek Boardroom boasts a range of advanced technical equipment to aid presentations and seminars. It is suitable to hire for executive meetings for up to 24 people, as well as conferences, lectures, product launches and networking events for up to 50 people. If your meeting coincides with breakfast or lunch, enjoy a culinary selection in both Podium and Cloud 23


Looking for a host for your team's away day? Look no further! Sowden has been created to spark creativity, and equipped with everything you need: From hydration to HD display.


With theatre-style seating for 1800, and a sophisticated yet welcoming atmosphere, the Auditorium is unbeatable as a conference space within Manchester. This stand-out venue is centrally located with excellent transport links, and offers superb in-house catering and plenty of spacious, stylish rooms that can be hired in conjunction with the Auditorium.


The Collections Gallery is the largest of our spaces. The gallery showcases a range of temporary and touring exhibitions and is a bright, airy space. The area is ideal for presentations and seminars, and has also been used for business events such as breakfast networking and product launches.

About Creative Conference Venues


Creative conference venues to help bring your event to life. You need a venue that can inspire and get the creative ideas flowing from all your delegates. These Manchester venues provide both state-of-the-art technical support as well as an exciting and stimulating location. If you're looking for somewhere for you to encourage and nurture creative thinking, these are just the venues to do it in. Hire Space can give you availability and prices in no time at all. Get in touch!

Headshot of Nicole Katz - Venue Expert
Nicole Katz Venue Expert
Ask Nicole for recommendations

What People Say about Hire Space


Hire Space responded immediately with some fantastic, unique options. Couldn't have been easier.

Headshot of Oliver Pearson - Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Oliver Pearson Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Ruthlessly efficient in delivering exactly what we want... a triumph!

Headshot of Matt McDonald - The Tab
Matt McDonald The Tab
}