Draped head to toe in industrialist aesthetic, The Cotton Sheds regularly host enthralling shows and conferences with as many as eight separate areas and room for up to 5,000 people. Shed A, our most famous space has been home to events produces by top brands: Nike, Heineken, Jeep, The Northern Powerhouse Partnership and BBC Radio Music festival. This vast area within The Cotton Sheds is perfect for launches, conferences, dinners, sporting events and music shows. Sheds B, C, D, E, F and G can be hired collectively as breakout rooms, separate catering areas or exhibition space.
The contemporary Conference Room can host up to 12. The dedicated events team are on-hand to help create focused, creative and productive residential meetings, conferences, training workshops, away days, corporate retreats and networking events. Can provide comprehensive corporate packages and additional team building activities which can include high breakfast, afternoon tea, wine tasting, chocolate making, canapés and cupcakes masterclass with their in-house chefs and sommeliers.
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.
Plus 1 is the perfect venue for someone looking for a unique space to hold their next meeting or event. The decor takes inspiration from music and performance throughout the space. Song lyrics by much loved Manchester bands adorn the walls and drum stools and upholstered flight cases provide some of the seating. This unique space back stage at Manchester Arena can be hired for morning or afternoon meeting sessions. Within close proximity of Victoria Station, this venue is convenient and sure to impress your delegates.
The Green Room is a well-equipped, modern room within the world-famous Bridgewater Hall, perfect for trainings, workshops, smaller meetings and seminars. With a plasma screen, podiums, and full AV equipment, as well as flexible seating arrangements and refreshments from our fantastic in-house caterers, the Green Room has everything you need to make your business event a success.
The suite of conference and meeting rooms at Lowry House are ideally located close to Manchester’s central business district and accommodate between two and 18 people. The rooms can be used for a variety of events including board meetings and events and they are all equipt with free wifi and Av equipment. You'll receive complimentary refreshments and catering can be arranged on request.
The Walters Suite is named after Edward Walters, who designed the Free Trade Hall's iconic façade and structure. It is a stylish, self-contained suite, equipped with advanced AV technology, complimentary wi-fi, floor-to-ceiling windows, LCD projection screens. It is a versatile venue, ideally suited to host business meetings, presentations, seminars, conferences and training workshops. An event technician is available to ensure the successful execution of all presentations and corporate events.