etc.venues to open in Manchester

Event space host etc.venues is to open its first Manchester training, meeting and conference venue in October. With 14 venues in London and one in Birmingham, the new addition will be the group’s 16th event space and a significant contributor to Manchester business growth.

The glass-clad, purpose-built 1,858sqm space is flooded with natural daylight and will offer daytime and evening corporate event-goers outstanding and unique views across the City in three directions.

Clients will have access to 15 rooms, including a suite for up to 300 delegates in theatre style. There will be exhibition space and opportunities for exclusive use of parts of the venue, including a dedicated separate entrance.

etc.venues Manchester will also feature on-site dining and a bar as well as its own theatre kitchen and chefs serving fresh, innovative cuisine. All-day grazing and unlimited tea, coffee & snacks are always included in etc.venues fully-inclusive day delegate packages. All rooms will be fitted with high spec NEC projectors and screens and free Wi-Fi.

Dominic James, operations head for etc.venues Manchester, said: “This inward investment in Manchester is a significant expansion for us in the UK events market. We’re on a mission to help organisations create memorable experiences for their staff and clients and we’ve always wanted to commit to Manchester. Longstanding clients have been telling us for years that they want city centre spaces in this area with natural daylight and they want something different, stylish and well connected.  So here we are, putting the contemporary back into conferences…”

Martin Fullard


Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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