6 Months at the Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford

6 Months at the Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford

6 MONTHS AT THE HILTON GARDEN INN EMIRATES OLD TRAFFORD Business and leisure guests have now been enjoying the Hilton Garden Inn at Emirates Old Trafford for six months. The four-star hotel, which famously celebrated its opening at the home of Lancashire Cricket Club last September with outdoor beds, helps to serve the growing numbers of business and leisure visitors in Manchester. In the first four weeks of business, the team had accelerated sales and revenues to the level that would have been expected for the third and fourth months of trading. By the end of November, the four-star hotel had taken over 10,500 room bookings and welcomed even more customers – including some internationally famous faces, such as leading politicians and sports personalities. So far in 2018, Hilton Garden Inn Emirates Old Trafford has achieved all of its room targets for ‘quarter one’ by 2nd March. The team, which now boasts over 50 members of staff, has already laundered 154,637 sheets, pulled 18,500 pints of beer and served up more than 2,900 Gin & Tonics and 1,600 of its delicious signature Mobley Burgers. So, what makes the hotel such a success? Bedrooms The accommodation perfectly complements the impressive conference, event and hospitality facilities already on-site, offering 150-bedrooms, 85 of which are pitch-facing, and there are 80 with balconies, boasting stunning views over one of cricket’s best known venues – adding to the superb hospitality offering for concerts, Lancashire Cricket and England fixtures. The bedrooms are suitably designed for any guest, including fully accessible spaces and adjoining doors for families. There’s a 40-inch HDTV, crisp white bedding, functional work space, ergonomic...
Victoria Warehouse shortlisted at the National Venue Awards

Victoria Warehouse shortlisted at the National Venue Awards

Iconic event space Victoria Warehouse have been shortlisted for ‘Best Unusual Venue’ at this year’s National Venue Awards. The nationwide awards showcase the excellence of venues from anywhere in the UK, focusing on their facilities, innovation, service level and contribution to the events industry. The National Venue Awards, organised by GCN Events contain 21 categories to suit all types of venues hosting a events such as gala dinners, conferences, weddings and exhibitions. The awards will be judged by a panel of key influencers representing expertise from every facet of the industry. Key personalities within the sector included in the judging panel this year are; Ian Edwards, Chief Executive at the Celtic Manor Collection, Kerrin MacPhie, Head of Business Events at VisitBritain and Heather Carter, Director at Blenheim Palace. The team at Victoria Warehouse are delighted to be recognised nationally for their contribution to events and hospitality. With an aim to ‘be the place everyone is taking about’, this is certainly a step in the right direction. The ceremony itself takes place here in Manchester at Emirates Old Trafford on 11th May, it’s set to be a great night with event professionals attending from all over the country. See the complete finalists listing; www.nationalvenueawards.co.uk/finalists To find out more on Victoria Warehouse; www.victoriawarehouse.com Victoria Warehouse: an event space like no other in the heart of Manchester. Our heritage in the cotton trade has been a symbol of strength and innovation in the city for more than a hundred years. Now, we’re channelling that spirit into Manchester showmanship. The historic nature and unconventional surroundings of Victoria Warehouse have inspired Britain’s greatest brands....
IWM North has a fantastic range of offers!

IWM North has a fantastic range of offers!

IWM North has a range of fantastic offers! Summer Party Packages from £36.95* Complimentary drinks voucher for all Summer Parties in 2018 £30.00 + VAT for Day Delegate Rate and upgraded afternoon break to homemade scones with cream and jam (Min numbers are 30) until August 2018 Complimentary glass of Prosecco with 2 canapes for all Evening Bookings until September 2018 The Summer Party Package Boasting a beautiful quay side and offering views of MediaCityUK and The Quays. The Main Exhibition Space for your food and disco provides a unique 360 degree digital backdrop with the ability to create any theme for your event! Includes: Complimentary cocktail drinks reception on Quay Side overlooking MediaCityUK or under Harrier jump jet Hot/Cold Buffet Menu (£5 supplement for seated 3 course dinner) Exclusive hire of Main Exhibition Space Surround Sound Digital PA System, Lectern, microphones and staging, DJ and Dance Floor NEW HD digital lighting package: Manchester Theme or Alice in Wonderland 360 Degree Digital Wallpapers (Bespoke digital wallpapers available at an additional cost) Red Carpet and LED uplighters at Quay Side Entrance Complimentary onsite car parking *Minimum numbers apply. Subject to availability Events team contact: 0161 836 4032 or conferencesnorth@iwm.org.uk See this great venue here  ...
The Thrill of the Grill…

The Thrill of the Grill…

The Thrill of the Grill… Bring your team to thestudio Manchester and you can add some relish with 3 hours of summer BBQ instruction on our roof terrace. Our Summer Grill School includes: A full day meeting room with all the kit you need. Unlimited tea, coffee and snacks throughout the day. BBQ demos and hands on team activities under instruction from Richard Holden www.richardholdenbbq.co.uk All followed by a full BBQ lunch or supper. BBQ Team builds are available for groups of 10 or more For further details:- please contact Jill Bollard on 07834 355229 – Jill@studiovenues.co.uk And… thestudio Manchester is asking its customers to grab a slice of the feel-good, by offering them the choice of a variety of treats including healthy carrot and orange, indulgent double chocolate, sweet sticky toffee and tasty lemon meringue mini cakes, all priced up at just £1.60 each. The cakes are then served during their break-out times at the venue. From each sale, the proceeds go directly to Foodinate, who finds and funds a Manchester community organization providing meals to those in need....
20% off room hire at The Bridgewater Hall

20% off room hire at The Bridgewater Hall

20% off room hire for any events taking place in March or April 2018. Please quote BWH20 when enquiring, contact conferences@bridgewater-hall.co.uk or 0161 950 0000 Located in the heart of the city The Bridgewater Hall is Manchester’s iconic and prestigious concert venue; built to provide the best possible space for live music, whilst also offering a unique and exciting environment for a range of conferences and events. The Hall has an outstanding reputation for delivering major conferences, AGMs and exhibitions as well as a range of hospitality and private events, training sessions and board meetings. With superb facilities and in-house teams boasting a wealth of expertise in running events on all scales, all the support you need is available in-house, and the Conference & Events team will work with you from initial enquiry until event completion to ensure your ideas and inspiration come to life. The wide variety of spaces to choose from allows us to accommodate a wide range of events, including; Conferences & Meetings Our spaces can accommodate conferences and meetings for over 1800 delegates, in a seating style to suit your event. Foyer spaces and smaller rooms can provide a range of options for breakout, registration and refreshment areas. Audio visual equipment and support is available for all types of event. Exhibitions The venue is a great space for exhibitions with a twist, with glass foyer spaces overlooking Manchester city centre. Our function rooms and foyer areas can be combined to provide more space for exhibitors for large exhibitions, or can enable a conference to run alongside a smaller exhibition. The Conferences & Events team will...