The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues


The University of Manchester is recognised as a place of excellence for teaching and research, and its inspirational heritage and convenient location at the heart of one of the UK’s most exciting cities provides event organisers with a range of truly uplifting venues for day meetings, national and international conferences , training courses, functions and weddings.

We offer a great choice of cutting edge and more traditional venues.Many of our facilities, including our hotel, are available all year round and our large scale venues are suitable for up to 1000 delegates. We invite you to find out more about the University as a conference and event venue .


Boardroom 50
Theatre style 1000
Cabaret style 300
Receptions 500
Dinner/Dance 250
No. of rooms/spaces 200+
Christmas Parties Yes
Wedding License Yes


0161 306 4100

The University of Manchester Conferences and Venues, Conference Sales Office, Room 2.001, Beyer Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL


Our venues , many available for hire all year round, are located within close range of Manchester’s city centre and Piccadilly train station to ensure easy, convenient access for delegates.

They include Chancellors, the University’s 3 star hotel, Manchester Meeting Place, a dedicated day meeting venue in the city centre, and the beautiful neo-Gothic Whitworth Hall for dinners and receptions.

For larger scale events, we have fully equipped lecture theatres in the Renold Building seating up to 524 delegates and University Place for 1000 delegates, both venues also provide syndicate rooms and exhibition space.

Our support for your event includes a dedicated in house events and a/v team and full delegate registration service.