Manchester

UK venues and organisers urged to back Martyn’s Law

On 22 May 2017, Figen Murray’s son Martyn Hett went to a concert and never came home. Martyn was one of the 22 lives lost in the Manchester Arena bombing in the UK. Now Murray is striving to create a lasting legacy for her son, a legacy of improved and permanent public safety through Martyn’s Law.

New venue security measures for Manchester to be introduced

Manchester City Council in the UK will next week hear proposals that will enshrine the principles of Martyn’s Law into future regulations to ensure the safety of all Manchester residents.

UK’s Manchester Central launches table service app

Manchester Central has announced a partnership with a mobile app called Preoday. The app provides a digital ordering service, allowing guests at the venue to request table drinks and refreshments without the need for queuing at the bar.

Manchester’s EventCity confident of planning permission for new site

Manchester, UK venue EventCity says it is confident its planning application to move to a new site will be accepted.

Planning application submitted to relocate UK’s EventCity

Plans have been submitted by Manchester, UK venue EventCity, proposing the creation of a new events venue in TraffordCity. 

Blitz and Manchester Central extend partnership

Manchester Central has announced the extension of its partnership with technical event production specialist, Blitz, a GES company.

Association of Event Venues hosts 15th anniversary conference

The Association of Event Venues welcomed over 200 venue professionals to the AEV Conference at Manchester Central on Thursday, 4 July.

UK city aims to attract 40% more conference business

Marketing Manchester, the CVB for the UK’s largest Northern city, has launched its five-year strategy which targets 40% growth, adding £345m to the city’s existing business tourism value of £862m (according to figures taken from 2017). The strategy, which was launched to Marketing Manchester members at Manchester Central, 13 June, is based on four pillars: attracting more conferences to the ...