We're happy to announce that this year's C&IT 's Agency Forum will be held at Manchester Central.  

It’s absolutely fantastic that C&IT has chosen Manchester Central to host its industry-leading Agency Forum – we’re thrilled to be part of such an exciting advancement as the event comes to the north of England for the first time.


To have hundreds of senior event professionals from some of the UK’s leading agencies come together in our venue is the perfect opportunity to showcase Manchester Central’s world-class offer and I’m very much looking forward to welcoming delegates to what I’m sure will be two-days of invaluable networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities.”


- Shaun Hinds, CEO of Manchester Central

About the venue

Manchester Central is an award-winning venue in the heart of one of Europe's most vibrant cities; its vaulted arches and station clock have made it an iconic city feature for more than 130 years.

Manchester Central offers world class flexibility and facilities, providing it with the capacity to host intimate corporate functions as well as large-scale conferences and exhibitions.

Its experienced team of professionals lead the industry with outstanding service standards, taking a bespoke approach to delivering some of the world’s leading events.

Manchester Central’s adaptable facilities, including the divisible Cobden Rooms and the 10,000m2 columnless Central Hall, can accommodate from 10 to more than 10,000 delegates.

The venue’s world class philosophy applies to its facilities, teams and services – making it one of the most professional and versatile event spaces in the UK.

Conveniently located at the heart of the city, Manchester Central is easy to reach thanks to the city’s extensive multi-modal transport network.

Manchester is the destination of choice for event planners; the city is renowned for its strengths in research and innovation and has rich heritage in science, technology, sport and music, making it home to an array of cultural attractions, galleries and museums.

The venue has more than 2,500 hotel bedrooms within a 5-minute walk and is surrounded by a vibrant social scene. Fantastic shopping combines with a diverse mix of bars, restaurants and theatres to ensure that delegates and visitors are entertained outside of event hours.

Throughout 2017, Manchester Central will celebrate 10 years as the north of England’s leading conference and events venue; showcasing highlights and milestones from the decade.

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