Our Partners

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Our Partners

As well as working closely with our partners, we are also a member of all our partner organisations.

Marketing Manchester

Marketing Manchester is the agency charged with promoting Manchester on the national and international stage. Visit Manchester is the tourist board for Greater Manchester and is a division of Marketing Manchester.

As one of Marketing Manchester’s 400 plus members - who also include hotels, serviced apartments, conference venues, restaurants, bars, tourist attractions and support services - we work collaboratively to generate meetings and conference business.

We also work closely with the Academic and Industry team at Marketing Manchester to develop bids to host conferences. Our successful bids include the MH2014: Fundamentals and Applications conference, and the CIB 2010 World Congress.

More information about Marketing Manchester can be found here

Meetings Industry Association

The MIA is one of the largest associations in the conference, meetings and events sector. This not-for-profit  organisation has given the industry an accreditation scheme, industry awards, invaluable research and a voice to government.

More information about the MIA can be found here

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

GMCC is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK.  As an independent, not-for-profit private company, the  Chamber influences key decision-makers in local and central government. It is regularly consulted for feedback from the business community when policy is being developed, locally and nationally.

More information about the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce can be found here

Unique Venues of Manchester

Unique Venues of Manchester (UVM) was established in 2013 and is the first group of its  kind in the region. Dedicated to the promotion and celebration of unusual and unique venues in Manchester, it follows in the footsteps of established groups such as Unique Venues of London and Unique Venues of Edinburgh. Its aim is to promote high quality event spaces and facilities in some of the city’s  most exceptional and inspirational settings.

More information about Unique Venues of Manchester can be found here

Academic Venue Solutions

Academic Venue Solutions (AVS) is a membership consortium of academic venues that have facilities for hire. A not-for-profit-organisation, their main role is to generate venue enquiries for members. Membership also has the advantage of gaining access to industry research and taking part in knowledge sharing and networking opportunities.

More information about Academic Venue Solutions can be found here