Venue Guide

Host An Event At EventCity Manchester


EventCity is located beside the Trafford Centre in Manchester and with a total of 28,000 sq.m of space, is the North’s largest fully flexible blank canvas exhibition and multi-purpose event venue.

There are a number of room and space options with capacity ranging from several hundred up to over 9,000, so it’s a popular venue hire choice for a whole range of events from indoor festivals to large scale professional networking events.

EventCity Manchester - Key Info

If you’re thinking about holding your event here, we’ve compiled all the key information you’ll need:

Venue Address

Peel Dome, Intu Trafford Centre, TRAFFORDCITY, Manchester, M17 8PL

Venue Website 





EventCity Manchester Capacity

EventCity Manchester can host events with up to over 9,000 delegates. As a blank canvas venue, EventCity Manchester has 4 halls that can accommodate any and all types of events, as well as a 400sq.m reception that can be hired. Hall 3 is the largest space available at 16,000 sq.m and Hall 2 is the smallest, at 2,761 sq.m. Here are some of the space capacities:




Hall 1


Hall 3


Hall 4



EventCity Manchester Facilities

In House Catering Available


In House Audio & Visual Facilities


Wifi Provisions

Wifi Available


Fully Accessible by wheelchair via lifts and ramps and an automatic door.

Accessible seating and bats are suitable for disabled drivers on-site.

Braille and tactile buttons for those with impaired vision.

EventCity works with Endynamics to offer a wheelchair booking service.

Event Security


Getting To EventCity Manchester

Air Travel

The EventCity Manchester is just a 15-20 minute drive or taxi journey away from Manchester Airport depending on the traffic.

Train Travel

Train times are quick, with just over two hours from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly, from where you can easily catch a bus to the venue. Manchester is very well connected by train, with its Piccadilly, Victoria and Oxford Road stations taking incoming and outcoming trains from all over the UK.

Travel by Car

EventCity is just two minutes from the M60 which connects to main motorways—M6, M66 and M62, and drive times from several major UK cities are very reasonable, with the venue being 1.5 hours away from Birmingham and just over half an hour away from Liverpool.

The sat nav reference is M17 8AS.

Local Travel

The nearest tram station is around a 7-minute walk from EventCity with trams traveling to and from Manchester City Centre.

There are also buses traveling frequently in and out of the city, with a bus station right beside intu Trafford Centre, which makes travel by public transport convenient and easy.

Nearby Parking

EventCity offers over 3,000 free parking spaces on-site and a 60 bay coach park.

Nearby Hotels & Accommodation

With over 40 million visitors every year, TRAFFORDCITY is a bustling hub for entertainment, business, and leisure. And with so many visitors and facilities, there’s no shortage of great places for delegates to stay within walking distance to EventCity and to the intu Trafford Centre. Some popular choices for nearby hotels are:

  • Holiday Inn TRAFFORDCITY
  • AC Marriot
  • Holiday Inn MediaCity
  • Trafford Centre North Hotel
  • Trafford Centre South Hotel

Nearby Bars & Restaurants

Delegates will find many restaurants and bars in the intu Trafford Centre with its huge food course and cuisines from across the globe, as well as in the Barton Square Shopping Centre. Popular choices for food and drink in the areas around EventCity include:

  • East Street
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  • Wagamama
  • Café Rouge
  • Carluccio’s
  • 360 Champagne & Cocktails

Past Events Hosted At EventCity Manchester

Having been around since the late 1990’s, EventCity has been used for a variety of commercial purposes over the years, including official public events, educational events and ‘edutainment’ events, as well as entertainment and exhibitions. Past events at EventCity Manchester include:

  • Professional Beauty North
  • Tattoo Tea Party
  • National Wedding Show
  • Building Trades
  • Northern Angling Show

EventCity Manchester Reviews

337 reviewers give EventCity Manchester an average 3 star rating on TripAdvisor. 

How To Hold An Event At EventCity Manchester

You can find out more by contacting the venue directly:


Phone: 0843 487 5555


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