Meeting Venues In Manchester

Unique and unusual meeting rooms and venues to hire in Manchester and North West England

Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

Science and Industry Museum

Max Capacity 250

Whether it's a conference, product launch or informal gathering, you'll find the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester makes every event unique.

The museum opened its doors in 1983 and is located on the original terminus of the worlds first inter-city railway, Liverpool Road. There are 5 Listed buildings, 2 of them listed as Grade I.

Imperial War Museum North, Manchester

Imperial War Museum North

Max Capacity 300

A multi-award winning venue, close to Manchester city centre, Imperial War Museum North is an iconic landmark available for daytime events and exclusive evening hire. Within its striking, aluminium-clad structure, you will find a unique venue for your Conference and Events.

Chill Factore, Manchester

Chill Factore

Max Capacity 120

Iconic and inspiring, choose a completely unique venue for your next corporate event.

REAL SNOW, 500 FREE Parking spaces and FREE WIFI are just 3 excellent features that Chill Factore can offer.

Whether you're planning a meeting, conference, product launch, networking event, team away day, or team building - look no further.

Aintree Racecourse, A Jockey Club Venue, Liverpool

Aintree Racecourse, A Jockey Club Venue

Max Capacity 4500

There’s nowhere quite like Aintree Racecourse, home of the world famous Randox Health Grand National. Steeped in history, drama, triumph and achievement, it is simply unique. Combine this inspirational sporting legacy with state of the art facilities and you’ll discover a stage for conferencing and events that is second to none.

Haydock Park Racecourse, A Jockey Club Venue, Newton Le Willows

Haydock Park Racecourse, A Jockey Club Venue

Max Capacity 500

Haydock Park is a place that makes your heart race. From the thrill of watching your horse cross the finishing line to the delight of indulging in its fantastic facilities, it guarantees a great day out. But just as importantly, we’re also well known as a venue that leads the field in holding events that are every bit as memorable as our race days.

National Railway Museum, York

National Railway Museum

Max Capacity 600

Having opened in 1975 as the first National Museum outside of London, the National Railway Museum is now the largest of its kind in the world. Steeped in heritage & history the former locomotive depot houses many famous & record breaking locomotives including Mallard & Bullet Train. The elegant surroundings are sure to add prestige to any event.

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At Lime Venue Portfolio, we’re proud to offer you the opportunity to hire one of Manchester’s most unique and unusual meeting rooms for your next event.  We couldn’t be in a better position to understand the need to deliver successful meetings. We know you spend a lot of time in meetings, from the regular departmental get-together to entertaining new and important clients, so if you’ve chosen to host your next meeting in Manchester, then why not look for more creative way to liven up proceedings? Here are three top ideas to make your private meeting a little bit less formal and a little bit more fun.

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Creative Ways to Add Some Fun to Your Meeting in Manchester

Jazz Things up with Music

Meetings shouldn’t be monologues.  People don’t absorb facts when they are delivered in long speeches, so if you want to get your message home you need to hand it to them in manageable, bite-sized chunks.  One of the best ways to break up those bite-sized chunks might be through introducing music to your meetings.  The variation between speech and tunes not only keeps people engaged and mentally stimulated, but music has also been shown to aid memory and improve concentration.

Find a venue which can provide high-tech meeting rooms and you are on to a winner.  The Imperial War Museum North is one of our most unique venues in Manchester and soon to be launching their new purpose built event spaces. With the new spaces, you have all the mod-cons you could need to inject a little more life into your private meeting.  All meeting rooms are fully equipped, with high speed wifi, LCD projectors and PA systems – so why not jazz things up and make your attendees feel more lively.

Mix it up with Something for the Thrill Seekers

For a really fun-filled and adrenaline-pumping meeting in Manchester, head straight to Chill Factore.  This is one of our most unusual venues, allowing you to combine your private meeting with a chance to unwind on indoor real snow slopes – ideal for those who like to combine work and play!  A perfect fusion of warm hospitality and the cool-factor of getting your skis on could really inject some life into your event, and give your team the chance for a little bonding exercise outside of the boardroom.

With competitive Day Delegate Rates and meeting packages to suit all budgets, you’ll find fully equipped meeting rooms and a top-class on-site restaurant for entertaining clients and guest speakers.  There’s even an Alpine-themed bar to relax in once your private meeting has been successfully wrapped up, so you can round off the day by enjoying an après-ski tipple in a cosy log cabin setting.

Audience Participation

Two words most people dread, but one of the best ways to inject a little fun into your meetings is by getting your attendees a little more involved.  Concentration levels are improved if there is plenty of mental stimulation rather than a monologue of facts and figures, so try and find creative ways of getting the audience to participate.  It could be handing out little prizes for the person who gives the fastest answer to a question or who pitches the most ‘outside the box’ idea, or having a bit of a quiz to get everyone feeling involved.

At the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Manchester, you’ll find meeting rooms to accommodate both large and small parties - whatever the size of your audience, there will be plenty of space to get them on their feet and taking a more active role in proceedings.  As one of our most unique handpicked venues, the MSI is operated by an expert events planning team who can ensure you have everything you need to make your meeting that little bit more exciting…

For more information on these or any of the other fantastic hand-picked meeting venues we have across Manchester, the North West and the whole of the United Kingdom, please get in touch with the expert team at Lime Venue Portfolio.