Manchester Metropolitan University Shortlisted for Best Customer Service Award

The Conference and Events team at Manchester Metropolitan University are finalists in the ‘Best Customer Service’ category in the Conference News Academic Venue Awards. The awards highlight the achievements and celebrate the success of event delivery in the UK’s top academic venues. Janet Scull, Head of Conference Services commented, we are delighted with this recognition and would like to thank our customers for their amazing feedback. To find out more about Manchester Metropolitan University’s conference and event facilities, visit www.mmu.ac.uk/venues. Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the most extensive higher education centres in Europe with 37,000 students and more than 1,000 undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses. The University educates and trains large numbers of legal and business professionals, scientists, engineers, teachers, health workers and creative professionals. Manchester Met has invested £350 million in its estate and facilities during a ten-year plan to create a truly world-class campus in the heart of Manchester and in Cheshire. The University is in the top three nationally for environmental sustainability, in the top 3% of global universities as ranked by the Times Higher Education and has an 85% research impact rated world-leading and internationally...

Unique Venues by Eclectic Hotels

Unique Venues by Eclectic Hotels Eclectic Hotels have great boutique hotels across Manchester, but the real gems are their fantastic, unique and eclectic spaces for conferences, meetings and events. The Rooftop Lounge Housed in Great John Street hotel, originally a Victorian school house, the Rooftop Lounge and Playground truly lives up to its name as a space where you can relax, work and play. The elegant rooms that make up the Rooftop Lounge are unique within the city centre. South facing views that extend over the city and leading out to the Rooftop Playground. This 3rd floor space is one of the most diverse areas within the Old School House. The terrace has adopted its name from its former use as the boys playground. The Playground offers a real vacation flair with its informal wicker furniture and home-nurtured plants. The South Terrace At Kings Street Townhouse is available for private hire from meetings to weddings of up to 150 guests. The heated south-facing terrace with overhead canopy and two-way facing fire is dressed with comfy alfresco furniture. The eclectic mix of chimneys and rooftops amongst the skyline tell an architectural story, a time line of a growing city. This may not be the highest of views, however it may be one of the most charismatic. Showcasing the urban city that we so proudly call our home. Inside the south terrace lounge is a large versatile space with solid wooden flooring, informal furnishings and a bespoke wooden bar. The Walled Garden Set in the leafy suburbs, Eleven Didsbury Park is an exclusive Victorian townhouse. It is a statement of eclectic design,...

Victoria Warehouse celebrates 5 years in business

Victoria Warehouse Victoria Warehouse is a completely unique, entirely innovative event space in Manchester. The iconic venue offers clients the prime place for production and delivery of both large and small scale events. Delivered to a wide range of sectors from conferences, meetings and exhibitions to weddings, music and sporting shows. Events venue Victoria Warehouse celebrates 5 years in business. Victoria Warehouse aims to be the UK’s most creatively ambitious event space yet. 5 years on, that goal is edging closer. As a symbol of this city’s industrial strength and innovation, the venue is constantly growing its portfolio of events with clients from all over the UK. Bringing Manchester’s industrial heritage to the future. The warehouse buildings were built in the early 1900s shortly after the industrial revolution. It was predominantly used as a cotton storage facility. The business ‘Victoria Warehouse’ began in 2012. Owner David Cohen purchased the property with a vision to create the events space. Since then, careful renovations have been made to the venue to capture the imagination and needs of the industry. Whilst still keeping its existing Mancunian character. Victoria Warehouse started off a venue that promoted just a handful of music events in the first year. Now is’t a venue that now operates multiple events each week with up to 8,000 delegates every month. And a full calendar with a huge range of corporate, social, music and sporting events. Over the last few years, the venue has successfully achieved to sell and operate events with a magnificent range of clients. With a number of spaces available and the opportunity for high spec AV...

IWM North Fantastic Summer Offers

IWM North, boasts a beautiful quay side offering views of MediaCityUK and The Quays. The Main Exhibition Space for your food and disco provides a unique 360 degree digital backdrop with the ability to create any theme for your event! Summer Evening Offer – Love our complimentary Branded Cocktail Reception for all evening dinner or buffet events taking place between August 2017 – March 2018. This includes 1 cocktail and 2 canapes per person under our Harrier Jump Jet or outside on our beautiful Quay Side overlooking The Quays. Summer DDR Offer – Enjoy complimentary homemade scones with cream and jam during your conference in our NEW WaterShard event space, which opened on the 5th June 2017, offering views of MediaCityUK and The Quays. Our summer Day Delegate Package @ £36.95 + VAT per person is available between 1st August 2017 – 30th September 2017. Christmas Offer – Receive a complimentary drinks voucher for all guests by booking your Exclusive Christmas Party at IWM North before the 15th September 2017. For the Summer Party Brochure and contact details click here Terms and Conditions...

Grape and Grain Catering Co. win management contract with Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre

Event supplier Grape and Grain Catering Co. have won the contract to take over the management of Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre. To go live this month, the company are set to drive their mobilisation plan, along with a sales and marketing strategy, in order to run and sell the space to full capacity. A key part of the city’s Medieval Quarter supporting the tourist hotspot. The Manchester Cathedral Visitor Centre site boasts spacious and brilliantly situated conference and meeting rooms overlooking the Cathedral and its gardens. With the new resource and management, Grape and Grain Catering Co plan to maximise on these spaces. Targeting specifically city centre corporate clients who wish to use the space for training seminars, team building workshops and networking events. Stefan Maciejewski, Managing Director of Grape and Grain Catering Co. adds: “An exciting time for the company, as we’re now able to showcase our focus on strategic management and business development for venues. We look forward to putting the plan in action and of course delivering results.” As the venue stands pride within the heart of the city alongside the Cathedral, the new management insist on continuing with the aim of working towards a better community and promoting the heritage of the area and driving revenue through this historical event space. Background Information. Grape and Grain Catering Co. are currently on the preferred suppliers list for Events at Manchester Cathedral and Victoria Warehouse. Grape and Grain Catering Co. Innovative Ideas, Distinctive Delivery Winners of ‘Best Outside Catering Company’ at The CHS Awards www.grapeandgraincatering.com/ Grape and Grain Catering Co. was created with the aim of setting...

CHILL FACTORE SUMMER BONANZA – 50% OFF TEAM-BUILDING EVENTS

Fancy some light hearted rivalry in the snow this summer? Enjoy 50% off our team building activities throughout July and August 2017! Revel in exhilarating experiences for all ages and fitness levels! Our Corporate Events Team will be on hand to tailor-make the perfect event that will leave everlasting memories and exceed all your expectations. Interested? Contact us and enjoy a friendly chat with a member of our Corporate Events Team: 0161 749 2225, alternatively, please drop us an email: groups@chillfactore.com. Standard Chill Factore Group Terms and Conditions...