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Conferences in Manchester for Q3/Q4 in 2022


In Q3 and Q4 this year, Manchester is home to a variety of conferences and exhibitions throughout the autumn and winter season, covering topics including healthcare, accountancy, culture, and business.

If you need a place to stay while attending a conference in Manchester, CitySuites Aparthotel is perfect for business stays and short stays with in-room mod-cons and luxury facilities. Being based in Manchester city centre, we are within easy walking and taxi distance to all the major event spaces, including Manchester Central Convention Complex which is just a 15-minute walk from CitySuites.

CitySuites is proud to offer preferential corporate rates for group bookings, so please contact us directly if you would like to enquire about this.


Dates: 21-26 August 2022

Location: Manchester Central

CMD29 is a huge international conference, which covers many aspects of condensed matter physics. It is the 29th conference in the series of general conferences of the Condensed Matter Division of the European Physical Society, organised together with the Institute of Physics. The conference will feature daily programmes of plenary and semi-plenary presentations, outlining progress in distinct areas of condensed matter physics and key research results.

Greater Manchester African Forum - Doing Business and Trade with Africa

Date: 25 August 2022, 18.00-20.00

Location: Clayton Hotel Manchester City Centre

Africa’s population is expected to grow to 2.5 billion by the year 2035. Register to attend African Business Chamber’s event to connect, learn, and hear from business leaders and industry experts on how to do business and trade with Africa. Some key information they shared:

  • South Africa holds 90% of the world’s platinum reserves, while Nigeria and Libya are among the top ten countries with the largest oil reserves.
  • Kenya and Ghana have the second and third highest mobile payment usage after China, demonstrating Africa’s enormous potential.
  • The African mobile payment market could have 850 million customers by 2025, which is 100 million more than Europe’s total population.

The forum will be hybrid with both live, in-person and virtual online attendance to enhance participation.

Healthcare Estates

Healthcare Estates Exhibition & Conference

Dates: 4-5 October 2022

Location: Manchester Central

There are more than 250 companies exhibiting at this year’s Healthcare Estates Exhibition & Conference, which takes place at Manchester Central in October. As well as a large exhibition, there will be a multi-stream conference, making the event as inclusive as possible. There will also be a special awards and dinner, The Healthcare Estates IHEEM Awards, which recognise and celebrate excellence of the leading names in the healthcare sector.

EdExec LIVE North

Date: 6 October 2022

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport, Chicago Avenue, Manchester M90 3RA.

EdExec LIVE is an event aimed at school business leaders and finance directors, providing an interactive learning and networking experience. There is a fantastic line-up of expert speakers who’ll give information on a broad range of school business aspects, which will make a difference to your role and your school or academy.

Edexec Live Manchester Airport Exhitbition

Accountex Summit Manchester

Dates: 12th October 2022

Location: Manchester Central

Bringing together over 90 fintech suppliers, the Accountex Summit in Manchester is for anyone who wants to stay ahead of the trends in accountancy and finance. The event provides an extensive CPD accredited seminar programme where participants can see the latest software demos and ask questions in-person. Meet the teams behind the brands and get the latest on tech, digital tax, and pricing!

British Academy of Audiology Annual Conference 2022

Dates: 13-14 October 2022

Location: Manchester Central

For 2022, the British Academy of Audiology Annual Conference 2022 will take place at Manchester Central on the 13th and 14th October. With research updates from experts, new policy overviews, and other innovations, the BAA Conference has three parallel tracks of sessions across two days, with a mix of keynotes and guest speakers. Sessions will cover important topics, including advances in patient-reported outcomes, psychological approaches, Auditory Processing Disorder, and managing tinnitus in children.

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Manchester Art Fair

Dates: 4-6 November 2022

Location: Manchester Central

Selling a range of modern and contemporary paintings, sculptures and photography, the Manchester Art Fair is taking place in November 2022. The fair hosts 125 exhibiting artists and galleries bringing thousands of pieces of original art to suite all tastes, styles, and budgets. Previously showcased artists have included Damien Hirst, Tracy Emin, and L.S Lowry. Taking place alongside Manchester Art Fair is The Manchester Contemporary, bringing leading contemporary art that can only be seen in Manchester.

CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition

Dates: 9-10 November 2022

Location: Manchester Central

The CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition is taking place at Manchester Central, bringing together HR professionals from a range of industries. Like last year, attendees can join the event in-person in Manchester or online from home. Either way, the conference gives the opportunity to reconnect with others in the people profession. Gain fresh perspectives on highly relevant topics such as hybrid working, holistic wellbeing, inclusion and diversity, and much more; giving you the confidence to shape the future of you, your people and organisation.

Northern Economic Summit

Dates: 10th November 2022

Location: Pendulum Hotel & Manchester Conference Centre

The North has many incredible businesses, but evidence from analyses of expenditure by central government suggests that it is punching below its weight when it comes to winning business. This matters. Just a 1 percentage point increase of business won from the UK’s public sector would increase revenue into the North by over £2billion annually. The Northern Economic Summit brings together key figures from across the region to talk about levelling up, the scale of opportunity, and how to win big business.

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