Talk Talk and Whitbread book new Event City space

Talk Talk and Whitbread have booked conferences at Manchester Event City's new £2.5m space, which is set to open in January.

Talk Talk and Whitbread book new Event City Manchester space
Talk Talk and Whitbread book new Event City Manchester space

The new conference facility, a joint venture with Smart Hospitality, will see Event City's Hall Four converted into conference space, holding up to 5,000 delegates.

Smart Hospitality chief executive Greg Lawson said: "The refurbished space, which for comparison purposes is as big a football pitch, boasts multi-purpose functionality, allowing the most basic to complex of briefs to be met. An ability to sub-divide the space presents the opportunity to deliver everything required on a conference wish list; seminar halls, break out areas, exhibition space and catering all in one technically equipped room.
 
The development forms part of a bigger "multi-million pound" expansion project for Event City with an independent entrance planned to Hall Three.
 
Andy Orr, managing director of Event City, added: "These are incredibly exciting times for Event City and we’re delighted to be partnering with Smart Hospitality to provide such a high quality and sophisticated facility for the industry to indulge in."

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