Where is the venue?
Manchester Central Convention Complex
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How do I get to Manchester Central?
Manchester Central Convention Complex is in the heart of Manchester city centre in the North West of England. Located in the centre of the UK, the city is served by strong road, rail and air links, making it an accessible location for visitors from all over the World.
Where can I stay?
There are a range of hotels near to the venue. All conference delegates, exhibition visitors and exhibitors can book hotels at discounted rates.
How much does it cost to attend the conference?
There are a range of tickets available. You can attend the event for one or two days and you can also choose the seminars you want to see.
Do I have to pay to attend the exhibition?
No. The exhibition is free to attend. If you want to get the best experience from the event pre-register in advance and we'll give you exclusive benefits including fast-track entry.
What are the exhibition opening times?The exhibition times are:
Wednesday 6 Nov 09:00-17:00
Thursday 7 Nov 09:00-17:00
Can I network at the event?
Yes. Networking is a key part of the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition. You can network online and face-to-face at the free exhibition.