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The conference will be held at The Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School building (Number 8 below).

Here’s the address:

MMU Business School

Lyceum Place


M15 6BY


Manchester Met Business School – google maps link


Travelling by car

There is free parking available at the university in the John Dalton Visitor Car Park (Saturday & Sunday only, incl overnight Saturday) – see parking instructions here. If this is full or for Friday parking, there are various parking options around the area – Car parks within walkable distance of Manchester Metropolitan University Campus.

Travelling by train

Here is the link for the nearest national railway station. Manchester Piccadilly


Travelling by air

Here is the link for the nearest international airport. Manchester Airport


Travelling by bus / coach

Here is the link for the nearest national bus station. Manchester National Bus Station

Where to Stay

We have negotiated a discount with the faculty hotel. It’s the same hotel where we’ll be hosting the Saturday night party and is situated just a few minutes walk from the conference venue. The hotel has put together details of how to book your stay:

  • Go to Hyatt House Manchester website
  • Click on Book Now in yellow.
  • Add dates and the group code –
    Dates: 18-20th Nov 2022 | Code: G-FGY9
    The code goes on ‘Corporate or Group Code’.

NB You will be required by the hotel to show proof of your conference booking to validate use of the discount code.

The cut off for using the discount code is 31st August 2022.

Alternatively, the Visit Manchester website can be useful if you aren’t familiar with the city. Or try Airbnb – you can book a house and gather your friends to split the costs while sharing the adventure.



Book Conference Here


Book Friday Fringe Here


Book Saturday Night Party Here (incl MBL)



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