Manchester Central builds on its sustainability agenda by donating surplus food to the city’s first waste food catering project! The venue has been working together with Open Kitchen MCR to donate unused food, which is then transformed into high quality, nutritious catering for events, meetings and special occasions. Open Kitchen MCR is a not-for-profit initiative which sources food which would otherwise go to waste and turns it into delicious dishes for all. The income generated from their catering funds their work with a number of local organisations who support people having a hard time.
GM Business Connect Magazine recently caught up with Manchester Central’s chief executive Shaun Hinds. In one of our first ‘Inspired Greater Manchester’ podcast and video interviews, we asked Shaun to give an insight into one of the UK’s premium event spaces:
Shaun, can you please introduce yourself and tell us what you do?
“I’m the Chief Executive here at Manchester Central. My role covers many things. We are a big, diverse venue in the heart of Manchester.
British Entrepreneur and former ‘Dragon’ Jenny Campbell joins speaker line-up at Venturefest North West 2019. Former banker turned award-winning entrepreneur Jenny Campbell will deliver a keynote address at this year’s Venturefest North West, which returns to Manchester for its sixth year this autumn. Organised by GC Business Growth Hub at Manchester Central on Wednesday 20 November, Venturefest North West is the region’s biggest annual innovation conference and exhibition. The event will once more welcome North West business owners, entrepreneurs and investors who are looking to grow and build their businesses,
For two days in March the Northern Business Expo took over Manchester Central in Central Manchester showcasing business advice and insights for entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and business professionals. The Expo was all about supporting businesses through growth as well as a great place to network.
Often the thing we need help with the most in business is identifying our weaknesses and finding solutions to take us on to the next level, that’s what this event was all about –
Manchester Central has launched a new 360 degrees virtual tour of their venue, allowing clients to fully immerse themselves within the iconic venue and support them in the planning process.
Developed by Virtronix, the tour allows event planners to see what the venue’s event spaces look like in a variety of different set ups, with each space tagged with useful information, including hospitality options, room measurements and AV facilities. Shaun Hinds, CEO said “When we first looked into the world of virtual reality,
Two days packed full of business advice and insights for entrepreneurs, start-ups, SMEs and business professionals, the Northern Business Exhibition is all about supporting businesses through growth as well as a great place to network.
Where: Manchester Central, Windmill Street, Manchester, England, M2 3GX
When: Tuesday 12 & Wednesday 13 March 2019, 10am – 4pm daily
Tickets: Free online – Search Northern Business Expo
Often the thing we need help with the most in business is identifying our weaknesses and finding solutions to take us on to the next level,
pro-manchester’s Property & Regeneration Lunch welcomed the sector’s movers and shakers to Manchester Central to discuss the current economic boom our region is benefitting from.
The event, which was hosted by Property and Regeneration committee co-chair, Heather Gray – business development manager at Bruntwood, brought together two panels. The first of which discussed placemaking in Greater Manchester with Jon Sawyer, Manchester City Council; Suzanne Benson, Trowers & Hamlins and fellow co-chair of the Property and Regeneration committee;
Last April saw the much-anticipated return of The Northern Business Exhibition to Manchester. GM Business Connect were proud to be media partners with the event, and we also exhibited at the expo. The two-day event had moved to a bigger venue for its 3rd year, taking over the Manchester Central Convention Complex, and provided entrepreneurs and business owners with a unique opportunity to discover the latest industry innovations and network with their peers.
Just over 100 industry-leading suppliers,