Helpful organiser information


Getting Here

The venue has excellent access to national and international travel links and is easily accessible by public transport. We have car parking for organisers and a variety of car parks next to us. The largest is opposite us on Grafton Street, the Grafton Street Multi Storey Car Park. Click here for map.

Floor plans

A ground floor plan of the event spaces can be seen here.

Audio Visual

All of our spaces are fully-equipped for professional presentations with data projectors, screens and audio equipment. If we don’t have something in particular, we can help and hire this in with our AV supplier. We have flipcharts and WIFI is FREE for all the guests.


Our WIFI is FREE for all of your delegates. We understand the importance of WIFI and how speed and access is vital to events. We can provide you with a code in advance or on the day for people to log on. The WIFI is easy to use and we have an onsite IT team who are available to help too.

Business Organisers Office

Should you or colleagues require a private office space, we have the right space for you. Please talk to us in advance and we can allocated a dedicated area.

Social media and marketing

If you are holding an event and would like some support with your social media, please let us know. Where appropriate we are happy to help and talk about your events on Twitter. If you and your delegates are enjoying the event, don’t forget to tag and follow us: @umic_ltd

Sustaining the environment

We are very committed to being Green and our recent development plans have incorporated eco-friendly features. From the design and build specification of the building to understanding how we can best manage out waste, we are committed to making our events and practices as green as possible.

“A belated thank you to you and your team for all the help and hard work. The cream of UK medical research centres were there (Kings, Imperial, UCL and Cambridge) and all were most impressed by the Innovation Centre. For us the Innovation Center is an excellent venue for our meetings.”

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC), 2013