Exhibitors information

Click here for details of the venue, timings and other important information for exhibitors.

If you need any assistance or more information please contact Sally Bartrum preferably by email, or on 01379 650112.


Health, Safety & Security at Manchester Central

Quite correctly, health, safety and security are given the utmost priority at Manchester Central. With this in mind, all exhibitors are required to:

• Watch the Manchester Central induction video for exhibitors

To do so,please enter the following link into your browser
Password: HEALTHandSafety_999

Once you have viewed the induction video, please email confirmation to Sally Bartrum, giving your name, company and the date you viewed the video. The deadline for us to receive your confirmation is Friday 21 April 2023 - thanks.

• Download and read the emergency procedures summary for exhibitors

Click here to download (PDF)

• Download and make note of the fire assembly points

Click here to download (PDF)

• Hi-vis bibs/jackets
It is a requirement for anyone entering the exhibition hall during build and get out to wear a hi-vis bib or jacket. Thanks for your co-operation on this point.

Paperwork for exhibitors

You will need to complete all or some of the following paperwork. The deadline for all paperwork is Friday 21 April 2023.

Risk assessment
All exhibitors must complete a risk assessment form (Click here)

Method statement
Exhibitors who will be preparing/cooking/sampling food at the event must provide a method statement. You can either complete our method statement, or alternatively we can accept your own method statement if you have one. (Click here)

Food Hygiene Certificate
Exhibitors who will be preparing, cooking and sampling food must provide a Food Hygiene Certificate (Basic) for one person who will be involved in this process. The certificate must be dated within the past three years - June 2020 onwards. (Send the certificate by email)

Electrical upgrade (deadline 21 April 2023 to avoid surcharges!)
Each exhibitor will be provided with a 500w electrical socket as part of their stand. This will enable you to run, for example, laptop, standard microwave, small fridge, simple stand lighting, etc. You can order further sockets, lighting and additional capacity for an additional cost, payable by your company.

Click here to download the electrical upgrade form

Additional Furniture
If you require any additional furniture for your stand you can either order from the Furniture Hire UK website or contact Emma Keating by email or on 0344 567 5744 if you need help or advice.

icon-showcaseMarketing - Exhibitor Showcase

All exhibitors receive a complimentary listing on the event App. All you need to do is supply up to 250 words of copy, a company logo and/or photo(s) and contact details.

The snappier and more interesting you can make this, the more potential it will have to attract visitors to your stand. Hopefully the following will help:

Here's what we want
• Brief overview of your key product(s)/service(s)
• What you will be showcasing at the exhibition
• Any new products/services you are launching at the show
• Details and timings for any demos you are running during the show
• Contact details for people to book a visit or demo on your stand

Here's what we don't want
• Company history/structure, philosophy, size, background info etc
• Turnover, head office, number of employees, longevity etc

Click here to submit your showcase...