Conference Venue


Address: University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Salford, M50 2HE, Manchester, UK

The University of Salford at MediaCityUK is right at the heart of the UK’s media and digital industries. With broadcast-standard video and audio facilities and the latest digital technology as standard, it’s suitable for even the most ambitious and imaginative events. There are three floors of fully-serviced meeting and conference rooms of various sizes, with break-out spaces, AV and communication services. Free wireless access is available on a pre-arranged basis.



As Holiday Inn was fully booked, we suggest delegates to stay near conference venue to enter the link as below for room booking: (Just type in Salford Quays in the top left hand box and it will bring up all the hotels in this area.)

Getting to MediaCityUK

MediaCityUK is close to one of the most comprehensive transport infrastructures in the country, so getting here won't be a problem. Download the MediaCityUK map (PDF)


  • Runs every six minutes in both directions between Manchester Piccadilly and MediaCityUK
  • Only 15 minutes between MediaCityUK and Manchester Piccadilly by tram


  • The CityConnect number 50, operated by Stagecoach, runs every 10-15 minutes from Manchester city centre via the University of Salford’s main Peel Park campus and Salford Shopping Centre, between 7am and 11pm, Monday to Friday, and between 8am and 6pm at the weekend. Staff and students can travel free between the main University campus and MediaCityUK on production of their University ID cards. For more details on the timetable and route, visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website
  • The X50 runs every 15 minutes from Manchester city centre to the Trafford Centre via Salford Quays. MediaCityUK is just a few minutes’ walk from the Imperial War Museum stop on Trafford Wharf Road, via footbridge over the Manchester Ship Canal. For timetable details visit operator Stagecoach’s website


  • There are over 300 cycle bays across the MediaCityUK site.


  • For those who need to travel by car, a new link road with the M602 motorway will give drivers the option to approach MediaCityUK from either end of Broadway. The M602 provides onward linkages to major routes leading in all directions.
  • There is very limited parking at the site.


  • Manchester Airport, a 20-minute drive from MediaCityUK, offers a choice of more than 200 destinations worldwide. Additional overseas connections are available at nearby Liverpool John Lennon Airport.



University of Salford

Salford ranked as one of the world's most international universities

The University of Salford is situated just 2km from Manchester city centre - so close you can walk. We are also just 1.6 miles from MediaCityUK. There are excellent transport links, with Salford Crescent railway station on campus and regular bus services. Trains from Manchester International Airport run hourly and take 30 minutes to campus. The airport can also be reached by car within 20 minutes.