Bowlers Exhibition Centre

Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester, UK
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Total area:
111 sq. ft
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About The Venue

The Bowlers Exhibition Centre or BEC Arena as it is often known is one of Manchester’s popular venues. It is composed of several exhibition halls and suites located about 2 minutes car journey off the M60 highway. The venue is available all year round and can be used to host concerts and conventions. It is furthermore suitable for the organization of business events such as trade shows and expos. Notable business exhibitions held through the years include the Oktoberfest, UK Vapers Lifestyle Expo, and the Cheesefest. Other interesting examples include the Pizza and Prosecco Festival, the Beer and Curry Festival and more.

The BEC Arena has 5 exhibition halls and suites including the rather infamous Cantina Space Bar as well as a VIP lounge, 7 bars and high access area.  Besides the impressive available indoor space, the venue furthermore features a large car park. Said parking area can accommodate 800 cars. BEC arena can receive within its halls about 4500 guests. Each meeting location provides state-of-the-art equipment for the exhibitors to peruse as needed.

How to get to Bowlers Exhibition Centre
On foot

Manchester Airport – Not Advisable

Manchester Chorlton Street coach station – not advisable

By Car

Manchester Airport – Via M60, 14 mins

Manchester Chorlton Street coach station – Via A56, 17 mins

By public transport

Manchester Airport – Not Advisable

Manchester Chorlton Street coach station – Via Transport 250, 51 mins

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