CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019, 6-7 November

Event information

Opening times

Wednesday 6 November 2019 | 09:00-17:00

Thursday 7 November 2019 | 09:00-17:00


Manchester Central Convention Complex is in the heart of Manchester city centre in the North West of England. The city is served by strong road, rail and air links, making it an accessible location for visitors from across the world.

Manchester Central Convention Complex
M2 3GX

Useful links:

Digital map of Manchester city centre

Travelling to Manchester Central

City transport information

Essential Manchester Guide

Further information on Manchester


There is limited availability on our official accommodation platform. Please contact or +44 (0)161 238 4563 if you require any assistance.

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The co-located exhibition is FREE to attend. You can choose to register for a free exhibition pass, or buy a conference pass which includes entry to the exhibition.

Customer services

If you have any questions, can’t find what you’re looking for or would like to speak to someone, please contact our Customer Services team on +44 (0)20 8267 3200 or

Exhibition and sponsorship sales

Contact us today on +44 (0)20 8267 3224 or

Exhibition packages

Sponsorship packages

Press passes

Please contact to register for admission as a member of the press to the CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition. Please note that press badges are restricted to journalists, editors, publishers, broadcasters, photographers and bloggers associated with the HR industry and related fields. Press applicants may be required to produce accrediatation in order to obtain a press pass. Press registrations from non-editorial representatives are not eligable for a press pass. These interested parties are invited to book a conference pass or register as a visitor to the exhibition.