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Event Information

The Cyber Security EXPO is a one day event taking place on Wednesday 24th July 2024

The event is open to attendees at 10am and closes at 15.30pm (last entry is 3pm)

The Venue
Manchester Central Convention Complex
Charter Foyer Entrance
Windmill Street, Manchester, M2 3GX
Please see further details below on how to get to the venue 

You will need to be registered to attend, please print or bring your e-ticket on your phone and show this at the EXPO registration desks on arrival along with photographic ID. If you are not registered and do not have photo ID then you will not be permitted entry. 

The full list of exhibitors can be found here 

The speaking sessions agenda can be found here

Public Transport 

The closest stations to the venue are Piccadilly or Victoria station

Manchester Central is a 20-minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi.

Alternatively, from the stations you can use the Metrolink which runs every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening. You don’t need a timetable, just turn up, buy your ticket and the next Metrolink will be along shortly.

The nearest Metrolink stop to Manchester Central is St Peter's Square. From there the venue is just a few minutes on foot

Routes and further information can be found on the Metrolink website.

By Car / Parking

Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester's M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.

If using a satellite navigation system - please follow the postcode M2 3GX.

There is an NCP (National Car Park) directly below Manchester Central that is open 24 hours a day all year round.



Manchester Central is designed for maximum accessibility at all their events. Most of their exhibition space is on the ground floor/street level and can be easily accessed via the main entrance. Entrances are fully accessible and foyer entrances are sensor-activated. Events on the first floor can be accessed via stairs or lifts.

Signage uses pictorial symbols and there are contrasting graphics on the wall-to-floor glazing. The venue welcomes assistance dogs and have Induction Loop facilities in Exchange Auditorium and Central and Charter Foyers.

The venue have lots of room for wheelchairs and have some self-propelled wheelchairs available for use within the venue. To enquire, contact the First Aid department on +44 (0)161 834 2700 ext. 2211 

Venue Security 

Every visitor who comes to Manchester Central may have their bags searched.   

We therefore ask you to consider keeping bags and possessions to a minimum.  Please also consider the size of your bag - we recommend just one small bag or handbag - to minimise the time it takes to search and gain access to the event.  When planning your arrival to the venue, we suggest you allow some extra time for security checks. 

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