Picture the scene: You’ve just attended a first-rate conference at EventCity – the North’s largest, fully flexible multipurpose event venue – and you’re buzzing with positivity. The in-house food and beverage was outstanding; you met some amazing people; and you were bowled over by the brilliance of the production and atmosphere – propelling the conference into a whole new league.
Heading back to your on-site hotel room, conveniently located just a short walk away, you decide it’s too early to turn in… With your mind racing with fresh ideas following that inspirational conference, it’s time to freshen up, wind down and explore!
So, what does the City of Manchester have to offer when it comes to entertainment? Plenty, but after attending a conference or exhibition at EventCity, you needn’t venture far to find what you’re looking for… With TRAFFORDCITY, the UK’s leading leisure and retail destination, conveniently situated on the doorstep, why not extend your stay and make a weekend out of it – taking full advantage of the amazing facilities this location has to offer?
TRAFFORDCITY is home to the iconic intu Trafford Centre, which will celebrate its twentieth birthday in September, so if your stay will be devoted to shopping, then look no further! Home to some of the biggest brands on the High Street – including Apple, John Lewis, Marks and Spencer, Selfridges and Debenhams – the intu Trafford Centre is the third largest shopping centre in the UK by retail size. Whether you’re in the market for a new driver to tee off with down at the local golf course, or looking to revamp your wardrobe, the abundance of shops at your fingertips means any retail needs will be well and truly covered!
Conferencing with colleagues? Leisure facilities on site include a 20-screen ODEON multiplex cinema; a Laser Quest arena; Paradise Island miniature golf; and a NAMCO Funscape with dodgems, bowling and arcade games. Whatever your mood, it’s all under one roof.
Discovering what the intu Trafford Centre has to offer will certainly work up an appetite. The Orient – a food court themed on a 1930s liner – has a variety of restaurants, fast food outlets and bars spread across two floors, so that’s your evening meal taken care of!
If you’re a thrill-seeker with adrenaline to burn, then do something extra-memorable and pay iFLY Indoor Skydiving Manchester a visit! Situated in the heart of TRAFFORDCITY, you can soar like a bird in the first 14ft (4.3m) diameter iFLY wind tunnel to be built in the UK. With wheelchair access and highly trained instructors on hand, flyers of all abilities are made to feel welcome.
Enjoy skiing, or tempted to give it a try? The Chill Factore on Trafford Way boasts the UK’s longest indoor ski slope!
For those who like to keep their feet on the ground, why not visit the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre or SEA LIFE Manchester – premier attractions situated on Barton Square at the intu Trafford Centre?
Whatever your preference, TRAFFORDCITY is one of the most exciting commercial destinations in the UK – offering an unrivalled breadth of world-class facilities for its visitors!