Liverpool: A fantastic city for corporate events and academic conferences

Why Liverpool?

We are a City that makes things happen. With so many venues, bars, rooms, and excellent transport links organising an event in Liverpool could not be easier. Here are just a few reasons why conference organisers and delegates love our city.


Anglican Cathedral - Liverpool Convention Bureau


From the state-of-the-art ACC Liverpool to the quirky Camp and Furnace, to the second largest Cathedral in Europe, Liverpool offers world-class conference venues that your delegates won’t stop talking about. Whether it’s a conference for 10,000 or a dinner for 100, our city offers some of the most diverse and jaw-dropping spaces in the UK. Find out more here


Labour Conference - Liverpool Convention Bureau


We deliver success. From the International Festival for Business 2014 and 2016, the Labour Party Conference, European Association of International Education, BBC Worldwide Showcase, MTV Awards, BBC Sports Personality of the Year and many more, Liverpool is versatile and experienced in hosting high-profile and large events. Don’t just take our word for it, click here to find out what conference organisers say.


Awards Ceremonies - Liverpool Convention Bureau

Award Winning

You’re in safe hands with our award-winning Convention Bureau – we’ve won awards in the M&IT Best UK Convention Bureau category over the past four years, and our flagship venue – ACC Liverpool has been voted Gold in Best UK Conference Centre for the past four years.


Liverpool John Lennon Airport - Liverpool Convention Bureau

Ticket to Ride

Serviced by two international airports connecting to 220 destinations worldwide. Just two hours from London by train and with a regular underground service in the city. It’s easy to get a ticket to ride to Liverpool. Once you’ve arrived in our compact city you are just minutes from all major attractions and conference venues whether you decide to walk or hire one of our city bikes to get around. Getting here couldn’t be easier.


St Georges Hall - Liverpool Convention Bureau


We like to do things different. Got an idea for an event? Chat with our Convention Bureau team to make it happen. We love our conferences and events to be as original as Liverpool is.


Palm House LIMF - Liverpool Convention Bureau


We’re known for our warm welcome and vibrant city life. Within compact and cosmopolitan city, you’ll find deals being done in our commercial district, ground breaking research in our universities, cultural splendour in our museums and galleries and relaxation in our vibrant restaurants, bars and cafes.


Liverpool ONE - Liverpool Convention Bureau


Cultural and heritage hotspots, sporting heroes, music legends, global cuisines, theatres, beaches, golf clubs, water sports and a stunning UNESCO listed waterfront – Liverpool really will give your delegates an unrivalled conference experience. Find out more here.


We’re Energy Friendly 

Liverpool champions all things green, with carbon emissions per person lower than the national average and over 8,000 people employed in the energy and environmental technology sector


Clip Conference 2015 - Liverpool Convention Bureau

Sector Strengths 

As well as our excellent life science and medical research strengths Liverpool City Region excels in a number of sectors, find out more here.


Liverpool Convention Bureau were chosen by the Association of Local Government Communications to support their Annual Conference held in partnership with the Government Communications Service in Liverpool on 1st-2nd November 2016. The Bureau used our local knowledge and expertise to source venues for the welcome reception, awards evening and the conference itself which attracted over 300 people from local and central government across the UK. Our relationships allowed LGcomms to tap in to reduced rates available through the Convention Bureau for their accommodation booking service and venue spaces.

“The Convention Bureau were a huge help to me when planning our event in Liverpool. Our conference is UK wide so we like to take it round the county each year and being London based means I often have to rely on local knowledge when it comes to finding venues. The Bureau showed us locations for our conference and evening events and helped us pick the perfect venues to showcase the unique history and beauty of Liverpool – ensuring that our delegates were able to leave with a great overview of Liverpool as a city. The service didn’t stop there though! The accommodation page that was set up for our delegates offered great rates at hotels and left me able to concentrate on other areas of my event. The team were always available if I had questions and didn’t cease their work until my event was in the capable hands of the venue staff we had chosen to use.
Kim Patterson, Event Manager – Association of Local Government Communications

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