Delegate FAQs

Below contains the answers to some of frequently asked questions about the Soccerex Global Convention 2016:

VENUE

Manchester Central Convention Complex Ltd.
Windmill Street
Manchester
M23GX



CONTACT SOCCEREX

T: +44 (0) 208 742 7100 
E: [email protected]
W: www.soccerex.com/events/global

REGISTRATION

Registration will be open on:

Sunday 25th September – 09.00 – 17.00
Monday 26th September – 08:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 27th September – 08:30 – 18:00
Wednesday 28th September – 09:30 – 16:00

Upon arrival, please produce your confirmation email or a business card to obtain your delegate pass. 

CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

The latest Conference Programme can be viewed here. For all the latest news and conference programme timings, please refer to the information screens positioned around the venue along with the official Soccerex Event App.

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION

Our HQ hotel will be the Radisson Blu Edwardian in Manchester.

Soccerex’s official travel partners are Sir Stanley Matthews Travel. For all your travel and accommodation requirements, please visit their website or email [email protected] for exclusive rates.

PARKING

Delegates are able to park in the Manchester Central NCP car park, which is located on Lower Mosley Street. This is chargeable at £12 if booking is made in advance, using promotional code ‘EXHIBMC’. The price will increase on the day.

TRANSPORT

By Rail:

It takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station - just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.

By Uber:

In partnership with Uber, Soccerex is offering delegates discount for first time users of the app, and the chance to get your first ride for free up to £15.

Sign up with the code - 'GC16' at Uber.com/app

WIRELESS INTERNET

To connect to the complimentary event Wi-Fi

1. Choose to the wireless network name Soccerex 2016
2. You will automatically be redirected to a login page (if not, attempt to visit a new website in your browser e.g. www.soccerex.com)
2. Click on ‘Free Wi-Fi'
3. Enter your information and accept the terms & conditions
4. You will then be redirected to the Soccerex Wi-Fi page and can start using the internet

DELEGATE LIST

For the most up to date delegate list please log on to the Soccerex Event App.

SOCCEREX EVENT APP

This year, we have made our Soccerex Event App even more accessible, providing you access to the full conference programme, comprehensive networking options and event information on the go. 

To use the Event App you will need to locate the ‘Official Soccerex Event App’ email in your inbox and click the download link on the device you're bringing to the event. Once downloaded, come back to the event app email and click Verify Account to unlock all of the app's advanced features.

There will be an app specialist available at the Information Desk to help you if you encounter any issues with the app or have any questions.

LOST PROPERTY

For lost property, please go to the Business Centre.

SECURITY

For security purposes we request that you wear your delegate badge at all times. Our social events are exclusive to Soccerex delegates and your pass will be required for entry.

HALF-TIME RESTAURANT

Times: 12:30 – 14:30 Daily

Location: Exhibition Hall 

Located on the exhibition floor, the lounge offers a variety of catering options available for purchase, meeting spaces and additional business facilities, including charging points and industry literature. It makes it the perfect location for you to enjoy your lunch and continue your networking.

NETWORKING CAFE

Times: During Event Hours

Location: Exhibition Hall

Located at the heart of the exhibition, the Networking Café is the event's meeting hub, offering a central location for delegates to have refreshments, network and talk business. The Cafe will also host the daily Happy Hour and any at-event announcements.

NETWORKING BRUNCH

Date: 28th September

Time: 10:00 – 10:45

Location: Networking Cafe

To kick off the final day of the 2016 Soccerex Global Convention, a complementary brunch will be offered alongside the opportunity to form business relationships during an informal session.

HAPPY HOUR

Date: 26th - 28th September

Time: Mon 17:30 – 18:30, Tue 17:30 – 18:30, Wed 16:00 – 17:00

Location: Networking Cafe, 

Happy Hour will take place at the Networking Café immediately after the day’s final conference session and will feature complimentary drinks and snacks.

BUSINESS CENTRE

The Business Centre can assist with printing, photocopying, scanning and faxing documents and can be found at the concierge desk in the Central Foyer of Manchester Central.

SOCIAL EVENINGS

Social Evening Day 1


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Date: 26th September

Time: 19:30 – 23:00

Location: The Halle Suite, Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

The Soccerex Social Evening provides the perfect opportunity for the event’s delegates to relax and unwind in an informal setting. Complimentary beer and wine is provided as well as substantial canapés.

Social Evening Day 2

Date: 27th September

Time: 19:30 – 23:00

Location: The National Football Museum, Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, City Centre, Manchester M4 3BG

The Soccerex Social Evening provides the perfect opportunity for the event’s delegates to relax and unwind in an informal setting. Complimentary beer and wine is provided as well as substantial canapés.

Luna Lounge

Dates: 25th - 28th September

Times: 12 noon – late

Location: Opus Bar One. Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester

Situated on the ground floor of the Radisson, the Luna Lounge provides a relaxed setting from which to continue the day’s networking in the comfort of the HQ hotel.