Delegate FAQs

Below contains the answers to some of frequently asked questions about the Soccerex Global Convention 2017:

VENUE

Manchester Central Convention Complex Ltd.
Petersfield
Manchester
M23GX



CONTACT SOCCEREX

T: +44 (0) 208 742 7100 
E: [email protected]
W: www.soccerex.com/events/global-convention-2017

REGISTRATION

Registration will be open on:

Sunday 3rd September – 09.00 – 17.00
Monday 4th September – 08:00 – 18:00
Tuesday 5th September – 08:30 – 18:00
Wednesday 6th September – 09:15 – 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. 

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:

Uber have been appointed an event partner and first time users can get a free ride up to £10 using the code 'SOCCEREXUK'.

WIRELESS INTERNET

To connect to the complimentary event Wi-Fi

1. Choose the wireless network Soccerex 2017
2. You will be automatically redirected to a login page (if not, attempt to open a new website in your browser)
3. Click on 'Free Wi-Fi'
4. Enter your information and accept terms & conditions
5. You will then be redirected to the Soccerex Wi-Fi page and can start using the internet

EXHIBITOR LIST

For the most up to date exhibitor 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 ‘Registration Confirmation' 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. On the app there is an 'About the App' button, click on this to learn how to utilise all the features on the app.

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 and wrist bands at all times. Our social events are exclusive to Soccerex delegates and your pass will be required for entry.

HALF-TIME RESTAURANT

Times: Mon 12:30 – 14:30, Tue 12:30 – 14:30, Wed 12:30 - 14:00

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 CAFÉS

Times: During Event Hours

Location: Exhibition Hall

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

NETWORKING BRUNCH

Date: 6th September

Time: 09:45 – 10:30

Location: Networking Cafés

To kick off the final day of the 2017 Soccerex Global Convention, a complementary brunch will be offered alongside the opportunity to form business relationships during an informal session.

HAPPY HOUR

Date: 4th - 6th September

Time: Mon 17:30 – 18:30, Tue 17:30 – 18:30, Wed 15:30 – 16:30

Location: Networking Café's, 

Happy Hour will take place at both Networking Café's 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


Date: 4th September

Time: 19:30 – 23:00

Location: The National Football Museum, Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens, Todd St, City Centre, Manchester M4 3BG 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. During this evening the England match will be played live and shown on screens across the venue.

Social Evening Day 2

Date: 5th September

Time: 19:30 – 23:00

Location: The Halle Suite, Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel Manchester, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP

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: 2nd - 6th September

Times: 19:00 – late

Location: Opus Bar One, Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5GP   

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.

CONTACT SOCCEREX

T: +44 (0) 208 742 7100 

E: [email protected]

W: www.soccerex.com/events/global-convention-2017

If you did not find the answer to your question or have a further enquiry please email/call the address/number above