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BEC Arena Manchester - About

The Venue

BEC Arena is the perfect venue for hosting a variety of events from exhibitions and conferences to product launches, sporting events, markets, live music and company training days.

Our extensive range of exhibition halls and suites combined with perfect location and a cost effective pricing structure to suit all budgets ensures the BEC Arena is a highly attractive venue for event organisers.

Situated Just 2 minutes from Junction 9 on the M60 and the same distance from the Trafford centre the centre is ideally positioned and is easily accessible for visitors travailing locally and nationally. Just three miles from Manchester city centre we also have our own car park with over 800 free car parking spaces.

Floor Plan


Birthplace to 2 world class football teams, dance music & indie rock, the industrial revolution, the computer, women's suffrage and Coronation Street - Greater Manchester is one of the UK's biggest urban areas with a population of 2.8 million people and ideally situated in the centre of the country, with brilliant local, national and international transport links - Manchester is made for events and we're here to help you with yours. 

Getting Here

By Car

The venue is ideally situated three miles outside Manchester City Centre, just 2 minutes from Junction 9 on the M60 close to the popular Intu Trafford Centre. This makes us easily accessible for visitors traveling locally and nationally. With excellent onsite parking of over 800 free spaces the venue has the capacity to host large events with ease.

If you’re using a Satnav then just enter the postcode, M17 1SN and you will be directed directly to our carpark – Its that easy!

By Taxi

Manchester Taxi Co 0161 123 4567

By Bus

The following busses pass the end of Longbridge Road, Numbers - 19, 54, 245, 270, 272, 291, 294 & 297. Please check timetables with operators.

By Tram

Launching in 2020 a major new Metrolink line is on the way for Trafford, supporting regeneration and economic growth and making it easier than ever to get around by tram. A major tram station is being built a mere 5 minute walk from BEC Arena plus a park-and-ride car park with a capacity of 200 spaces. 


Hotel Football Exclusive offer for BEC Arena bookers

Book direct and save up to 25% off Hotel Football’s special room rates, exclusive for BEC Arena guests (breakfast included). To check availability, please contact Hotel Football’s reservation team on 0161 751 0433 or email and quote ‘BEC Arena’. 

Some of our clients