Bowlers Exhibition Centre, Manchester


With 4 arenas, a VIP lounge, 7 bars, a late license, overnight parking and extensive on-site AV support, BEC Arena is the perfect venue for live music whether its an evening event or an all-dayer.


84,000 sq feet
4 Halls
7 Bars
Organisers Office
Gym & Fitness Centre
Cantina Bar
Car park
Multiple High Loading Access Points

Facilities & Access

Dedicated event manager
Operations support team available during event
Extensive on-site AV support available
24 hours access available by arrangement
Large toilet facilities


Full cleaning service after setup
General litter picking during event


Dedicated free parking for event organisers & crew
800 free parking spaces for visitors
Car park stewards


Catering can be arranged to suit your requirements
Pay café for exhibitors and visitors
7 Bars
VIP lounge


Free Wifi
Public Address Tannoy System

Event Advertising

Listing and event link on our website
Promotion on our social channels
E-mail to our customer database
Display space for posters and leaflets
Signage space


Three phase power supply (400 amp)


Stewards and security can be provided on request

Tickets & Box Office

On-site ticket sales
Telephone ticket sales via our head-office
Security ticket printing on request