Stand catering

Delegate and stand personnel catering

All catering is provided in the exhibition hall to maximise on networking opportunities between delegates and exhibitors.
Tea, coffee and lunch is provided for both delegates and stand personnel on each open day. Tea and coffee is served throughout the day. Lunch will be served from 12:00 -14:00 each day to ensure that busy stand personnel have the opportunity to break either before or after delegates enter the hall.

Exhibition stand catering

You can order catering for your stand from Manchester Central should you wish to. Orders should be made through the online portal.

To access the online ordering platform:

Follow the link:

Select the ‘Sign Up’ button on the right-hand side.

Once you have completed your information you will be taken to a page listing a number of our upcoming events. Please select your event from the list.

You will then be asked to enter your stand number.

Once you have signed up to the site, you will then be able to log in with your email address and chosen password to access your account.
Manchester Central is the sole supplier of all food and beverages within the venue, it is possible for you to make your own arrangement for catering at your stand, in this case you may serve food and drink under the Manchester Central licence - a facility fee of £250 per day will be charged.

New allergy labelling legislation

On 13 December 2014, new legislation (the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation No. 1169/2011) came into force which requires food businesses to provide allergy information on food sold unpackaged. An allergy sheet should be provided by exhibitors giving away food from stands. Please read Manchester Central new policy on food allergies .