The DesignOps Global Conference will be held at the:
 The Hilton, 303 Deansgate, Manchester, United Kingdom.

 Thursday, May 28 
 Friday, May 29
 Saturday, May 30
Join us for two days of inspiring keynotes, talks and thought provoking events.

The Conference Venue Address: 303 Deansgate, Manchester, M34LQ, UK


Hilton Manchester Deansgate features a magnificent event space, stylish rooms and a stunning cocktail bar with panoramic views, all in the heart of Manchester. Housed in the 47-story iconic Beetham Tower, this Manchester hotel is a destination in itself. Discover exciting attractions  nearby, including the iconic Old Trafford football stadium, or enjoy the city’s bustling nightlife, music scene and gastronomic culture in its many restaurants. Attendees can benefit from a 30% discount if they stay with Hilton and we have reserved 45 hotel rooms allocated on a first-come-first served basis.

Manchester is an iconic city; known as the Venice of the North, the city has a remarkable history and breath-taking architecture in a diverse range of styles from Gothic to Ultra-Modern. The city is the Northern Powerhouse and is known for its enterprise, commerce, music, football, culture and ethnic diversity!

Manchester has been at the forefront of art, design and innovation for centuries; it is the birth place of the industrial revolution, Alan Turing designed and built the first modern computer at Manchester University and Manchester is now the fastest growing digital hub in Europe, leading in e-commerce and media, with the BBC, Goolge, Amazon, Moo and many more digital -first organisations establishing design and development hubs.

Planning your conference attendance

Where to stay – Hotels

Manchester has many great hotels conveniently  located close to the Hilton Conference Centre.

Radisson Blu

Midland Hotel 

DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Piccadilly

Crowne Plaza Manchester City Centre

INNSIDE Manchester

Malmaison Manchester

King Street Townhouse

Getting About – Transport Links


Manchester Airport  is the closet airport, and situated just 8 miles from Manchester City Centre with a direct train from the airport to Manchester Piccadilly.

London Heathrow is situated 250 miles from Manchester. Attendees flying into London Heathrow would be advised to get a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

London Gatwick is situated 233 miles from Manchester. Attendees flying into London Gatwick would be advised to get a train from the airport to London Victoria TrainStation then the Underground to London Euston and then a train to Manchester Piccadilly

Trains Stations

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station is situated in Manchester City Centre with a short cab ride to the venue at Hilton Deansgate, Manchester.