Reasons to choose Nowgen

We pride ourselves on excellent customer service. We take time to fully understand our customers’ requirements and tailor our approach to your needs. 

Photo (224) At The Nowgen Centre we continuously look for new ways to improve our service.  With the overwhelming majority of our clients returning time and time again we’re confident that we’ll live up to, and exceed, your expectations.

Why choose The Nowgen Centre?

  1. Excellent customer service, with experienced onsite events & technical team
  2. Central location in the heart of Manchester’s vibrant knowledge quarter
  3. Competitive and flexible rates*
  4. Versatile function rooms
  5. Computer training suite
  6. Teaching and demonstration laboratory
  7. Audio-visual equipment (including ClickShare, laptop and screen, lectern and PA system)
  8. Videoconferencing (IP and NHS encrypted network available)
  9. Teleconferencing facilities
  10. No hidden extras, room hire cost covers AV requirements, WiFi, flip chart and pens
  11. Extensive and flexible range of catering options
  12. Close proximity to large multistorey car park
  13. Close proximity to secure bike storage facilities
 *Special rates available for multiple bookings

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Customer satisfaction

Our customers can count on us to deliver a high-quality service, freeing them up to focus on their event programme:

I want to say a big thank you to Rich, Janet and team for making our booking with Nowgen so smooth. Your friendliness, approach-ability and professionalism always make it a pleasure for me to have events at the The Nowgen Centre. You are so warm and always willing to help.

Mrs Dympna Ebah, Group Head of Clinical Governance, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Read our customer reviews


I just wanted to emphasise our thanks and say that the event and help from Nowgen staff was excellent from start to finish. No technical issues, tea & coffee on-time, room set up perfectly – thank you! A very smooth process throughout and I’d be very happy to recommend Nowgen to others.

William Townsend, The Tropical Health & Education Trust

Feedback was great – everyone enjoyed the venue and event so will definitely be back next year. it’s a pleasure to hold our events with Nowgen.

Sylvia Teece-Round, Anticoagulation Specialist Nurse, MFT

Thanks for your excellent help again, both on the day and in advance of the event.

Vicky Matthews, Administrator, The University of Manchester

We gave the Nowgen Events Team very specific requests about room layout etc and they did everything perfectly. They went above and beyond and were absolutely fabulous!

Becky Leahy, Single Hospital Service Programme Team  

The Nowgen team has been fantastic. A professional, proactive and efficient team; very accommodative of all our requests for early start and late finishes. The venue, administration, staff, catering, AV aid – all have been perfect. I would definitely recommend The Nowgen Centre for any meeting in the future.

Anju Goyal, Consultant, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  

As we are approach our third year of scheduling our IT courses at The Nowgen Centre, I would like to say big Thank You to you and your team from all of us at StayAhead for the great service you continually provide to our clients. It is a real pleasure to work with you all.

Jo O’Sullivan, StayAhead   

A big THANK YOU to all members of the Nowgen staff who welcomed us and made sure the day went smoothly! They were all very welcoming, friendly, helpful and polite.  Everything was set up perfectly and the day went well without a single hitch.

Eleanor Barber, Widgit   

I wanted to say how much your staff had contributed to a wonderful day.  All the staff went beyond their requirements and the day turned out to be a great success.

Ian Stuart, Cavernoma Alliance UK  

Policy week is being seen as a great success and a big part of that is the help and assistance you and the team gave us, both in advance and during the week itself. As a venue you were very flexible and nothing was too much trouble, and everyone working there is so friendly.

Alex Waddington, Editorial and Engagement Manager, Manchester Policy Week  

I just want to say a massive thank you to all your team for your hard work and organisation leading up to the event, as well as on the day. The event went extremely well and everyone was really pleased with the venue, set up and catering.

Nuala Connolly, Events Manager, Synergy  

Everyone was delighted with the facilities and said the food was excellent. We will definitely use The Nowgen Centre for meetings in the future.

Philippa Adshead, The University of Manchester