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Event FAQs

We’ve pulled together key questions you might have about the event, if there is anything you need and you don’t see it featured on this list, then please email [email protected] and our team would be happy to help.

How do I get to the venue?

All travel options for the venue can be found here. Please note, onsite parking is reserved for event production and those with accessibility requirements, there is no delegate parking available at Victoria Warehouse.

Nearby alternative car parks can be found here.

You can also use the park and ride near Trafford Park – details here.

How to get to the venue via tram from Manchester Piccadilly train station:

Is the venue accessible?

Yes, the venue is fully accessible with lifts and ramps throughout. The Victoria Warehouse team will be on hand throughout the day to assist with navigating the venue.
If you require assistance on the day of the event or require onsite parking, please email [email protected]

What time does the event start?
Registration will be from 8.30-9.30 with the talks commencing at 9.30.

Can I come just for part of the day?

Yes, if you’d like to come for only morning, afternoon or part of the day then that is absolutely fine.

Is the event child friendly?

No, unfortunately we are unable to accomodate children at this point in time. Apologies for any inconvenience on this.

Are food and drink available at the venue?

Victoria Warehouse will be providing lunch options on site, so you’ll be able to purchase lunch at the venue. There are local shops and restaurants nearby.

Will there be an after-party?

Yes! Join us in the networking area 5-7.00pm for a drink on c3.

Is there a dress code?

There is no formal dress code for Up North, however please be aware that there are stairs and cobbles to navigate around the venue so flat shoes are recommended.

Wifi details:

Free wifi is available on the day, details for this will be included in the programme.

Code of conduct:

We want to provide a welcoming and inclusive environment for our attendees at Up North.  Please be respectful to your fellow delegates.

If throughout the day there is something that makes you feel uncomfortable then please reach out to a member of the connective3 team so that we can help resolve this. We’ll all be wearing Up North t-shirts so are easy to find throughout the venue.

Up North is happening on 13 June at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, you can find out more here.