Cochrane Governance Meetings - Manchester 2020

The Cochrane Governance Meetings occur in March/April every year. They are an opportunity for Cochrane's Boards and Executives to meet and agree the organization's strategic priorities.

The 2020 Cochrane Governance Meetings will be held in Manchester at the Macdonald Manchester Hotel on 30 March - 3 April.



Find out more about Manchester and what you can see and do, here at


Macdonald Manchester Hotel
London Rd,
M1 2PG
United Kingdom


There is no registration fee to attend the Governance Meetings, but we ask that all delegates and staff register by Friday 6 March 2020 to ensure we have correct numbers and any special requirements needed.

Please complete the registration form before Friday 6 March 2020.




Below are some accommodation options located within close proximity to the venue (Macdonald Manchester Hotel).

Macdonald Manchester Hotel (Governance Meeting Venue) - 4*
Contact central reservations on 0344 8799 210 to book your accommodation and quote 'Business Block 39081273' to get a specially agreed rate of £109.00 bed and breakfast for single occupancy.

Pendulum Hotel - Manchester City Centre - 3*
6 minute walk from venue
Please call reservations on 01619 558 000 and quote code 'GA02261' for £85 - bed and breakfast

Ibis Manchester Centre Princess Street Hotel - 2*
10 minute walk from venue
Book here for group rates

The Principal Manchester Hotel - 4*
12 minute walk from venue

Holiday Inn Express Manchester - 3*
12 minute walk from venue

Staycity Aparthotels - Manchester Piccadilly - 4*
7 minute walk from venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel - 4*
7 minute walk from venue
Book here for: £120 (single occupancy)/ £132 (double occupancy). Per room, per night inclusive of Breakfast and VAT.

Townhouse Hotel Manchester - 4*
11 minute walk from venue
Book here and use code “bookdirect” for 10% discount.

Britannia Hotel Manchester - 3*
11 minute walk from venue

ibis budget Manchester Centre Pollard Street - 2*
10 minute walk from venue
Book here for group rates

Malmaison Manchester Hotel - 4*
7 minute walk from venue

Booking possibilities depend on the availability of rooms at the given hotel.

We recommend that you book your room as soon as possible, to ensure that you can stay in your preferred hotel.


Restaurant recommendations

The restaurants listed are recommended for group bookings:

Côte Brasserie - Manchester (20 minute walk from the venue)
4-12 St Mary's St,
Manchester M3 2LB
T: 0161 834 0945

Albert's Shed (25 minute walk from the venue)
18-20 Castle St,
Manchester M3 4LZ
T: 0161 839 9818

Mason's Restaurant (20 minute walk from the venue)
Ground Floor,
Manchester Hall,
36 Bridge St, Manchester M3 3BT
T: 0161 359 6952