EACH Congress 2012
(17th - 20th October, Manchester UK)
Action for Sick Children is proud to be hosting the 11th EACH General Assembly and Conference in Manchester.
EACH is the European Association for Children in Hospital - an umbrella organisation for member associations involved in the welfare of children before during or after a hospital stay. There are presently 19 associations that are members of EACH.
We are hoping to attract up to 200 European professional delegates from across Europe and Japan.
To book your place at the EACH Congress and the Conference please email email@example.com
We are also delighted to invite delegates to an all day conference on 19th October, to be jointly hosted by Action for Sick Children and another registered charity, WellChild. The theme of the conference is:
'Who Cares? Supporting Children and Young People through changes in Heathcare.'
The joint conference on 19th October will be open to the general public and anyone working within children's healthcare.
Further information on the Conference can be found on our website, here.
EACH Congress Outline (subject to change)
The EACH Congress, including Committee Meetings and the General Assembly, will take place at Chancellors Conference Centre, Chancellors Way, 77 Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6NN.
For directions, please see: http://www.chancellorshotel.co.uk/location
Further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
24-Hour Online Accomodation Booking Service
This booking site allows delegates to book accomodation in advance and pay on arrival, or via a proforma, directly with selected hotels. It offers accomodation to suit different tastes, conveniently situated close to the conference venues. To book accomodation online, please visit:
Delegates can also book and reserve accomodation directly with the booking service at Visit Manchester.
Please call Visit Manchester's Client Services Team 8am - 8pm (Monday - Friday) at +44 (0) 161 238 4563/4514. Alternatively, you can email the accomodation booking services team, to book and reserve your accomodation, email: ABS@visitmanchester.com
Please note: all bookings are the responsibility of the person making the booking.
Manchester was named the UK’s Best Conference Destination at the 2010 International Confex Awards. It is now firmly established on the conference and meetings circuit, attracting business travellers from far and wide.
Getting to Manchester could not be easier with around one hundred airlines flying into Manchester’s award-winning airport, from over two hundred destinations around the world. A major international hub at the heart of a comprehensive European and domestic network –it is easy for delegates and visitors to fly in for events in the city.
Manchester Visitor Information Centre
+44 (0)871 222 8223
Manchester City Centre:
Over eighty-five airlines offer direct flights to over one hundred and eighty destinations worldwide. You can visit Manchester International Airport’s website. The airport can provide you with personalised information about your onward journey through its ‘My Airport Guide’ service. See http://www.manchesterairport.co.uk/manweb.nsf
Manchester airport is about 20 minutes drive south of Manchester city centre. Exit the M56 at Junction 6 and follow the signs to your terminal or car park.
There are four key train stations in Manchester city centre – Deansgate, Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria. Piccadilly attracts the most visitors and is the main arrival point into the city centre. Trains run from the airport to the city centre every fifteen minutes, arriving at Manchester Piccadilly train station. The average journey time is twenty minutes. Alternatively, jump in a taxi to the city centre. See www.nationalrail.co.uk
Radio Cars Manchester - 0161 236 8033
Mantax Taxis Ltd - 0161 230 3333
Manchester Minibus Taxis - 0161 850 0568
Manchester Cars - 0161 237 3383
Manchester Limousine Service - 0161 49 20 307
A comprehensive network of buses offer frequent services to many destinations. See the Transport for Greater Manchester website, at http://www.tfgm.com/
The metroshuttle buses are free and link to all the main rail stations and shopping areas in the city centre.
The metrolink tram system operates approximately every five minutes and runs from early morning until late evening. Just remember to purchase your ticket from the platform before you board the tram.
Manchester has plenty of pedestrian only zones and it is possible to traverse the main central locations within about half an hour.
National Express coaches run from the major UK cities to Manchester. The central coach station can be found on Chorlton street. For further details visit the website, http://www.nationalexpress.com/
Manchester’s ring road connects Manchester to motorways North, South, East and West. Manchester is at the heart of the Northwest’s motorway network with easy access from all directions onto the M60, the city’s orbital motorway. Once on the M60 exit at Junction 12 and join the M602 signposted towards the city centre.
Follow the A57 straight on from the end of the M602 passing under a railway bridge before taking the left hand exit to merge onto the A56 Bridgewater Way. Turn right onto Whitworth Street West at Deansgate station and then turn left onto Albion Street. The entrance to the Manchester Central Car Park is through the next set of traffic lights on the left, opposite The Bridgewater Hall.
If you are using satellite navigation, type in M2 3GX which will take you to the car park at Manchester Central.
The following link to the Highways Agency may be useful in helping to plan your journey by car: http://www.highways.gov.uk/
For car parking see the Manchester City Council website here.