Crowne plaza


How to get to the conference and where to stay

GCMM 2020 with be held at the Liverpool Crown Plaza Hotel.

The GCMM 2020 Conference is located a short walk from Liverpool’s main railway station, which provides direct rails links to London, Liverpool Airport and Manchester International Airport. Liverpool is a vibrant city with many cultural, musical and sporting events on offer. It was the European Capital of Culture in 2008 and UNESCO City of Music in 2015.

Crowne Plaza Hotel
St Nicholas Place
Pier Head
L3 1QW

Telephone: 0151 243 8000


We are pleased to provide you with a free accommodation booking service through Liverpool Convention Bureau. This is a flexible service which allows you to book accommodation to suit your needs and budget. Special rates have been negotiated at a number of hotels close to the conference venue.

Book your accommodation

As rooms and rates are guaranteed until 13 October 2020 it is advisable to book accommodation early. After this date it may not be possible to book rooms at these rates for these hotels. If you wish to make a group booking, or you are experiencing any difficulties in completing your booking online, please contact the Liverpool Convention Bureau team at  or on +44 (0)151 233 5933.

These exclusive rates are only available when booked via Liverpool Convention Bureau.

Getting to the conference

Travelling by train:

Liverpool is easily accessible by train from all major cities in the UK, the journey from London will take just over two hours. There are connections from both Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Once in Liverpool, the Merseyrail train network has good links to other parts of the city region.

Travelling by plane:

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only seven miles from the city centre and Manchester Airport is just a 45 minute drive.

Travelling by car:

Liverpool city region is well connected to the UK motorway network. From the M6 take the M62, M58 or M56 to reach the city centre.

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