The Event

The Northern Housing Awards will be presented at a gala dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday 23 May 2024 at The Point, Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. The evening begins with a welcome drinks reception, followed by a three-course dinner with complimentary wine. Dinner will be followed by the awards ceremony and entertainment.

£205 + VAT

  • Sparkling drinks reception

  • 3 course dinner

  • Share of silver drinks package on table for 10


£1,995 + VAT

  • Sparkling drinks reception

  • 3 course dinner

  • 4 x bottles of wine (or equivalent in bottled beer)


£2,350 + VAT

  • Sparkling drinks reception

  • Full page advert in the dinner brochure

  • Premium positioned table

  • 3 course dinner

  • 2 x bottles of Champagne

  • 6 x bottles of wine (or equivalent in bottled beer)


There are a number of exciting sponsorship opportunities available for the Northern Housing Awards.

The benefits include:

• A unique opportunity to promote your brand and engage within the northern housing industry.

• An unrivalled corporate hospitality opportunity with networking at a prestigious event.

• Branding opportunities at the event and within event marketing materials pre and post event.

If you are interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities available, please click this link to access the contact form and we will get back to you shortly.

Running Order

18:30 ~ Drinks Reception
19:15 ~ Welcome Speeches
19:45 ~ Dinner
21:30 ~ Awards
22:45 ~ Charity raffle
23:00 ~ Entertainment
01:00 ~ Carriages


Dress code: Black tie, evening dress, cultural attire


Red onion and Goat’s cheese tart with a herb dressing (V)
Beef bourguignon daube served with creamy mash, roots and greens
Spinach and ricotta tortellini in a Provençale sauce served with griddled vegetables and rocket (V)
White chocolate and raspberry cheesecake with an Eton mess garnish


Marverine Cole

Marverine Cole is a multi-award-winning journalist and broadcaster. 

Her media and journalism career spans more than 30 years, as a Reporter and News Anchor for many of the UK’s most watched and listened to broadcasters, including Sky News, 5 News, BBC 5 Live and BBC Radio 4. 

She can often be seen as newsreader on ITV’s Good Morning Britain. She has also been a regular contributor on Steph’s Packed Lunch and ITV1’s This Morning.


Nina Gilligan

Chortle Club Comedian 2023
Northwest Comedian of the Year 2023
Yorkshire Comedian of The Year 2022
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2021

After-show Entertainment

Formed in 2010 and able to perform a diverse range of styles while specialising in covers of classic soul, motown, disco, funk and pop hits, LeFunk! is one of the best Manchester bands on the circuit.

The name is a nod to the classic hit ‘Le Freak’ by Chic.

Charity Partner

Action for Children

Action for Children protects and supports children and young people, providing practical and emotional care and support, ensuring their voices are heard, and campaigning to bring lasting improvements to their lives. In 2022/2023, we helped 765,905 children, young people and families. We respond to local needs in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Getting There

The Point, Emirates Old Trafford

Talbot Rd, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester M16 0PX

For those using a SatNav, the postcode is M16 0PX.


  • M6, then M61 (signposted Manchester) to junction with M60 Ring Road.
  • Join M60 at junction 15 following signs for M60 Ring Road (West & South)/ Trafford Park.
  • Along M602 to junction 3. Then exit following signs for A5063 Salford Quays/ Trafford Park.
  • Keep going straight ahead on this road. Then after 3⁄4 mile, the road swings left to the White City Circle junction (signposted A5063 Manchester).
  • Stay on the A5063 and keep straight ahead (White City Way) and follow the brown signs to Old Trafford Cricket Ground.



  • Join the M6 to junction 19 at Knutsford. Exit onto A556 (just after Knutsford services – signposted Manchester). Keep on the A556 following signs for the M56/Manchester. (signposted A5103 Manchester).
  • Keep straight ahead for 1⁄2 mile approx, and then join left-hand lane to join M60 Ring Road (follow signs for Stretford).
  • Along M60 Ring Road (South) to junction 7 and then exit following signs for A56 Stretford.
  • Join dual-carriageway A56 Chester Road following signs for Stretford & Manchester and follow the brown signs to Old Trafford Cricket Ground.



  • Stay on M60 Ring Road to junction 9. Exit on to A5081 (signposted Trafford Park).
  • Immediately on joining the A5081, keep straight ahead following the sign for ‘Other Neighbourhoods’.
  • Stay on the A5081 following signs for Manchester & Old Trafford Football Ground (The ground will appear on your right-hand side after 2.2 miles).
  • Continue past the football ground for 0.2 miles to bear right at the White City Circle junction following signs for A5063 Chorlton.
  • Go along the A5063 (White City Way) and follow the brown signs to Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

Greater Manchester’s rail connections mean it’s easy to get here from anywhere in the country.

Manchester Piccadilly, Deansgate Castlefield and Victoria all have access to tram stops.
The tram will take you directly to the ground.

→ Plan your journey now

Metrolink trams provide connections across Greater Manchester with 93 stops right across the region. Metrolink runs every few minutes so you don’t need a timetable, you can just turn up and travel. And for those visiting the region from further afield there is free parking for Metrolink customers at Park and Ride sites across the network.

You can purchase tickets on-stop or by using the get me there app.

Nearest Tram stop: Old Trafford (this stop is directly outside the venue). Plan your Metrolink journey now on the website or at @MCR Metrolink.

Event Sponsors