MHP at Party Conference 2016

by Corporate Affairs


This year MHP’s Lounge returns at Conservative and Labour party conference. Situated in our conference hotel at the Conservative conference, and in the main conference centre at Labour conference, the MHP Lounge is a suite of rooms which offers clients and friends a relaxed space to catch-up with work, meet contacts or just watch the speeches.


Remote office – the Lounge will have free WiFi, access to laptops and printers and refreshments throughout the day.

Watch the speeches – the Lounge will be screening all main speeches during conference.


The MHP Lounge is situated within the secure zones of both conference hotels, so you will need a conference pass to attend.


Labour – Room 9, Level 2, ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool, L3 4FP

Conservative – Hyatt Regency, 2 Bridge St, Birmingham B1 2JZ – Rooms 618 and 619



Our annual conference welcome drinks provides a chance for MHP’s friends and clients to network and discuss the upcoming conferences.

Labour party conference, Monday 26 September, 20:00 until late
Conservative party conference, Sunday 2 October, 20:00 until late

Welcome drinks are invite only, please contact for more information.



All our training events are run by senior members of the MHP team:  The Labour conference MHP Academy sessions will take place in: Room 2H1, Lower Ground Floor, ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool, L3 4FP

Open to all clients and delegates at conference:

Comms in a crisis: how you can handle a disaster and come out on top
Ian Kirby, Head of Media, MHP Communications

    • Labour – Monday 26 September, 10:30
    • Conservative – Monday 3 October, 09:30 and 16:00

Disruption – minimum effort for maximum impact: How creative thinking can put your campaign at the top of the agenda                                                                                                                                                       Mark Perkins, Creative Director, MHP Communications

    • Labour – Monday 26 September, 15:30
    • Conservative – Tuesday 4 October, 14:00 and 16:00

Storytelling – narrative across channels: Compelling stories have always been the mark of a great speech, argument or campaign – let us help you write yours
Jane Wilson, Managing Director, MHP Communications

    • Labour – Tuesday 27 September, 10:30
    • Conservative – Tuesday 4 October, 11:00

MHP Digital Academy: How to identify and target your digital audience through relevant channels and with the right content
Adam Batstone, Director, Digital, MHP Communications

    • Labour – Tuesday 27 September, 15:30
    • Conservative – Monday 3 October, 13:00


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