There are several hotels in the vicinity of The Lowry and Media City.
The main hotels within walking distance of the conference venue and the BBC offices are (priced lowest to highest):
Ibis Salford Quays (average price £42-£75) http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-6003-ibis-budget-manchester-salford-quays/index.shtml
Holiday Inn (average price £87) http://www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/gb/en/manchester/mchmc/hoteldetail
Copthorne Hotel (average price £84-£100) https://www.millenniumhotels.com/en/manchester/copthorne-hotel-manchester/
Premier Inn, Manchester Salford Quays (average price £92) http://www.premierinn.com/gb/en/hotels/england/greater-manchester/salford/manchester-salford-quays.html
Quay Apartments (average price £120) http://www.quayapartments.co.uk/
Solux Serviced Apartments (£400-£500 per week) http://www.soluxapartments.com/apartments.php?controller=Listings&action=search&listing_search=1&from_day=21&from_month=06&from_year=2016&to_day=22&to_month=06&to_year=2016&type_id=2