managing & marketing city centre manchester
CityCo strives to make Manchester city centre a better place to work, visit and live. We all want Manchester to be a thriving, competitive and sustainable international city. At CityCo, we connect businesses with public agencies, bringing together the people, ideas and projects that make great things happen.
CityCo is your city centre management company. It is an independent membership organisation. Our business network covers all sizes, sectors and locations across the city centre and we run the city’s first Business Improvement District (BID). We help businesses shape what happens here, expand activities and connect with the right people at the right time. Read about how you can benefit from membership.
CityCo manages Manchester’s first Business Improvement District, the Heart of Manchester BID. Running for 5 years, the BID is an opportunity to build on our successes, energy and optimism to make Manchester as successful as we know it can be.
The business plan has been led by city centre retailers and focuses on delivering promotional and customer service initiatives such as our Where to Go guide book, City Hosts, Chinese New Year celebrations, Student shopping nights, MCR Retail Awards and Manchester’s summer garden festival Dig the City. Take a look at the 2014/15 Annual Report here.
UK message giving guidance and advice to businesses following the attacks in Paris on the 13th November 2015.
Year of the Monkey festivities will take place across the city centre 4-7 February. Please get in touch to discuss opportunities to participate, support and sponsor.
An army of staff and volunteers representing a range of organisations will be on-hand to help visitors find their way around this Christmas.
An exciting opportunity to join CityCo to develop new corporate relationships and sponsorship opportunities. Application deadline Friday 13 November.
Sunday the 8th of November sees the launch of a new Maker’s Market on Stevenson Square.
city centre voices
RT @MCRMetrolink: We have severe delays on the East Disdbury line due to an earlier incident, we apologise for the delays.
RT @MCRMetrolink: Passengers may use the 216 and the 218 buses on the Ashton line, please show driver tickets and passes.
RT @MCRMetrolink: Due to a road Traffic collision at Audenshaw, we have delays on the Ashton line, we are sorry for any delays.
RT @AWBellMENMedia: Greater Manchester business leaders air mixed views after Government's joint Spending Review and Autumn Statement. http…
Have your say on the proposed new bus station for Wigan by visiting our dedicated webpage https://t.co/2ApPhYp2oC
RT @neweconomymcr: In culture £5 million to fund the Great Exhibition of the North, which will celebrate the great art, design and culture …
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