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 and ideas to 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. We help you to 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 (BID) – Heart of Manchester. 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 Manchester Guide Book, City Hosts, Chinese New Year celebrations and Manchester’s urban gardening festival Dig the City.
Full details of the Christmas Markets build schedule, locations and opening times.
Tens of thousands of students flooded into Manchester city centre on Tuesday 30 September for the Heart of Manchester BID’s first MCR Student Takeover, in partnership with Manchester Arndale.
A two metre high interactive art installation is set to land on King Street as part of the city’s MCR Student Takeover event – Tuesday 29 September, 4-9pm.
The full entertainment line-up has now been confirmed for Manchester’s first city centre wide student takeover, next Tuesday 30th September.
Everyone eligible to vote will need to register as individuals, using a new system, or you might not be able to vote in future. Click for more info.
city centre voices
Brits abroad? What makes you embarrassed to be a Brit as @TheLateAliButts discusses our cringe list of what makes us ashamed to be British.
The boss of Manchester City Council's child protection unit has resigned. Last month, Ofsted rated the department as inadequate.
Reminder for all Northern Quarter businesses and residents - meeting starting now, 7pm in Bluu with your local area officers.
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