CityCo & Manchester BID: Brand Awareness

CityCo and Manchester City BID have a unique position at the heart of the city centre: at the intersection of business sectors, public agencies, delivery partners and operational suppliers. This means we are always in the loop and know who to talk to. We can help you stay up to date with the latest tactical and training knowledge.

Brand Awareness

We are committed to raising the profile and standing of Manchester as the leading business and visitor destination. A key strand of our work for Manchester BID and Manchester Accommodation BID is delivering and promotiong high-profile public events in the city centre that attract footfall and positive press.

Our events offer plenty of promotional opportunities for members. The calendar includes Chinese New Year celebrations, Halloween, The Manchester Flower Festival and the MCR Student Social – a shopping event in partnership with Manchester Arndale.

Businesses benefit from:

  • Invitations to participate in, partner, or sponsor, BID events – benefiting from multi-channel PR and marketing activity. Events have delivered £22 million+ AVE (advertising value equivalent) of media exposure, featuring across national news titles, TV, radio, online and social
  • Exclusive invitations to host relevant CityCo network events such as the Manchester Pub & Club Network meetings, and The Office Network (500+ corporate hospitality bookers)
  • Preferred supplier status where relevant

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