CityCo and Manchester BID run a programme of corporate events and through our city forums and business training we help members to have their opinion heard and operate effectively. We support Manchester’s major civic events and festivals and run our own flagship public events to bring people into the city.

Click here to download our printable 2020 Events Calendar

The PA Network

The PA Network unites executive assistants with CityCo and Manchester BID member businesses at informal free events.

Members have the opportunity to showcase brands to this influential group, whilst PAs have the perfect platform to experience the best corporate hospitality in Manchester.

We link venues with brand partners to offer VIP treats, experiences, talks and tours. Businesses have proven to benefit from future bookings, first-hand recommendations and positive PR.

We’ve hosted gatherings at a whole of host of CityCo and Manchester BID member venues including Manchester Central, Malmaison, The Lowry Hotel, Kiehl’s, Vapiano, ABode Hotel, INNSIDE by Melia, Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel, Manchester Museum, Selfridges, House of Fraser, Harvey Nichols, Hilton Deansgate, DoubleTree by Hilton, Hotel Football, Jurys Inn, The Bridgewater Hall, Hard Rock Cafe, HOME, Fazenda, Manchester Art Gallery, Gino’s at NEXT, Crowne Plaza Oxford Road, Bruntwood and Manchester 235.

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It’s free to join! Just email panetwork@cityco.com. We look forward to welcoming you along.

Our nominated charity for 2020 is BigChangeMCR. The homelessness campaign is cause close to many Mancunians. The fund provides mini-grants to help pay for practical items that homeless people need to help them build independent lives away from the streets.

Manchester PAs: Looking for a unique central Manchester hire venue?

Our event space on the corner of Albert Square offers a range of impressive meeting rooms to host your corporate events.

We can cater for a range of meetings and events from 2 – 60. Whether it’s for a small conference, seminar or training, meeting, pitch or presentation, celebration or away-day, art exhibition or photo-shoot, bring your colleagues to a heritage venue and event space in the heart of Manchester.

Our catering is offered by Manchester’s famous Albert Square Chop House.

Do pop in for a viewing to see the rooms and their beauty first-hand. Just email roomhire@cityco.com.