CityCo is committed to raising the profile and standing of Manchester as a leading business and visitor destination. A key strand of our work for Manchester BID, is delivering high-profile public events in the city centre that attract footfall and positive press, and they offer plenty of promotional opportunities for members.

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Concerts at A0 Arena

Concerts at Etihad Stadium

Concerts at Emirates Old Trafford

Manchester United Fixtures

Manchester City Fixtures

Manchester Central Conferences & Events

National Awareness Days/Weeks/Months

Water Safety Training for Businesses

CityCo has 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.

Join us for Water Safety Awareness training in collaboration with the Manchester Water Safety Partnership (CityCo, Canal & River Trust, Manchester City CouncilGreater Manchester Fire and RescueGreater Manchester Police, Royal National Lifeboat Institution and the Royal Life Saving Society UK.

The partnership works together to help make Manchester’s waterways safer, with a key focus on the city centre.


Presentation: a short talk from the Manchester Water Safety Partnership on the importance of water safety awareness among staff and customers.

Practical: how to prepare staff to act in the event of an emergency, including the use of life saving equipment (throw lines, rings, and reach poles).

The training is open to venue managers, front of house staff, bar and operational staff.

We look forward to seeing you at the next session.