City Forums & Lobbying CityCo and Manchester BID represent our business networks at a range of city meetings and forums. As constant corporate champions, we have an influential role in lobbying local authorities authorities, transport organisations and...
Manchester BID is the city’s retail Business Improvement District. The BID aims to support city centre vibrancy and economic success by bringing retailers and restaurants together with each other and Manchester’s public agencies. The aim is to enhance operations and help to attract additional custom.
Manchester BID is managed by The City Centre Management Company, CityCo.
CityCo is the place where the public and private sectors meet. As an independent, not-for-profit, membership organisation, we are committed to representing the interests of our business members. We help organisations operate effectively, and with resilience, in our growing and changing city.
We connect people, projects and ideas to help drive forward the city centre economy.
Who We Are
Manchester BID is governed by a Board of Directors, led by Jane Sharrocks, General Managers of Selfridges Exchange Square.
The team works in daily liaison with Manchester City Council, Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire Service, Marketing Manchester, Manchester’s homelessness charity network, and other statutory bodies.
Our extensive cross-sector networks allow for the sharing of city plans, discussion and action-planning around developments, business challenges and opportunities.
What We Do
Regional & National Partnerships
Partnerships are key to Manchester BID’s success.