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.

Useful Links

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

Women's Night-time Safety Charter Training

Manchester Women’s Night-time Safety Charter is an initiative to help improve the safety for all women in the night-time economy.

The charter is specifically aimed at employers with a female workforce who are at work between 6pm and 6am. It is intended to enable organisations to prioritise the safety of women, both workers and customers of Manchester’s thriving night-time economy.

The Charter Pledge

  • Appoint a Champion – Appointing a named contact for this work who will champion and drive forward any action taken
  • Communicate – Positive, public/staff-facing communications campaign, both online and in your space(s)
  • Support your staff – Create routes for reporting unacceptable behaviour while at work and supporting cultural change
  • Support the public – Create routes for reporting unacceptable behaviour while using your service or space at night
  • Training and responding – Staff training on the issue, including what to say and do, what not to say and do, and any relevant policies
  • Training: recording – Staff training on information-sharing and appropriate recording of details
  • Designing for safety – Audit your spaces and adapt them to promote a safer environment and reduce risk of crime.

Read more and Pledge your business support

Welfare and Vulnerability Training

Join organisations who have pledged support for the Women’s Night-time Safety Charter.

The training, led by Manchester City Council, aims to increase the skills, knowledge and confidence of those working in the night-time economy around identifying vulnerability and making appropriate interventions.

For more information please email