City Forums and Lobbying

Our focus is to support Manchester growth by bringing businesses together with public agencies: to support the vibrancy and resilience of our city. We work in partnership with Manchester City CouncilTransport for Greater ManchesterGreater Manchester PoliceMarketing ManchesterGreater Manchester Combined Authority, Manchester’s homelessness charity network Street Support and other statutory bodies.

We represent our business networks at a whole range of city meetings and forums. As constant corporate champions, we have an influential role in lobbying local authorities authorities, transport organisations and other agencies. The groups allow for networking, sharing of plans and discussion around developments, challenges and opportunities for our growing city.

CityCo Forums 

BCRP City Centre Intelligence Briefings
Greengate Business Action Group
Manchester BID Board
Manchester Arndale Tenants Security Meeting
BID Sector Groups (Events, Operations, Large Stores, F&B, Jewellery, Financial Services)
Oxford Road Security & Environmental Action Group
Piccadilly Basin Business Action Group
Piccadilly Hoteliers Group (Online)
Piccadilly Security Group
Petersfield Operations Group (including Peter Street Sub Group)

City Committees

Manchester City Council Integrated Neighbourhood Management
Manchester City Council Ward Co-ordination
Manchester City Council Our Manchester Strategic Forum
Manchester City Council Medieval Quarter Group
Manchester Homeless Partnership including Big Change MCR
Manchester Hoteliers Association
Manchester Pub and Club Network
Manchester Safety Advisory Committee
Manchester Food Board
Manchester Water Safety Partnership
Northern Quarter Action Group
TfGM Event Planning Group
Village Action Group

Other Business Services