City Forums and 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 other agencies.

To assist members we run forums and workshops to help resolve area issues and represent businesses at a range of other city committees attended by Manchester City CouncilSalford City CouncilMarketing ManchesterVisit SalfordTransport for Greater Manchester and Greater Manchester Police.

We provide access to and representation at partnership groups including the City Centre Ward Coordination Meeting, Greengate and Embankment Action Group, Integrated Neighbourhood Management Meeting, Manchester Homelessness Partnership Board, Nature’s Quarter (Formally Northern Quarter Small Business Forum), Oxford Road Security and Environmental Action Group, Petersfield Operations Group, Piccadilly Basin Action Group, TfGM Transport Group, Village Action Forum, Water Safety Partnership Board.

The groups allow for networking, sharing of plans and discussion around developments, challenges and opportunities for our growing cities.