2013-2018 Manchester BID Business Plan

The Manchester BID Business Plan sets out our promises to deliver in the following areas:

Boosting Footfall

  • To deliver a minimum of two public events per year to attract retail spend
  • To generate sufficient income to allow further investment in the events programme
  • To encourage greater use of the city centre between 5-8pm on weekdays
  • To support major city centre events and festivals in the retail district

Better Standards

  • To launch a tourist information service team on the streets
  • To provide businesses with operational support
  • To offer access to CityCo’s award-winning Business Crime Reduction Partnership

Increasing Profile

  • To support Visit Manchester’s major seasonal campaigns to promote Manchester
  • To deliver marketing campaigns to promote the BID’s events and activities

Better Communication

  • To bring retailers together at regular networking events, forums and briefings
  • To share information on strategic developments, BID and civic events, and issues that might affect productivity
  • To develop a web presence for members
  • To act as a lobbying voice for retail in the city centre

See what the BID has delivered so far, in stats. 

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