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.

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

CityCo Forums

  • BCRP City Centre Intelligence Briefings
  • CityCo & Manchester BID Cleansing Committee
  • Greengate & Embankment Action Group
  • Manchester Arndale Tenants Security Meeting
  • Manchester BID Board
  • Manchester BID Sector Groups (Events, Operations, Large Stores, F&B, Jewellery, Financial Services)
  • Oxford Road Security & Environmental Action Group
  • Petersfield Operations Group
  • Piccadilly Basin Action Group
  • Piccadilly Hoteliers Group (Online group)
  • Piccadilly Operations Group
  • Salford Hoteliers Group (Online group)

City Committees

  • City Centre Licensing Multi-Agency Meeting
  • City Centre Ward Coordination Meeting
  • Manchester Chinatown Business Association
  • Manchester City Council Integrated Neighbourhood Meeting
  • Manchester Homelessness Partnership Board
  • Manchester Pub & Club Network
  • Nature’s Quarter (Northern Quarter)
  • North West Crime Regional Crime Meeting
  • Salford Quays Marketing Group
  • TfGM Traffic and Transport Group
  • Village Action Forum
  • Village Business Licensing Association
  • Water Safety Partnership Board