Sponsor an event

Sponsorship and experiential spaces are available for Manchester’s Business Improvement District public events which take place in the heart of the city’s busy retail district. Millions of shoppers pass through the streets each week.

All events are promoted through targeted multi-channel campaigns including radio, press, digital and outdoor advertising, social media and PR (media depending on the scale). Previous sponsors have benefited from more than £1million worth of marketing and PR coverage.

For full benefits including bespoke packages please email fran.burgess@cityco.com.

We currently have opportunities to align your brand with:

Celebrating the past, present and future of Manchester’s famous premium shopping destination, often termed ‘The Bond Street of the North’.
Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th June 2017
AB1 shoppers
Premium location in the heart of Manchester’s shopping district
Best suited for: F&B brands, cars and luxury brands

A long weekend of Manchester’s best summer festivals at the start of the school holidays, including The Manchester Picnic and Manchester Jazz Festival.
Friday 28th – Sunday 30th July 2017
ABC1 shoppers, families
Premium locations in heart of Manchester’s shopping district including Exchange Square, St Ann’s Square
Best suited for: F&B, leisure and family brands

A city-wide celebration of Halloween, the fastest growing date in the retail calendar.
Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th October 2017
ABC1 shoppers, families
Premium locations in heart of Manchester’s shopping district inc. Market Street
Best suited for: F&B, leisure, entertainment and family brands