Business and investment Sponsorship and partnering opportunities with Manchester City Council

Working with Us

The iconic city of Manchester, birthplace of the industrial revolution, is a diverse hub of heritage and creativity, world-famous culture, sport and music.

Our great city hosts global sporting and cultural events, is home to national and international brands and regularly act as a backdrop to TV and film.

Benefits of working with Manchester City Council for our partners

  • Enhance your company’s brand through social value and community engagement
  • Help develop major community and family events in Manchester
  • Build your business’ reputation across Manchester and increase your visibility
  • Secure and strengthen business and community partnerships

You can be a headline partner at our major events, such as Manchester Day with 70,000 people coming together to celebrate all things Mancunian, be a partner for our world-famous Christmas markets that bring millions of people to Manchester each year, or sponsor one of our city’s fabulous award ceremonies.

  • Manchester Day
  • Community Events
  • Christmas Markets
  • Winter Light Switch on
  • New Years Eve


Partner with Manchester City Council to celebrate the fantastic achievements of Manchester residents in sports, culture, youth and community development at our annual award ceremonies.

  • Culture Awards
  • Sports Awards
  • Be Proud Awards
  • Youth Buzz Awards
  • Awards for Excellence (MCC Employee) Awards

We can build a sponsorship package that suits your needs and effectively promotes your business and supports your social value goals across Manchester.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities, contact us at

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