Manchester MIPIM stand

MIPIM: Manchester announces 70 partners

Seventy organisations have joined the Manchester at MIPIM partnership, which will return to Cannes in March for its 16th year at the property market event.

MIPIM is due to take place from the 10 to 12 March.

This year's Manchester at MIPIM partnership is the largest to date. There were 59 partnership organisations at MIPIM 2014.

The event will be used as a platform to showcase some of Manchester's newest and upcoming initiatives including Factory Manchester and The Sir Henry Royce Institute for Materials Research and Innovation.

There are 24 organisations new to Manchester at MIPIM this year, including Russells Construction, Civic Engineers, Capita, Renaker Build and Jones Lang LaSalle.

Returning partners for 2015 include Deloitte, Himor Group, NOMA and Airport City.

Manchester's full programme of events for MIPIM will be announced next month.

Manchester City Council is the supporting partner of Manchester at MIPIM.

Top level partners, with a rate card of £20,000 apiece, include: Addleshaw Goddard, Airport City Manchester, English Cities Fund – New Bailey, MediaCo, NOMA, PWC

The middle tier of partners, paying £9,500, are: Argent, Arup, BDP, Bruntwood, Capita, Deloitte LLP, Planit-IE, SimpsonHaugh & Partners, Laing O'Rourke, MIDAS

Associates, at £5,950 each, include: 5plus Architects, AECOM, AEW Architects, AFL Architects, Allied London, Buro Happold, Buttress Architects, Capital & Centric, Capital Properties, Civic Engineers, Colliers International, Countryside Properties, Curtins Consulting, EC Harris, GVA, Harworth Estates, Henry Boot Developments, Hilson Moran, Himor Group, Hodder + Partners, HOW Planning, IBI Group, Innov8 Safety Solutions, ISG, JLL, Kier, Leach Rhodes Walker, Mace, Manchester Life Development Company, McBains Cooper, Mecanoo, Mosley Street Ventures, Nabarro, Nikal, OBI Property, Oldham Council, Overbury, Pannone, PRP Architects, Renaker Build, Russells Construction, Savills (UK), Seddon, Sheppard Robson, Steven A. Hunt & Associates, Stride Treglown, The Neighbourhood, Town Centre Securities, TP Bennett, Turley,
Urban Bubble, Willmott Dixon and Zerum.

The Manchester stand sessions take place at 10.30 and 15.30 each day (09.30 and 14.30 GMT). The sessions will be streamed live at www.livestream.com/manchesteratmipim and at www.manchesteratmipim.com.

Sir Howard Bernstein, chief executive of Manchester City Council, said: "Manchester's growth and transformation over recent decades has been achieved through strong private-public partnerships, world class academic institutions and the conscious support of key growth industries underpinned by the city region's property market.

"Our activity at MIPIM is vital to the city's development and with the sheer number of partners on board this year, we have a solid expression of the growing confidence and ambitions for Manchester. With such a variety of private sector support, this is a perfect opportunity to celebrate our achievements and also prepare for the infrastructure opportunities and challenges that will determine the city's future."

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