Promoted City

Effective marketing is a vital tool in helping promote the Nottingham city centre brand to local, regional and national audiences. Below are some of the activities carried out by Nottingham BID under the Promoted City stream of delivery.

It's In Nottingham Brand

Nottingham BID’s marketing activities take place through the dedicated It’s in Nottingham consumer brand. This includes a fully responsive website, social media channels and email subscriber database. BID businesses can send in their messages and content to be featured on these channels to reach our audience.

It's In Nottingham Campaigns

Through the It’s In Nottingham consumer brand, a year long calendar of events and campaigns are delivered to promote different sectors within the Nottingham BID zone. These are often linked to nationally relevant times of the year such as, Easter, Halloween and Christmas. There are lots of opportunities for Nottingham BID members to get involved with and benefit from. All projects are followed by requests for feedback from those who take place, so businesses can help shape future events, to ensure we are reaching the right audiences.

For a full list of campaigns and events in 2020 visit our It’s In Nottingham website

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Partnership Working

Nottingham BID is committed to working in partnership with other marketing organisations in the city, including Nottingham City Council and Marketing NG to work towards our shared visions for the city. We also work in partnership with existing and emerging events in the city such as Craft Beer Week and Hockley Hustle, to support organisations doing great work to bring visitors into the city.


The It’s In Nottingham brand has a dedicated website. Through this, it provides information on current and upcoming campaigns, a city centre shopping directory along with a blog which is regularly updated with engaging and informative content.

To visit the website, go to

Social Media

The It’s In Nottingham brand interacts with its consumers digitally via multiple social media channels, which includes Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. All platforms updated throughout the day with local news, photos, videos, information and offers from Nottingham BID members, along with up and coming events and campaigns.

There are currently over 48,000 followers across the social three social media platforms. In 2019, the It’s In Nottingham social channels saw 260,000 engagements.

Email Comms

Regular newsletters are sent to the It’s In Nottingham subscribers database, which currently has around 11,000 people signed up to it. The newsletters contain informative details on up and coming campaigns and events, new consumer discounts provided by Nottingham BID members, along with other city centre opportunities. 

Sign up to the It’s In Nottingham mailing list

Business Opportunities

Nottingham BID members can take advantage of the It’s In Nottingham brand by getting involved in numerous ways. Members can forward details of any offers or events they have taking place which they would like help in highlighting. Plus they can take part in the It’s In Nottingham calendar of events, which include but aren’t limited to, the It’s In Nottingham Magazines, Halloween Trail, the Big Lunch and the MORE discount card.

Get in touch if you’d like to find out how your business could feature in It’s In Nottingham campaigns.

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