pro-manchester Member Referral Programme

Tuesday, 15th September 2020

Calling all pro-manchester members: We’re growing our network of members and we’d like your help…

When you refer people you know to pro-manchester and they take up membership with us, you’ll receive £50 in Arndale Centre vouchers.

Start referring people by sharing the ‘Join pro-manchester’ link –

Or ask them to contact our Membership and Engagement Manager Katherine Barr –

Below is a reminder of the member benefits and how we can raise your company profile throughout Greater Manchester.

Who we are

We are the largest business development organisation in the North West. We represent the business community across the region and support growth and development to promote the north as the place to do business.  For the last 34 years, we have been building strong networks and connections to help businesses thrive.  You can see details of all our current members here.

Member Benefits

Personalised activity calendar

When you join we will create an action plan to ensure your business makes the most of all the member benefits.  This will ensure you are engaged in key activities throughout the year and that your profile is raised throughout the business community.


We love to introduce members to each other. Take a look at the member list, identify and email your targets and we will do you an email introduction. We can also introduce you in person at live events – when these come back into the program!

Speaking opportunities

Members can present at a pro-manchester webinar or event that we will produce and promote to the membership for you.  The content would be of your choosing and we can also pair you up with other member’s to do joint webinars/events.


Access a wide and varied events programme, attracting over 10,000 delegates a year. As a member, our webinars and events are generally free of charge so keep an eye out on the calendar for areas of interest to you and your business.

PR and Marketing

Newsroom allows members to publish news stories, events and other information free of charge to our whole network. With an audience of over 20,000 subscribers, our newsletter provides a weekly review including business information and research. Our members can also provide content for the pro-manchester blog.

SME Club

The SME Club provides free and useful information to small and medium sized businesses, supplying them with the tools and information needed to accelerate growth and achieve business goals. Being part of our network you can provide insight to help attract new business through expert advice. As a member you can produce content for our SME Club that is sent out to over 10,000 SMEs.


We have represented the business community in Manchester and the North West for over 30 years. We are dedicated to providing business development opportunities and insight across key growth sectors in the region. Our committee’s made up of members firms help us to shape and steer the type of activity we deliver. You can see details of our committee’s here.

Future pro

Dedicated to promoting and developing young talent within Greater Manchester’s business community. We aim to help young professionals within membership develop new business skills, build relationships and network with like-minded people through a variety of activities.

GM Engagement 

pro-manchester is at the heart of the business community in Greater Manchester working in partnership with the all local leaders to support the strategic ambitions for the region. For a list of pro-manchester’s partners please click here

How it works

Membership fees are based on the number of employees you have working in Greater Manchester.  To sign up please contact our membership manager  who will send you everything you need.  Alternatively request a membership meeting and we will guide you through the process.


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