Partnerships

Investing in a city’s future development is a rare opportunity.

The bid will put Southampton and the wider region on the map, both nationally, regionally and internationally.

Bidding to become UK City of Culture 2025 will aid Southampton’s recovery in the context of COVID-19.

It will put Southampton and the wider region on the map, both nationally, regionally and internationally. Previous winning cities have generated significant economic impact, creating global competitive advantage and helping to attract inward investment.

A win for Southampton will raise aspirations and allow us to upskill our workforces, leading to the establishment of new businesses and creating quality jobs that will attract and retain talent in the city.

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Becoming A Partner

As part of Southampton’s bid to become UK City of Culture 2025, we are looking for a number of partnerships who will support and amplify the journey of not only the bidding period but beyond.

Becoming a partner offers businesses the opportunity to leverage the city’s marketing assets and communication channels, enabling them to access huge audiences, raise their profile, drive growth and activate corporate social responsibility locally. All this whilst delivering lasting transformation for our city. Investing in UK City of Culture is a unique opportunity.

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