Creative Industries Development Services
Creative Industries Development Services

Welcome to CIDS

Welcome to the CIDS website - the interactive portal for Creative Industries in and around Manchester!

This site allows you to find out about organisations that can help you take your creative business forward, find out about networks and trade opportunities, and keep up with Manchester's latest Creative Industries news and events.

Registered users can also take advantage of the following services offered by CIDS:

  • Full access to the site, including Creative Forum - the online bulletin board where you share your opinions
  • Monthly email update of news, events, opportunities and vacancies in Manchester's creative industries
  • Promote your business for free in our Creative Directory and through adding in your own news and events
  • Free subscription to CREATIVE Times - our quarterly trade journal, for all Greater Manchester-based businesses that submit their profile in the Creative Directory

IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY REGISTERED CLICK HERE TO BECOME A USER!

For more information on setting up a creative business, try our ToolKit website.

RSS from CIDS rss 

We've have now launched our new  RSS News & Events service. 

RSS feeds from CIDS can help you to keep up to date with all the latest creative industries info.

To find out more about our RSS services click here.

Latest News

Get involved in something different at ITC this year

15 September 2006

We are looking for a like-minded labels, and management companies to partner us....

Latest Press Release

ENTRIES FLOOD IN TO THE SUN AWARDS 2006

The entries came flooding in to this year's awards judging,with the number of photographers entering up by 40%.

Latest Event

Syd Barrett Tribute Night For Cancer Research

Manchester's finest musicians, artists, clowns and jugglers pay tribute to the legendary founder member of Pink Floyd

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