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Best Practice Celebrated in Glasgow

Winners of the 2024 Town and City Management Industry Awards Announced


We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2024 Town and City Management Awards. 


The winners are….

Best Business Support
Coleraine BID for the 'Coleraine Support Package'
Best Event
Falmouth BID for the 'International Tall Ships Regatta'.
Best Safety, Security and Resilience Scheme
North Notts BID for numerous initiatives including Night Angels, DISC, Pubwatch, workshops for retailers, training on and provision of anti-drink spiking kits, the Walk Safe app and developing local partnerships.
Best Social and Community Contribution
Bradford at Night for working tirelessly to position the city and its districts as a dynamic hub for nightlife, culture, and entertainment, all while challenging negative stereotypes about the city
Best Marketing and Branding Scheme
A joint win with Croydon BID for ‘Croydon Stands Tall’ and BID Leicester for the ‘We Walk Away’ campaign. 
Best Culture and Arts Scheme
Love Drogheda for 'Lú - Festival of Light' 

Best Accessibility Scheme
Norwich BID for ‘City of Stories’ project

The New Climate Action Award
Team London Bridge for the Decarbonisation Charter

Best Ambassador, Warden or Ranger
Gavin Andić-Peden (Ranger Gavin) from Visit Hitchin

Outstanding Partnership
Aberdeen Inspired

Inspirational Leader
Kenny Brew, 'Liverpool City Council'


Croydon BID scoops the award for 'Best Marketing' with the promotion of the 'Croydon Stands Tall' sculpture trail.

Drogheda's masterpiece in storytelling, Lú - Festival of Light, takes the award for 'Best Arts & Culture' Scheme.

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About the Awards

The Town and City Management Industry Awards are the pinnacle of the UK and Ireland’s place management industry, setting a benchmark for best practice and helping inform public policy.
The awards dinner took place on the 19th June as part of the ATCM Summer School in Glasgow City Centre and was sponsored by Wild in Art. The winners were chosen from around 40 submissions across the public, private and voluntary sectors with shortlisted schemes coming from UK and Ireland, underlining the diversity of the ATCM network.

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Best Practice for the Night Time Economy

We are delighted to announce that a number of destinations were successful in renewing Purple Flag including:

  • Bristol

  • Derry-Londonderry

  • Halifax Calderdale

  • York


One destination joins Purple Flag for the first time, adding a new territory to the the network. A delegation representing Paceville, Malta, were at Summer School to celebrate their success in achieving Purple Flag status

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A delegation from Malta's 'Tourism Zones Regeneration Agency' celebrated achieving Purple Flag status for the first time.

A huge thank you goes out to all who made it a great night. We are already planning for 2025.

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