Back Our Bid

We need your help to bring home our bid. Take the pledge and help us to become European Capital of Culture 2023 #weare2023

Do Your Bit

Show your support for the bid by following our activities, and by adding WeAre2023 logos to your office, website, emails and events.

Download the WeAre2023 Media Pack

Name Type Size Link
WeAre2023 Media Pack (All) ZIP 1.8mb Full Media Pack
WeAre2023 Logos (English) ZIP 408kb Logos (English)
WeAre2023 Logos (Irish) ZIP 440kb Logos (Irish)
WeAre2023 Logos (Ulser Scots) ZIP 443kb Logos (Ulser Scots)
WeAre2023 Ad Placements ZIP 307kb Ad Placements
WeAre2023 Email Signature JPG 176kb Email Signature

Follow the bid on social media

Use the hashtag

Join in the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #weare2023

Host your own events

Consider hosting an engagement session for your sector which asks the question how can we put creativity at the heart of business?

Share your activities with us

If you’ve got a positive news story to share about how you’re backing the bid, email the bid team.

Show us your home

Share your image of what home means to you by emailing us or posting it on social media using the hashtag #weare2023

Show your support

Let us know if you want some We Are 2023 collateral. We can provide you with surveys, posters, postcards, posters or even pop-ups.

Editorial opportunities

If you have space in your newsletter or e-zine to spread the word about the bid, email us and we’d be delighted to send you some copy.

Let us piggyback

If you’re hosting any events that we could come along to and set up an information stand, speak to a captive audience or simply engage with people, let us know.

More information

or more information or to find out more about our engagement programme, please contact the Belfast bid team by phone on 028 9050 0543 or by email at 

Our Partners and Supporters

  • Airporter
  • Allianz
  • Allstate
  • Antrim & Newtownabbey Borough Council
  • Ardvisory
  • Armagh City Banbridge & Craigavon BC
  • Arts & Business NI
  • Arts Council
  • Arts Over Borders
  • Bank of Ireland
  • BBC NI
  • Belfast Central Business District BID 2
  • Belfast Central Business District BID1
  • Belfast Chamber of Trade & Commerce
  • Belfast City Centre Management
  • Belfast Festivals Forum
  • Belfast MET
  • Belfast Visual Arts Forum
  • Black Box
  • BMI
  • Bounce Culture
  • BT
  • Catalyst
  • Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival
  • Cathedral Quarter Trust
  • Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council
  • City Centre Initiative_Derry~Londonderry
  • City of Derry Airport
  • Clinical Translational Research & Innovation (C-TRIC)
  • Community Arts Partnership
  • Connected Health
  • Connected Talent
  • Creggan Enterprises
  • Crescent Arts Centre
  • Culture NI
  • Dance Resource Base
  • Danske Bank
  • Department of Health
  • Derry Playhouse
  • Disability Action
  • Donegal County Council
  • Donegal Music Education Partnership
  • Education Authority
  • Fab Lab
  • Feilie an Phobail
  • Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
  • Fleming Agri
  • Food NI
  • Foyle Port
  • FSB
  • Gaelscoil Ui Dhochartaigh
  • George Best Belfast City Airport
  • Greater Shantallow Community Arts & Studio 2
  • Guildhall Press
  • Harberton School, Belfast
  • Hollybush Primary & Nursery School, Derry
  • Hospitality Ulster
  • Inner Trust
  • Innovation Factory
  • Intertrade Ireland
  • Invest NI
  • IoD
  • Jacobs Water and Energy
  • Johnston Financial Solutions
  • Lanyon Communications
  • Letterkenny Institute of Technology
  • Libaries NI
  • Londonderry Chamber of Commerce
  • Lyric Theatre
  • MAC (The)
  • Maldron Hotel (Derry)
  • Methodist Church in Ireland
  • Methodist College, Belfast
  • Mid Ulster District Council
  • Millar McCall Wylie
  • Millennium Trust
  • Musuem of Free Derry
  • National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • National Museums NI
  • Nerve Centre
  • NI Hotels Federation
  • NI Local Government Association
  • NI Opera
  • NI Science Festival
  • North West Community Network
  • North West Regional College
  • North West Volunteer Centre
  • Out to Lunch Festival
  • Public Health Agency
  • Queen’s University
  • Silverink
  • Social Enterprise NI
  • St Joseph’s Boys’ School, Derry
  • St Patrick’s Primary School, Pennyburn, Derry
  • St. Mary’s College, Derry
  • Strategem
  • Suki Tea
  • Taste of Ulster
  • The Rainbow Project
  • Theatre NI
  • Thrive
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Titanic Foundation
  • Tourism Ireland
  • Tourism NI
  • Translink
  • Ulster Rugby
  • Ulster University
  • Upgrade
  • Visit Belfast
  • Visit Derry
  • Visual Artists Ireland
  • Voluntary Arts Ireland
  • White Horse Hotel
  • Whitenoise Studios
  • Women in Business