Millions of reasons to advertise with I Love MCR®

Manchester is booming. It’s one of the fastest growing cities in Europe with millions of residents and visitors as the UK’s second city – the economic hub of the north – the northern powerhouse. Manchester is a city of world firsts and people who aren’t afraid to create and try something new…

Manchester population

The Greater Manchester area is the second most populous urban area in the UK with a population of more than 2.55 million.

Manchester visitors

Total visitor numbers to Greater Manchester stand at 115 million which generated £7.5bn to the local economy in 2014. That’s visitors spending money on food, drink, entertainment, shopping, transport, and hotels & accommodation in Gtr Manchester.

Manchester advertising

I Love MCR® has generated a massive audience by caring about our beloved city and simply sticking to brand values. We’ve achieved our goals harnessing the power of community through digital media and marketing.

We like to share the good news and spread the love. I Love MCR® is a positive and trusted voice which can connect your business to a captive audience of well over a million people in the north west and beyond who use our platforms regularly.

Benefits of advertising with I Love MCR®

  • Affiliate yourself with the renowned city brand
  • A positive and trusted voice
  • Reach millions of engaged people
  • Grow brand awareness and customer base
  • Advertising spend is reinvested back into developing the I Love MCR® brand
  • A percentage of proceeds is donated to local charities
  • It’s personable and affordable

Choose love. Choose Manchester. Choose I Love MCR®

Our heart’s in the right place.


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Get in-touch now

Join the movement. Advertise with I Love MCR® and reach our ever-growing audience.

Call 0161 710 2665 or email

We Love MCR Charity

Give a little, help a lot! We work alongside local charities to help raise awareness of their fund – through various marketing strategies and events.

Our partner charity is the We Love MCR Charity whose main aim is to improve the lives and life chances of the people of Manchester.

Formerly known as the Lord Mayor of Manchester’s Charity Appeal Trust, it adopted the look and feel of the I Love Manchester campaign in October 2011 ‘because of its association with the positive action taken by residents and businesses’. Registered charity number 1066972.


Show your love & support

Help spread the love. Advertising revenues across the media are undulating and often falling. Show your support and love for Manchester by purchasing I Love MCR merchandise and Manchester souvenirs from the online shop. What’s more, a percentage of proceeds from the sale of all items are donated to local charities.


Join the community

Don’t miss out. Follow I Love MCR® on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and YouTube to keep up to date. Oh and don’t forget to sign-up to our newsletter.



I Love MCR® is a registered trademark since 2009. I Love MCR® only advertise what we endorse or has benefit to the community. I Love MCR® will not endorse gambling nor anything of a political or religious nature. I Love MCR® reviews are always impartial. I Love MCR® won’t be bribed by money or payment in kind. Paid for content is clearly marked ‘Sponsored’. Advertising requires a minimum commitment of 3 months to ensure maximum exposure. More on our policy:

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