Category : Media

09 Feb 2024
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Applications now open for new photography and film awards

The Ant Clausen Fire it up Fund – a new £20,000 award to help young people get into the creative industries – has opened for applications. Announced last Summer, the Fund is in memory of Liverpool based photographer and film maker Ant Clausen who tragically died last year while on holiday in his native New Zealand. The Fund is open to anyone aged 16 – 25 who lives, works or studies in the Liverpool City Region and is looking for […]

11 Dec 2023
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Liverpool wins biggest award of the year for Eurovision 2023 at The Drum Awards

Liverpool has picked up its biggest award of the year for hosting Eurovision 2023 on behalf of Ukraine and this time it’s for Best Experience in Sport, Leisure and Travel at The Drum Awards. The Drum Awards is a global awards programme which recognises the best brands, companies, agencies and people from across the marketing and communications industry. They recognise a campaign’s understanding of customers and measurable impact, not just outputs – which makes winning this award for Eurovision extra […]

01 Dec 2023


Putting aside the potentially terrifying implications of a world ruled by A.I, at least for the holiday season, we’ve decided to temporarily embrace the technological advancement that is A.I image generation and use this weird and wonderful tool to make ourselves feel more fully immersed in the festive spirit. Get ready for some amazing – and amazingly fast – artwork, potentially complete with all your favourite A.I pitfalls including; ‘uncanny valley’ visuals, strangely misspelt tradenames, way too literal interpretations and […]

27 Nov 2023


Liverpool’s celebrated hosting of Eurovision 2023, on behalf of Ukraine, has picked up another national award, scooping top honours at the AAA (Access All Areas) annual award’s in the event’s competitive ‘Best Engagement Zone’ category. The Access All Areas Conference & Awards saw 16 award winners crowned on stage, including Glastonbury Festival, The O2 Arena and Eurovision 2023, at EartH (Evolutionary Arts Hackney) last week. The awards, hosted by comedian Emmanuel Sonubi, also celebrated winners such as We Organise Chaos, […]

16 Nov 2023

‘Promote in Liverpool’ – Brand Activation News

There are just over 6 weeks to go until Christmas Day and our 2023 festive campaign is in full swing. With twinkly lights, pantomimes, pop up performances and our beautiful markets, Liverpool feels like Christmas this year with something for everyone to enjoy. A key time to engage with shoppers, visitors and commuters and get your brand in front of a captive audience, we have several sites located in the heart of the city’s Christmas activity with limited availability. Lime […]

26 Oct 2023

Discover A New Beat in Liverpool – New VisitLiverpool cultural campaign aims to establish city as the UK’s new music culture capital

Pushing our famed musical legacy forward, Liverpool is undergoing another cultural renaissance. Home to the Beatles, host to Eurovision and haven of underground electronic music, Liverpool is the meeting point of music lovers from all over the globe. Discover A New Beat, VisitLiverpool’s new cultural project, shines a spotlight on this city of delights, where past, present and future collide. A UNESCO City of Music, Liverpool has long been known for its storied history, but the city is undergoing a […]

17 Oct 2023

Visit Liverpool for ‘River of Light 2023’

From Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November, Liverpool’s free outdoor art gallery will illuminate the city centre from 5pm to 9pm, with this year’s theme ‘United By Light’ paying homage to the United By Music strapline – used when Liverpool hosted the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine in May 2023. Read on for further details and our gallery. River of Light – United by Light 27 October – 5 November 2023 River of Light is an outdoor […]

16 Oct 2023


WINNING WIDER RECOGNITION AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PUTTING YOURSELF FORWARD ‘Most improved Destination for Sustainability’. Silver Award for ‘Best UK Convention Bureau’. ‘Best Digital Marketing Campaign’ and nominations for ‘Best Tourism and Leisure Campaign’ ‘Best Medium Sized Festival’ ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’ and ‘Best Visitor Experience’ for our work on Liverpool’s hosting of Eurovision 2023 – All in the last few months! This year Marketing Liverpool has been on the receiving end of some fantastic accolades, but it’s not about us. […]

03 Oct 2023

Eurovision Afterglow Lights Up Liverpool

Eurovision magic will be sprinkled across this year’s River of Light with installations dedicated to reliving those unforgettable two weeks in May. Globally acclaimed designer Julio Himede – the man responsible for the Eurovison 2023 stage design – has joined the artist line-up with a world premiere artwork, along with Ukrainian creatives Tais Poda and RocknLight who will also be bringing world-first projections to the festival. From Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November, the free outdoor art gallery will […]

20 Sep 2023
Crowds at the Eurovision Village at Liverpool’s Pier Head © Liverpool City Council

Discover How the Liverpool Effect Enhanced Eurovision at the ‘Liverpool Calling’ event

A day dedicated to exploring what is being hailed as one of the most successful Eurovision host city programmes ever is taking place in Liverpool next month. On Thursday, 26 October Liverpool Calling will take over ACC Liverpool, bringing together for the first time many of the teams that curated and delivered those unforgettable two weeks in May. The free event will see the exclusive reveal of the initial Eurovision impact figures – including: The amount of money generated for the city […]