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Marketing Cheshire

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Cheshire's Destination Management Organisation (DMO)

Marketing Cheshire is responsible for building an effective tourism and place marketing strategy, promoting the sub-region nationally and internationally to business and leisure visitors, and investors.

Cheshire has an exciting and evolving tourism product, with Chester Zoo recognised as the third best zoo in the world and the most visited tourist attraction in the UK outside of London, Jodrell Bank a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet the biggest shopping centre of its kind in Britain, and the heritage city of Chester, home to the largest Roman amphitheatre in the country and housed within the world's most complete Roman walls.

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Our Commitment to You

Our networks and media investment enables businesses to explore and expand into new markets. Supported by our domestic and international marketing programme, Cheshire welcomes over 36.3 million visitors each year creating a visitor economy valued at over £3.7 billion.

Collaborating with Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Cheshire's three local authorities and national bodies such as Visit Britain and DCMS, we share an ambition to grow our economy’s GVA to £50 billion per annum by 2040.

From £150 per year, access our expert tourism knowledge to support the growth of your business within the Cheshire and Warrington visitor economy. Take advantage of marketing opportunities to over 4.2 million consumers.

Download the Destination Management Plan

This Destination Management Plan is focused on 2021/22. Our priority is to help businesses in the visitor economy to recover from the impact of the pandemic, whilst also helping to realise the Cheshire and Warrington vision to create the healthiest, most sustainable, inclusive and growing economy in the UK.

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Meet our team

Joe Manning

Deputy Chief Executive, Cheshire and Warrington LEP, Chief Executive, Marketing Cheshire

Joe is the Deputy Chief Executive of the LEP and also leads the team at Marketing Cheshire, as Chief Executive.

Nicola Said

Commercial Director

Nicola leads marketing and communications for Marketing Cheshire and the Cheshire and Warrington LEP to position Cheshire and Warrington as a great place to live, invest and visit.

Sharon Pond

Executive Assistant

Sharon provides a professional support service to Joe Manning and the Marketing Cheshire board.

Leanne Eaton

Sales & Partnership Manager

Leanne is responsible for advertising sales including digital and print, and also partner relations.

Abbie White

Skills Programmes Communications Manager

Abbie is responsible for communications, for the skills programmes of the Cheshire and Warrington LEP.

Liam Hartzenberg

Brand Manager

Rachael Zaidel Lamb

Business Communications Manager

Rachael is responsible for the communications and engagement activity of the Business Growth Hub.

Phillippa Meachin

Digital Marketing Manager

Phillippa leads on digital marketing activity for Marketing Cheshire and the LEP.

Laura Gilling

Marketing Manager

Victoria Rice

Social Media and Campaigns Manager

Victoria overseas the campaign strategy and planning, along with the consumer social media for Marketing Cheshire and the LEP.

Jane Wilson

Marketing Administrator

Jane is responsible for co-ordinating and assisting with organising events for the Cheshire and Warrington LEP.

Tom Holmes

Digital Marketing Executive

Tom specialises in digital marketing for Marketing Cheshire and the Cheshire and Warrington LEP.

Steve Jones

Executive Finance Assistant for LEP/ Marketing Cheshire

Steve is responsible for credit control and customer relationship management.

Anna Williams

Freelance Marketing Consultant

Anna is currently on maternity leave. Please contact Victoria Rice - for queries relating to our LEP and consumer social media channels.

Monica Escobedo

Marketing Assistant

Monica is currently on maternity leave. Any queries please contact

Chester Visitor Information Centre


Chester Visitor Information Centre (VIC) team is located in the magnificent Victorian Town Hall, in the heart of the city.


The key benefit of partnering with Marketing Cheshire is the opportunity to collaborate with other key regional attractions. Working together to showcase our collective businesses aids greater conversion to Cheshire, spreading consumer spend and allowing all of our budgets to work harder.

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PR and Media Enquiries

If you have a press or media enquiry for Marketing Cheshire, Visit Chester and Cheshire or Meet in Cheshire, please contact us using the form below.

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