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AIYF 2014 Parade and Festival in the City

On Saturday, July 26th July, local and international participants of this year's festival will have the opportunity to join together and 'strut their stuff'.


New city centre home for Golphin Dolphin

Golfin Dolphin, one of the most popular Wild Dolphins on Aberdeen’s summer art trail, moves to a new home in the Trinity Centre today.



Aberdeen Inspired is an organisation funded by levy payers – and the greatest challenge is ensuring a significant return on investment for those city centre businesses.

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Aberdeen is a city with a bright future built on an impressive heritage. Key events have laid the foundations for the years ahead and Aberdeen Inspired has a major part to play having won the support of the business community in a landmark vote.

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Business Plan

A comprehensive strategy is in place to utilise the significant funds at Aberdeen Inspired’s disposal, with a wealth of exciting ideas in place to stimulate interest and drive footfall to the city centre.

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Aberdeen Inspired is led and funded by the city centre business community but its aims are wide ranging, designed to reinvigorate the Business Improvement District for the benefit of all who work, live and shop in the zone.

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Aberdeen Inspired Financials

While core funding comes from levy payers, efforts to seek in-kind and financial support from partners, stakeholders and fundraising are also central to the financial model and the prediction is the revenue from those streams will grow throughout the five year lifespan.

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Aberdeen Inspired and BIDs Scotland: An Interns Perspective

A comparison of BIDs operating throughout Scotland from the perspective of interns.



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Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday 29th July Breakneck Comedy: Vladimir McTavish Plus Guests Venue: The Blue Lamp, Aberdeen Doors: 8pm / Show 8.30pm Tickets: £10 [Event Start Date:2014-07-29 00:00:00Z; End Date:2014-07-29 00:00:00Z; Venue: The Blue Lamp]

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