The Agency that Champions Cheshire

Marketing Cheshire is the agency for promoting Cheshire and Warrington nationally and internationally to investors, business and leisure visitors and those lucky enough to live and study here.

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Our projects and services

At Marketing Cheshire we're always working on new campaigns or projects that you can be part of. Take a look at some of our recent projects.

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Our Press Centre

Find information to help you write and broadcast about Chester and Cheshire here.

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Corporate Partnership

We invite you to take advantage of an exciting opportunity that will not only build and strengthen your networks across Cheshire, but allow us to collectively promote the county as a great place to visit, invest and live.

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Leisure Partnership

Regardless of whether you are an accommodation provider or an attraction, we can offer you access to the team to help you and your business thrive. Whether you need access to research and intelligence for any business sector or marketing support or want to utilise our marketing channels please feel free to ask.

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Business Tourism Partnership

Would you like advance notice of what sorts of clients are considering Cheshire for conferences and meetings and exactly what they are looking for? We can offer advice on tailoring your pitch to hot prospects and to keep you constantly in the loop on market trends.

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Supplier Partnership

Whatever your business Marketing Cheshire can help you reach more decision makers, put you in touch with key industry and professional networks and keep you up to date with everything that is happening across Cheshire.

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About Us

Marketing Cheshire was born in 2011 out of the company Visit Chester & Cheshire. We are officially the tourist board, but no longer specialise in tourism alone. We are the agency of choice for promoting Cheshire and Warrington nationally and internationally to investors and visitors.

Cheshire has one of the strongest and most diverse economies in England for existing businesses and potential investors a stunning array of places to stay and visit and a quality of life that is really special. We believe Cheshire is truly 'the brightest star in the North.'

Marketing Cheshire offers core marketing services such as PR, Event Management, Social Media Support and Brand Consultancy to both public and private sector clients.

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The Team

  • Katrina Michel
    Chief Executive

    Katrina has a strong marketing and business development background. She started her working life in...

  • Alison Duckworth
    Director of Tourism

    Alison has over 20 years’ national and international experience in culture, tourism and sport specialising...

  • Louise Towers
    Finance Director

    After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Andersen in Cambridge Louise has worked for more...

  • Nicola Said
    Head of Digital and Funding

    Nicola leads on the management of funded programmes with the responsibility to draw down external...

  • Sarah Harvey
    Head of PR

    Sarah has worked in PR and Public Affairs for over 12 years across the public...

  • Ashley Shacklady
    Head of Sales

    Ashley is a sales and events specialist, dealing with a wide variety of clients throughout...

  • Sharon Pond
    Executive Assistant and Board Support

    Sharon is Katrina Michel’s PA and joined the team at Marketing Cheshire 2009.  Sharon has...

  • Anna Williams
    Head of Marketing


  • Rebecca Wainwright
    Tourism Manager

    Over the last 8 years Rebecca has worked on various campaigns including Cheshire’s Gardens of...

  • Laura Evans
    Account Manager

    Having promoted tourism in Cheshire for over 20 years, Laura’s experienced in many areas including...

  • Kate Boyle
    Head of Events

    With over 9 years experience in her role, Kate’s knowledge of our systems and resources...

  • Helena Gale-Hasleham
    Marketing and Research Executive

    Helena’s role centres around Account Management and Research & Insights. Helena collates data for the...

  • Clare Bowen
    Sales Executive

    Clare has worked in advertising sales for over a decade, building her career in International...

  • Amie Piper
    Marketing Executive

    Amie is our newest member of the team having recently joined us as a Marketing...

  • Jake Johnston
    Digital Marketing Executive

    Jake joined us in November 2014 after completing a University course in Media Production. Jake...

  • Phillippa Meachin
    Digital Marketing & Sales Executive

    Phillippa has worked for Marketing Cheshire for almost 6 years, in various different roles. Now...

  • Leanne Eaton
    Sales Executive

    Leanne works in the Sales & Events team on various projects and sells advertising in...

  • Sam Martin
    Events Executive

    Sam is a recent graduate who has joined the Business Tourism team at Marketing Cheshire....

  • Steve Jones
    Finance Executive

    Steve handles Credit Control, Customer accounts and Queries and assists the Accounts Manager on a...

  • Jill Higson
    Visitor Information Centre Manager

    Jill manages the team at the Visitor Information Centre at Chester Town Hall....

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