Let us inspire your city...

European BID of the year, Aberdeen Inspired is Aberdeen City Centre’s Business Improvement District that represents over 800 businesses.

Funded by both levy payers and voluntary contributions, Aberdeen Inspired works hard to help improve and effect positive change in our city centre.


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Aberdeen is the first city in Scotland to be crowned Best European BID (Business Improvement District) 2017 by the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Berlin.

Aberdeen Inspired’s leading role in delivering the successful Nuart Aberdeen Festival in April played a significant part in the judge’s decision to declare the organisation as the winner of the 2017 award.

As well as lobbying on behalf of its levy payers and supporting festivals and projects in the city, the success of other Aberdeen Inspired projects such as the first Aberdeen Comedy Festival, Summer of Art, and the Aberdeen Christmas Village also helped the organisation to stand out against other finalists, including Amsterdam and Hamburg.

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Alive After Five campaign

Inspired vision...

The vision of Aberdeen Inspired is to make Aberdeen City Centre one of the most vibrant, attractive, prosperous and liveable city centre’s in Scotland. Our role is to stimulate the economy, improve on the existing attractiveness, and to market the city centre as a destination of choice.

Our vision is executed through five main themes detailed below:

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Nuart Aberdeen returns this year with backing of presenting partners


Leading businesses in Aberdeen have backed the upcoming return of award-winning Nuart Aberdeen.

Burness Paull and The McGinty’s Group will be presenting partners for the renowned street art festival, which will take place from April 18 to 21.

First established in 2017, Nuart Aberdeen plays host to international artists who use the walls of the city centre as their canvas for showcasing world class street art murals and art installations.

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