We are delighted to announce that CDL will once again sponsor our ‘Inspirational Community Group’ award at our annual Birthday Party, taking place on Friday 10th February 2017 at The Palace Hotel.



The Forever Manchester Birthday Party, sponsored by Express Solicitors, will bring together over 400 passionate and dedicated Forever Manchester supporters to celebrate another great year of helping local people do extraordinary things together.


We are pleased to announce that for the third year running, CDL will be kindly sponsoring the ‘Inspirational Community Group’ award for 2017’s Birthday Party. As a long-standing supporter of Forever Manchester, CDL have a fund set up to support community groups in Stockport and their 600-strong team also take part in a variety of fundraising activities including Caketober and Forever Manchester Week.

Stockport-based IT firm, CDL, is one of the UK’s largest insurance software houses. CDL provides trendsetting solutions to drive success and growth for the UK’s biggest insurance retailers – from price comparison sites to online self-service and telematics-based insurance products to the connected home.

Throughout the company’s 40 year history, it has remained committed to its roots in Stockport. It has developed a robust corporate social responsibility programme over the years, and is delighted to be working with Forever Manchester to support local projects. Click here to read more about their commitment to local communities.

The ‘Inspirational Community Group’ award is given in recognition of a community group or project that has created a greater sense of purpose within their community; making a difference, strengthening and connecting local people in their communities.

CDL Chairman Tom Hogg said: “CDL is delighted to sponsor the Inspirational Community Group award at Forever Manchester’s Annual Birthday Party. We appreciate and value the importance of grassroots community activity in our neighbourhoods and this is a great way of recognising a particular group or project that has made a real difference and connected people to make their community a better place.”

Here’s some of the highlights from this year’s Birthday celebrations.


Guests at our Birthday Party will be treated to a welcome drink on arrival, a three-course meal, entertainment from community groups Forever Manchester has funded, an awards ceremony and a special guest DJ.

Tickets for the Birthday Party are priced at £85 per person with tables of 10 being £800 if booked before 1st November 2016 (£850 per table thereafter), and are available through the form below. Alternatively, if you wished to be invoiced for your tickets, please drop our Events Officer, Cheryl Hill, an email at: cheryl@forevermanchester.com.

All proceeds from ticket sales will be reinvested in communities across Greater Manchester.


Sponsoring Forever Manchester’s annual Birthday Party is a great way to support Forever Manchester and demonstrate your company’s philanthropic spirit and commitment to strengthening communities across Greater Manchester while gaining fantastic brand awareness for your company.

If you are interested in finding out more about the various sponsorship opportunities available please download our sponsorship brochure or contact Jean Mills, Head of Business Development, on 0161 214 0940 or at jean@forevermanchester.com.