What do you need to know before you advertise in Belfast?
Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland and therefore a significant hub for business, tourism and education. So before you advertise in Belfast, consult our quick guide to the city, and make the best advertising choices for your business. Search and discover a wide range of quality bus stop advertising and more.
Who lives in Belfast?
Belfast is the fifteenth largest city in the United Kingdom and therefore a serious contender for advertising your business. In the larger metropolitan area, the population stands at over 579,554 poeple. This is largely made up of young single people, a growing student population and the elderly. Deprived communities fringe the city whilst more affluent areas are within the central zone, including Malone Road where there are ample opportunities to advertise in Belfast on street furniture. The diversity in the city continues to grow as people born outside of the country make Belfast their home.
Student Population in Belfast
Belfast is home to one of the UK’s largest universities. With a total of 25,231 students, the Queen’s University spreads out over 250 buildings. Additionally, Ulster University has numerous sites across the city, which is ideal for targeting students and staff who utilise the city’s transport networks. The city centre of Belfast is connected to the surrounding areas via bus and rail links, another ideal opportunity to advertise in Belfast.
How’s business doing in Belfast?
Before you sign up for a fabulous outdoor advertising opportunity, perhaps you need a little more information about the current business landscape in Belfast. Belfast continues to enjoy a period of growth and has been named as the UK city with the fastest growing economy. The redundant shipbuilding quarter of the city has undergone a billion pound transformation. Now known as the Titanic Quarter, the area is home to film studios and a new college. There is also a well-established science park which is attracting a plethora of tech startup companies.
Advertise in Belfast and reach the tourist trade
The popularity of Belfast as a tourist destination continues to grow. Indeed the city dominates Northern Ireland’s tourism industry. Many visitors come from mainland UK. Furthermore, the number of visitors from other European destinations and the US continues to rise. Of course, many of these visitors will travel via Belfast International City Airport. This is a perfect opportunity for phone box advertising on the roads linking the airport and the city centre.
Prices start from £61 per week, strategically located in Templepatrick which is in close proximity to the major M2 road.
The city is also home to a large port with passenger ferry services connecting people to Cairnryan in Scotland and Liverpool.
Any other important Belfast trivia?
As the world’s biggest linen producer it was once nicknamed Linenopolis! The pneumatic tyre and Milk of Magnesia were both invented in Belfast and the popular Game of Thrones programme is filmed in a city centre studio!
I am ready to advertise in Belfast! What are the options?
Whether your company is intending to target students, tourists or the residents of the city of Belfast, we can offer you strategic outdoor advertising which will enable you to reach your business objectives.
Is your company looking to communicate with consumers in shopping centre locations? At Bubble Outdoor, we have advertising opportunities in the central Castle Court Shopping Centre. Prices starting at around £581 per week or target shoppers on their way in using the phone kiosks in the surrounding streets from just £50 per week.
Get your business seen, advertise in Belfast today. Start searching Bubble Outdoor’s map to discover and buy the best billboard, phone box or bus shelter (and more!) for your business.