As we pass ten years of BIDs in Scotland it is fitting that Enterprising Bathgate, the very first BID in Scotland should recently have held its renewal ballot, achieving a successful renewal on the 23 August 2018.
This was Enterprising … click here to read on “A Short History of BIDs in Scotland”
Around 100 Swansea City Centre businesses have signed up to a fantastic Golden Ticket competition this year, giving shoppers the chance to ‘win Christmas’, while encouraging people to shop locally.
Swansea Bid (Business Improvement District) is behind the Golden Ticket … click here to read on “Shopping Locally Is The Golden Ticket to Christmas Cheer in Swansea”
LoyalFree, a multi award winning loyalty app, is encouraging the general public to shop local this Christmas, by offering a huge array of rewards and deals when they decide to purchase from businesses within their local area. The key message … click here to read on “LoyalFree App Urges Customers to Shop Local this Christmas”
It’s the time of year we all tend to reflect on what’s just happened and plan for what we do differently. So, we thought we would share part of our thinking for an interview schedule we are using to identify … click here to read on “What are you going to do to support businesses in your place?”
Five Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in the borough have joined forces to promote their businesses and initiatives and to help attract inward investment.
The West Cheshire BID group is made up of CH1ChesterBID, Northwich BID, Gadbrook Park BID, Winsford Industrial … click here to read on “Collective BIDs group announced to champion West Cheshire”
The BID Business Plan is split into four key “pillars” – Safe, Clean, Alive and Promoted.
Under the “PROMOTED” pillar, marketing and promoting the city centre, bringing in more visitors and encouraging investment will be right at the top of … click here to read on “Bradford BID’s Business Plan”
For many of us working in place management, our focus is on creating dynamic events; eye catching marketing; and public realm enhancements.
Rarely do we consider safety and security, yet this is perhaps the most fundamental element of all.
This … click here to read on “Safety and security”
The nationally recognised accreditation standard which has been specifically designed for Business Crime Reduction Partnerships (BCRPs) has received a ringing endorsement.
It came at a meeting organised by Revive & Thrive, one of only two of the scheme’s authorised Assessing … click here to read on “Business Crime Reduction Partnership from Revive & Thrive”
Think about these questions : How does your place create noise to raise its profile? Does it depend on your audience? Is it strategically planned or does it just happen? Does it matter if the noise is created top down … click here to read on “Let’s make some noise!”