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Exeter BID Newsletter Friday 9th June 2017

09 June 2017

An update from the BID office

Summer of Independents campaign 
Information for levy payers on Exeter BID's next campaign has been published on our website. Summer of Independents is a multi channel PR and Marketing campaign to promote the Independent businesses in the BID area.

The campaign includes a BID wide competition to find the Exeter BID Independent Business of the Year

Launching on 4th July (Independent’s Day); the campaign will focus on encouraging anyone and everyone to vote for their favourite Independent businesses. Voting closes on 11th August.

The competition will be hosted on the In Exeter website and using voting cards available from levy payers with a drop off point located at the Tourist Information Centre.

A range of resources are available to you to make the most of this campaign; to find out more please visit our dedicated Summer of Independents webpage.

Make the most of our Business Support 

Our Business Support webpages are a valuable source of information about Exeter BID initiatives to support and benefit levy payers.

The pages include information about:

  • our current campaigns to promote the BID area
  • access to the Information Dashboard which gives levy payers local data including footfall, car parking and Welcome Team engagement
  • current sponsorship opportunities 
  • information on the trade waste scheme
  • information on organisations that can help you decrease your running costs
  • and more!

If you have any questions about our Business Support pages, please contact the Exeter BID office at info@exeterbid.co.uk.


Catch up with our Welcome Team 

Visitors welcomed this week: 598
BID Businesses visited this week: 87
Issues logged this week: 52

The Welcome Team, Andy, Darren and Myra are here to help visitors, businesses and residents to make the most of the city and Exeter BID.

PR & Marketing Round up 

Summer of Independents
The PR and Marketing team are delighed to share more information about our next campaign: Summer of Independents. Please do get in touch with our Account Manager, Cathryn Frost at cathryn@onevoicemedia.co.uk for further information about how the campaign can benefit your business and how to get involved.

This week, the team engaged Steve Haywood to take portrait images for their Meet The Maker feature for Exeter Life magazine. We will let you know when it is available to view. The feature will shine a spotlight on Exeter's unique, independent crafts people and makers.

Blogger Engagement
A third blogger trip is close to being confirmed and will showcase Exeter's evening offering. The trip will complement Tara's Busy Kitchen's day out in Exeter and Organised Jo's day of family activities. We'll share a link to the review as soon as it's available. If you are interested in working with us on a blogger trip please do get in touch with either Cathryn or Abigail Leighton-Boyce at abigail@onevoicemedia.co.uk. Our blogger reviews are shared on the In Exeter website, enewsletter to over 2,000 subscribers and social channels.

Flybe Flight Time
This month's Flight Time magazine features an exclusive competition courtesy of Exeter BID levy payers. A lucky reader and guest will be treated to an overnight stay at Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, dinner at Lloyd's Kitchen and a rooftop tour of Exeter Cathedral. The competition promotes Exeter as a tourist destination with a full page in the magazine. You can see the online version of Flight Time, here.

Tell us your news...
Have you any interesting stories about your business, new product launches or events coming up? If you have, we want to hear about it. 
We have a monthly social media calendar which we want to fill with your news. 
Please send any information to Cathryn and Abi at One Voice Media,
cathryn@onevoicemedia.co.uk and abigail@onevoicemedia.co.uk

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