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An Exeter BID - Presentation to Southernhay Businesses - 29.09.10

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An Exeter BID - Presentation to Southernhay Businesses - 29.09.10

  1. 1. John Harvey City Centre Manager BID (Business Improvement District) Southernhay Businesses Briefing – 29 September 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>BID Area </li></ul><ul><li>BID Term </li></ul><ul><li>Hereditaments </li></ul><ul><li>Voting </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS LED </li></ul>BIDs – The Technical Stuff
  3. 3. <ul><li>Strengthening local leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Engagement with ALL local businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Effective business voice </li></ul><ul><li>Increased consumer confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Increased business confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Visible and measurable outcomes – ‘seeing is believing’ </li></ul>What can a BID provide?
  4. 4. <ul><li>Better marketing & promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Improving staff recruitment – and retention </li></ul><ul><li>Measures to tackle crime & deal with perceptions of crime </li></ul><ul><li>Measures to support inward investment </li></ul><ul><li>Brighter, cleaner, safer streets </li></ul><ul><li>More effective business voice </li></ul><ul><li>Improvements to Park & Ride </li></ul>What A BID could deliver for Southernhay & Exeter
  5. 5. <ul><li>Assists capital value growth </li></ul><ul><li>Increases occupier interest </li></ul><ul><li>Assists businesses in lower footfall areas </li></ul><ul><li>Good PR </li></ul>How do property owners/developers benefit?
  6. 6. <ul><li>What will it cost me? </li></ul><ul><li>I already pay rates – why should I pay more? </li></ul><ul><li>If I vote against the BID can I opt out of paying the levy? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there evidence that BIDs work? </li></ul><ul><li>Who runs the BID? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I influence the BID? </li></ul><ul><li>Does this let the public sector off the hook? </li></ul>Often asked questions…
  7. 7. <ul><li>Project Ideas… </li></ul><ul><li>… needed to feed in to the business plan </li></ul><ul><li>Use your imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the ideas coming </li></ul><ul><li>What’s the perspective of… </li></ul><ul><li>… our visitors </li></ul><ul><li>… our workers and colleagues </li></ul>It’s all about YOU…
  8. 8. <ul><li>Timetable </li></ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul><ul><li>On-going dialogue/consultation </li></ul><ul><li>The Business Plan – ‘Manifesto’ </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation </li></ul>Next Steps…
  9. 9. John Harvey Contacts: e-mail – [email_address] Mobile – 07885 760 496 Office – 01392 665 664 Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/exeterccm Slideshare – http://www.slideshare.net/exeterccm

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