Lancashire Business View media pack

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Lancashire Business View media pack

  1. 1. LANCASHIREBUSINESSVIEW THE MEDIA PACK:
  2. 2. “LANCASHIRE BUSINESS VIEW OFFERS A CRITICAL AND INFORMED VIEW ON KEY BUSINESS, PRODUCTIVITY AND COMPETITIVENESS ISSUES IN THE REGION.” Steven Broomhead Chief Executive Northwest Regional Development Agency Lancashire Business View is the business magazine keeping the worlds of commerce and industry informed with news, analysis and opinion. Quality editorial from a team passionate about business in Lancashire and Bolton An audience of more than 20,000 business figures in the region A highly cost-effective advertising medium Editor: Ben Briggs T: 01254 297870 E: ben@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Commercial manager: Stephen Bolton T: 01254 297871 E: stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Lancashire Business View East Park Lodge East Park Road Blackburn BB1 8DW T: 01254 297875 F 01254 295581 E :info@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk
  3. 3. “AN ESSENTIAL READ IN ESTABLISHING WHAT IS HAPPENING WITHIN THE LOCAL COMMUNITY, IT IS TOPICAL AND WELL RESEARCHED WITH REGULAR CONTRIBUTIONS IN FROM THE COUNTY’S BUSINESS LEADERS.” John Stanworth Area Corporate Director, Barclays Business Banking PROFILE: Lancashire Business View is the must-read magazine for commerce and industry in the region. Its pages contain news, analysis and opinion on the issues that affect business in Lancashire and Bolton. There is key information that can help businesses flourish, and entertaining features on the personalities behind the headlines. Lancashire Business View is mailed direct to 8,000 high-ranking decision- makers, providing an unbeatable advertising platform for companies and organisations that want to raise their profile to a wide client base. Sitting in the editor’s chair is Ben Briggs who previously spearheaded business coverage at the Lancashire Telegraph and championed local businesses for several years. He heads up a dynamic editorial team and is passionate about showcasing the best of Lancashire business and the high standrads the county has to offer. The success of the magazine so far is due to the involvement and contributions of Lancashire and Bolton’s businesses, and that will continue. If you have any news, contact Peter – for information regarding advertising, sponsorship and branding opportunities, please contact Stephen Bolton. Editor: Ben Briggs T: 01254 297870 E: ben@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Commercial manager: Stephen Bolton T: 01254 297871 E: stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Lancashire Business View East Park Lodge East Park Road Blackburn BB1 8DW T: 01254 297875 F 01254 295581 E :info@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk
  4. 4. NEXTISSUE: NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2009 CONTENTS (subject to change) 1. News: A comprehensive round-up of news from the region’s businesses. 2. Business barometer: The highs and lows of corporate life in the region, tracking company announcements. 3. Your view: Letters, emails and opinions from our readers. 4. Key dates: Listing of forthcoming business events 5. Spotlight on support: Our regular feature profiles a support agency and details the work carried out in supporting the region’s economy. 6. Social enterprise: News and profiles from the third sector. 7. International trade: Round-up of the county’s success selling overseas. 8. Regeneration: An update on major redevelopment schemes that are changing the face of the county. 9. In full view: An exclusive interview with one of the county’s leading business figures. “WE HAVE RECEIVED 10. Creative view: We look at the work of some of the leading creative companies. MORE POSITIVE 11. Viewpoints: A round-table discussing the advantages and drawbacks of running a family business. FEEDBACK FROM OUR 12. Tourism: Our new feature focuses on this multi-billion dollar industry. 13. Regional focus: An in-depth look at Burnley. 14. Sector focus: The business of football. 15. Environment view: A round-up of environmental stories, with tips on CONTRIBUTIONS adopting a green agenda. 16. Technology view: Profiles of the companies pioneering world-beating TO LANCASHIRE technology from the heart of the county. 17. Skills view: News and views from the world of work-based training. BUSINESS VIEW 18. Rural: Stories and views from the rural sector. 19. Starting out: Profile on new-start businesses. THAN ANY OTHER 20. Advertising feature: Conferences, events and exhibitions. PUBLICATION WE 21. Commercial property: Industry comment on city and town centres across the region. ARE INVOLVED WITH. 22. Business matters: Recruitment advice 23. Appointments: Profiling recent recruits, promotions and appointments EVEN MORE within local companies. 24. Awards: A round-up of companies that have been successful in regional IMPORTANTLY, IT IS A and national awards. 25. After hours: A feature on business people with unusual hobbies. PLEASURE TO READ.” 26. Motoring: A review of new executive models together with In The Fast Laurence Parry Tax Partner Lane and a dealership profile. PM&M Chartered Accountants 27. Renato’s view: Our Italian columnist on life and business in Lancashire. Editor: Ben Briggs T: 01254 297870 E: ben@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Commercial manager: Stephen Bolton T: 01254 297871 E: stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Lancashire Business View East Park Lodge East Park Road Blackburn BB1 8DW T: 01254 297875 F 01254 295581 E :info@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk
  5. 5. FORWARDFEATURES2009Issue 25 Issue 26 Issue 27 Issue 28 Issue 29 Issue 30 March/April 2009 May/June 2009 July/August 2009 September/ November/ January/ October 2009 December 2009 February 2010 Regional Blackburn with Blackpool Bolton Preston Burnley Lancaster profile Darwen Sector focus Construction: Aerospace: Packaging and Exporting: Tourism: Haulage and What next for one Outlining the fulfilment: Highlighting the How footfall from transport: of 2008’s worst- impact of the One of the region’s global success outside shapes our On the road with affected industries? sector with the hidden gems, this stories with local region and who is the businesses that widest-reaching sector attracts roots behind the trend keep commerce influences some of the biggest moving names in business Business Employment law: Flexible working: Discrimination: Invoice Recruitment: Insurance: matters Reviewing Discussing Professionals discounting: Getting the most Posing questions legislation and whether the idea explain the law The credit-control- from what is often to ensure you’re how it affects your can benefit both and offer advice ler’s hot topic – but the toughest spending on the business staff and their on this increasingly what is it, how can challenge facing a right type of cover employers complex issue it help and what business does it cost? Breaking the Women in Serial Phoenix business: mould business: entrepreneurs: Telling the tales Profiles of the The stories of businesses that movers and behind the people rose from the ashes shakers who have who can’t stop to succeed again broken the gender starting successful barrier businesses Environmental How adopting Profiting from Tips and advice Understanding Reducing carbon Cutting costs and view green agendas can going green and for improving your waste minimisation footprints whilst reducing waste give businesses a why it’s easier than recycling strategy and what it means improving the through resource boost you think to you bottom line efficiency Money matters Wealth Wealth management: management: A look at innovative Revisiting the popu- advice and little- lar topic with tips known legislation and pointers from by money experts professionals and from all fields industry insiders Advertising Health and safety: Office furniture: Recruitment: Independent Conferences and Health and well- features Treading through Manufacturers and Best practice schools: exhibitions: being: the legal minefield suppliers reveal advice for A look at private Advice on making The benefits of how to create the organisations of all sector education the right impact by keeping your ideal working sizes delivered by and what our venues and equip- workforce in shape environment industry experts region has to offer ment providers and how it can be achieved Special Major players: Hot 100: Young’uns: features Our inaugural Revealing the Profiling the under line-up of the local best-performing 35s beginning to economy’s most businesses of the earn their own influential figures last 12 months headlines In every edition: • • • • • News Regeneration In full view Spotlight on support Creative view Technology view International Trade • • • • Skills view Starting out Commercial property Heritage Appointments Awards After hours Motoring • • • Editor: Ben Briggs T: 01254 297870 E: ben@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Commercial manager: Stephen Bolton T: 01254 297871 E: stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Lancashire Business View East Park Lodge East Park Road Blackburn BB1 8DW T: 01254 297875 F 01254 295581 E :info@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk
  6. 6. “LANCASHIRE BUSINESS VIEW IS UNPARALLELED IN THE WAY IT CAPTURES THE SPIRIT, DYNAMISM AND SUCCESS OF THE LOCAL BUSINESS COMMUNITY.” Dennis Taylor Chief Executive Lancashire Economic Partnership READERSHIP: ��������� ������������� ���� ������ ��������� ������� ����� ������� �������� ������������ Read by over 20,000 business figures in ���������� the region ��������� ����������� ������� 8,000 copies are mailed directly to chief executives, managing directors, owner-managers and opinion formers ���� ������ ���������� throughout the North West 1,000 copies are distributed to key access points across the county Editor: Ben Briggs T: 01254 297870 E: ben@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Commercial manager: Stephen Bolton T: 01254 297871 E: stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Lancashire Business View East Park Lodge East Park Road Blackburn BB1 8DW T: 01254 297875 F 01254 295581 E :info@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk
  7. 7. “AN INFORMATIVE AND ENTERTAINING READ FOR THE LOCAL BUSINESS COMMUNITY.” Frank McKenna Chairman, Downtown Preston In Business RATECARD: Double page spread Full page £2,450 £1,475 Double page spread 420 x 297mm Outside back £1,925 Inside front £1,850 Inside back £1,850 Half page £800 1/3 Page portrait £750 Full page Half page Quarter page £450 210 x 297mm 184 x 130mm Quarter page landscape £525 1/8 Page £250 *Company profile full page £1,750 *Company profile double page £2,750 °Loose leaf inserts £90/1000 °Bound insert (A4) £1,700 Quarter page Quarter page **Branded column package £1,650 90 x 130mm landscape 184 x 62.5mm Tailored branding and sponsorship opportunities are available DISCOUNTS: [6] Block booking 2 5% Block booking 3-4 10% Block booking 5-6 15% Agency discount 10% * Company profiles provide and excellent editorial vehicle for businesses to promote themselves. The package includes full editorial support from one of our journalists, and a professional photographic shoot. 1/8 page 1/3 page ° Inserts will be accepted at the editor’s discretion. The price is subject to size and weight restrictions. ** 3 branded columns in either consecutive or alternate editions, plus single quarter page advert to be used where 90 x 65mm portrait appropriate. Client supplies text; subject to editorial approval. 59 x 267mm Editor: Ben Briggs T: 01254 297870 E: ben@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Commercial manager: Stephen Bolton T: 01254 297871 E: stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Lancashire Business View East Park Lodge East Park Road Blackburn BB1 8DW T: 01254 297875 F 01254 295581 E :info@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk
  8. 8. “IT IS ONE OF VERY FEW PUBLICATIONS THAT I READ COVER TO COVER.” Malcolm Martin Managing Director Employer Solutions Ltd ARTWORK SPECIFICATIONS: Accepted formats: CD, Zip or email. Email: advertising@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Formats for Process Colour Seperations: CMYK EPS, CMYK TIFF (pictures/logos etc). Please supply images with a resolution of 300dpi. All fonts (typefaces) must be supplied and preferably embedded in the document. Accepted Programmes: Illustrator CS, Photoshop CS, Acrobat 6, InDesign CS. PDFs are acceptable, if supplied press ready – composite CMYK, 300dpi with fonts outlined or embedded. Editor: Ben Briggs T: 01254 297870 E: ben@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Commercial manager: Stephen Bolton T: 01254 297871 E: stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk Lancashire Business View East Park Lodge East Park Road Blackburn BB1 8DW T: 01254 297875 F 01254 295581 E :info@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk www.lancashirebusinessview.co.uk

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