Voluntary BID member

Businesses below the BID levy of £18,000 rateable value or outside of the BID area but in Chester city centre can become a member of CH1ChesterBID today and benefit from our range of exclusive membership benefits 

Exclusive BID Member benefits:

  • Full listing of your business on our new consumer website www.experiencechester.co.uk, the go to website for shopping, dining, attractions and what’s on in Chester city centre.
  • Advertise your businesses promotions in the ‘offers’ section of Experiencechester.co.uk.
  • Full listing on the www.shopinchester.com website with photographs, map location pin and ability to post special offers and a feature on www.visitchester.com.  (worth £300).
  • Events, news and business listing on ch1chesterbid.co.uk website
  • Receive our monthly e-newsletter and quarterly printed publications which features city centre news, events and issues affecting business.
  • Consumer e-blasts targeting your business promotions and offers reaching potential new customers through our website and rapidly growing consumer database.
  • Social media promotion for your business on Twitter and Facebook.
  • Benefit and involvement in high quality seasonal city centre events and wider city marketing campaigns.
  • Reduced hire rates for commercial spaces for promotion and events.
  • Eligible to take part in the annual Customer Service Awards.
  • We work with the local authority on your behalf for city centre changes and improvements - one city one voice.
  • Our two full time Welcome Ambassadors can help promote your business to visitors and help report back on any anti-social issues or concerns affecting your business.
  • Access to our City Centre Manager who can help tackle local issues effecting your business.
  • Subsidised advertising opportunities in the city centre subways.
  • Full membership of any CH1 business forums and events – this will include receiving agendas and minutes.
  • Consultation and involvement on city centre improvements and enhancements.
  • Comprehensive package of exclusive tailor made business saving.

Please contact us to find out more and you could soon feel the benefits of joining CH1ChesterBID


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