New BID Directors, Mystery Shopping and more


Northampton town centre news & events
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Our summer newsletter is on route this week, being delivered to town centre businesses in the BID area.
This printed publication includes details about summer events, what is coming up, our Mystery Shopping scheme, forthcoming business conference and much more.
To have a sneak preview you can read it now online by clicking HERE.
Mystery Shopping Scheme
Would your business like to get involved this year?
Participating businesses already registered will be visited by an independent mystery shopper in September or October and invited to an awards event in November where they will receive a certificate and report of their assessment.
Special certificates will also be presented for sector winners and businesses with high scores.
To register your interest, speak to the BID team or contact the BID by emailing or calling 01604 837766.
The deadline for registering is Friday, 24th August.
Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Wednesday, 19th September 2018, Park Inn Northampton (4pm-5pm)
Town centre businesses are all invited to attend the BID’s Annual General Meeting.
Voting is restricted to BID Members. If you are not already a member but would like more information, please email .
If you would like to attend the AGM please also email us before the end of play on Thursday, 16th September 2018.
Monthly meetings - update from town centre businesses
At our July meeting businesses discussed town centre projects, business promotional opportunities, and the challenges that face businesses looking to move into units in the town centre. 
Updates were provided about the museum development, our Business Conference in September and our footfall and sales performance. Businesses were also keen to discuss plans for Christmas – ways in which we could add to the council’s lights switch-on, which is Saturday, 24th November.
Our next meeting is on Tuesday 22nd August at the BID Office on Mercers Row to take place at both 7.30am-8.30am, and 6pm-7pm. Hope to see you there.
Dates for your diary
We are entering the busy summer months and Northampton town centre will play host to lots of different events. Make a note of these key dates...
  • Running until 1st September - Summer Beach on Market Square
  • 18th August - Food Fair
  • 6th-9th September - Heritage Open Days weekend
  • 8th September - Heritage and World War One Entertainment on Market Square
  • 19th September - BID AGM and Business Conference
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