Friends of the Bid

Businesses in the BID zone with rateable value of over £12,000 or more pay an annual fee as a percentage of the rateable value of their property. However, if you would also like to be included in our activities and are not currently, you can become a voluntary friend of the BID and receive the various benefits.

 

WHAT DO YOU GET AS A FRIEND OF THE BID?

Place Marketing Benefits

  • Participation in the new dynamic and mobile website, visitsouthend.co.uk.
  • Ability to promote offers and treats at no cost to you via Southend’s loyalty scheme – reaching our ever-growing audience.
  • Inclusion in marketing campaigns, including the ‘You’re on Sea’ Christmas campaign.
  • Involvement in PR activity throughout Southend and the surrounding area.
  • Participation in social media campaigns.
  • Invitations to take part in town centre activities.

Place Management Benefits

  • Additional targeted cleaning and streetscape improvements.
  • Access to Street Services – which includes maintenance of town centre.
  • Inclusion in scheme to keep children safe.

Additional Membership Benefits

  • Invitation to town centre forums.
  • Ability to participate in strategic working groups.
  • Receipt of regular updates of town centre news and advice.
  • Access to research data collated by Southend BID.

CONTACT US TO FIND OUT MORE

For pricing and more information about how to become a Friend of the BID, please contact Southend BID, email: hello@southendbid.com