Spalding and District Area Chamber of Commerce

Spalding & District Area Chamber

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The fastest growing business group in the
South Holland area

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Download PDF Membership Pack (Vs1.5 Oct 2013) Here

Link to Lincolnshire Chanber of Commerce Home page

Don't miss out on Government Aid

Up to £1000 Government Handout for South Holland shopkeepers and owners of cafes, restaurants and pubs

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Our Aims

Press Release
Town Centre Manager

April 7th 2014 - The search starts this week for a new Town Manager for Spalding. Read More...

Gallery Updated 20 Nov 2013

Local Events

August 7th - Thursday 0700-0830

Spalding Business Club
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August 19th - Tuesday 1000-1200

Spalding Networking Group
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September 4th - Thursday 0700-0830

Spalding Business Club
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September 16th - Tuesday 1000-1200

Spalding Networking Group
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October 2nd - Thursday 0700-0830

Spalding Business Club
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   Full Events List Here

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Our Activities

To be the Business Voice and Business Champion

  • Be pro-active.
  • Represented on the Cabinet and Town Forum.
  • Regular meetings with SHDC.
  • Regular comment on business issues in the media.
  • Involvement with our business forums.
  • Direct link to M.P., Economic Development, Police, Highways etc.

Provide Networking Opportunities for Members and Create Business Opportunities

  • Regular members meetings.
  • Business networking event(s).
  • Member E-Shots.
  • Membership benefits e.g. Guardian Vouchers/ Credit card terms.

Promote South Holland

  • Tourist Forum.
  • Website and magazine.
  • Events - Xmas Lights and Other Events.

Increase Membership within the South Holland area from all Business Sectors

  • Through Profile, Marketing and Promotion:
  • Press releases.
  • Meetings.
  • Forums.
  • Spalding magazine.
  • Spalding Chamber website.
  • Social Media.

Help our Members Grow and Develop their Business

  • Provide or facilitate training.
  • Information on county/district activities.
  • Enhanced Business Support and Research.
  • Help to reduce costs through partnership and membership benefits (Chamber benefits, Utility co-operations, Newspaper offers).
  • Reduce impact of crime on businesses.
  • Networking opportunities via the Forums - Logistic, Retail, Business Networking, Tourism and Holbeach.

Extract external Funding to aid Local Business

  • Identifying projects that will aid the local economy.
  • Produce business cases with the funders.
  • Additional Xmas lights.
  • S106 – Town Centre Manager.

Improve the South Holland Experience

  • Encourage the town to be clean, safe, welcoming and accessible.
  • Safe – engagement with Police, PCSO, support of CCTV, Shopwatch, Street Pastors and perhaps Pubwatch.
  • Welcoming –Spalding in Bloom and Xmas lights.
  • Accessible - Sign posting, car parking, Springfields link, public transport.

Sustainability

  • Whilst perhaps not cash generating but certainly not loss making - pick up public service jobs.
  • Town Centre Manager.


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