Ebulletin no : 37 14/03/2016

Calling all food and drink businesses...
Located in Luton town centre? We will promote you for FREE.
Promote your business in Luton on Sunday

We are promoting town centre businesses in Luton this year and funding a series of features in the town's weekly newspaper, Luton on Sunday. 

Our second feature will focus on food and drink businesses throughout Luton town centre. This is your opportunity to promote your business (at no cost to your business) so if you would like to be included in our food and drink round up please get in touch by Friday, 6th May 2016.

To be included please email around 100 words about your business and a jpeg photo to promotions@lutonbid.org

Find out more about this opportunity and our future features  HERE .
Spring Programme: help your business thrive and grow

Our Spring Programme of business workshops and presentations continues this week - all absolutely FREE for businesses in Luton town centre.

Visual merchandising workshop
Learn about customer journeys, mannequin dressing and customer experience from the experts - M&S and Debenhams. Places at this practical session are strictly limited so book quickly.
Wednesday 16th March, 10am to 11:30am, Debenhams
Business growth advising
Another chance to learn from ASA Business Growth Consultancy - all about business planning and the need for a Strategic & Marketing Plan.
Thursday 17th March, 1pm to 4pm, Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce

Take advantage of this free programme of events organised by Luton BID and book your place by contacting Lesley Hall at Luton BID on 01582 510657 or emailing info@lutonbid.org.


To read more about the Spring Programme, visits the events page on our website HERE.

Best bar none: our support

Luton BID is this year supporting the Best Bar None programme in Luton.
Best Bar None is a National Award Scheme supported by the Home Office and aimed at promoting responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises. For more details please visit the Best Bar None website HERE,  or if you are interested in joining the Luton programme please email info@lutonbid.org.
Bins and vermin control

Luton BID is currently in the process of buying additional bins with safe bait boxes included to help control vermin. We are currently looking at Church Street, Cheapside, John Street and Silver Street.

If you know another area of town that would benefit from an additional bin or assistance with vermin control please email info@lutonbid.org.
Boishakhi Mela

Boishakhi Mela will take place in St George's Square on Thursday 14th April and will celebrate the shared culture, and heritage of varying communities within Luton.

This all-day event will include multi cultural folk music and dance, a parade, stalls and much more.  For more information or if you are interested in sponsoring the event please click HERE.
How to get involved

All businesses are encouraged to get involved by attending working groups to help steer projects. You can also follow us on Twitter @LutonBID or like us on Facebook Luton BID, or click on the links below.

Look out for our ebulletin next week with details of some of our new projects.

This email is sent to you as a business located in the
Luton Business Improvement District (BID) 
or partner interested in BID activity.

The BID is project managed by Partnerships for Better Business Ltd (pfbbUK).

Luton BID 01582 510657  info@lutonbid.org

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