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Read about our new Luton BID Directors, our Business Group Meetings and more

Business Group Meetings
Our Business Group Meetings give businesses the chance to have their say on future BID projects and initiatives and feedback on the projects  which are specific to their particular area.
Our next series of meetings will take place in early August and BID business owners or employees based in the named streets/areas are welcome to attend the meetings which will take place  as follows :
Cultural Quarter
Wednesday 2nd August, 10am, Conference Room 2, The Hat Factory, 65-67 Bute Street, Luton LU1 2EY
Wellington and Manchester Street
Wednesday 2nd August, 3pm, Tasty Beans, 17 Manchester Street, Luton LU1 2QB
Chapel Street
Thursday 3rd August, 11am - AW House, 6-8 Stuart Street, Luton LU1 2SJ
Park Street
Thursday 3rd August, 2pm - iOccupy, 78 Park Street, Luton LU1 3EU
Call 01582 510657 or email us HERE by close of play on Tuesday 1st August if you would like to join us.
Luton BID AGM review

The Luton BID Ltd AGM took place on Wednesday 19th July and during the meeting five new directors were voted onto the board. They are:
Gabi McKeowne - Brewery Tap and Luton SAFE, Diane Quick - The Galaxy Centre, Martin Blower - A Plan Insurance, Simon Martin - Debenhams and Stuart Sadler - Sadler's Hair and Beauty.
They will join Gavin O'Brien, of Clear Head, Helen Bailey, of The University of Bedfordshire, Marie Kirbyshaw, of Luton Culture, Cllr Sian Timoney, of Luton Borough Council, Roy Greening, of The Mall and Abbass Shaffi, of Tasty's Chicken and Tasty Beans.
After the AGM, other BID based businesses joined the open meeting to network, meet the BID directors  and hear what the BID is planning and has achieved in the past year.
If you would like to get more involved with Luton BID please visit HERE or email us HERE.

Luton BID Linked Update

Our next Luton BID Linked Update is Thursday 27th July, 9-10.30am, at The Hat Factory.
Come along and meet our Luton BID project manager, Fergus McLardy, who is keen to hear your ideas or issues. It's also your chance to find out about our exciting projects or get more involved.
For more information, email us HERE.
Winners of the 2016 Bedfordshire Business Awards
Bedfordshire Business Awards sponsorship

We are delighted to announce that for the second year, Luton BID will sponsor a category at the annual Bedfordshire Business Awards.
All businesses in the BID area who are up to date with levy payments are welcome to submit a nomination for the award.
Luton BID is sponsoring the Luton town centre Business of the Year category, one of 13 categories which will be celebrated at an exclusive ceremony on Thursday 23rd November.
These awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellence, innovation and development and fit perfectly with the BID's commitment to promoting town centre businesses.
The application deadline is the Friday 29th September. Download full details HERE.
Inside the Thistle Express Hotel
New town centre businesses

Luton BID would like to welcome a number of new businesses that have opened in the town centre s ince April.
A huge welcome to:

Tasty Beans  - a coffee shop on Manchester Street
The Phone Shop  - on Upper George Street
Crew Cut  - the new hairdressers located on Wellington Street
The Dress House  - a bridal wear specialist on Guildford Street
Al Quds  - the new Lebanese restaurant on New Bedford Road
India Garden  - Indian restaurant on Wellington Street
Happy Nails  - nails  and beauty specialist on George Street
Rivergate Tattoos  - a new body art and piercing shop based in Rivergate House
iMove  - estate agents on Upper George Street
Real House Kebabs  - takeaway restaurant now on Cheapside
Thistle Express  - a new town centre hotel  in The Mall
How to Get Involved

All businesses are encouraged to get involved by attending working groups to help steer projects. 

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