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Every week, we share our weekly round up of what we accomplished at the Dorking BID. Thank you for your support of our local businesses and of our local community.

Digital Transformation

✅ LoyalFree trail implementation and campaign management

✅ Implementation of BID CRM system to manage back end system

✅ Extensive website updates: forms, minutes, blogs

✅ Continued evaluation of closed loop local currency (Dorking Gift Card)

✅ Building and executing Dorking BID website

Creative Campaigns

✅ Email campaigns: executing volunteering programme for street clean up

✅ Media engagement

✅ LoyalFree marketing coordination of all materials and collateral - Halloween Trail

✅ Summer Safari campaign finalisation

✅ Social media execution: blogs, promotion, channel management

✅ Mailchimp development: copy, promotion and social follow up on all channels

✅ Follow up on gift card programme

✅ Print for Christmas to engage biz (omnichannel)

✅ Print for Volunteer engagement (omnichannel)

✅ Spoke at comms event about Dorking Community building and Dorking BID

Placemaking/Events

✅ Coordination for Safety Advisory Group

✅ LoyalFree Trail post coordination

✅ Extensive Christmas coordination with all parties - reservation of banner sites, pricing estimates, consultation work, project plan execution (tactical items: booking form development, WhatsApp, etc.), meeting with prospective partners, decor, trails, traffic management, etc

✅ Extensive Christmas coordination with community partners

✅ Consultation with partners

✅ Consultation with partners on parking for events

✅ Invoicing and coordination for events

✅ Volunteer coordination

✅Engage with Nursery for Christmas

✅Engage with performers for Christmas

✅Engage with Forest School for Christmas

Business Support

✅ BID Chairman Update, meeting and monthly report

✅ Landlord outreach plan in progress

✅ MVDC follow up on landlord strategy, volunteers, operating agreements and reporting, power for events

✅ Applied for grant via Gatwick opportunity

✅ Researching Gov.U.K. Grants

✅ BIDBase implementation

✅ BID Board meeting actions - reporting, agenda development, Christmas events, PIPPFEST, policing follow up, placemaking

✅ BID Board forward planning and liaising with the Council

✅ Secondhand smoke research and liaising

✅ Photography research and coordination

✅ Coordination with police

✅ Content / support with business offers

✅ LoyalFree support

✅ Board meeting and associated actions

✅ Liaising with BID Levy payers

✅ Liaising with Southern trains and Dorking Art Society

✅ Coordination for BID Board meetings with BID partners

✅ Engaging photographer for local biz collaboration

Every week, we share our weekly round up of what we accomplished at the Dorking BID. Thank you for your support of our local businesses and of our local community.

Achievements 1 September 2023

Digital Transformation

✅ Design and development of Hello Dorking tourism and BID website

✅ Continued CRM work; coordination with MVDC

✅ Continued coordination on Gift Card efforts

✅ Continued website updates: forms, minutes, blogs 

✅ Continued work on Future Dorking

✅ Multiple web updates

✅ Respond to all website engagement 

Creative Campaigns

✅ Continued communications via Mailchimp emails to our audience

✅ Banking blog, pitch and radio interview

✅ Continued LoyalFree marketing coordination of all materials and collateral

✅ Completed Summer Safari campaign (400+ engagements)

✅ Continued social media execution: socials, blogs, promotion, channel management 

✅ Blogging

✅ Social media execution, copywriting, reporting

Placemaking/Events

✅ Working on town beautification - banking hoardings, landlord strategy

✅ Continued coordination on Christmas, St John’s Ambulance

✅ Coordination of Christmas Market and Vendors

✅ Continued support of Pippfest: website support, marketing and PR 

✅ Signed another business up to LoyalFree

✅ More Pippfest updates and promotion; remind everyone on our list of events

✅ Submitted all materials to MVDC for Pippfest

✅ Coronation Committee planning meeting and follow up

✅ Continued coordination of Christmas programme - interaction with all vendors and prospects

✅ Finalised Instameet voting

Business Support

✅ Meetings with community partners

✅ Applied for a grant on behalf of the BID

✅ Continued coordination with policing 

✅ Coordination of board meeting with all parties

✅ Remind levy payers of of Christmas event and encourage involvement

✅ Christmas documentation for MVDC

✅ Coordination with vendors

✅ BID Board support, meeting management and coordination

✅ Community engagement 

✅ Followed up on operating agreements with MVDC again

✅ Worked on weeds, grass cutting, rubbish collection and verges with MVDC

✅ Routine finance and operations

✅ Finalised and mailed AGM Materials

BID Update

Every week, we are sharing our weekly round up of what we accomplished at the Dorking BID. Thank you for your support of the BID and here’s our update:

Digital Transformation

✅ Springboard training in aid of our free footfall counters

✅ Extensive website updates: forms, minutes, blogs

✅ Evaluate closed loop local currency (Dorking Gift Card)

✅ Future Dorking: follow up manage programme, timeline and stakeholder management

Creative Campaigns

✅ Executed competitions, coordinated with partners to include LoyalFree, Born Free Foundation and the public

✅ LoyalFree marketing coordination of all materials and collateral

✅ Summer Safari campaign development and management

✅ Social media execution: blogs, promotion, channel management

✅ Earned media: BBC Radio spots (2)

✅ Surrey Hills Enterprises promotion

✅ Mailchimp development: copy, promotion and social follow up on all channels

✅ Followed up with Southern Rail on sustainability programme; evaluating viability of a campaign

Placemaking/Events

✅ Invited to Member Event; invited BID businesses to feature products and services - coordinated with businesses and collected products.

✅ LoyalFree Trail coordination: messaging, promotion, asset development, timeline and execution of printing for the trail

✅ Extensive Christmas coordination with all parties - reservation of banner sites, pricing estimates, consultation work, project plan execution (tactical items: booking form development, WhatsApp, etc.), meeting with prospective partners, decor, trails, traffic management, etc

✅ Met with Council on Christmas coordination and consultation

✅ Consultation with partners

✅ Consultation with Council on parking for events

Business Support

✅ Closed Surrey Hills Enterprises; completed website entry, adding events, operational/finance

✅ Engagement with council; checked on vacancy rates, miscellaneous BID activities and operational aspects of BID management and finance

✅ BID Chairman Update

✅ Support levy payers with billing issues; coordination with Council

✅ Levy Payer support meeting

✅ BID Board forward planning and liaising with the Council

Dorking Town Partnership
156 South Street
Dorking, RH4 2HF

T: 07377 0966892

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