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Achievements 18 August 2023

Digital Transformation

✅ Pippfest web page build

✅ 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

✅ Generated website savings on old domains

✅ Respond to all website engagement

Creative Campaigns

✅ Continued communications via Mailchimp emails to our audience

✅ Followed up on PR

✅ Continued LoyalFree marketing coordination of all materials and collateral

✅ Continued Summer Safari print campaign development and management

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

✅ Blogging

✅ Additional radio support of community partners

✅ Social media execution, copywriting, reporting

✅ Completed Springboard training for High Streets Task Force for free footfall counter

Placemaking/Events

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

✅ Finalised risk assessment and submitted to St John’s Ambulance for Christmas

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✅ Continued troubleshooting and management of ‘A Very Dorkensian Christmas’ - event management coordination with MVDC, Highways, Traffic Management, engagement with businesses and residents.

✅ *Extensive* Christmas coordination with all parties - coordination with community partners - all documentation submitted ahead of the SAG meeting

✅ Continued meetings with Council on Christmas coordination and consultation

✅ Continued LoyalFree PR, coordination and execution

✅ Finalised consultation results

✅ Finalised all consultation plans (traffic, etc.)

✅ Distributed LoyalFree print materials to businesses

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

✅ Coronation Committee planning meeting and follow up

✅ Development of programme and project management of Christmas programme - interaction with all vendors and prospects

Business Support

✅ Meetings with community partners

✅ Brought on board new Voluntary BID members

✅ Explored grant opportunities

✅ Coordinating policing meetings and followed up again

✅ 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

✅ Op ed on Banking Hub (continuation of the BID’s efforts to bring a hub to Dorking)

✅ Followed up on operating agreements with MVDC again

✅ Routine finance and operations

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Dorking, RH4 2HF

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