The BID team are dedicated to promoting Chichester as an attractive and viable place in which to work, live and visit. Rich with history, culture, arts, music, retail and business services, we work closely with BID members, local authorities and partners to invest in promotional events and campaigns that will maximise footfall and increase local economy.
With Christmas just around the corner, we wanted to share details of the BID team’s plans for celebrating this important festive season in the city centre and how you can get involved in this year’s activities. From an improved lighting programme, elf trail, virtual advent calendar and on-street entertainment, there is plenty to get involved with.
Running from June – August, our 2019 seasonal promotion was a three month “celebration” of Chichester’s city centre to include refreshed streets, planting, flag and bunting displays, cross street installation, an independents shopping guide and the promotion of independent retailers in general.
As agreed in the 2017 Business Plan, financial support for the revival of Visit Chichester has been provided by Chichester BID with match funding from the District Council. This partnership will ensure BID members receive support from Visit Chichester through their online and offline marketing channels. We will also be working together on the overall branding and promotion of Chichester as a destination.
A number of local businesses would like to support other businesses and their staff, so are offering exclusive discounts to BID Levy Payers. Find out more here.