FIVE PILLARS

CHIPPING CAMPDEN A PLACE WHERE BUSINESS WORKS

We believe that healthy businesses mean a healthy town, and that business is not apart from the wider community, but is part of the wider community

The approach we take to helping the business community is collected together under our Five Pillars of support. Collectively these pillars will make a contribution to maintaining and building a positive business environment.  

NETWORKING

BUSINESS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

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CELEBRATING SUCCESS

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SUPPORT AND LOBBYING

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PUBLICITY

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NETWORKING
The life blood of a good business environment
  • we run bi-monthly networking and update meetings

  • and two further informal networking opportunities for businesses to interact each year

  • and we organise and manage sub-groups of members who have mutual/collective business interests

BUSINESS SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Sharing knowledge and improving performance
  • we provide a free advice and sounding board service

  • and offer six workshops each year that cover a wide variety of key topics

Useful link to Gloucestershire Growth Hub 

Gloucestershire Growth Hub have worked with thousands of businesses to help them accelerate their growth through consultancy, workshops and collaboration.  They offer a range for support for businesses including workshops & events, business advice and co-working, a lot of which is completely free.  To find out more Click HERE. 

CELEBRATING SUCCESS
Recognising performance and creating a culture of aspiration
  • we run an annual business and student awards

  • we foster strong links with the school to encourage the next generation of entrepreneurs

  • and we recognise the link between business and the community through our annual Community Award

  • and we consistently publicise local business achievements

SUPPORT AND LOBBYING
Taking initiatives and getting problems solved
  • we respond to specific needs and problems raised by member companies, or issues raised by a group of members

  • we identify and lead projects of collective benefit to the business community

  • and we connect with local and regional organisations so the Forum can:

    • link with appropriate parties to resolve problems

    • raise its profile with influential bodies and

    • gather information that would be useful for members

PUBLICITY
Stimulating interest in Campden and providing a feel good factor for the existing community
  • we regularly communicate with relevant audiences to inform about events, issues and information

  • we run a higher level publicity programme which communicates the Campden business success story to a wider audience

  • and we run a vibrant website where members’ businesses are showcased in the directory

 
 
 
 
 
JOIN

Our annual membership fee is £50.00 and includes breakfast networking, events, mentoring and an
online listing in our 'Directory of Members'. 

*Annual Membership runs from the 1st January 2018.

 

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