Select Lincolnshire Members Forum Notes September 2017

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NOTES - Select Lincolnshire Members Forum

Select Lincolnshire Members Meeting

Commerce House, Lincoln

28th September 2017

 

Attendees:

Q Hotels Nikki Cotton-Winfield

Forest Pines Hotel & Golf Resort Lizzy Harwood

Catherine Shaw Cakes Catherine Shaw

Dunholme Chillies Jack Green

Ferry Ales Brewery John Cussons

Skegness Tourism Bid Development Manager Lisa Collins

Lymn Bank Farm Gemma Sisson

Lymn Bank Farm Erika Grinstead

Batemans Brewery Jaclyn Bateman

Manor House Stables Sherry Forbes

Lincoln Tea and Coffee Company Susie Carlisle

Lincolnshire Chamber Gillian Richardson

Lincolnshire Chamber Rachel Garner

Brackenborough Hall Coach House Holidays Flora Bennett

KM Media Katrina Burrill

 

Agenda Items

Francesco Viscomi, Worldpay Merchant Services – membership benefits include first two months free line rental and 75% discount on authorisation fees.

Contact Rachel.garner@lincs-chamber.co.uk for more information.

 

Lisa Collins, Lincolnshire Coastal BID – opportunities within Skegness Food Market for Select members to support the area and be involved.

 

Katrina Burrill, Good Taste Magazine. New Autumn issue has just been published and distributed.

January edition A5 annual copy in the pipeline. Business directory magazine, Food Bible for the county, 50,000 copies being printed and distributed.

KM can provide editorial support to any Select members wanting to be featured.

Select Awards coverage in January edition.

 

Select membership:

Select Awards - www.selectlincolnshire.com/awards

The Select Lincolnshire awards are coming up next month, finalists have been announced.

 

Visit England Awards

The following is a list of categories which you may be eligible to enter.  You are allowed to enter direct to Visit England as Lincolnshire has no official county tourism representation.  Our Select Lincolnshire awards are based on the questions formatted by Visit England so entering ours is like a practise run! 

 

Keep an eye on the website to see when the opening date is announced  https://www.visitbritain.org/visitengland-awards-excellence

 

Afternoon Tea of the Year
B&B of the Year
Boutique/Guest Accommodation of the Year
Business Tourism Award
Dog-Friendly Business of the Year
Family-Friendly Accommodation of the Year*
Family-Friendly Attraction of the Year*
Family-Friendly Food & Drink Business of the Year*
Glamping Provider of the Year
GREAT China Welcome of the Year*
Guided Tour of the Year
Holiday Park/Holiday Village of the Year
Hotel of the Year
Inclusive Tourism Award
Large Visitor Attraction of the Year
Self-Catering Holiday Provider of the Year
Self-Catering Property of the Year
Small Visitor Attraction of the Year
Sustainable Tourism Award
Taste of England Award
Tourism Pub of the Year

 

Food and Gift Fair

Select Lincolnshire will have a stand at the event held in November https://lincolnshireshowground.co.uk/food_gift/

If you would like us to display or hand out samples, hand out leaflets or offer a prize for a prizedraw please contact our event manager Alison.Mackfall@lincs-chamber.co.uk

 

Bomber Command Centre event 12th April 2018 -  Looking for Select members who might be interested in supporting the event. Food stall holders needed for around 11,000 attendees all day and into the evening.  Email your interest to select@lincs-chamber.co.uk

 

Chamber Matters Magazine

As a Select Lincolnshire member you have opportunity to take part in our monthly Chamber magazine within Lincolnshire Echo when the content is relevant.

November’s theme is Select Lincolnshire! Please send any news pieces, advertisements and content to us to be included!

For further information please contact chloe.aldred@lincs-chamber.co.uk

 

Events

If you are attending events don’t forget to tag us in your tweets and posts so that we can retweet and share

https://twitter.com/LoveFoodLincs

https://www.facebook.com/LoveFoodSelectLincolnshire/

 

Website

Do you have offers you would like to share?  Updated information or images?

Please send them to select@lincs-chamber.co.uk

 

New Facebook members group – feedback good. Please don’t forget to join!

 

Food and Drink Representation on Chamber Board

Invitations are sought for a volunteer food and drink representative/director to sit on the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors to help inform and shape activity withn our Food, drink and Hospitality Chamber offer.

If you would like to represent your sector on the Chamber Board then please send your interest by email to gillian.richardson@lincs-chamber.co.uk

 

AOB

Cakes kindly supplied by Catherine Shaw Cakes

 

 

               Next Meeting: 22nd November 2017

                                                Commerce House