2018 CALENDAR

Below is the provisional 2018 calendar of campaigns and events for the Nottingham BID’s consumer brand It’s in Nottingham. All dates may be subject to change, please email info@nottinghambid.com to request to be added to the Nottingham BID mailing list to receive information via the monthly update and opportunity emails.

FIRST QUARTER: JANUARY TO MARCH

  • January: Wellness campaign focusing on promoting gyms, sportswear, healthy dining and athleisure.
  • February: Working with Nottingham city Council as a delivery partner for Light Night, showcasing the city’s evening and cultural offer.
  • March: Home and Living campaign focusing on home styling in the lead up to the big home events many stores hold over Easter weekend.
  • March: Launch of a trail map for families for the Easter Holidays, which can be exchanged for a certificate and small treat once completed.

SECOND QUARTER: APRIL TO JUNE

  • April: Fashion and Beauty campaign focusing on styling tips, personal shopping and new season trends.
  • May: Graduation guide produced with partners to give useful information to students and parents.
  • May: ‘The Big Lunch’ campaign aimed at promoting lunch offer to the city’s office sector.
  • June: Competition, campaign and event to promote the city’s independent businesses.

THIRD QUARTER: JULY TO SEPTEMBER

  • July: Working with Nottingham City Council to support Nottinghamshire Pride.
  • August: ‘Cocktail Week’ to promote the high quality cocktails on offer in the city over the summer.
  • September: Third launch of MORE Nottingham discount scheme with new offers and discounts.
  • September: Launch of the Christmas Party Guide, sent directly to employers to encourage them to book their Christmas parties in the city.

FINAL QUARTER: OCTOBER TO DECEMBER

  • October: ‘Student Fest’ campaign to welcome students and introduce them to the city’s great range of shops, bars and restaurants.
  • October: Half term campaign including Halloween activities and an updates trail map for families.
  • November: Release of the 2018 Christmas magazine, showcasing everything Nottingham has to offer over the festive period.
  • November: Aim to bring a high quality Christmas Grotto to the city in a central location.
  • December: Support for Small Business Saturday to raise awareness of the city’s independent retailers.

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