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Kicking butt once and for all!

Imagine this: 100 people are walking on your street. They’re carrying coffee cups, burger wrappers and household waste. Now picture ...

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Stores for free

Stores for free! Drastic actions aim to fill empty storefronts

Ever struggled trying to fill empty storefronts? Or frustrated by For Lease signs? The truth is that busy downtowns and ...

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Five reasons why Business Improvement Districts work:

BIDs and BIAs do work. This is being proven around the world as the movement grows at an incredible rate. ...

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Hostile meetings: You will have them! Five tips to survive them

If you are starting a Business Improvement District, renewing one, or seeking any form of public approval, you are likely ...

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Wow factor

The stunning video that will inspire you to shop local

When the Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) commissioned local filmographer, Aaron Child to produce a video, one could have expected your ...

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Travelling light show

Travelling light show aims to brighten Downtown Boston BID

The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District has introduced a moving art show that will light up the area with “rainbow ...

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Sweden takes horse racing to the city

How can a city of 60,000 attract 20,000 to their main street? It simple: Stage a horse race! Organizers of Citytravet (“City ...

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flash mob

Flash mobs – The 10 best from city centres around the world

When we help bring life to our public spaces, we accomplish great things. Most importantly, we build connectivity and break ...

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