Join the Loughborough BID Business Support Programme

We’re excited to bring a programme of digital and marketing training to the Loughborough BID businesses, fully funded thanks to UK Government and the Loughborough Town Deal.

Our initiative aims to provide you with the tools, resources, and connections to successfully grow and market your business both online and offline, ensuring you stay competitive and achieve your goals.

Provided by local Loughborough business LikeMind Media, participants in the programme will benefit from the expertise of many consultants bringing you the latest knowledge and strategies, delivered in a way that best suits our town.

What’s in the programme?

In Person workshops include:

  • Planning your 2024 marketing
  • Taking better pictures using just your mobile phone
  • Blogging to drive traffic to your website and premises

Regular support surgeries

  • Bookable sessions with an expert to go through your specific challenges, scheduled every month. Take the opportunity to engage with the programme and get one-to-one help for your business

The Business Training Support Hub is available to Loughborough BID Levy Members only. To access all of our training and support, you must be a BID Levy Member or a Voluntary Levy Member.

If you are a non-levy paying business in Charnwood, you can still access our support by becoming a Voluntary Levy Member for an annual fee of £100.

To apply for membership please complete the form HERE and return to Once payment is received you will become eligible to access all support available through the BID Business Hub.

Please see our suite of training opportunities below.

july 2024

11jul10:00 am11:30 amBuild a better LinkedIn profileOnline Webinar

24jul11:00 am7:00 pmMarketing Support Surgery - JulyOnline Bookable Session

august 2024

07aug10:00 am11:30 amSocial Media Essentials: InstagramOnline Webinar

28aug11:00 am7:00 pmMarketing Support Surgery - AugustOnline Bookable Session

september 2024

18sep2:00 pm3:30 pmAn introduction to social media advertisingOnline Webinar

25sep11:00 am7:00 pmMarketing Support Surgery - SeptemberOnline Bookable Session

october 2024

02oct10:00 am11:30 amExpand your marketing toolboxOnline Webinar

29oct11:00 am7:00 pmMarketing Support Surgery - OctoberOnline Bookable Session

We want to make this programme unique to your needs. We’d like your input into which topics to prioritise, and when to run events so that the maximum number of businesses can benefit.

Take part in our survey

Key benefits of participating in the Loughborough bid business support programme:

  • Improve your marketing skills for the benefit of your business
  • Generate more footfall to your premises
  • Increase new leads and sales by promoting your business more effectively
  • Build confidence to use the latest technologies to reach new customers who you are not currently engaging with
  • Develop deeper relationships and collaborate with other Loughborough BID members for the benefit of each other and the wider town centre


Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to develop your marketing prowess, connect with other businesses in the area and stand out in the competitive landscape our town and the wider region. Let’s draw more people to Loughborough town centre.

Invest in your business’s bright future by signing up for the Loughborough BID Business Support Programme today!