BIDs Belgium presents at the BIDs Scotland Gathering 2017

Beyond Brexit – Always Learning

BIDs Belgium was proud to be invited to present at the BIDs Scotland Gathering in Perth Scotland on March 28th, in which 270 international and national delegates gathered. The title being ‘Beyond Brexit – Always Learning’, showing the close relationship Scotland still has to mainland Europe, with our ‘best practices’ exchange and support that BIDs Scotland has shown to us since we launched.

Showcasing some of the successful Business Improvement Districts from around Scotland. From the established Essential Edinburgh to the inspiring Penicuik First BID, initiated by 2 passionate local entrepreneurs, the presentations showed the progress of how some of the BIDs had been initiated.

Our grassroots initiative of BIDs Belgium presentation, included it’s collaborative and creative approach of the social entrepreneurship aspect, considering the creation of more socially inclusive communities, along with taking our design thinking approach to projects.  Also mentioning the Civic Innovation Network, a collaboration that’s inline with our values of encouraging civic engagement with private, public actors, in which BIDs Belgium is proud to be a co-organizer. We were pleased to have positive feedback about our approach from many of the BID Towns and Cities represented.

Click on the link and read more about the event and our presentation, from BIDs Scotland Storify. 

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