This Christmas, Chester BID will be adding a festive feel across the city centre by hosting the popular Festive Window Competition. Raise your business profile and engage with local consumers to support Chester’s high street. Don’t worry if you don’t have your window up by the end of lockdown – we will be taking a walk around on the 3rd to get photos of your window.
4th December – 14th December
How will voting work?
1 – The PUBLIC will be asked to vote online using social media
2 – A panel of Judges from Chester Rotary Club, Chester BID, and Kat Hannon Photography will score each window.
Partners: Chester BID, The Rotary Club and Kat Hannon Photography.
1. Small Independents
2. Medium/Large/Chain (more than 5 branches nationwide)
Judges Awards – Gold, Silver, Bronze
The People’s Choice Award
1. Panel of judges
2. “People’s Choice” judging will be via social media with every ‘like’ counting as a vote. Every person who casts a vote will be entered into the random draw for a chance to win a £50 Chester Gift Card.
from 4th to 14th December. All small, independent businesses will be offered a window poster inviting the public to vote by taking a photo of your window and posting it to Twitter, FB or Instagram using the hashtag #ChesterWindows. For every vote you get entered into the draw to win. *Please note there is only 1 VOTE PER PERSON.
The winning businesses will receive a press release, and for every person who votes, they will then be entered into a draw to win a £50 Chester Gift Card.
Press Release announcing the competition, Press Release announcing the winners, Social Media ad and organic reach via BID blog(s), integration into Dee 106 – 7 week Christmas radio campaign; inclusion in Festive Digital High Street Map.
Costs: Prizes; social media ads; poster print.