Managing your BID renewal campaign and ballot

Friday 13th May 2022, 10:30am - 1pm 

Running a BID ballot at any time can be confusing and highly technical. When do I serve the required notices? What do the council need and by when? How do I decide upon my levy rules? These are just some of the questions we receive from BIDs we speak to on a day-to-day basis.  

In this 2.5 hour online course, we will cover what needs to happen and when to ensure that your ballot operates in line with the BID regulations, timings and tactics required to gain the support that you will need to increase your chances of a successful turnout.

Target Group 

This course is aimed at managers, business engagement and operations staff and directors, who will be involved in the ballot process – before, during and after.

Course Content 

Below is an overview of the topics that can be covered.

→ Understanding BIDs
→ Key regulatory aspects 

→ Essential legal dates 

→ Consultation methods and practices

→ Step-by-step process of winning a ballot

→ Roles and responsibilities

→ Q&A


By the end of this course, delegates will be able to; 

Understand the specific regulations to ballots and renewal processes

Understand critical levy payer engagement tactics and the consultation process.

Set out a step-by-step process (ABC approach) to the ballot.

Understand all legal dates and requirements involved in staging a BID ballot.


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