Member Councils

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The Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce is committed to creating better trading conditions for all businesses. We do this by arranging and hosting regular Member Council Meetings with influential people in Lincolnshire, who help shape decisions and identify opportunities.

Chamber Area Meetings

Lincolnshire Chamber Council meetings take place around the county to evaluate the activity and progress of the Lincolnshire Chamber for its members.

  • Lincoln
  • Boston
  • Spalding
Committee Meetings

The Committee discuss lobbying and campaign activities such as local affairs, planning and road infrastructure. All members are encouraged to contribute to committee meetings to shape their local business economy and culture.

  • Local Affairs
Sector Project Meetings
  • Select Lincolnshire for Food

Lincoln Area Chamber

Who – Attended by Lincoln based businesses, representing the city’s business sectors and industries. The council helps determine what city businesses need, in terms of lobbying, services and support.

What – Every meeting has a set agenda. Representatives from Lincoln City Council, Lincolnshire County Council, Lincoln Business Improvement Group, Bailgate Guild and other stakeholders attend. Feedback from the Local Affairs and Business Development Committees are also discussed.  

Where – Lincolnshire Chamber HQ, Commerce House, Lincoln.

Why – To bring together key stakeholders and decision makers from around the city. To identity and deliver city-wide opportunities, lobbying issues and support for members and non-members.

When – Meetings take place every three months.

Get in touch – email Alison.Mackfall@Lincs-Chamber.co.uk. To attend the meeting, you must be a member of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, and submit an application to join. Area Councillors are selected based on their business credentials.

NameCompany

Paul Banton

(President) 

Ruddocks Design and Print

 

Vice President TBC

 

John Owens

(Chair of Business Development Committee)

John Owens Associates

 

Suzanne Sampson

Flowers by Suzanne

Andrew Robinson

Thornton Firkin

Ian Extance

Lincoln Corn Exchange

Hannah Spencer

LAGAT

Paul Collins

Belvoir Lettings

Ursula Lidbetter

Lincolnshire Co-operative Ltd

Richard Duxbury

Lincolnshire Media Group

Vicky Addison

University of Lincoln

Hugh Wykes

NFU

Andrew Deptford

Bright Sparks Studio

 

Mitul Shah

Lindum Group

 

Jeannine Peta-Thornley

Wright Vigar

Boston Area Chamber

Who – Attended by Boston based businesses, representing the town’s wide and diverse sectors and industries. The committee helps determine what Boston Area Members and businesses need, in terms of lobbying, services and support.

What – Every meeting has a set agenda. Topics include local planning, retail development, business growth opportunities, translation services and other support tools needed by Boston businesses.

Where – Various locations across Boston. Please call 01522 523333 to confirm venue.

Why – To unite Boston businesses through one voice. Bringing together key stakeholders and decision makers from around the town to identity opportunities, lobbying issues and support for members and non-members.

When – Meetings take place bi-monthly.

Get in touch – email Helen.Tomkinson@lincs-chamber.co.uk. To attend the meeting, you must be a member of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, and submit an application to join. Area Councillors are selected on their business credentials and link to the local area.

NameCompany

Shaun McGarry (President & Chair)

Calders & Grandige
Marion Leonard (Vice Chair) Whitely Moss Associates
David Norton Springfields Horticultural Society Ltd
Matt Clarke Assembly Room Boston
Harry Drury Thomas Campbell Estate Agents

Spalding Area Chamber

Who – Attended by Spalding businesses, representing the town’s wide and diverse sectors and industries. The committee helps determine what Spalding Area Members and businesses need, in terms of lobbying, services and support.

What – Every meeting has a set agenda, and highlights agenda points brought forward by businesses. Topics can include retail developments, ShopWatch security, training, town events, business growth opportunities, and other support tools needed by Spalding businesses.

Where – Various locations across Spalding

Why – To unite Spalding businesses through one voice. Bringing together key stakeholders and decision makers to identity opportunities, lobbying issues and support for members and non-members.

When – Meetings take place when called by the Chair.

Get in touch – email david@springfields.net . To attend the meeting, you must be a member of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, or Spalding Area Chamber, and submit an application to join. Area Councillors are selected on their business credentials and link to the local area.

NameCompany

 

Davic Norton

(Vice President)

Springfields Horticultural Society Ltd

Local Affairs

Who - Attended by organisations from both public and private sectors, and are involved in infrastrucutre issues in the greater Lincoln area, covering road, rail and building issues. 

What- Every meeting has a set agenda. Representatives from Lincoln City Council, Lincolnshire County Council, Lincoln Business Improvement Group, Bailgate Guild and other stakeholders attend.

Where- Lincolnshire Chamber HQ, Commerce House, Lincoln.

Why- This gives our members the ability to lobby issues to the public sector planning teams, effecting business in the greater Lincoln area.

When- Meetings take place every three months.

Get in touch- email Alison.Mackfall@Lincs-Chamber.co.uk. To attend the meeting, you must be a member of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, and submit an application to join. Area Councillors are selected based on their business credentials.


Select Lincolnshire for Food

Who- Attended by businesses working across Lincolnshires wide and diverse food and farming sector. The committee helps determine what Select Lincolnshire for Food members need in terms of business support and marketing.

What- Each meeting has a set agenda and discusses agenda points brought forward by members through the business development manager. Topics can include training, upcoming events, business growth opportunities and other support tools. 

Where- Various locations across Lincolnshire.

Why- To unite Select Lincolnshire for Food and businesses with an interest in Lincolnshires agricultural and horticultural sector. Bringing together key stakeholders and decision makers to identity opportunities, lobbying issues and support for members and non-members.

When- Meetings are called by Gillian Richardson, Business Development Manager, Select Lincolnshire for Food.

Get in Touch- email Select@lincs-chamber.co.uk. To attend a meeting, you must be a member of the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, and submit an application to join. Area Councillors are selected based on their business credentials.


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