What does a Traders Association do?
We are here to support businesses like yours, to be available to you and offer help or advice if ever you need it – you only need to contact us. We meet regularly during the year to discuss local topics of interest to traders, anything from parking to graffiti – offering a way for you to meet other local traders, air any suggestions you might have for us as an Association, or how local trading conditions might be improved.
We can also represent you, your ideas or grievances at Local Government (LGA) meetings; these are organised by Bournemouth Chamber of Trade & Commerce and attended by local Councillors, the Council’s Chief Executive, heads of departments and others – with representatives from local trading groups such as ours attending to discuss local issues and influence local decision-making.
We will also communicate to our members, any local or regional funding grants, business development opportunities and other initiatives that may benefit our trading community.
Membership from £20 a year
In addition to the support & networking we offer as a Traders Association, Member benefits include entry into our online Business Directory (visited by more than 1,000 users every month) and the Moordown Shopper’s Map – a free printed publication that we hand deliver to homes & businesses across the area.
Business Directory Listing
Your logo and business address & description, contact details, photos, links to your own website & social media, a messaging service – everything you need to promote your business under the categories of your choice. Don’t have your own website? Pay an additional £30 for your own bespoke Member Webpage, with photo gallery, testimonials, contact form and other features.
Moordown Shopper’s Map Listing
Get listed on our next printed (real-world) map in bold, with your telephone & website details included. 10,000 printed; 6,000 delivered by hand to Moordown homes & businesses, others handed out at events we attend, and a supply for you to offer your customers.
Business Focus Article
Write us a 250 word article with a personal slant, supply a photo, and it will be published in The Local Eye magazine (distributed to 13,000 homes & businesses in the area) and at the same time featured on the front page of our website for a month.
All completely FREE!
Join Us Today
And start enjoying all the benefits on offer
Please complete & submit the application form below; presuming you meet our basic criteria for membership (i.e. your business is based in the Moordown area) then we will be delighted to welcome you to MTA. Roger Eede will be in touch very soon after we hear from you:
The Personal Touch Please contact our Chairman Roger Eede who will arrange to get a membership application form to you:
Call: 01202 243951
Or: 07710 913251
By Post Please download and print our Membership Application form and return it to Roger with your cheque (or confirmation of other payment) at the address supplied on the form
MTA Meetings 2018
Time, date & place. Come along and introduce yourself; we look forward to seeing you
We meet upstairs at Moordown Conservative Club
7 Balfour Road, Moordown BH9 2AZ
From 6pm to about 8pm
|Tuesday – 16th January
Tuesday – 20th February
Tuesday – 20th March
Tuesday – 17th April (AGM)
Tuesday – 15th May
Tuesday – 19th June
|Tuesday – 17th July
No August meeting
Tuesday – 18th September
Tuesday – 16th October
Tuesday – 20th November
No December meeting
The Moordown Area Map
We welcome free listing & membership applications from shops & businesses within the Moordown ward boundary; if you are outside this boundary please get in touch for advice or consideration.
The Google Ward Map has been produced by Michael Chizlett, Liberal Democrats, Bournemouth