Experience Blackburn!

We have now officially launched the new ‘Experience Blackburn’ App for Blackburn Town Centre.

The new app, launched on Friday 3 July, will not only help to promote businesses in the town centre, it will make it easier for visitors to see what Blackburn has to offer.

Benefits for visitors

The Experience Blackburn app is a complete directory of businesses in Blackburn town centre.

The app lists the names and locations of businesses, their contact details, description – and event links to their website and social channels.

The app allows you to easily search for your favourite shop, and also new places to try.

As lockdown eases, the Experience Blackburn will also be updates with news and events for you and the whole family to enjoy. So, what are you waiting for? Download the app today!

Benefits for businesses 

We’ve had some really great feedback from BID members and made some changes and updates to the App during the ‘soft’ launch, so thank you to all those who helped with that. 

We’ve even had a report of a new customer visiting a business as a direct result of the App, having not known about them before!

Please help to promote the App by sharing our posts, and including ‘Find us on the Experience Blackburn App’ on your online platforms. 

If there’s anything you’d like to add or change about your listing, or you’ve any offers you’d like to share, please do let me know.

Celebrating your re-opening

As part of our Experience Blackburn recovery promotional campaign, we want your ‘re-opening’ photos to celebrate and showcase your business.

If you’ve already opened and you have photos of your first customers, a new look for your business (whether because of safety measures or re-decoration), photos of your staff happy to be back at work, etc… please send them to us!

If you are re-opening this weekend, please send us photos of your business ready to re-open, staff ‘at the ready’, and your first customers / clients through the door. 

If you have a hairdressers or barbers, send us some ‘before and after’ shots of your client’s ‘lockdown locks!  Any images which celebrate you re-opening to the public and showcase your business.

You can send your images via email to this email address, by text or by WhatsApp to Blackburn BID Manager Catherine Price on 07860 952 352.

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