Membership has it’s privileges
The association is the peak collective body for the street. Members have a say in how the street is run, how money gets spent, how and what events get run and are empowered to positively contribute to the street environment and local community. Member benefits include:
> A Voice. A voice to Bayside Council for issues like Street Upgrades, Council planning and budgeting. A voice to local residents and consumers. Hampton Street is the largest Bayside shopping precinct out of 7 major (and a total of 47). Funding and resources are typically allocated on a perceived needs basis. Hampton Street Traders presents a unified voice to ensure our needs are heard.
> Marketing and Promotion. Member Promotion and marketing through online presence and Traders directory listing, Social Media promotion, Individual Trader Profiles, Members only promotions, advertising and collateral, driven through a 12 mth Marketing Action Plan.
> Street Events. Participation in street promotions and events. Local events to engage the community and bring business to Hampton Street. Feet on the street, directly for trader members benefit.
> News. Members news and updates about what’s going on in the street, distributed via email newsletter. Member news contains notification of upcoming events and reports on matters such as council funding, streetworks, and member benefits.
> Member Identification. Identification of members to consumers including bold Directory listing, Members Window Stickers, Member’s Only online Resources, discount Affiliate Memberships such as Bayside Business Network.
> Street Action. Member input and and action for street works and upgrades, council works. Members are represented at council level by the committee. The committee is able to take member complaints and issues directly to the counil for action.