Becoming a Business Friend

Join the Business Friends

We already operate a thriving domestic Friends scheme and Wem Town Hall now has one for Business Friends.

Becoming a Business Friend of Wem Town Hall would offer your business the following benefits:

  • Identifying your firm with this local facility would bring goodwill to your business
  • Direct benefits for two named individuals in your business..  These would include discounts on selected events, a 10% discounts on meals at WTH cafe, regular news updates, and invitations to social events
  • Sponsorship, advertising and client hospitality opportunities.

There are two categories of Business Friend:

“Silver” – For this we would include the name of the firm in our list of Business Friends on the Wem Town Hall website and you would have the direct benefits mentioned above for two named individuals all for only £30 annually

“Gold” – For this we would include the name of the firm on our list of Business Friends on both the website and in our programmes.  Your firm would also be entitled to a discounted rate to hire rooms in Wem Town Hall, and your would have the direct benefits mentioned above for two named individuals.  As a Gold Member your firm could sponsor an event in a future programme at a fee to be negotiated.  The cost of Gold membership would be £50 annually

Why do we want Business Friends?

Wem Town Hall Community Trust was set up in 2006 by local people who sought to re-open this building as a vibrant centre for the benefit of the local community and local economy.

The Trust has worked tirelessly, with the support of volunteers and partnership organisations, and in 2009 we took over the lease and successfully re-opened Wem Town Hall.  Today, the lively town centre venue is well used and well regarded by locals and visitors alike, yet still, we need to do more to make sure the venue has a sustainable future.

In 2009 we achieved investment for the refurbishment, and in return we agreed to create local jobs, local services and local training opportunities.    Today, the venue hosts a wealth of events and activities, is hired by local people, groups, businesses and organisations, and offers a range of services including visitor information and a café.

The community venue is not run by the local council. Throughout the year, we have to earn enough money to pay the bills. This means that every pound spent in the building helps to keep the doors open!

By becoming a Business Friend your firm would be investing in your local community venue and together we can make sure that Wem Town Hall is a venue that you can be proud of!

How can my firm join?

Please fill in an application, which you can access by Clicking Here. All you have to do is drop in, or post your form to us at Wem Town Hall with payment and we will get you signed up right away so you can start using your benefits immediately. We can accept payments by cash, credit/debit card and cheques made payable to Wem Town Hall Community Trust.

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