We have some exciting updates for you about two of our Smart Villages.
Interested in becoming a Perthshire Artisan? The application deadline is 5pm this Thursday 15 October. Perthshire Artisans is the newly developed platform (powered by GrowBiz and run on a ‘not for private gain’ basis) which focusses on both supporting and promoting creatives living and/or working in Perthshire & Kinross. It’s a different way for creatives to reach their market and also benefit from the marketing service and e-commerce option. Guidelines, application form & summary T&C’s can be found on the ‘Become a Perthshire Artisan’ page here.
Rural Enterprise Directory Scotland:
The REDS Card has been launched! The REDS Card is a gift card for rural Scotland, designed to boost spending in local areas. Members of the Rural Enterprise Directory Scotland can now sign up to be a participating REDS Card business, meaning REDS Card holders can spend their card in your shop, cafe, online store or however you transact with your customers. Becoming a REDS Card Merchant attracts new and existing customers to your business and provides a great additional opportunity to promote your products and services across the UK and further afield. Find out more here.
A REDS members-only networking event is also being held on Tues 27 of October at 6pm. The event will be an opportunity to hear more about the REDS Card and benefits as well as a chance to meet and network with other REDS members. If you're a REDS member then email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.