Sheffield Chamber Grows Patronage in 2019

15th January 2019

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce are delighted to welcome four new Patron members in 2019.

Chamber Patronage is the most prestigious level of membership, and in 2019 the Chamber are pleased to welcome BTG Advisory, Evoluted, Hallam FM and Vine Hotels into this exclusive group of leading businesses. BTG Advisory, part of Begbies Traynor Group plc, an AIM-listed professional services consultancy delivering solutions for businesses, financial institutions and professional advisers in the areas of corporate recovery, restructuring and turnaround, corporate finance, forensic accounting, investigations and security risk. More specifically BTG Advisory works with senior teams to spread best practices, improve their capital management culture, and introduce business-wide systems to monitor and maximise liquidity and profit. Award winning digital agency, Evoluted, provide digital marketing, bespoke web development and digital design services to large UK businesses and multinational companies. Innovative technology, natural flair for the digital world and passion for their work is central to delivery at Evoluted. Independent local radio station, Hallam FM, delivers the latest news, shows and music to over 327,000 listeners each week. Shows include the well-known Big John @ Breakfast Team that's aired Monday to Friday 6am 10am. Hallam FM is owned by Bauer Radio Limited. Vine Hotels is an established hotel business with a track record of successfully operating hotels that consistently perform above the industry average. The business owns and manages five properties in Sheffield including Best Western Plus Kenwood Hall, Mosborough Hall, Cutlers Hotel, Whirlowbrook Hall and DoubleTree by Hilton Sheffield Park Hotel. These Sheffield based companies, all from different sectors of industry, compliment the Chambers current and returning Patrons; Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Sheffield Hallam University, Shorts Chartered Accountants, The Sheffield College, The Templand Group, The University of Sheffield, Westfield Health, Workflow Group and Wosskow Brown Solicitors. Brenda Jordan, Chief Operating Officer at Sheffield Chamber, said: -The work we undertake with our Patrons is vitally important to the overall success of the Chamber. The support allows us to represent the views of the local business community strategically within key regional issues and macro-challenges that we face with significant backing. Looking past the importance of our policy work, our Patrons also allow us to display the success and calibre of the business community in Sheffield. -We are delighted to have added new Patrons in 2019 demonstrating growth at this exclusive level of membership. The retention of existing and the addition of new Patrons reflects the continued success of our Patronage offer. Thomas Sutton, Head of Corporate Partnerships at Sheffield Chamber, added: -Over the past couple of years, we have seen sustained growth in every level of membership, but the prominent areas have been within the Patronage and the Premium Partners. In 2019 we are working with 13 Patrons and 79 Premium Partners, which is a great achievement for us a business representative organisation. -In 2019 we will continue to work hard for all our members and provide the support required to assist them to develop and grow their businesses. As part of this work we are pleased to be launching new services for all our members to utilise and take advantage of. These services include: Chamber Invest, Chamber Business Finance, Chamber Hospitality, a Video Production Service and also a new look Chamber Data Service. Our new services complement our existing business support services, all of which are aimed at providing our members with a return on their investment at every level of membership. -I look forward to working with all our members and directly supporting our Patrons throughout the course of the year. For more information on all membership levels, services and Patronage, please visit the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce website www.scci.org.uk or call 0114 201 8888.

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