One week today and we will know of the impact our promotions have had upon visitor numbers. I spoke to a Community Member earlier in the week who commented:
“I cannot remember a show being so heavily promoted”.
In truth nor can I! and I do not use exclamation marks very often.
The certainty is: The Community is 100% with the show. Thirty per cent of the attending members is either new to the venue or new to The Community. This statistic is an indication of our progress to attain a higher awareness of our work and objectives. We receive enquiries about our organisation every day. The interest is countrywide, and frankly, Liz and myself are overwhelmed with the evolution.
It is interesting, how much support we have for our choice and decisions: Not only this, the momentum for sharing and being proactive on LEN is growing. There are some fantastic announcements scheduled for the week following The Newark Well Being Show. The connections we are making now will expand the awareness of work to a greater audience.
Progress inevitably means slight hurdles will require adjustments. There is one we could never have anticipated. On three occasions, potential Community Members have suggested our organisation is too big for them to join. Our reply is simple, the strength and size of our Well Being Shows is a reflection on the Community Members. Just join, if you need a small information table, or wish to stand for one day, the opportunity is there for the asking.
Liz and I find it interesting that the image of The Well Being Shows is becoming one of being a strong organisation. We are far from our ultimate objectives, however, be sure, our strength and the way we are perceived is due to the growth of the members who make the shows. Remember, the visibility is due to every one of us; it is not possible to thrive and prosper without the united consent of all who are involved. We will all enjoy long-term success: the more we connect and speak with positive words about our shows the more significant and stronger we all will become.
A lady spoke to Liz in Lincoln on Thursday:
“I could not afford a table at the show and I’d love to be part of The Community.”
“Advertise your shop in the Free Listings, send in some information about your business and your work, we’ll write an article about your endeavours. If you wish to attend for a day, go for it, and in any event, send in flyers for us to put out at the shows”.
“How does that work? You cannot make any money out of that type of free promotion”.
“It works because you have become a Community Member, and we work together for mutual success”.
This type of action will always be the ethos of our work. We will connect and help anyone who helps The Community to thrive. We are dedicated to the prosperity of The Community, let’s be clear the objective is for ALL of us to enjoy the shows, cover our overheads and earn enough for reinvestment in our futures. Accept this as part of work to the future.
We will continue to promote your Well Being Shows every day of the year. We will connect Visitors to The Community. We do not see there is any other way than this, to fulfil the long-term objective of becoming the most visible Community- Driven Well Being Shows.
We can comment: This is a special time, magic is happening.
Well Done to All of the fantastic Community.
See You Soon