Getting by with a little help from our friends
ATCM collaborates with a range of organisations to support the day-to-day delivery of great place management by our practitioner members.
See below for more information on the support available for place managers.
OUR CORPORATE PARTNERS
Organising the world’s information, making it universally accessible and useful
People across the UK and Ireland are using Google tools — like Search, Maps, Gmail and YouTube — in their own unique ways to make their lives better every day. These tools can all have a profound impact on the way people use their high streets.
ATCM is proud to include Google as a member to support our network in getting the very best out of these tools so high streets can adapt to a rapidly evolving digital world.
Where You Shop Matters
Visa's support for the high street has been unwavering. Visa believes in the importance of small independent businesses, as they are at the heart of our community, and help to keep our high streets unique.
Through our partnership with Visa, we are able to support high street businesses with tools and resources critical to their survival and growth. This includes everything from essential digital skills to in-store point of sale materials.
Springboard delivers real time shopper insights to grow retail businesses and destinations. It tracks physical behaviours inside and outside of locations and stores, and develops actionable insights and predictive analytics around footfall to maximise destination value.
Employing state of the art artificial intelligence and machine learning, Springboard enables better and faster decision making for retailers, hospitality operators, shopping centres and high streets.
Blachere Illumination is probably best known for helping town centres and BIDs across the UK to transform the look and feel of their town centres with their unique approach to festive and winter lighting.
As the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of festive lighting, we can help you to avoid the middleman with an unbeatable service, from design through to installation and dismantling with total control over quality and lead time.
THE INSIGHTS FAMILY
The Insights Family manage both Parents Insights and Kids Insights, identifying how consumer behaviour is evolving. In an increasingly fragmented world, the importance of a large, representative sample is more important than ever.
Surveying 400 different children ranging from ages four to 18 every single week, Kids Insights has been designed to provide clients with a 99% confidence level at an annual level. The sample is nationally representative regarding both age and gender.
Parents Insights looks at the ways in which brands can maintain their advantage with parents. By delving into their world, Parents Insights gain information on what they are consuming, alongside their babies and young children, in terms of their digital environment, media, products and services.
SMALL BACK ROOM
Small Back Room is an integrated design agency based in London. We have been building powerful and connected brands, communications and experiences.
Successful brands must frequently adapt to changing markets and customer expectations. Our team rises to this challenge, with industry leading expertise in creative, strategy and all aspects of the integrated branding process.
For more information visit our website.
Proximity Futures are a UK leading provider of data analytics, specialising in Town, City and High
Street environments that, through data analysis of key metrics help decision makers to make smarter, informed choices.
Town and City Gift Card programmes are designed to lock in additional spend for participating business communities. They drive footfall into town centres, encourage discovery of new businesses and stimulate additional economic activity. The programmes are easy to set up and can even be self-funding.
DestinationCore creates websites that are built specifically for BIDs, DMOs, shopping centres and leisure and retail destinations.
The digital platform brings together the analysis of all your digital marketing actions into one place so you can easily measure and access the impact of your online activity.
Headquartered in Leeds, Local TV Ltd. is the largest local broadcast television group in the UK and one of the UK’s leading diversified local media companies.
Local TV owns and operates nine television channels providing sales and video services to over 7 million homes or approximately 25% of all UK television households. We leverage local content to bring services and value to consumers and advertisers on television, digital and social media platforms.
Local TV’s digital outlets and extensive social media presence allows audiences to access hyper-local news, video and information whenever and wherever they choose, providing advertisers with a broad audience reach and creating new and growing digital revenue opportunities.
LoyalFree is a market leading place promotion app working with BIDs and Councils covering 65+ towns and cities in the UK. The multi award winning app promotes business offers/loyalty schemes, events, tourism information and interactive trails.
‘bubltown thrive’ is a commerce platform for Place, designed to raise profile, build loyalty and encourage local spend. Frequently working with BIDs and local authorities, bubltown offers custom branding and design, a central content management system, and automatic real time platform updates - providing GDPR compliant data on footfall, commerce and more.
Councils and local authorities are under increasing pressure to deliver quality services to improve the quality of life for citizens whilst reducing spend. Utilising the Internet of Things and low-cost, low-power connectivity we partner with you to provide a single pane of glass view of how your community is being impacted, enabling you to make faster, smarter decisions.
Meristem Design is an award-winning urban greening and design company creating bespoke green solutions for commercial, public realm and residential spaces. A team of designers and horticulturalists driven by a passion for plants, on a mission to bring more green into your world, whether at home, in the office or on your commute, Meristem Design are committed to turning the grey, green.
Movement Strategies measure, analyse and enhance places, events, transport and cities for all the people that use them. Movement Strategies provides three lines of business...consulting, analytics, insights - providing integrated design and operations advice for buildings and places, including social distancing. Applying pioneering algorithms to complex spatial data sets, extracting valuable insights on behalf of data owners and their clients.
NMTF - NATIONAL MARKET TRADERS FEDERATION
The NMTF was founded in 1899 as the National Market Traders Federation and is the only national trade association for market and street traders, events retailers and mobile caterers in the UK. In recent times the NMTF has introduced projects and campaigns aimed at promoting the retail markets industry and ensuring that it has the people needed to continue – shoppers, and a stream of new traders willing to carry on the tradition.
NIGHT TIME ECONOMY SOLUTIONS
Night Time Economy Solutions are global leaders in night time economy management. Passionate about helping towns and cities become safer, vibrant and more attractive at night. Night Time Economy Solutions™ specialises in designing creative solutions to enduring problems of safety in the night-time economy. NTES can help to develop sustainable solutions to overcome problems such as violence, drugs, binge drinking, weapons, NPS, vulnerability, training, lack of volunteers or A&E departments being overwhelmed by large numbers of intoxicated people.
PLACE SUPPORT PARTNERSHIP
Place Support Partnership offers structured business support solutions for towns, cities, local authorities and BIDs, providing experienced and qualified professionals with sector and industry specific knowledge to support your place. Their partners each have direct experience of supporting and managing places, embedding effective stakeholder engagement strategies and delivering robust marketing plans to enable growth.
ShopperTrak brings digital shopper analytics into the store to help optimise the shopper experience.
Big data in retail is being used to shape the customer experience by making shopping easier, more convenient and more interesting. Sensormatic ShopperTrak solutions collect and deliver data that retailers can easily convert into meaningful insights and actionable outcomes.
From people counting devices at store entrances to location-based technologies monitoring shopper movement, ShopperTrak solutions can build a comprehensive picture of the shopper journey and customer behaviour in stores and shopping centres.
Toolbox Marketing provides insight-driven strategic and creative solutions to retail property and place making challenges. Their work ranges from the serious business of portfolio planning and brand repositioning – to the magic of creating emotionally engaging communications that make people want to shop, dine and play. Toolbox Marketing are your in-house out-sourced marketing partner. Self-described as shopaholics, geeks by nature, addicted to social networks and completely crazy about design. Their creative-minded team is here to support you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.