Membership of Low Carbon South West CIC offers you unique business opportunities and a wide range of benefits. We know that our members join for a wide variety of reasons and gain in different ways. Have a look at the benefits below to see the value of membership to your business.
We keep our membership fees low in order to ensure that we are able to reflect the diverse range of companies in the wider network, from local SMEs to international corporates.
If prosperous low carbon enterprise is important to you and to your customers then becoming an LCSW member is an excellent way of ensuring that your employees and clients understand your company's commitment to supporting the network with the same priorities.
- Demonstrate your company's commitment to the progression of the low carbon economy
What better way to access potential new customers than to communicate and network with other companies who are providing low carbon goods and services. The value of LCSW membership is in connecting with those sharing your own experiences, interacting with companies up and down your supply chain, and in building new business connections.
As a paying member of LCSW you can publicise discounts, promotions and special offers to other paying members. These will be promoted throughout the network. It is a great opportunity to showcase your organisation, attract new business, and of course, benefit from offers from other members too!
- Take advantage of member to member benefits
Highlight your expertise by increasing your company's profile within the network: Submit articles for inclusion on the website and in the mailer, send us your press releases, and get your success stories out to our network of 2500 people and organisations across the region.
- Promote your business' expertise through presentations at events and by providing editorial for our fortnightly mailings
We run regular events and are often looking for informed speakers to get involved. We also work with our paying members to devise and deliver specific and targeted events on specialist subjects. We would love to hear your ideas for future events.
Many of our events have limited capacity and/or are charged for. As a paid member you will have first access to these events and members discounts - usually 50%.
- Receive priority invitations and a delegate discount rate to LCSW events
Do you run workshops, seminars or conferences? Our online calendar carries events from a wide variety of organisations across the region. So let us know about relevant events for inclusion in our calendar and our mailings.
- Market your own events directly to a large number of interested parties
Submit your recruitment opportunities to the website and they will also go into the mailings to be viewed by the growing number of excellent candidates who are subscribed to our mailings. In addition, we will soon be able to announce the details of our tailored recruitment offer with LCSW member, Moon Consulting.
- Recruit high calibre employees by advertising green jobs through our website
As a public private sector partnership LCSW is extremely well placed to help develop these invaluable partnerships. One example of this would be the Avonmouth and Severnside Thermal Energy Grid Feasibility Study which has included input from a number of private companies and two local authorities. Another example is the Technology Strategy Board project for which we have recently been awarded funding. We have a variety of ways to help out members access funding. Contact the team to find out more.
- Access funding or seek knowledge sharing partners in order to develop projects in collaboration with other members
Our aim is to help you progress your business, whether that's through great staff appointments, winning new business or valuable PR.
The cost of membership is £180 per annum*. So for less than £3.50 per week, your business can be part of a rapidly growing organisation that is working to increase business opportunities for your sector.
*Reduced subscription rates may apply to sole traders and small charities. Corporate membership is also available.
the team if you would like to discuss the options.
Click here to sign up now, or call on 0117 9458730 to discuss your options with a member of the team.