Some of our Successes

BHBPA successes in more recent years have included:

  • responding promptly to traveller incursions
  • holding the bi-annual BH Biz Awards ceremony
  • overseeing the reinstatement of effective postal services
  • re-branding from “industrial estate” to “business park”
  • improved signage
  • organising regular business topic led networking events
  • establishment of the bi-annual BHMB exhibition
  • creation of a regular newsletter
  • growing a solid membership base of well over 100 businesses

The Coordinator remains the focal point for communication within the Association, and between the Association and interested 3rd parties. As we enter 2020, a new Coordinator has been appointed, and there is a strong desire to take the benefits of being an Association to the next level, as Burgess Hill itself develops as a town and district.

Testimonials

"If Carlsberg did networking they would do it the BHBPA way. Each event is packed with great ideas, thought provoking presentations and fun. As a small business we feel supported and part of the community. We have built friendships and business relationships and there is always plenty of advice on hand to benefit us all so don’t hesitate to join whatever the nature of your business. "

Angela Gill, Managing Director
(Bio Productions Ltd)

"Regular, well organised events, excellent updates and information by email along with a warm welcome from the Chair and Coordinator are just some of the positives at BHBPA."

Mike Oliver, Owner
(Mike Oliver Associates)

"The BHBPA is the most effective and dynamic business organisation I have ever worked with in over 30 years in Local Government. It has a very active and large membership whose points of view are taken seriously by all government structures. Peter Liddell does an excellent job in providing unique and enjoyable networking opportunities where members interact and discuss points of mutual interest. It provides a forum for businesses to discuss common issues, to share experiences and to play a powerful and meaningful role in the Burgess Hill community. The BHBPA provides important and credible support for all its members and ensures that their best interests are represented where necessary. "

Steve Cridland, CEO
(Burgess Hill Town Council)

"“I have belonged to this group since I started my own business, Lea Graham Associates, in 1986. The association has been through several incarnations since then, but its most recent one, BHBPA, is by far the best.

It’s much more than just a networking group, although it is supremely good at that too. BHBPA is inclusive and friendly and acts like a mutual-support society. The events are stimulating, worthwhile and often great fun and I believe most members share this opinion.”"

Susan Fleet, Managing Director
(Lea Graham Associates)