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Our Gift Card Programmes

Miconex have the pleasure of working with towns and cities across the UK to help them develop new gift card programmes using the existing Visa infrastructure.  As you can see from the list below this model works in places of different sizes from the large cities of Cardiff, Glasgow and Sheffield to the beautiful Island of Arran, population 5,000.

The Perth Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 17/12/2015

The Perth programme is a partnership between Perth and Kinross Council and Miconex, launched in our home town in December 2015.  This programme focusses on indpeendent businesses only and its success has allowed Miconex to roll out the programme to other towns and cities across the UK.

The Kendal Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 10/09/2016

Kendal Business Improvement District had already researched local currencies so when Sarah Williams (BID Manager) found out about The Perth Gift Card she immdeiately wanted to find out more and then go on to develop her own programme which is now accepted by over 130 Kendal businesses.

Visit West End Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 05/12/2016

The Visit West End Gift Card was launched in December 2016 by Byres Road and Lanes Business Improvement District.  The gift card can be used in this area of Glasgow only, helping to lock in money for the BID businesses.  

The Arran Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 22/03/2017

The beautiful Isle of Arran may be the only island in Europe with their own hyper-local currency!  Thanks to this go to Visit Arran for identifying that a gift card programme that can be used across all the key businesses on the island would make a perfect gift and of course, the lucky recipients need to visit the island to redeem it!

Cheltenham Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 11/08/2017

The Cheltenham Gift Card was launched by Cheltenham Business Improvement District in August 2017.  Miconex enjoyed working with Kevan and Belinda at the BID to help explain the programme benefits to the BID businesses and we are delighted to see that there is now a fantastic mix of independents and multiples.

The Glasgow Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 04/12/2017

The Glasgow Gift Card brings together Glasgow Restaurant Association, Glasgow's Leading Attractions, Glasgow Hotel Association and Glasgow Life into one city-wide gift card.

A Gift Card For Cardiff
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 04/12/2017

Launched by Cardiff Business Improvement District - A Gift Card FOR Cardiff is an independent gift card for the city centre. With our help you can give the gift of your favourite city for any occasion. We can cater to coffee lovers & vintage fashionistas, culture seekers & sports fans. 

Enniskillen Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 27/11/2017

Enniskillen Business Improvement District have launched the first town-wide gift card programme in Northern Ireland.  Over 100 business accept the gift card covering a huge range of different business types.  

Newport Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 23/11/2017

The Newport Now Gift Card – organised and funded by the Newport Now Business Improvement District – can be spent on almost anything, anytime, anywhere in the city centre.

Almost 60 city centre businesses have already signed up to accept the card, with shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and theatres all involved.

Sheffield Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 27/11/2017

The Sheffield Gift Card was launched by Sheffield BID enabling Sheffielders to treat family and friends to the ultimate local gift – the Sheffield City Centre Gift Card!

Crieff Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 29/05/2018

Crieff is a popular market town in Highland Perthshire, with a population of around 7,500 people. The Crieff Card was launched by Crieff BID on 29th May 2018 and there are 55 businesses signed up to accept the card so far. 

Elgin Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 08/06/2018

Elgin is an attractive town and the commercial centre of Moray, with a population of approximately 23,100. The Elgin Gift Card was launched by Embrace Elgin BID on the 8th June 2018 and has over 70 businesses signed up.

The Salisbury Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 11/06/2018

Launched on 11th June 2018 by Salisbury BID. The Salisbury Gift Card, set to encourage local spending, can be used at more than 100 shops, restaurants, cafes, hotels, salons, entertainment venues, attractions and more.

The Cambridge Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 06/08/2018

Launched on 6th August 2018 by Cambridge BID. The Cambridge Gift Card, set to encourage local spending, can be used at more than 150 shops, restaurants, cafes, hotels, salons, entertainment venues, attractions and more.

InStrabane Gift Card
STATUS: Live  |  LAUNCH DATE: 01/08/2018

The Strabane Gift Card programme is provided by InStrabane Business Improvement District and is free for all the BID businesses to accept. The Mastercard based gift card is an ideal present for friend and family giving them the choice of over 50 great Strabane businesses

Wolverhampton Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

Wolverhampton Business Improvement District are looking forward to launching a new city-wide gift card designed to lock in spend for their member businesses.

Merthyr Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

We are delighted to be working with the team at The Big Heart of Merthyr Tydfil to help them launch their gift card programme designed to lock money in for the Business Improvement District businesses.

Bridgend Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

The Bridgend Gift Card is soon to be launched by Bridgend Business Improvement District deisgned to retain more money in Bridgend and help to promote the town centre businesses.

The Bath Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

We are delighted to be working with the team at Bath BID to help them launch their gift card programme designed to lock money in for the Business Improvement District businesses.

The Chichester Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

The Chichester Gift Card is soon to be launched by Chichester Business Improvement District designed to retain more money in Chichester and help to promote the city centre businesses.

Edinburgh Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

The Edinburgh Gift will launch in September 2018 providing one gift card which can be used across the city centre businesses.  The gift card will make the ideal gift for friends, family and also provide a new corporate tool for rewards and recognition programmes.  The programme is designed to lock in more money for participating Edinburgh businesses.

Shawlands Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

The Shawlands Gift Card will be able to be used across the Shawlands area of Glasgow.  The programme will be delivered by Shawlands Business Improvement District and is designed to act as both a way of locking spend for participating businesses and as a focus for marketing activity.

St Albans Gift Card
STATUS: Coming Soon  |  LAUNCH DATE:

The St Albans Gift Card is soon to be launched by St Albans Business Improvement District designed to retain more money in St Albans and help to promote the city centre businesses.