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BY MICONEX ON 24/11/2020
Miconex has launched a new Christmas competition giving people the chance to win a £1500 Town & City Gift Card.  The Great Town and City Christmas Quiz is a national competition...
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BY MICONEX ON 19/11/2020
Three North West places are fighting back amidst continuing restrictions in the region with gift card programmes that are...
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BY MICONEX ON 17/11/2020
Aberdeen, the Falkirk district, Kirkcaldy and rural Scotland are using local gift cards to support businesses and drive recovery...
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BY MICONEX ON 16/11/2020
The Wight Gift Card went live on the 4th November. The Wight Gift Card is integral to the Isle...
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BY MICONEX ON 14/11/2020
Scotland’s specialist Perthshire-based enterprise support organisation GrowBiz has launched the first rural gift card of its kind which can...
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BY MICONEX ON 11/11/2020
SUNDERLAND has become the first city in the North East to launch its own gift card scheme, as part...
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BY MICONEX ON 10/11/2020
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Miconex’s first Canadian project alongside EML Payments, the Canada’s Food Island Gift Card for Prince Edward Island, located...
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BY MICONEX ON 09/11/2020
Miconex is delighted to announce that Leigh Brown, former Chair of the ATCM, has joined them to head up...
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BY MICONEX ON 09/11/2020
Chester BID launches Chester Gift Card in a move to pay it forward and save the high street this...
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BY MICONEX ON 06/11/2020
As Scarborough enters its second national lockdown, town centre businesses are being encouraged to register to receive the soon...
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BY MICONEX ON 04/11/2020
Two Irish towns are banking on technology to drive local economy recovery with the introduction of gift card programmes....
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BY MICONEX ON 03/11/2020
Shoppers will be able to give the gift of Canterbury this Christmas, as the city launches its own multi-venue...
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BY MICONEX ON 29/10/2020
Collection Pot has added a selection of Town & City Gift Cards to its redemption catalogue, giving the recipients...
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BY MICONEX ON 29/10/2020
A survey published in HR Review found that less than one fifth of UK companies are still planning an...
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BY MICONEX ON 28/10/2020
We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Bury St. Edmunds Gift Card, here is what Our...
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BY MICONEX ON 27/10/2020
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Corporate gifting can be key to your Town and City Gift Cards programme, particularly in 2020 when employers are...
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BY MICONEX ON 26/10/2020
Mi Rewards, the town and city loyalty programme from Miconex is expanding across the UK with launches in Guildford,...
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BY MICONEX ON 12/10/2020
Miconex have launched a new website designed to promote programmes that encourage local spend, supporting high street recovery.
Loyalty and...
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BY MICONEX ON 05/10/2020
BID Leicester launches its new gift card programme this September as part of its efforts to transform Leicester city...
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BY MICONEX ON 02/10/2020
Scottish FinTech Miconex is expanding from its UK base with new contracts to deliver gift card programmes in Canada,...
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BY MICONEX ON 02/10/2020
Miconex has expanded its Town and City Gift Cards concept into the Canadian market in association with payment card...
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BY MICONEX ON 24/09/2020
Delighted for our Town & City Gift Card program to win the Best Use of Prepaid award along with...
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BY MICONEX ON 21/09/2020
Collectively Camberley launched their Love Camberley Gift Card on the 7th September as part of the ongoing recovery of...
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BY MICONEX ON 07/09/2020
Perth based Miconex have revamped its Mi Rewards scheme with a prize focus, making it the first free for...
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BY MICONEX ON 28/08/2020
We are hosting an informal online session with Nick Richardson from The Insights People on Thursday 3rd of September...
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BY MICONEX ON 07/08/2020
Businesses in regions hardest hit by pandemic to drive local spend through gift card programmes
Two regions in the UK...
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BY MICONEX ON 07/08/2020
Scottish tech firm Miconex says that gift card programmes are key to local economy recovery in Scotland, supporting the...
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BY MICONEX ON 28/07/2020
The UK government is working hard to help support High Street businesses and the countless thousands of people who...
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BY MICONEX ON 08/07/2020
As national and local governments, across the globe, explore ways to help restart their economies there has been much...
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BY MICONEX ON 10/06/2020
Customer data is particularly difficult to capture, since customer visits are fleeting and fast thanks to cashless and contactless...
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BY MICONEX ON 01/05/2020
Miconex are delighted to officially launch their partnership with Collection Pot for our Town and City Gift Card programme...
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BY MICONEX ON 17/04/2020
Webinar: Recovery Plans - How to ensure people shop local in your town/ city
Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 2:00...
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BY MICONEX ON 10/04/2020
Miconex are delighted to announce a partnership with Collection Pot, bringing to market at a critical time the ability...
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BY MICONEX ON 10/04/2020
Webinar Inivtiation: How to Crowdfund for Key Workers and Drive Local Spend
Thursday, Apr 16, 10:00 AM BST
In this short...
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BY MICONEX ON 01/04/2020
Delighted to announce that we will working with Southport BID to help deliver a new Southport Gift Card programme!
At...
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BY MICONEX ON 30/03/2020
Join us for our next webinar on Friday, April 3 at 10:30 AM
Proven Ways To Stimulate Local Spending for Towns...
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BY MICONEX ON 18/03/2020
We appreciate that it's not easy for people to meet up right now and also that now is the...
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BY MICONEX ON 18/03/2020
Miconex are ready, willing and able to help towns and cities across the UK.
At this time it’s more important...
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BY MICONEX ON 02/03/2020
Miconex are hosting two 30 minute webinars on Friday 13th March where we will provide an overview of the...
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BY MICONEX ON 01/03/2020
Miconex provides local currency and loyalty solutions for towns and cities across the United Kingdom. We are recruiting for...
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BY MICONEX ON 17/02/2020
Miconex is delighted to announce we've been shortlisted for Digital/E-Commerce Business of the Year at this year's FSB Celebrating Small...
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BY MICONEX ON 14/02/2020
‪Delighted to announce that Miconex picked up the Smart Cities UK Data award yesterday at the Smart Cities 2020...
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BY MICONEX ON 22/01/2020
Of course, people shopping local is what we want but if shouting SHOP LOCAL all the time really worked...
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BY MICONEX ON 16/01/2020
Colin Munro, Miconex Managing Director was asked to comment by BBC Scotland on the 0.5% fall in Christmas retail...
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BY MICONEX ON 13/01/2020
Over Half a £MILLION of town and city gift card sales this Christmas!  A fantastic result from right across...
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BY MICONEX ON 13/01/2020
A great Blog post from Professor Leigh Sparks discussing Place Based Loyalty and the work that University of Stirling...
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BY MICONEX ON 19/12/2019
We are looking forward to hosting two back-to-back events in Birmingham in February where we are inviting those involved...
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BY MICONEX ON 10/12/2019
Eleven new town and city gift cards have been launched in time for Christmas.  These new programmes launched by Business Improvement...
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BY MICONEX ON 22/11/2019
Gloucester Business Improvement District (Gloucester BID) has partnered with Miconex to launch the Gloucester Gift Card and Mi Rewards...
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BY MICONEX ON 20/11/2019
Worried about the impact on the planet of unwanted gifts and plastic this festive season. Then the Perth Gift...
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BY MICONEX ON 13/11/2019
If you are one of the many employers across the UK that provide employee rewards then we have some...
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BY MICONEX ON 12/11/2019
Stagecoach has announced plans to offer free travel on Perth bus services until noon, every weekend in December until...
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BY MICONEX ON 27/10/2019
Miconex picked up the prestigious Digital Business of the year at last night’s Courier Business Awards. 
Managing Director, Colin Munro...
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BY MICONEX ON 05/09/2019
Join us for a webinar where we will look at how advances in technology have changed the options for...
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BY MICONEX ON 27/08/2019
Join us for a short webinar which will provide an overview of how Town and City Gift Card programmes...
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BY MICONEX ON 09/08/2019
Shopping local makes you feel good. You are part of a community, you get to know the local business...
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BY MICONEX ON 06/08/2019
With the release last week of the new Mi Rewards apps for iPhone and Android you can now take...
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BY MICONEX ON 02/08/2019
Since launching the UK’s first gift card programme for Town’s and Cities in 2015, Miconex have been working with...
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BY MICONEX ON 20/07/2019
Ask any place manager or BID manager if they’ve considered putting in a discount scheme for their town or...
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BY MICONEX ON 16/04/2019
"This might work for the indies but the nationals won’t get involved"
“Our businesses won’t get involved, they are different”
They...
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BY MICONEX ON 06/03/2019
 
Online marketplace vs physical marketplace:
Online marketplace know who I am, what I look at, what I buy, how frequently...
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BY MICONEX ON 22/02/2019
Click through to find out how and why East Lothian Council launched a new gift card for independent businesses...
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BY MICONEX ON 11/02/2019
Mi Rewards, the cardless, city-wide loyalty scheme, was launched in Perth in September 2018. It’s the first scheme of...
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BY MICONEX ON 30/01/2019
Miconex worked with St Albans Business Improvement District to help them launch The St Albans Gift Card launched just...
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BY MICONEX ON 19/12/2018
The family of Miconex Gift Card programmes, which saw its first launch in December 2015, has seen an upsurge...
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BY MICONEX ON 10/12/2018
Why did Cambridge want a Gift Card programme? Cambridge BID Marketing and Commercial Manager Helen Hames explains: “We want to...
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BY MICONEX ON 23/11/2018
Why did Edinburgh want a Gift Card programme? Emily Johnston, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager at Essential Edinburgh, explains: “Colin...
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BY MICONEX ON 14/11/2018
Why did Chichester want a Gift Card programme?
Colin Hicks, Chair of the Chichester BID, explains: “Chichester is doing reasonably...
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BY MICONEX ON 12/11/2018
Why did Wolverhampton want a Gift Card programme?
BID manager Cherry Shine says, “We have a varied delivery plan through...
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BY MICONEX ON 25/10/2018
We are delighted to announce the launch of the new consumer website - www.townandcitygiftcards.com
The website provides a central platform...
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BY MICONEX ON 05/10/2018
Miconex is delighted to announce the appointment of Toyubur Rahman, an experienced Place Management professional with over 20 years’...
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BY MICONEX ON 21/09/2018
With ‘Mi Rewards’ shopping local never felt so good
Savvy shoppers can now feel rewarded for buying local as sector...
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BY MICONEX ON 26/07/2018
Salisbury has become the latest UK city to launch a Miconex Gift Card programme. Launched on Monday 11th June,...
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BY MICONEX ON 25/06/2018
As the end of the school year draws near, busy parents are racking their brains to work out what...
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BY MICONEX ON 22/06/2018
Most consumers don’t realise how much work goes on behind the scenes in place management – and how far...
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BY MICONEX ON 19/06/2018
Since Miconex’s first Gift Card hit the streets of Perth in December 2015, we’ve helped over towns and cities...
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BY MICONEX ON 12/06/2018
The alarming news of big High Street names closing across the country has let to a flurry of activity...
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BY MICONEX ON 06/06/2018
Father’s Day is approaching fast, and it’s a great opportunity to promote your town or city’s Gift Card!
Dads can...
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BY MICONEX ON 06/06/2018
The ‘Mi Rewards’ programme, the first of its kind in the UK, is to be piloted in the Scottish...
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BY MICONEX ON 12/01/2018
Join us for an overview of how Town/City/Destination gift card programmes work, the benefits of implementing one and find...
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BY MICONEX ON 22/12/2017
Miconex have been working with Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow Life and Glasgow Restaurant Association to create a city-wide gift card...
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BY MICONEX ON 04/12/2017
A Gift Card FOR Cardiff launched today by FOR Cardiff Business Improvement District.  It has been a pleasure working...
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BY MICONEX ON 01/12/2017
A huge congratulations to Noelle and her team at Enniskillen BID who launched the first town-wide gift card programme...
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BY MICONEX ON 01/12/2017
Congratulations to Diane and her team at Sheffield BID!
Sheffielders will be able to treat family and friends to the...
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BY MICONEX ON 29/11/2017
Congratulations to Newport Now who have launched their new Gift Card programme! 
A new gift card has been launched in...
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BY MICONEX ON 22/09/2017
The Miconex Gift Card programme enables a town, city or Business Improvement District (BID) to establish a consumer gift...
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BY MICONEX ON 22/08/2017
The Cheltenham Gift Card has been launched by the Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID), and it is already accepted...
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BY MICONEX ON 04/08/2017
Not all the value on gift cards are redeemed - ever wonder what happens to the money that’s left...
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BY MICONEX ON 01/08/2017
We are delighted to have been working with Kevan and Belinda at Cheltenham BID over the last week to...
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BY MICONEX ON 17/07/2017
We are in the process of delivering our 5th and 6th gift card programmes in the UK for Cheltenham...
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BY MICONEX ON 14/06/2017
Free, easy, relevant
 
Anyone involved in place management knows that one of the hardest thing to do is to get...
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BY MICONEX ON 09/05/2017
She’s the owner and mastermind behind the Perth success story that is Murrays Bakers (and Murrays Pies!). Linda Hill...
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BY MICONEX ON 21/04/2017
Many thanks to the Institute for Retail Studies at University of Stirling University, project partners Perth and Kinross Council,...
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BY MICONEX ON 20/04/2017
A short webinar which will explain how local Visa-based gift card programmes can lock in additional spend in for...
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BY MICONEX ON 24/03/2017
What can we really do to help businesses in the quieter months of January and February? Winter festivals certainly...
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BY MICONEX ON 20/02/2017
Several town-wide gift card programs in Scandinavia generate over £500k in gift card sales per annum so what is...
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BY MICONEX ON 26/01/2017
Over the past few years Shopping Centres have started to realise that Gift Cards provide a perfect way to...
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