Does Dartmouth need a Chamber of Trade?

A survey to gather opinions on the need for a Chamber of Trade to represent the interests of Dartmouth businesses.

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* 1. Are you currently or have you previously been a member of Dartmouth Chamber of Trade

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* 2. Do you believe that it is important for the Chamber of Trade to continue to represent the interests of the businesses of Dartmouth.

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* 3. Would you be prepared to join the Chamber of Trade and attend meetings to support the aims of the organisation

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* 4. Would you be prepared to invest in marketing or promotional activities coordinated by the Chamber of Trade on behalf of the town's businesses.

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* 5. If you support the Chamber of Trade what would you like to see as it's main aims or objectives. Rank your answers in importance to you.

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Representing the interests of Dartmouth businesses on other organisations
Networking with other business owners in the town
Organising events for businesses in the town (i.e. trade shows, festivals etc. )
Promoting and marketing the town and it's businesses outside the area
Lobbying our central Government on behalf of the towns businesses
Holding regular meetings with members to discuss important issues affecting the town

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* 6. If the Chamber of Trade continues would you be prepared to serve on the committee including the possibility of Chairing it?

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* 7. Do you believe it is important for the Chamber of Trade to retain it's Ltd Co status

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* 8. Are you prepared to pay a subscription to become a member of the Chamber (currently £36.00)

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* 9. How do you think the Chamber of Trade should be responding to the declining footfall in Dartmouth. Pick one answer.

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* 10. Is the current decline in Dartmouth footfall impacting your business in any way

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