BUSINESSES in the Strabane area are being encouraged to consider rewarding their staff this Christmas by supporting the In Strabane gift card scheme.
The scheme offers the perfect opportunity for companies to acknowledge the achievements of their staff and encourage spending in the local area, to the benefit of the local economy.
The gift cards can be used in over 80 businesses ranging from food and drink, hair and beauty, opticians and garages, to DIY, chemists and leisure facilities
Michael Kelly, chairperson of the Strabane BID scheme, said it was a great opportunity for employers to reward their staff and help boost local business.
"The In Strabane gift card has proven extremely popular with local businesses and we are delighted with the wide variety of companies which have signed up.
“Christmas is the time when employers have the opportunity to acknowledge the efforts of their staff and this is the perfect reward.
"We are all conscious of the extra stresses faced by businesses, so through the gift card you are encouraging people to shop local, using the stores that they know and trust. It's a great way of incentivising staff and also showing your support for local business”
The variety of businesses on board means the cards are versatile and suitable for all ages and tastes. They can be used as staff recognition rewards, for customer promotions or prizes, or simply as Christmas gifts.
By purchasing the In Strabane gift cards you are investing in the local economy and supporting local brands, as well as encouraging community spirit among your workforce.
The In Strabane gift card comes in a range of dominations from £5 to £500, so if you want to give a little or give a lot, you can. The cards can be sent directly in bulk and same day orders can also be facilitated.
Buying multiple cards at a time means you can manage your budget better, be prepared when you want to reward instantly and save with bulk buy discounts.
For additional information on the gift card, or the benefits of bulk orders, then please contact the Strabane BID office on 02871 253 253 Ext 4265 or via email on firstname.lastname@example.org