A decent Black Friday. Overall businesses record improvement over last year but sales levels fall shy of 2019.
26 November 2021
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The British Consultancy firm Association of Town Centre Management (ATCM) appointed by the Government has held the second worshop on Town Centre Management on the 25th February 2010 by providing information and training tools to the stakeholders participating in the seminars for the next months.
The stakeholders present for the seminar were; the Local Councils, the Malta Transport Authority, the Malta Chamber of SMEs (GRTU), the Valletta Rehabilitation Project. The Gozo Tourism Association, the Malta Environment and Planning Authority, the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA) among others. The Valletta, Paceville and Masalforn are the three localities for a town centre management project, based on a model tried successfully overseas.
A work shop for the various stakeholders who will be affected by the project was held earlier on last year and it was launched by Parliamentay Secretary for Tourism Mario de Marco and Parliamentary Secretary for Public Dialogue and Information Dr Chris Said.
The intention for town managers is to strengthen cooperation between local councils, residents and businesses and not to take over Local Councils. Local Councils new responsability now as amended in the Local Councils Act is to work more closely with the commercial sector with the aim to stimulate the economy, generate employment opportunities and provide a number of services to both residents and visitors.
Tourists Localities have numerous stakeholders who sometimes have diverging interests. The aim for this project will introduce a manager who will be able to take a more holistic view of the situation and would respond to them collectively.
The Malta Chamber of SMEs represents over 7,000 members from over 90 different sectors which in their majority are either small or medium sized companies, and such issues like the one we're experiencing right now, it's important to be united. Malta Chamber of SMEs offers a number of different services tailored to its members' individual requirements' and necessities. These range from general services offered to all members to more individual & bespoke services catered for specific requirements.
A membership with Malta Chamber of SMEs will guarantee that you are constantly updated and informed with different opportunities which will directly benefit your business and help you grow. It also entails you to a number of services which in their majority are free of charge and offered exclusively to its members (in their majority all free of charge).