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Our members are raising money in all kinds of ways for all kinds of projects. We thought it would be useful to produce some examples for others to follow.
We've been out and about with our camera. We wanted to find out why our members are supporting conservation and how they're doing it.
Nurture Lakeland regularly delivers high quality training events to share best responsible tourism practice.
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How your business can help
Your business can help by becoming a member of Nurture Lakeland. You'll be joining a network of dynamic businesses across Cumbria, who are helping ensure the sustainability of tourism throughout the county.
Does 'business membership' really work?Yes! Our Business Members' pack provides case studies of how local businesses are making a huge difference and benefiting their own business.
Nurture Lakeland Membership benefits:
Support & AdviceMany businesses realise that "being sustainable" is not a one off exercise. Our dedicated staff will provide on-going practical advice and help tailored to reflect your individual ethos and brand.
TrainingTake advantage of our wide-ranging programme of training events planned to ensure they reflect the training needs of our members: themes such as marketing, social media, local food, environmental accreditation and sustainable travel.
Save MoneyYou'll get a free, new member visit from our Sustainable Tourism Adviser who can help you make substantial cost savings, become energy smart, engage your employees and enhance your reputation.
PromotionPosition your business as ethically and environmentally savvy. Align yourself with Nurture Lakeland's fabulous initiatives and we'll help you enjoy the PR opportunities they present.
AccreditationNurture Lakeland is an ambassador of both the 'Green Tourism Business Scheme' and the Cumbrian 'Green at Heart' scheme. We can offer specialist advice and support to help you along the road to accreditation. And Nurture Lakeland membership also entitles you to a special discount when you join GTBS.
Be part of our successful storyWe have over 340 members across Cumbria representing over 1200 individual businesses; from small B&B's to large hotel groups; from retailers to cafes to visitor attractions.