Summary of BIAS Executive Committee Meeting held 4th February 2019

BIAS Executive Committee Meeting held on 4th February discussed and agreed the following key points:

  • BIAS Membership
    • A communication has been sent to all BIAS members by email and post to advise membership is now free.
    • Full review of Membership database has been completed and where contact information is missing, this information has been requested – Further update to be provided at next meeting
  • BIAS Website
    • Good progress made in updating website but further changes required – It is hoped these final changes can be completed before next executive committee meeting on 7th March
  • New Stadium Focus Groups
    • Two New Stadium Focus Groups (Food & Beverage & Ticketing) held in January and both were positive, with the Club receptive to feedback received. Feedback given to the membership via website and BIAS Facebook pages
    • Six further New Stadium Focus Groups planned before next committee meeting.  Two representatives from the BIAS executive committee will be in attendance and feedback from the membership will be sought via website, BIAS Facebook pages and Twitter to input into these meetings
  • New Stadium Lounge Names
    • Positive engagement with the Club alongside Beesotted and Griffin Park Grapevine regarding proposed names for the lounges at the new stadium. As a result, the Club have agreed to change some of the lounge names to better reflect the Clubs history
  • Brentford Drone
    • BIAS has been approached to sponsor the Brentford FC Drone now that this needs to be operated on a commercial basis resulting in considerable costs. The executive committee require further information from the drone operator and the Club before making final decision – Update to be provided at next meeting
  • Potential 5th Round FA Cup Tie with Swansea
    • Match now scheduled for Sunday 17th February. BIAS will approach the Club ahead of the Barnet game to see if they will help with travel to the match in view of late change of date and rail disruption scheduled for that day
  • New CEO Jon Varney
    • BIAS will look to schedule a meeting with Jon hopefully sometime during April

Full minutes will be posted in due course. The next executive committee meeting is scheduled for the 7th March 2019, all members are welcome

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