Work with Us

Creating local experiences that inspire and engage

A collection of handpicked experiences – the Local Gems of Dorset and the New Forest in:

  • Food and Drink
  • Lifestyle and Special Interests
  • Arts and Culture

Local Gems customers are visitors and locals who want to sample something different and authentic.  Our experiences are a perfect treat for a day out, a stay in the area or a special gift.  There’s a tailor-made service for groups, companies and VIPs.

We work with:

  • Businesses such as food producers, hotels, restaurants
  • Venues and attractions
  • Charities and not-for-profit organisations
  • Specialists and experts such as chefs, fishermen, artists
  • The essential elements like transport, to make it all come together.

Work with Local Gems and you will:

  • Reach new customers with a new marketing channel
  • Exploit the gift and groups markets
  • Measure your success through increased footfall, spend per customer, repeat visits, great reviews
  • Grow your business in quieter times when you have spare capacity.

What Local Gems do:

  • Create experiences and promote the collection on the Local Gems website
  • Sell vouchers delivered by email or a posted gift box
  • Handle the operations from booking, to payment to delivery and feedback

Promoting Local Gems:

  • Niche marketing around special interests and lifestyle topics
  • Targeted digital marketing and social media
  • Proactive PR including media relations and blogs
  • Events, ambassador and partner schemes

Why work with us?

We’ve spent 15 years creating packages and experiences focused on special interests. We have a track record of achievement in delivering innovative projects with creativity and drive. We link businesses and organisations on projects that need specialist support in events and experiences marketing.

We want to grow our collection of Handpicked local experiences in Dorset and the New Forest – working with partners with an authentic story to tell.

Get in touch if you’d like to know more.