The first initiative will be "Buy and Earn" and will take place from September 21 to November 21.
Through it, and for purchases of more than 50 euros made in the shops adhering to the initiative, the customer will obtain a gift voucher valued at 10 euros to exchange on the next purchase. The Municipal Council for Economic, Business and Commercial Development of Puerto Lumbreras held a telematic meeting yesterday in which the mayor of Puerto Lumbreras participated: María Ángeles Túnez, the councilor for Local Development and Economic Dynamization; Rocío Martínez, and representatives of the Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Puerto Lumbreras ASEPLU, CECLOR, Guadalentín Emprende, Official Chamber of Commerce of Lorca and Puerto Lumbreras, as well as the hoteliers of the municipality and of various sectors such as food, commerce, citizen security, gyms and decoration.
The order of the day was focused on working on different initiatives within the plan for economic reactivation and revitalization of the commercial and hospitality sector of the municipality, to carry them out in the last quarter of this year. The first campaign to be held will be "Buy and Earn", promoted by the Department of Local Development and Economic Dynamization and the Chamber of Commerce, and will take place from September 21 to November 21.
Through it, and for purchases of more than 50 euros made in the shops adhering to the initiative, the customer will obtain a gift voucher valued at 10 euros to exchange in the same in the next purchase. This will be followed by other campaigns for these last months of the year, "linking both commerce and hospitality so that these two sectors, highly affected by the economic consequences of the health crisis caused by COVID-19, can generate synergies, benefit from them and promote their recovery ", said the responsible councilor; Rocío Martínez.
One will be "Buy in your store and get a prize", in which for buying in the shops of Puerto Lumbreras and for consuming in the local hospitality, you will be eligible for a prize of 500 euros in cash.
"Another initiative that also promotes jointly the Department with the Chamber of Commerce will treat of a" Check hospitality "consisting in that through the accomplishment of purchases in the local businesses,a voucher will be obtained to consume in the bars and restaurants of the municipality ", added Rocío Martínez. In addition, a training calendar was established at the proposal of the different associations represented in the Council, as well as another series of actions such as dissemination campaigns to promote confidence in the commerce and hospitality of Puerto Lumbreras, and invite all citizens and visitors to leave responsibly, consume in the municipality and support the local economy. Aid to telework for freelancers and SMEs On the other hand, until next September 30, aid from the regional government can be requested for the acquisition of equipment that facilitates teleworking and conciliation for companies in the Region.
The procedure can be done through the electronic headquarters of the Instituto de Fomento (Info). The objective of the measure is to subsidize the acquisition of (new) computer programs and material that allow the incorporation of teleworking, work, personal and family conciliation, new communication systems that improve the competitiveness of companies, as well as investments in protection material that ensure activity and prevent infections. The grants are non-refundable and will be 50 percent of the eligible costs for medium-sized companies, 65 percent for small companies and 85 percent for micro-companies and the self-employed, including mutualists, with a maximum amount per beneficiary of 15,000 euros.
Expenses incurred from March 1 and up to 6 months from notification of the resolution of the concession may be included.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Puerto Lumbreras