Annual General Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended this years AGM

Here are the highlights from AGM 2015 

Congratulations to Member Carol Gibbon who had the winning idea in our GIFTS AGM competition. Carol is pictured below receiving her award and fantastic prize of £2,000 Holiday Vouchers from our Chief Executive Ben Reid.

At the AGM Members were asked for their ideas on how we can engage with more Members at events and activities and we had a fantastic response with over 130 ideas submitted.

 With support from the Member Strategy Group all ideas were reviewed and a final 5 selected. The final 5 candidates presented their ideas to a panel that included representation from Senior Management and the Member Strategy Group.

 Carol’s winning idea is to buy a bus to take to prime locations and run an event or activity. The bus can be used at other events such as festivals or shows to pitch and advertise Co-operative ethics, products and services.

 The runner up was Shani Knight who is a graduate trainee with the Society and her idea is to have food workshops at our events with a chef or cook showing how to make meals with Co-operative products such as children’s meals. She won £1,000 Holiday Vouchers and is pictured below receiving her prize from Ben.

The Innovation Team will be running a similar event at next years AGM, so you too have the opportunity to share your ideas and make a difference, you could even win a fantastic prize!

The minutes for this years AGM are available here 

All responses to written questions are available here