The Year Ahead
The Company will focus on the development and production of a 4 Year Strategy. This work has
commenced with 19 seminars across England where Clubs and Counties engaged in discussions
on the current role of the EIBA and how and what should be focussed on over this duration.
These seminars have been of great assistance and universal agreement in what should be included
The following areas will be key aspects of the plan and developed, with further consultation with the
membership / stakeholders, to create a unified approach in safeguarding and growing the sport: -
· Governance – Leadership, Sharing good practice, Guidance notes for Clubs / Counties.
· Communication – from EIBA to Clubs, Clubs to EIBA, Inter Club, individual bowlers.
· Recruit, Integrate & retain – marketing resources, generic branding, good practice.
· Research / Develop Specific target groups eg 35 to 50 age group, Ethnic Community.
· Finance – 3 year focus, how membership will benefit, elite programme self-financing.
· Commercial – Central deals to benefit Clubs, better engagement with Clubs and
individuals to promote sponsorship arrangements.
The Company is confident that this process will continue to be productive and supported by the
Finally the Company will be leading the sport through the processes and implications of the new
General Data Protection Regulations, which come into force at the end of May 2018.
Income & Expenditure Forecast
December 2017 - November 2018
Affiliation fees (290 Clubs & 89,000 individuals) 304,175
Commercial (sponsorship, yearbook, merchandise) 88,500
Headquarters / Governance 289,926
Presidential, Committees 15,650
Budgeted Surplus £20,536