We've been out and about in Wakefield city centre talking to the people business people why they're backing the BID.
We spoke to people from all sectors of the city economy from retail, to business and evening and night time economy not forgetting the arts and cultural scene that draws so many people to Wakefield.
Here's what some of them said.
Chris Berry of The Gate, Northgate, said:
‘I’m Backing the Wakefield BID because I want people to realise that Wakefield’s evening economy is a worthwhile destination.’