Could your design grace our front cover?

By Anita Jaynes on 11 April, 2020

We’re producing a Coronavirus special edition for our June/July Swindon & Wiltshire magazine and we need you!

At this difficult time, we’re all relying on a sense of community, compassion, kindness, togetherness and love for humankind to get through.

We may publish business magazines but at the heart of The Business Exchange is community. We’re all about creating a local eco-system which helps people and businesses connect and grow. In turn this supports all areas of society. We couldn’t go through this crisis without doing something to give back to our local community and that’s why we’re launching this front cover competition to boost funds for Swindon’s Great Western Hospitals charity, Brighter Futures.

We’re inviting people of all ages to take part and design a front cover that lifts all our spirits. All mediums of artistic expression are accepted.

The only rules are:

  • The image must be portrait
  • And leave enough space for our masthead (so that your image won’t be obscured)

Accepted formats include:

  • JPGS
  • PDFs
  • Tiffs
  • All in high resolution (300 dpi or above)

The page size is: 236 x286 mm.

Use your time in isolation to good use and boost your creativity whilst giving back.

We recommend a donation of £5 to enter and all proceeds raised from the competition will support Swindon’s Great Western Hospitals charity, Brighter Futures. There is a special COVID support appeal that will raise money to support the staff and patients on the wards and the community teams impacted by the virus.

All competition entries must be received by midnight on Friday 8th May 2020 and the winner will be announced on Saturday 9th May 2020 at midday. The Business Exchange has a print readership of 15,000 with an additional 3,500+ digital readers each edition. This is a great opportunity to showcase your talent.

To enter please send your design along with your name and contact details to by midnight on Friday 8th May 2020. You must also submit proof that you have donated £5 to our charity. You can donate online here: