not your ordinary
We know that main streets faced unprecedented challenges, even before the pandemic.
We understand that BIA staff are under more pressure than ever.
We appreciate that anything you propose needs to be simple for you and your member businesses to execute - oh yes, and pandemic proof!
We know how to get people to:
Shop and Spend More
Try New Places
Think Local First
This is a marketing program that rewards people for every purchase (or online review of a local business) with a chance to win $1000 weekly, and to share that prize with a local business.
The more they shop, the better their chances!
It's SIMPLE and it WORKS!
2021 Future of Retail Challenge Winner
“The team at ShopLocal2Win developed a program that focuses not only on boosting local retail today, but changing consumer behaviour to make shopping local a prevailing choice in the future,...”
Dinaro Ly, Director, Innovation Partnerships and Community Engagement, Interac Inc.
There are no fees or registration required for any business in a BIA to participate and they’re ALL automatically included.
It’s no wonder that over 90% of businesses want their BIA to run this promotion again - and most have!
Contest Architecture & Project Management
Community and Member Engagement Strategy
All Print Collateral
Digital Playbook and Creative
Contest Website, Data Management and Winner Selection
Customer Service and Tech Support
Sponsor Engagement and Support (as needed)
Participant and Member Surveys, for detailed ROI Analysis
Customized Reports for all BIA stakeholders
As dedicated city-builders living in Toronto’s Hillcrest Village for over 20 years we could not sit idly by as our beloved small businesses were ravaged by the effects of the first lockdown.
ShopLocal2Win was a passion project born out of our desire to help.
We are honoured to have since become trusted partners of so many BIAs and we are deeply committed to continuing to contribute to the economic recovery of main streets in partnership with Economic Development and BIA teams in cities across Canada.