Are you looking for a way to support our local businesses while following stay-at-home guidelines? Using the money that you would normally spend at a Listowel business, continue to support local by buying a gift card, ordering delivery/takeout, or purchasing a product online or by phone for pick-up/delivery. Then, follow the steps above for a chance to win a $25 gift card to a Listowel business of your choice - just for supporting your favourite local spots!
Shop Local Dollars are a local currency for use at participating North Perth businesses. They are available all year and make great gifts! To support many businesses during this time, continue purchasing shop local dollars today. For more infomration visit the North Perth Chamber of Commerce website.
Take the Listowel Loves Local Pledge to automatically be entered to win Shop Local Dollars to spend in our community. The pledge is simple and easy to do! Check out our Listowel Loves Local page for all of the details!
Are you wanting to support local restaurants? Do you need a break from the kitchen? Check out a local restaurant listing on the Municipality of North Perth website HERE!
Listowel is open for curbside pick up or delivery! Reach out to our businesses today to see how they can help you.
Check out this great video on all Listowel has to offer in spring and summer! Please keep in mind that not everything is available due to Covid-19 and we look forward to when we are back to normal! There is still lots to shop, dine and discover in Listowel! We can't wait to see you!
***Footage was taken prior to Covid restrictions
Our AGM was held virtually on April 7 at 7pm. Thank you to everyone who attended. We appreciate your interest and support!
Brayden Gingrich, owner of Off the Lens Media, was our keynote address and presented on 5 Common Marketing Mistakes. It was information, engaging and very helpful! Thank you, Brayden!
About Off The Lens Media:
Started in 2015, Off The Lens set out to help businesses change the way they market online. Using high quality video, targeted online ads and custom brand strategies, they help small businesses like yours get on their feet and dominate their space. With their passion for helping others, they are aiming to change the online marketing space, and how business owners look at investing in themselves and their brands.
Given the devastating impacts of Covid-19 to our business community, Win This Space 2020 was postponed. We will bring it back when the time is right. For more information check our our Win This Space page.
The Listowel Business Improvement Area is made up of over 200 local business people and commercial property owners and tenants that have joined together, with the support of the municipality, to organize, finance, and carry out physical improvements and promote economic development in the district. As an integral member of a network of community partners, we work to create a thriving, competitive and safe business area to attract shoppers, diners, visitors and new businesses. A major focus of the BIA is to market and promote the Listowel Business Improvement Area as the business destination of choice to residents and visitors alike. The Listowel BIA works collaboratively with the Municipality of North Perth, the North Perth Chamber of Commerce, and other community groups and service clubs to be catalysts for civic improvement. We strive to make this community a better place to live, visit and do business.
The Listowel BIA is currently working on several initiatives. Our Facebook Page Discover Listowel and Instagram account Discover Listowel are used to promote all the business community has to offer. We maintain the four grand entrance signs to the community and street banners in the downtown area. We also maintain the annual summer flowers and seasonal decorating throughout Listowel. We are actively marketing the area through newspaper and radio advertisements as well as social media with the goal of enticing more customers and more businesses.
The Listowel BIA Board of Directors meets once a month. The meeting is usually the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 a.m. Meetings are held in the Committee Room at the Municipal Office at 330 Wallace Avenue North in Listowel. All Members of the Listowel BIA are welcome to attend Board Meetings. Contact us to find out more and join our meetings.
Our Board is made up of up to 12 directors, 10 of which are chosen from the BIA membership, along with a Council representative and the North Perth Director of Finance/Treasurer. Board members of the Business Improvement Area are dedicated to the development and promotion of the business community.
Our current Board consists of:
We are looking for energetic, passionate and business-minded people to fill vacancies on our Board of Directors. The Board of Directors meets once a month for Board Meetings as well as participates in sub-committee work throughout the year. The Board is responsible for decision making for the Business Improvement Area. Interested individuals can fill out an application form. For more information, contact us today!
Do you have a space available to rent or purchase? Let us know and we will post it for you! Here is a list of current spaces available for rent:
Contact us for more details on these available spaces.