Promotions

If you're just starting business or want to connect with more clients, our promotional programs are a great way to engage.

Family-Grown in Huron-Kinloss

Huron-Kinloss is the heart of Bruce County's food region, so if your business focuses on producing, selling or working with our diverse agri-food chain, you need to be a part of this program!

There's no cost to participate in this program that:

  • gets you listed in our Online Business Directory

  • lists you in our next Secrets of the Back 40 publication

  • enrolls you in co-promotional programs such as billboards, mail-outs, banner stands, tradeshows, community events, and more

  • gives you the potential to be featured in upcoming promotional materials

  • means you'll be among the first to know about industry specific training and funding being offered

  • awards you exclusive use of the Family-Grown in Huron-Kinloss brand image

  • gives you access to free branded support materials like our reusable bags

Join Family-Grown in Huron-Kinloss

We're all part of the same agri-family in Huron-Kinloss, so let's combine our efforts to tell the world about our products and experiences today!

Explore HK: Your 2020 Staycation

Explore H-K: Your 2020 Staycation is a brand new local tourism program designed to feature the amazing things right here in Huron-Kinloss! With three new tourism programs kicking off on July 1st you and your family can stay safe and discover all the wonders that we have right here in our own backyard.

31 Days in July

31 Days of Giveaways is a chance to WIN every day in July!

Start by following Do Business Huron-Kinloss on Facebook. Each day, we'll post a feature Huron-Kinloss business. Simply, “Like” and “Share” that post and you'll be entered to win that day's draw.

Prize winners will be randomly drawn each day and announced every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the Do Business Huron-Kinloss Facebook page.

100 Ways to Explore HK

Our second program is 100 Ways to Explore H-K. This “bucket list” is full of activities that will take you on a full tour of every corner of our beautiful Township.

Start your adventure now! 

Snapshot

Snapshot invites you to take photos of all your Huron-Kinloss experiences this season and share them with us at Have Your Say H-K.

For each photo submitted, your name is entered into a draw to win a “Best of Huron-Kinloss Basket”. This program runs from July 1st to October 12th, 2020.

Local businesses can participate in the program by contacting the Business and Economic Officer.

Holiday Shopping Pass

An annual favourite with our local businesses, you'll want to make sure your business is part of the free Holiday Shopping Pass program. Starting on November 12th and running until Christmas, this program is simple:

  • Stores are provided with the cards, punches and advertising at no-cost

  • Shoppers receive one punch for every $10 spent in participating stores

  • Once they fill a card with 15 punches, they enter it for a chance to win 150 Huron-Kinloss Dollars

Contact us today about being a part of the Holiday Shopping Pass!

Huron-Kinloss Dollars

Another easy-peasy promotion for all Huron-Kinloss businesses! Your businesses can participate immediately without any need to sign-up. The program works like this:

  • Shoppers can only use this “currency” at Huron-Kinloss businesses

  • Each Huron-Kinloss Dollar holds the same value as one Canadian Dollar

  • You process the transaction as though you are receiving cash

  • You bring the Huron-Kinloss Dollars you've accepted to the Township Office at 21 Queen Street in Ripley where you receive cash back

  • An authentic Huron-Kinloss Dollar and is numbered, dated and sealed by the Township

It's that simple! If you have any questions about this program, please contact us

Ice Cream Trail

Our award-winning Huron-Kinloss Ice Cream TrailTM is fun for everyone!

If your business sells ice cream, you could be a stop on the TrailTM, bringing hundreds of visitors to your doorstep.

This Photo Scavenger Hunt traditionally runs from the long weekend in May through to the end of September annually and there's lots of great reasons to get on the TrailTM:

  • No-cost participation (though you may consider a prize donation for occasional special programming like National Ice Cream Day)

  • Featured on the printed Trail Map brochure

  • Online exposure through our dedicated Huron-Kinloss Ice Cream TrailTM

  • Social Media features through our FacebookInstagram & Twitter accounts

  • Co-marketing on local radio stations

If you don't sell ice cream, we may still have a way to include your business, so connect with our team today to explore how we can get you onto the Huron-Kinloss Ice Cream TrailTM!

Win this Space

Pursing the dream of opening a business is always easier when you have a program in place to show you the ropes! Our Win This Space program is for you if you're:

  • An entrepreneur who's ready to explore taking the leap into business

  • You're a freelancer or home-based business person ready to take the next step

  • You've got an existing business you'd like to move to the area

  • Are an existing business looking to expand into an additional location

How It Works

Offered annually, budding entrepreneurs apply to a selection process judging their readiness and eligibility to compete in the Win This Space program. Selected finalists then participate in workshops while being mentored through the process of creating their business plan.

The program finishes with “Dragon's Den”-style presentations of the business plans to a committee of local business owners, influencers and experts. The winner takes home a huge prize package including a grant towards a one-year lease in one of our downtowns!

Success Stories

We've had four fabulous businesses open locations because of Win This Space:

Are you the next Huron-Kinloss Win This Space success story?