Week of September 19th 2022

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It’s almost fall and that means the construction will be ending very soon. We know it’s been challenging, but we can all look forward to safer sidewalks and smoother boulevards as we move ever closer to the holiday shopping season.  In the meantime, OBIA staff is busy planning for our fall and holiday events.  We will be sending details out in the next few weeks so stay tuned!

Of course, Fall also is learning and training time! If you are looking for learning or training opportunities for you or your staff, there are plenty of great local options to choose from! By investing some time in yourself and your business, you can reap great rewards.   Check out these great opportunities that range from an in-depth, 11-week Business Owner Workshop that costs only $1 per session, to some free, short training webinars.

EXCLUSIVE Offer for OBIA Members from the Entrepreneur’s Club 

The Entrepreneur’s Club is looking for 11 x OBIA members to join them for a live 11-Week Business Owners Workshop for only $11! Join a network of experienced entrepreneurs and leaders that will help you succeed. If you are a OBIA member with passion, commitment, and drive, then this practically FREE workshop is for you.

Click HERE for all the details!

Employer Incentive Programs

Georgian College will be holding a second information session for their employer incentive programs on Tuesday September 20th at 10:00am. Don’t miss it!

Georgian colleges programs are free to eligible employers, and include:

  • Free job postings
  • Up to $6000 hiring incentive for new employees
  • Accessing skilled candidates for apprenticeships
  • Job coaching
  • Up to 83% of the cost of third-party training
  • Manufacturing-sector micro-credentials
  • Occupation-specific language training for internationally trained professionals
  • Networking and mentorship opportunities for newcomers

To register click HERE

Free Business Resources and Webinars

Registration is now open with The Orangeville & Area Small Business Enterprise Centre for FREE informative sessions on a number of topics including:

  • Tactics To Increase Your Sales
  • SEO: The Way to Get Your Business Noticed
  • Orangeville Neighborhood Case Study
  • Boost Your Productivity

If you are interested in attending any of these valuable learning opportunities, please visit https://calendar.orangeville.ca/business/Month to register

WE WANT YOU!

The Better Together Task Force is a group business owners dedicated to creating and implementing customer attraction initiatives. This is a fantastic opportunity to have your say in what happens here in Downtown Orangeville. Are you a OBIA member looking for ways to get involved in the community? Are you passionate about your business? Do you have ideas on how to make Downtown Orangeville thrive? Then click the link below to learn more and contact Alison at info@downtownorangeville.ca or (519) 942-0087

Click for Volunteer Opportunities

Love Live Sporting Events?

Art of 8 Martial Arts Academy Invites you to experience Dufferin County’s first live, sanctioned kickboxing show! It will be an exciting night of kickboxing action as athletes utilize their boxing, kicks, and knees to wow the crowd and challenge themselves to spectacular victories! Want the best tickets in the house? VIP tickets and ringside tables for groups are available. Sponsorship opportunities are available for businesses that wish to support the development of our local athletes. 

Date & Time: 

October 15, 2022. Doors open 6:00PM

Location: 

Orangeville Fairgrounds 

Tickets & Info: 

northofninefights.com

Instagram/Facebook:

@northofninefights

Welcome to Downtown’s newest Members!

Marlin Travel

As the seasons change, weather gets cooler, and days get shorter you may be looking for a way to get out in the sun again! The team at Marlin Travel is here to help! Marlin Travel specializes in turning travel dreams into reality. Located at 75 Broadway drop in to discover all the possibilities that await you, you deserve a vacation!  

Website: https://www.marlintravel.ca/travel-agencies/orangeville/orangeville-1st-st-42561

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/www.marlintravelorangeville.ca/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marlintravelorangeville/

Jessi Vee’s Peculiar Place

Youtuber Jessi Vee has opened a storefront here in Orangeville! Jessi Vee’s Peculiar Place is a special place where you can find everything from strange to unusual, including gifts, home décor, plushies, clothing and so much more! Be sure to stop by 210 Broadway and see this one-of-a-kind shop!

Website: https://jessiivee.com/pages/location

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepeculiarplace/

Euphoria Café & Eatery

Whether you’re in the mood for one of their signature smoothies, an amazing salad, or as fall comes around a Cinnamon Pumpkin Spice Latte, we are all familiar with this staple café & eatery here in Downtown Orangeville! We are excited to welcome the new owner Anthony to the OBIA! They have a wide variety of options for everyone so make sure to grab a bite at 154 Broadway on your next shopping trip in Downtown Orangeville.

Website: https://www.euphoriacafeorangeville.ca/s/order  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/euphoriacafeorangeville

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/euphoriacafeorangeville/