Fork It! Dine 3 To Win - Register Your Restaurant Today!

It’s not too late to sign up for this year’s Fork It! campaign! Promoting both in-person dining and take-out, this year’s stamp-based campaign encourages customers to dine more often with chances to WIN weekly.  Fork it! Let’s Eat promotion will run from February 6th to Sunday, March 5th. Your customers will be able to pick up a Fork it! Dine 3 to Win Card from participating restaurants and collect stamps each time they dine to enter for a weekly Prizes of $100 Downtown Dollars!  It’s easy to participate – simply call or email Eve to receive your Fork it! ballots and ballot jar.

Email to register today! 

Its really easy to participate! Click the button below to learn more!

Everything You Need To Know: Downtown Dollars In 2023

New year, new brand! In 2023 the OBIA is launching its new brand! This includes a change to the Downtown Dollars you’re used to seeing, below is a examples of the brand new Downtown Dollars coming in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100. We will still be accepting and reimbursing the old style of downtown dollars (see sample photo’s). Please ensure all staff members are familiar with these examples so everyone knows they are accepted by the BIA! 

For more information on downtown dollars, to register your business, or to view the full list of participants, click the button below!

Orangeville & Area SBEC Presents: Jason Vilon - Profit Acceleration Specialist!

Free Webinar! - Overcoming Start-up Business Mistakes

Thursday, February 16 | 12 – 1:30 p.m.

During this engaging session, Profit Acceleration Specialist Jason Vilon will discuss the three biggest mistakes that small business start-ups make and share strategies on how to overcome them. Learn the fundamentals required to successfully market a business, techniques to attract new clients, and how to use marketing to generate immediate cash flow. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in an individual 10-minute profit acceleration session with Jason Vilon to receive individualized advice for their business.

Dufferin Tourism Trails FREE Training! Register before spots are full!

Dufferin Tourism Trails will be hosting a FREE training session for businesses to learn about and identify as LGBTQ+ Safe Spaces, Environmentally/Socially Responsible Businesses, and/or Accessible Businesses. All three training sessions will run on March 1st, 2023 from 9am-12pm at the Dufferin Board of Trade office. Participating businesses will receive badges and posters to display promoting your categories, a training binder, and a listing on the Dufferin Tourism Trails business directory! Take a look at all the amazing businesses who’ve already completed training at .

Spots are filling so be sure to register TODAY!

AGM Wrap Up!

Thank you to all the attendees of the 2023 AGM! We appreciate your presence and your time! Staying informed and connected with the OBIA is important so we can do the best we can for you and your business. This includes actively advocating on your behalf, creating promotions and opportunities that you value and take interest in, and finding ways of bringing the community together in Downtown Orangeville. A HUGE thank you and congratulations to our New Board!

If you missed the AGM, no worries. You can catch up here: