Purpose: To market the District by establishing a unified image and implementing a variety of activities.

  1. Recruit promotions team members/create task forces for each event.
  2. Host two retail-focused events in 2022:Shop Local. Shop Late. Ladies Nights.
  3. Partner with Main Street Iowa to implement window display training and technical assistance
  4. Crusader Career Connections (CR-B Business partnership with elementary and secondary students)
  5. Collaborative Market Campaigns—expand reach
  6. Highlight businesses on Facebook
  7. Expand special events held by businesses
  8. Marketing materials at recreational sites
  9. Work with video class to produce business videos
  10. Holiday Events
  11. Small Business Saturday
  12. Collaborative Marketing Campaign
  13. Share survey results on Facebook and in monthly newsletter
  14. Partner with Design on upper story building tours
  15. Start Retail Group meetings for collaborative events (sip and stroll, ladies nights, etc.)

Shop Local. Shop Late nights: TBD
Main Street Retail Road Trip: spring
Easter Egg Hunt: 4/1/2023
Main Street Block Party: 5/28/2023
Scoop the loop CR-B graduation parade: TBD
Carroll County Fair promo book: July
Iowa State Fair booth: August
Farmers Market: TBD
Downtown Dash and Dine: 9/2/2023
Homecoming Chalk the Walk: TBD
Downtown Harvest Party: 9/17/2023
Fall sidewalk Sales: TBD
Haunted House upper story tour: TBD
Treats on Streets: 10/29/2022
Shop Local Santa Coon Bucks give-ways: 11/25-
Christmas in a Small Town: 12/2/2023
Whiterock Rides stop on Main: TBD

To volunteer or for questions, contact chair Tory Winnett.

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