Welcome to the ‘Shop Where You Live Campaign Page’!

Check out the quick Q&A to understand what this is all about:


What is this campaign all about?

Check out our media release and ShopInDurham.ca for more information!

 

How can someone support?

We encourage you to take photos of your favourite place to support & shop. The Region has an adventure waiting for you. Meet your neighbours, great business owners and when you shop local you give back directly to your community. Shop Where You Live!

Use our social media toolkit for easy posts!

How to use the Toolkit 

  1. Download all graphics provided onto your desktop/computer
  2. Copy and paste one of the suggested Shop Where You Live captions and hashtags
  3. Use appropriate graphic for each social media channel
  4. Head to your business or personal profile on your preferred social media channel and post!

Downloads 

CLICK HERE to download Shop Where You Live captions and hashtags!

CLICK HERE to download a zipped folder of Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn graphics! (Once downloaded, upzipping is as simple as right clicking the file and and selecting “Extract All…”)

CLICK HERE to download a zipped folder of Twitter graphics! (Once downloaded, upzipping is as simple as right clicking the file and and selecting “Extract All…”)

 

Shop Where You Live contest details!

Support Shop Where You Live for a chance to win $300 in Local Gift Cards. Three prizes are available to be won.

  • Take a picture of your favorite local shop, favorite local product, selfie in front of a local store, or selfie with the shop owner.
  • Tell everyone why you love that shop, shop owner or product.
  • Post the picture on your Instagram, use the hashtag #ShopInDurham so we see it!
  • Enter as many times as you like with new photos.

Durham Region Residents & Shop Owners are eligible. One winner will be chosen in November, December and January.
Winner will be notified by Instagram Direct Message and will have 72 hours to reply to secure their prize.
ID that proves that you are a Durham Region resident will be required to pick up prize.

Current COVID safety protocol is recommended.
Not sponsored or associated with Instagram.

 

What else should I be looking for?

This one-pager provides a high-level overview of all of the great places we’ll communicate this philosophy!

 

Look for our Street Team in downtown Whitby and Brooklin!

Check back for photos and watch for our street teams visiting municipalities across the Region!

 

Share your local finds on social media using #ShopInDurham.

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The Shop Where You Live street team spreading the word! #ShopWhereYouLive
The Shop Where You Live street team spreading the word! #ShopWhereYouLive
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