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Learn from a Business Coach!


Are you looking to improve your marketing skills? We have you covered! Join us at our next Downtown Business Learning Series on Tuesday, February 27 from 6-8pm at Covent Garden Market. Guest speaker and business coach Nicole Haney will dive into this concept of “Value Proposition” – or more simply, what makes your business attractive to customers. In this workshop, you will learn how to identify your value proposition, and how to utilize this in your marketing strategy.  

Register below to reserve your spot for this free workshop:

Register now

How to enter the Market for the workshop:

If you are driving and wish to enter the Market after 6 pm, you can take the elevator or stairs from P1 or P2 directly to the second floor. For those arriving on foot, please use the King Street entrance as the first set of doors will be open. From there, you can either take the stairs or the elevator up to the second floor.

Furthermore, the Market is pleased to offer free parking vouchers.

Goals and Gratitude ’24


Attendees of the Downtown Business Learning Series: Value Proposition session will automatically be entered into a draw to win a free ticket to Nicole Haney’s upcoming Goals and Gratitude ’24 conference. We are also happy to announce that Nicole will be providing all attendees with a discount code to her conference for those wishing to learn more about bringing your business goals to life! Want to learn more about the conference? Watch the video here!

Member News




The Gourmet Deli celebrates 25 years! Congratulations to Thomas and his team for this huge milestone. Here’s to another 25 years of delicious food and great service!





Stache Fabrics & Notions won the 2024 Fabric eTailer of the Year – Ontario! It is great to see our members being recognized for their incredible work as a business. Congratulations to Michaelanne and her team for this award!



A message from Cahmal Morrsion from Shop Knuse:

Cahmal wants to help his downtown neighbours! He is offering free design services for a month, including brochures, flyers, posters, banners, social media graphics, infographics and presentations. He can support you with your design needs and goals, and help you with creating custom graphics and visual identity elements, providing feedback on brand consistency, and collaborating with your team to ensure on-brand images. If you are interested in this service, please reach out to Cahmal at to learn more.

Do you have exciting business news? Let us know and we would be happy to share the message! 

DTL in the Media



Updates and Seminars


Downtown London Grants

Canadian Urban Institute