Everyone is telling me to support local...but why should I?

We've all seen the ads. "Support local! Local businesses need your support!"

Support local is plastered all over every media outlet these days and while we stand behind the messaging, we are here to tell you why you, as a consumer, should care.

What happens when you make the conscious decision to shop locally rather than at big box stores or malls?

Hear it straight from our merchants in this video series.

Check Out The Videos

Meet The Merchants

Ever wondered what kind of businesses are downtown? Our organization represents approximately 2,000 members. Each of them has a very unique offering and story to tell! In this blog series you'll learn about business owners, why they choose Downtown London, and how they give back to our community. Check back weekly for a new blog post.

Read Their Stories

Voices of Downtown Crawl

Looking for a COVID-safe activity?

Head downtown with your phone for a self guided tour across the district. Check out illustrations of the families you support when you shop local and scan QR codes to hear their stories.

Hear Their Stories

Win Money to Spend Downtown!

Want to win some Construction Dollars to spend downtown? We are running some great contests in partnership with the below organizations. Keep your eyes on our social media for more information about these contests!

Instagram Contest

Pure Country

106.9 The X

Virgin Radio

Classic Rock 98.1

Ready to Shop Local?

Check out our Business Directory for a list of downtown businesses. Grab a piece of paper and pen...you'll want to keep a bucket list of places to visit!

You can even search by sector or location.

Business Directory Shop Online