Shop Quinte West

Shop Smart,
Shop Local,
Shop Quinte West

Shop Quinte West supports and promotes local businesses of all sizes to our local residents and advocates the benefits of shopping locally, highlighting any promotions, campaigns and giveaways happening within our business community.

Our Partners

The Quinte West Chamber is pleased to work with the City of Quinte West and the Downtown Trenton Business Improvement Association (DBIA) on the Shop Local campaign.

The Shop Local, Shop Quinte West program first began in 2008, and thanks to the ongoing partnership with the City of Quinte West and DBIA, has grown significantly over the years. The program has included multiple events, newspaper inserts, and radio advertising to encourage our community to shop smart, shop local, Shop Quinte West. The program helps to promote the benefit for shopping locally, including strengthening our job market and overall economic growth.

Upcoming Events

Shop Quinte West supports and promotes local businesses of all sizes to our local residents and promotes the benefits of shopping locally, highlighting any promotions, campaigns and giveaways happening within our business community.

 

Events Coming Soon!

Initiatives
Shop the Neighbourhood
Shop the Neighbourhood is a new video series featuring businesses from the unique shopping neighbourhoods that make up our city! We can’t wait to get to know more about these businesses in Bayside, Carrying Place, Frankford and Trenton. Watch the series unfold on our Facebook, Instagram and YouTube pages.
CONTEST
Keep checking back for current Shop the Neighbourhood contests!
Rural Ramble
Grab the family, pull out our map, and take a journey on our first ever Rural Ramble. Experience and shop at the rural businesses sprinkled across Quinte West and don t forget to play our scavenger hunt while you re visiting locations.

Download Map

CONTEST
Keep checking back for current Rural Ramble contests!
Rural Ramble

Grab the family, pull out our map, and take a journey on our first ever Rural Ramble. Experience and shop at the rural businesses sprinkled across Quinte West and don t forget to play our scavenger hunt while you re visiting locations.

Download Map

CONTEST
Keep checking back for current Rural Ramble contests!

We are encouraging businesses to use the #SHOPQUINTEWEST and #SHOPTHENIEGHBORHOOD to promote shopping local!



Resources

Are you a business owner looking to take part in the Shop Quinte West Campaign, or just looking for some additional marketing materials to promote your business? Check out our resources below:

Social Media Templates

Have an upcoming sale or event, but not sure where to even start? Click on the Canva links below for an easy-to-use social media template that will get your company’s message on social media in a blink of an eye.

SQW Facebook Template 1
SQW Facebook Template 2
SQW Facebook Template 3

SQW Instagram Template 1
SQW Instagram Template 2
SQW Instagram Template 3
SQW Instagram Template 4
SQW Instagram Template 5

SQW Story Template 1
SQW Story Template 2

Instructions:
Step one: Click on the template you would like to use – canva.com will open
Step two: Click “Use Template”
Step three: Sign-in or make your free Canva account
Step four: Once the file is open, click on “Uploads” on the far left-hand side of the screen. Click the purple Media button to select your photo.
Step five: Click on the preview of the image to bring it onto the canvas. Once it’s on the canvas, right-click on the picture and “Set image as background”
Step six: Click “Download” in the top right, choose your desired file type (we suggest JPEG or PNG), and then hit download for your finished image!

For additional Canva resources and tutorials on how to use, click here

If you are having any issues with the social media templates, please contact the Chamber and we would be happy to help walk you through the steps.


Printable Posters

Click below for printable posters to use in your store!

Winter Poster

Spring Poster

Summer Poster

Fall Poster


Suggested Tags for use on social media

Posting about shopping local? We encourage businesses to use these hashtags on their social media posts:

#ShopQuinteWest, #ShoptheNeighbourhood


Trentonian Seasonal Shop Local Insert

The City of Quinte West and the Trentonian Newspaper produce a Shop Local insert every quarter with feature articles written on local businesses to promote shopping local.

Contact Lee-Anne Evans at the Trentonian newspaper to learn how you can get involved in the Shop Local insert.

Get Involved


Jingles

Shop Quinte West jingles are available to use for any of your radio advertisements.
These jingles are available at all Quinte region radio stations or you can download at the link below:

Shop Quinte West Jingles