The Digital Main Street program offers tools, resources, connections to trusted digital vendors, online learning and a Digital Service Squad that provides one-on-one virtual assistance. Working with community partners, the program helps small businesses, not-for-profits and creative/culture organizations with everything from website design and social media to launching e-commerce platforms.
Digital Main Street was created by the City and the Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas (TABIA) in 2016. It was expanded in 2020 as part of the Mayor’s Economic Support and Recovery Task Force’s short-term economic support and recovery plan for Toronto’s businesses.
ShopHERE powered by Google provides independent businesses and artists with a quick, easy and no-cost way to sell online. With the help of volunteer web developers, business students and corporate partners, the program provides businesses with one-on-one support to build and launch a Shopify online store.
The Recovery Activation Program offers the support you need to evolve your business, digitally transform, and adapt to the new normal. Receive fully-funded immersive training, mentoring and support to assist with digital modernization.