MEDIA RELEASE: Mississauga Board of Trade Launches Shop Local Mississauga Campaign

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September 29, 2021


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        For Immediate Release                                                              September 29, 2021


Shop Local, Dine Local and Enjoy Local

The Mississauga Board of Trade launches Shop Local Mississauga campaign


(Mississauga, ON – September 29, 2021) Today at a press conference with Mayor Bonnie Crombie, the Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) officially launched Shop Local Mississauga, a campaign to encourage all residents to Shop Local, Dine Local and Enjoy Local. This fall, Mississauga is coming together to show our love for our city and for our neighbours.

COVID-19 has changed our lives. Never has community mattered more. Local businesses have struggled to stay open. The same is true for restaurants and entertainment hot spots. Now we need to come together as neighbours and get out to support our local business owners to help our own city flourish, while seeing what Mississauga has to offer, close to home.

This campaign will support and enhance existing programs like #MississaugaMade and the Digital Main Street Program. It will also help promote community campaigns in the five Mississauga BIA districts, which often hold seasonal and localized Shop Local campaigns. Supporting each other this fall as a city is important to build momentum for shopping, dining and enjoying everything local.

MBOT is partnering with five Mississauga Business Improvement Associations, local Mississauga Media outlets, Mississauga shopping centres (Square One, Heartland, and Erin Mills Town Centre), Tourism Mississauga and the Mississauga Economic Development Office to promote and advertise this campaign to encourage residents of Mississauga to shop local.

Get involved!

If you are a local business, restaurant or owner of an entertainment venue or service in Mississauga, we want you to get involved! The Shop Local Mississauga campaign is all about encouraging our neighbours to shop, dine and enjoy local so it will benefit you and your business.

 Here’s how:

  • Visit to register your business on our dedicated website.
  • Let us know what you are selling or doing this fall within your business so we can help promote it to Mississauga
  • Promote the campaign in your business by putting up a provided window decal
  • Use our social media hashtags in your social posts: #KeepMississaugaStrong, #ShopLocalMississauga, #BeLocal, #DineLocalMississauga, #EnjoyLocalMississauga, #LoveLocalMississauga, #SupportLocalMississauga

Thank you for helping Keep Mississauga Strong. Together, we can all Shop Local, Dine Local and Enjoy Local right here, close to home.


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About the Mississauga Board of Trade

Since being established in 1961, MBOT has played an important leadership role serving and representing the interests of business of all sizes and sectors in our community.

Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest city and third largest in Ontario – with a population of close to 800,000 residents and over 50,000 businesses employing over 440,000 people, including 60 Fortune 500 Canadian headquarters. Mississauga is where successful companies choose to do business. MBOT’s large, diverse and active membership has made us one of the most vibrant business associations in Canada.

As the “Voice of Business” we advocate on policy issues that impact local business at all levels of government and are influential in helping to shape policy decisions. MBOT also offers a wide variety of valuable business services and professional development programs, networking events and marketing opportunities, to help business grow, prosper, and get connected.

Media Contact:

Brad Butt

Mississauga Board of Trade


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