Promotion

Purpose: To market the District by establishing a unified image and implementing a variety of activities.

  1. Recruit promotions team members/create task forces for each event.
  2. Host two retail-focused events in 2022:Shop Local. Shop Late. Ladies Nights.
  3. Partner with Main Street Iowa to implement window display training and technical assistance
  4. Crusader Career Connections (CR-B Business partnership with elementary and secondary students)
  5. Collaborative Market Campaigns—expand reach
  6. Highlight businesses on Facebook
  7. Expand special events held by businesses
  8. Marketing materials at recreational sites
  9. Work with video class to produce business videos
  10. Holiday Events
  11. Small Business Saturday
  12. Collaborative Marketing Campaign
  13. Share survey results on Facebook and in monthly newsletter
  14. Partner with Design on upper story building tours
  15. Start Retail Group meetings for collaborative events (sip and stroll, ladies nights, etc.)

Event

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date

Shop Local. Shop Late nights

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

TBD

Main Street Retail Road Trip

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt

 

 


x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4/1/2023

Main Street Block Party

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5/8/2022

Scoop the loop CR-B graduation parade

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ask seniors

Carroll County Fair promo book

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Circus - 2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

2024

Iowa State Fair booth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

Farmers Market

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

Downtown Dash and Dine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

9/2/2023

Homecoming Chalk the Walk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

TBD

Downtown Harvest Party

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

9/17/2023

Fall sidewalk Sales

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

Haunted House upper story tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

TBD

Treats on Streets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

10/29/2022

Shop Local Santa Coon Bucks give-ways

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

11/25-

12-20

Christmas in a Small Town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

12/2/2023

Whiterock Rides stop on Main

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

TBD

Trivia Night partnership

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





To volunteer or for questions, contact chair  Natasha Adams.
 

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