Be a Sponsor: your financial support makes the Downtown Launchpad possible and completes the $40,000 incentive package offered through the program.
Join as a community sponsor to help support this effort to recruit a new business into our downtown!
WHAT IS THE LAUNCHPAD?
This is a regional competition providing an incentive package worth up to $40,000 for one selected retail business that will open in Vancouver’s downtown in 2020, creating a launchpad for the area’s next creative and entrepreneurial retail idea.
HOW WILL THE WINNERS BE CHOSEN?
Semi-finalists will be picked from all qualifying applications by a selection panel of downtown stakeholders. The finalists will be selected after a review of their submitted business plan. The winner to be chosen based on a final presentation to the selection panel.
WHEN WILL THE WINNERS BE ANNOUNCED?
The competition winner will be announced as a part of Small Business Week in 2020.
HOW DO I LEARN MORE?
- Let's Go Downtown Vancouver! New Businesses Strengthen Downtowns!