Digital Main Street & ShopHERE

WHAT IS DIGITAL MAIN STREET?     

Digital Main Street is a program and service that helps main street businesses achieve digital transformation. The program is built around an online learning platform, structured training programs, and provides support with the use of a Digital Service Squad.

The Digital Transformation Grant Program provides Digital Transformation training and guidance and provide the opportunity for main street businesses to apply for a grant of up to $2,500. Sign up to receive information on the grant program. 

Learn more about the Digital Main Street program – digitalmainstreet.ca/faq

DMS ShopHERE

ShopHERE provides businesses a quick, easy and no-cost way to get selling online right away.

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of bricks and mortar stores having an online presence to sell their goods and services.

The ShopHEREprogram offers independent small businesses (with a location or home-based) and artists the opportunity to get a cost-free online store.


*The program and build of the website are done at no cost, but businesses are responsible for the Shopify monthly fee after the 90-day trial.


ShopHEREis supported by a number of community and corporate partners, including Toronto Association of Business Improvement Areas, Shopify, Google, Mastercard, Microsoft, Magnet, and The Schulich School of Business -York University.

Learn more about the ShopHERE https://digitalmainstreet.ca/shophere/

ARE YOU A HANOVER MAIN STREET SMALL BUSINESS OWNER INTERESTED IN LEARNING HOW TO BUILD YOUR ONLINE BRAND?  

Sign up today for the Digital Main Street Program, it’s Free!  Here are the steps to getting started 

  1. Create an account at Digital Main Street.

  2. Complete your Digital Main Street assessment and get actionable recommendations on how to adopt digital tools and technologies

  3. Access digital resources, events, and receive information on the Digital Transformation Grant.

  4. Contact the Digital Service Squad for a FREE personalized consultation and assistance with the Digital Main Street program.