Spend It In Fernie and WIN!

I’ve made a purchase and want to ENTER THE DRAW!


Bonus Round Jan 1 - Jan 7

The rules for this final week have been modified slightly to support businesses who have been impacted by the recent PHO restrictions announced on December 22nd.
How it works:
▪️ Make a purchase between Jan 1 – Jan 7 at a Fernie business in one of the following industries
– Gyms
– Fitness studios
– Bars
– Dine in restaurants
▪️ Save your receipt
▪️ Go to ferniechamber.com and enter the receipt details to be entered into a draw for a $500 gift card of your choice!
Ways to support these industries:
▪️ Buy a gift card
▪️ Purchase merchandise
▪️ Join an online class
▪️ Dine out at a restaurant
▪️ Purchase a membership or punch pass
**Purchase must be made between Jan 1 – 7 to enter this draw and must be in one of the industries listed above. Receipt required to collect your prize**
***Don’t have a phone or internet access? Go into the Visitor Information Centre and we can complete the online portion for you!***

Why Spend It In Fernie This Holiday?

shop local

Research shows that BC local businesses create more than double the economic impact of their chain competitors. For every $100 spent with a BC local business, $63 is re-circulated back into our BC economy (vs $14 for multinational corporations). They re-circulate 4.6 times more revenue in the local economy:

  • Local retailers re-circulate 63% compared to 14% for chains
  • Local restaurants re-circulate 68% compared to 30% for chains
  • Local suppliers (e.g. office supplies) re-circulate 33% compared to 19% for chains

This is because locally owned businesses circulate more dollars in the community compared to multinational organizations. How? Local businesses:

  • Have owners who live and provide jobs in your community
  • Provide more support for local events, sports teams and charities
  • Are more likely to buy local services and stock local products

Spending with a local business has ripple effects that contribute to the growth and health of the communities in our province.

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