If you dream of owning and operating a local business in downtown Cornwall, we want to help you make that dream a reality. 



Unleash your Inner Entrepreneur
Do you have a great business idea that would be perfect for the Downtown?  Have you always thought about starting your own business? Are you already a business owner, but have a great idea for a new business? Do you have a unique business idea and you just need a push to get going?   We may have the opportunity you’ve been looking for.  

What’s your Big Idea?
To get started, you just need a great idea for a business in Downtown Cornwall. We are currently accepting ideas.   You just need to tell us a bit about yourself, your business idea and how your business would contribute to a vibrant Downtown.


Submit your idea TODAY!



11The Downtown BIA is happy to launch the 2022 Win This Space contest!

Any entrepreneur wishing to open a storefront location in the Downtown BIA is invited to participate in the Win This Space contest. Successful applicants will move to the next phase where they will have the opportunity to receive professional guidance to help build a Financial and Business Plan. Finalists will then be selected to pitch these plans in front of a LIVE audience and a panel of judges. Only one will be selected as the Grand Prize Winner!

The winner of the Win This Space contest will receive the grand prize of $1,000 per month towards rent of their new location for an entire year! That’s $12,000 to welcome you the downtown family!

We would like to thank all that apply, all applicants will be notified if they are accepted into the 2022 Win This Space contest by July 11. 

If you think you have a great business that would be an excellent addition to the Downtown BIA, we want to hear from you. Please apply below.

Submit your great business idea before  July 4th, 2022, at 4:00 pm

Please read the details and contest rules before applying. 

Thank you to this year’s Win This Space partners

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