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Downtown Dollars

Essex BIA Downtown Dollars

The BIA is excited to announce the return of our hugely successful tool to our downtown district, which will help you and all of our businesses!

We will be selling Essex BIA Downtown Dollars on Tuesday, May 28 , 2024  with a 20% discount! These will be sold and redeemed at RBC Royal Bank of Canada, 161 Talbot St N, Essex, ON N8M 2C6 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.

$50,000 to be sold! We have designed glossy, easy to count currency in increments of $10, $20, and $50 bills.

RBC Royal Bank of Canada will be enforcing our $500 limit for each purchase of Downtown Dollars to allow everyone the opportunity to save. Downtown Dollars can be purchased with cash or RBC clients can use debit.

Downtown Dollars are accepted at over 60 local participating Essex businesses. There is no expiry date and Downtown Dollars can be used any time. *See the Participating Essex Businesses list below.

Benefits for the Customer

  • The customer only pays $8.00 on every $10! That’s a 20% savings, which the BIA covers
  • The BIA Downtown Dollars will be available for purchase at RBC Royal Bank of Canada, 161 Talbot St N, Essex, ON N8M 2C6
  • Downtown Dollars and can be used for a variety of items i.e. restaurants, entertainment, clothing, professional services, products, etc.
  • Downtown Dollars can be also used as gifts

Benefits for YOU, the Business Owner

  • The Downtown Dollars do not cost you anything
  • The BIA will cover the entire 20% savings
  • Your business will be included in our advertising campaign
  • The Downtown Dollars will be treated like cash and can be redeemed at RBC Royal Bank of Canada, 161 Talbot St N, Essex, ON N8M 2C6 at anytime during their hours of operation
  • Encourages downtown, local spending throughout slower months
  • Gets customers into our downtown district to see all that we have to offer