Thank you for becoming the newest partner of Local First Utah! Our goal is to strengthen locally owned, independent Utah businesses through public education in communities throughout the state. By supporting locally owned, independent businesses we not only strengthen local economies, but at the same time preserve and foster the cities and neighborhoods which make Utah such a unique and interesting place to live.
Local First Utah needs your Support to Succeed!
Brand Your Business as a Local First Business
Building a brand for locally owned, independent businesses is crucial to the success of the 'Buy Local' movement. An essential component of the buy local brand in the door cling included in our New Partner Welcome Packets. You can also download the Local First logo from our website. Try including it on your website, posters, menus, sales receipts -- anywhere your customers will see it.
Engage in the Movement
With more than 4,000 partners, it can be a challenge to communicate with each partner individually. Please make sure that you are:
- Staying informed through our e-newsletter
- Actively updating your information on your business profile
- Checking the website, www.localfirst.org, to find out about upcoming events
- Participating in periodic public education events and promotional campaigns that are identified in our newsletter and on our website.
Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to participate in online ‘Buy Local’ conversations and community dialog. These social networks are the quickest way to inform every one of your business's upcoming sales and events, as well as learn about Local First Utah’s community outreach and initiatives.
Support Other Local Businesses
Make informed local choices when you can—from office supplies to business lunches to phone services, Local First Utah partners are always the best choice!
Thanks again for becoming a partner! We are excited about the great success and continued potential of the local first movement and we know you share our enthusiasm and commitment to moving forward. If you have any ideas, questions, or suggestions on how we can continue to improve, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Nan Seymour, Executive Director
Kristen Lavelett, Assistant Director