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TOOLS AND PRACTICAL GUIDES

MEDIA LIBRARY

FINANCING, FUNDING, AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

TRAINING, WORKSHOPS, AND SUPPORT SERVICES

STATISTICS, STUDIES, AND RESEARCH

EXTERNAL EVENTS AND TRAINING SCHEDULE

TOOLS AND PRACTICAL GUIDES

Practical guide for Old Montreal businesses

Market study on Old Montreal's clientele

This analysis provides an up-to-date assessment of supply and demand in the Old Montreal in a post-pandemic context. The project was carried out with financial support from the City of Montreal city over a period of nearly 10 months, combining field analysis and focus group data collected in summer and fall of 2023.

Municipal and government resources

MEDIA LIBRARY

Photo library for SDC Vieux-Montreal's members and partners

FINANCING, FUNDING, AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Old Montreal Cultural Offering Support Program

This program, set up thanks to financial support from the City of Montreal, allows the Old Montreal SDC and various neighbourhood cultural installations to develop a schedule of dynamic and free activities, based on the expertise and creativity of Old Montreal's institutions. Partners developed through this program can offer a quality entertanment schedule for the 2022-2023 season to the area, supporting the economic recovery movement.

The promotion of all cultural activities linked to this program is done through the Old Montreal SDC's social media, as well as on the website vieuxmontreal.ca

N.B.: Businesses qualifying for this support program must be SDC members and belong to the cultural activity sector.

Financial assistance: businesses in areas affected by major construction work

This financial assistance program is aimed at reducing the impact of work sites for establishments located in areas affected by major construction.

Eligible area in Old Montreal:

  • rue Saint-Antoine Est

Financial aid up to 40 000 $

Deadlines: May 30th 2024

PME MTL

PME MTL is a network of experts in financing and training entrepreneurs and enterprises. Extensive help is offered to Montreal businesses and entrepreneur regarding emergecy financial aid and financing.

You may directly contact Ana Luisa Cano - PME MTL downtown office at 514-879-0555 or at info.centre@pmemtl.com

Quebec National Library and Archives (BAnQ)

Where can you find the funding to finance your project? What programs and financial aid are you eligible for? Where can you find governmental, non-governmental, and community organization institutions that offer financing? Under what conditions can you receive a grant or call upon a business incubator? The BAnQ has composed a list of several resources to aid you in your search for financing.

TRAINING, WORKSHOPS, AND SUPPORT SERVICES

Training and master classes offered by SDC Old Montreal - Program 2024


What's in store for the 2024 cruise season

  • Portrait of the cruise market in Montreal: pre-pandemic growth, current context, potential;
  • New positioning of the Metropolis as a destination port for luxury cruises / Coherence with Old Montreal's offer;
  • Understand the profile of cruise passengers and benefit from their business presence;
  • 2024 projections & growth prospects.

(in french only)


Market analysis: Old Montreal clienteles

Presentation of the highlights of the market analysis conducted in 2023. Discover the habits and behaviors of Old Montréal's clientele, and how to stand out as a business and attract these specific clienteles.

(in french only)


Storytelling and copywriting: stimulate your customers' interest and buy-in!

Engaging, coherent and powerful texts have the power to arouse consumer interest in your products and services. In 90 minutes, you'll benefit from a series of enlightening observations and tips for improving the quality of your editorial content.

April 11 at 12 noon

Local SEO & Google My Business

Training objectives :

  • Understand how the main search engines work;
  • Understand local SEO;
  • Use Google My Business to promote your business.

April 16 at 12pm

Advertising strategy on Facebook & Instagram

Training objectives :

  • Create a winning advertising campaign strategy on Facebook + Instagram;
  • Understand the functionalities of the advertising platform (Business manager);
  • Create your first Facebook & Instagram campaigns;
  • Analyze and measure campaign performance.

May 9th at 12pm

Use TikTok to achieve your business goals

Training objectives :

  • Establish a winning TikTok strategy to achieve your business objectives;
  • Understand how the algorithm works;
  • Optimize your presence on TikTok through best practices in community management and content creation.

May 14th at 12pm

Optimize your use of LinkedIn

Training objectives :

  • Introduction to LinkedIn;
  • Understand each of your account's functionalities;
  • Choose the right type of LinkedIn campaign and targeting method according to your needs;
  • Use best practices for images and copywriting on LinkedIn.

June 4 at 12 noon

Free continued training

STATISTICS, STUDIES, AND RESEARCH

Tourisme Montréal Database

This database contains numbers and statistics on tourism, airport fares, tourist attractions' frequency of visits, etc.

DGLT STUDY 2024

This study by Léger looks at the trends that will guide your digital strategies in 2024.

EXTERNAL EVENTS AND TRAINING SCHEDULE

CEIM

CQCD

ARQ

École des entrepreneurs du Québec

Les Affaires

Infopresse