Welcome to Activity City

By 04/03/2020May 5th, 2020No Comments

Welcome to Activity City

Hello! Welcome to an exciting new platform supporting the local businesses of Glenorchy. Activity City is a one stop shop for local business owners and residents alike to promote, share and connect with products and services all provided on your doorstep!

Activity City is an initiative of the Glenorchy City Council to create a space to recognize the innovative and quality in local businesses in the Glenorchy municipality which stretches from Moonah to Granton.

Activity City has a searchable business directory full of Glenorchy’s best food outlets, cafes, artists, makers, grocers, producers and breweries providing a simple link between local business and local people during this difficult climate.

COVID-19 has created a new normal for the world and local businesses have been hardest hit by many of the restrictions and reduced customer flow. Glenorchy businesses have stepped up to the plate, adapted and created ways to continue to make, sell and serve what they do best. Activity City also provides a hub of information and support for businesses trying to navigate through the pandemic. There are links to government funding, free business advice and programs for businesses taking a leap into the digital marketing world.

Any Glenorchy based business can sign up for free and promote their business through Activity City. Their details are added to the directory along with information about opening hours, contact details, delivery and pick up options and products for sale. Often during difficult times like the current pandemic, business operations are changing regularly and Activity City can facilitate adding new information.

Our Council will be promoting Activity City businesses on the radio, in the newspaper and all-over social media. Mayor Kristie Johnston will be telling anyone who’ll listen about our Activity City businesses and their stories. As a long-time advocate for local business, she personally contacted many who have since signed up and listened to their stories,

“All the best products, services and providers are based here in Glenorchy. You don’t have to go far to find fantastic retail experiences in your local neighbourhood. Many of our local business owners are adapting to offer delivery services, pick up options to allow their customers to receive their goods while they are staying home. I have really enjoyed touching base with local business people to find out how Activity City can best support their efforts during the pandemic”

the Mayor said.

For local residents, this is the ultimate chance to support all local business, big and small, and keep our economy going. Given that many of us are not travelling far at the moment, it is the perfect opportunity to discover what is on your doorstep. From the comfort of your living room you can search the Activity City directory for your favourite local coffee shop or perhaps a shoe shop and have their details in an instant. By supporting local, each of us make a difference in the lives of local business owners, their staff, tradies and cleaners, to keep working.

Retailers in our City employ more than two thousand Glenorchy residents. By spending just 1% more on retail in the Glenorchy economy, our community can boost local trade by $1.6 million. ACTIVITY CITY makes it simple and convenient to support your community by buying local.