Buy It Local Omaha (BILO) is a non-profit organization designed to both (a) educate the local consumer on the advantages of buying products and services from a local business, and to (b) connect the local consumer and business, as well as local businesses with each other, by offering various services. Among other things, BILO seeks to educate the community as to how a larger share of dollars spent at a local merchant remain in the local community, which results in a stronger local economy and community for all residents.
Buy It Local Omaha’s (BILO) mission as a non-profit organization is designed to (a) educate the local consumer on the advantages of buying products and services from a local business, (b) connect the local consumer and business, as well as local businesses with each other, by offering various services and networking opportunities for the entire community, and to (c) stimulate the local economy through these efforts. Buy It Local Omaha will operate in the best interest of the members and consumers in the Omaha area to improve the growth of small businesses which in turn will promote overall growth in the community.
Members will generate solidarity and a presence in the local community through cooperative advertising of the BILO campaign, exclusive membership directory services on the BILO web site, local website search tools for member products and services, community website networking for higher visibility to the consumers, membership kits to include campaign stickers and promotional material, loyalty programs for Business-to-Business and Business-to-Consumer, networking opportunities and a centralized voice for small business advocacy rights within governmental agencies.
By joining Buy It Local Omaha (BILO), you show your support and identify yourself as a local business owner to the community and the local consumers.
Pictured on the cover:
ThermaScan Solutions – Bryan Dring
Heritage Financial – Tom Wilkinson
Intergrated Solutions – Todd Carnes, Kurt Peters, Mike McCabe
J & J Painting – Jay Kunz
Fish Window Cleaning – Curt Drew
MedPain – Jeff Edwards
Max I. Walker – Rob Walker
Ameriscope Media – Joseph Moore
Valpak – Scott Farkas
Hot Shot Deliveries – Jake Hillwick
Wine Styles – Robert Bolden
For more information on Buy It Local Omaha (BILO), please visit them online at www.BuyItLocalOmaha.org.