Benefits of being in a Business Improvement District


BID businesses may take advantage of these promotions and services

  • Vendor table at all First Fridays (including Car Show and Country Christmas)*

  • Vendor table at the Oxford Village Market*

  • 20 on Tuesday listing – submit your “Twenty” themed promotion offered every Tuesday and we’ll add you to a post card distributed to Oxford Village Market visitors and at all events and promotions.

  • Vendor table at all other OMI events*

  • Social media promotion of your special event or special sale. The OMI Facebook page has over 4,700 likes and a daily reach of 2,500 views.**

  • Promotion on First Friday activities list (distributed during event, via e-blast to the community, website and social media)**

  • Monthly Merchant/Vendor newsletter including helpful links, Merchant Meeting agenda and Downtown news

  • Business listing on our Shop Oxford webpage

  • One free ticket to one OMI fundraising event annually

any many more!


What benefits do BIDs bring to everyone?

Studies from across the country have shown that BIDs have resulted in the following benefits:

✓ Increased customer footfall

✓ A more buoyant local economy

✓ Reduced individual business costs through joint projects

✓ Physical improvements to the BID area

✓ A united business voice on key issues

✓ Businesses being more involved in community projects

✓ Builds local pride in the city