Business Membership Benefits


Partner with Main Street Vermilion and enjoy these member benefits:

Tourism Marketing

We market, promote and advertise Vermilion as a destination in many
high profile publications including the 2018 Ohio Travel Guide, the official State of Ohio Tourism Guide;  2018 Lake Erie Living Travel Guide, 2018 Lake Erie Shores & Islands Travel Guide and 2018 Lorain County Visitors Guide.

Listed & Linked

Member business will be listed and linked on our website. Thousands of people visit our website every year to find lodging, dining, shopping, marinas, and what’s happening in Vermilion. We make it easier for them to find your business.

Co Op Marketing Opportunities

Participate in cooperative advertising opportunities for your business to targeted markets. We help make your marketing dollars go further.

Vermilion Business Connection

 Main Street sponsors the Vermilion Business Connection, a monthly meeting of merchants, restaurateurs, and business owners—a way to share ideas and stay connected. 

Support Main Street Programs

Main Street, a 501c3, is the umbrella under which programs like Vermilion in Bloom, Bridge2Bridge, and the Design Committee exist, adding beautification features from flowers and trees to parks and landscapes, benches, enhanced walkability and safety features, and more that creates a sense of place and of pride in our community. It is also the umbrella under which the Arts Guild and Lighthouse Preservation Committee create awareness and promote visiting downtown and Vermilion

Sponsorship Opportunities

Partnership and sponsorship allows us to continue to bring quality programs and projects to town including Hot Diggity Dog Day,  Saturday Farmers Market, Ice-A-Fair, Movies in the Park, Chalk it Up!, Vermilion Harbour Triathlon, and others. It creates a sense of pride, engagement and encourages people to come to town.

Workshops & More   

Exclusive access to webinars, workshops, and conferences through Heritage Ohio, National Main Street, and the Ohio Tourism Association.