The Small Business Revolution is on a mission to revitalize small towns, one small business at a time. Each season, America chooses a winning town, we choose the featured small businesses, and Deluxe and a host of celebrity experts give them the makeover of a lifetime – all on our quest to put Main Street back on the map.
Now we’re on the hunt for the Season 4 town! During the call for nominations between Oct. 4-26, thousands and thousands poured in. First, we narrowed it to our Top 20. Now, we are down to the Top 10. This is the second of three exciting phases designed to help us find the towns that will go up for a public vote. Congratulations to the selected towns and follow along as we continue the journey!
Top 10 Towns
Cañon City, CO
Marinette, WI/Menominee, MI
Top 20 Phase: On Nov. 13 we announced the Top 20 towns. While incredibly hard to choose from the thousands of nominations, these towns represented those in which we felt our presence could make a real impact. In this phase, the town leaders received a questionnaire and were asked to reach out to community members and small businesses to solicit support for the project. They also conducted a phone interview with Deluxe.
Top 10 Phase: On Dec. 11, we announced the Top 10 towns. These are the towns that we’ll be visiting in January. Our team will be on the road all month long, coming to meet all of you and learning more about each town and its small businesses, and how they would benefit from our Main Street revitalization. This is the phase where we’re calling on your communities to rally and get active on social media, sharing all the things you love about your town. Stay tuned in the coming days to find out when we’ll be coming to visit your town!
Top 5 Phase: Visiting the towns and hearing from all of you will help us determine the towns in which we think we could make the biggest impact. In mid-February, well announce the Top 5 finalists that will be up for a weeklong public vote to see which town will be featured in Season 4. For the towns that make the cut, this will be an incredibly exciting (and exhausting) week!
Winner Announcement: We’ll announce the public’s choice at the end of February! That’s when the real work begins for the winning town. Small businesses will be invited to apply to be featured on the show and we’ll begin that selection process. Filming for the series will space March-June 2019.
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