There are 3 ways to join Shop Local Raleigh:

As a Business, Non Profit Organization or as an Insider

What People are Saying about Shop Local Raleigh

“There is no better place to develop your local business than Shop Local Raleigh. I have been able to meet and do business with the nicest and most professional people!  We’ve always made an effort to shop with local businesses in the area, and it’s nice to meet other business owners with the same mentality. Shop Local Raleigh is a terrific organization lead by an amazing group of individuals.”- Tortuga Marketing

All Shop Local Raleigh business* members can take advantage of these great benefits:

    • Your business listing in the online business directory, complete with a personalized company profile
    • Access to group health care plan
    • Promote your events and specials on our website
    • Reach customers through our social media communities
    • Access to all networking and educational training events at no additional cost (for you and your staff)
    • Member to member offers available through the network
    • Advertise your business to other members
    • Valuable business tips, useful articles, studies and more, thanks to our affiliation with American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA)
    • Your business on our Preferred Vendor List
    • Local television and radio advertising that drives traffic to this site and encourages consumers to spend their dollars with local businesses, including yours!
    • Covers all of Wake County

All Non-profit businesses receive 1/2 off price.

  • Listing in 1 Category
  • Add 1 photo
  • Add Events to Calendar
  • Visitor Contact Form
  • Google Map of Location
  • Complete control over listing
  • Annual Membership
  • x
  • x
  • x
  • x
  • $100
  • Featured Listing
  • Listing in 5 Categories
  • Add up to 5 photos
  • Add Events to Calendar
  • Visitor Contact Form
  • Google Map of Location
  • Complete control over listing
  • Annual Membership
  • Logo on consumer newsletter with click through (sent once per month to over 4000 subscribers)
  • 1 boosted social media post ($5-10 spend)
  • No charge to run a social media giveaway contest
  • Ability to send up to 3 blog posts per year published on our SLR blog section
  • $250

* To qualify as a local business or non-profit organization.

  • Private, Employee, Community or Cooperative ownership
  • Owned in majority by area resident(s)
  • Full decision-making function for the business lies with its owner(s)
  • No more than 10 outlets, bases of operation lie within a single state

As an independent business owner, you’re making a tremendous contribution to our local economy, so why not make sure people know. Membership in Shop Local Raleigh helps promote your business and lets you make a statement about the importance of buying local first.