Welcome to the Merchant Resources section of the Downtown Tinley website. This information is here to educate and empower Downtown Tinley business owners. Click on links to the left to learn many free ways to promote your business, how to attract customers and ways to get involved in the events and activities that make Downtown Tinley a destination for dining, shopping and fun.
The Village of Tinley Park supports this community marketing initiative, which is led by the Tinley Park Marketing Department and the Tinley Park MainStreet Commission. Merchant meetings are held on a biannual basis. All are invited, and lunch is provided. Meeting times and locations are subject to change.
Downtown Tinley is a vibrant business community filled with many locally owned, independent shops, restaurants and service businesses. Downtown Tinley is a perfect destination and host to many wonderful events and activities throughout the year. The biannual merchant meetings, this website, the "Experience Downtown Tinley" email marketing campaign, Facebook and Twitter are all here to promote local businesses in Downtown Tinley and to attract businesses and shoppers to this community.
Save the date! The next Downtown Tinley meeting will be held at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Creative Cakes Bakery and Café, 16649 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park. Additional information will be provided via email and during the first week of September.
Click here to read "Keys to Clear Communication," a short how-to guide for submitting your business' events, specials and promotions to news publications and the Village of Tinley Park.
Click here to watch a video presentation by Tinley Park Planning Director Amy Connolly on the Village's Sign Incentive Program, which will be offered to Downtown Tinley businesses in an effort to make Oak Park Avenue shops and stores more visible.
Roger Brooks International helps municipalities increase local and visitor spending through tourism and downtown development. In the below links, company CEO Roger Brooks gives a presentation on his outsider's-perspective assessment of Tinley Park and suggests ways in which the Village can improve its tourism and Downtown Tinley development initiatives. These resources have been made available to the Village for a limited time as a result of the recently completed assessment.
Click here to access the Roger Brooks Assessment Findings and Suggestions Report.
You can also check out the Roger Brooks International video library for a limited time by clicking here. To log in, use:
Click here to watch Tinley Park Mayor David G. Seaman, Village Manager Dave Niemeyer, Planning Director Amy Connolly, Economic Development Director Ivan Baker and Assistant Village Manager Mike Mertens give updates on Downtown Tinley planning, development and beautification efforts.