Success Stories

Amidst a growing call for digital transformation accelerated by the COVID-19 crisis, the ShopHERE program has supported businesses and artists across Ontario with their very own online stores. Find some of our graduate success stories below and see how we help participants succeed online. Learn more about the program here.

A Unique Experience Possible: ROCKMEDIAtv

ROCKMEDIAtv is a business based in Oakville, Ontario by Bahaa Talis that offers services such as videography, photography and social media management.

by Dimas Chirinos September 12, 2022
Capturing Moments – Encouraging Conversations

Jim Naughton is the energetic and creative photographer behind The Crazy Tiki. Jim creates one of a kind composite images, banners and sports memorabilia as well as headshots and portraits.

by Michelle Foster July 06, 2022
Culture Snap: Photographing Vibrant Cultural Expression

Henry VanderSpek is a photographer based out of Toronto, Ontario. He created Culture Snap out of a love for capturing unique cultural moments. With help from ShopHERE, he was able to create an online store to sell products featuring his photography.

by Digital Main Street December 15, 2021
Automotive Enthusiast Expands His Love Online

Howard Cohen is an established automotive enthusiast. After spending the last sixty years building miniature cars and taking photographs for the past fifty years, Howard decided to take his love for cars to the next level and sell his work online.

by Michelle Foster December 06, 2021

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