Dream-O-Vate Competition

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Coming in 2019...

Have you always dreamed of opening your own business?
Are you an entrepreneur looking to innovate, expand services, or add a new product line?
The time is now!

Dream-O-Vate is a business competition that aims to increase downtown retail occupancy in Livingston County. We are actively seeking entertainment venues, ethnic and specialty eateries, and retail shops to enhance the downtown experience in the Villages of Avon, Caledonia, Dansville, Geneseo, Leicester, Lima, Livonia, Mount Morris and Nunda.

The goals of the program are to:

  • recruit new business that will enhance the existing business mix
  • assist existing business that plan to significantly expand or branch into an additional business concept
  • improve the economic climate for businesses through increased resident and tourist traffic in our Village cores
  • increase downtown occupancy
  • create jobs
  • capture greater resident and visitor spending
  • create a positive buzz about our downtowns


Let us know you’re interested! Take this quick, three question survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/dream-o-vate

Check back in January 2019 for more detail!