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Sponsors and Partners

<b>Hyska's YIG</b><b>Rotary Club of Petawawa</b><b>PMFRC Employment Service</b><b>Western Financial Group</b>

Sponsorship Program

Petawawa's NEW Pop Up Container Market has been realized with the support of local businesses and organizations and with authorization from municipal Council and considerable staff input from all the various departments.  We wish to thank all of our partners who have seen the opportunity to "think inside the box" and create some much needed exposure space for our entrepreneurs and small businesses.

If you or your business is interested in sponsorship opportunities associated with the Pop Up Container Market please review the programs available at the bottom of this page.

Our main Pop Up Container unit sponsors are highlighted here with a brief detail about who they are and what they represent:

Hyska’s Your Independent Grocer

Hyska’s Your Independent Grocer is our local grocery store proudly owned by resident and community volunteers Val and Steve Hyska.  Val and Steve are always exploring ways to support other businesses and give back to the community.  From their participation and representation on various organizations, to their fundraising efforts for the Petawawa Pantry, to featuring local products for sale in their store, this veteran military family is always advocating for this community.  So pleased to welcome Hyska’s YIG as a Unit Sponsor in the Pop Up Container Market program. 

The Rotary Club of Petawawa

Rotary started under the founding vision of Paul Harris, a Chicago attorney, in 1905.  It was created so professionals, with diverse backgrounds, could network, exchange ideas and develop friendships.  Over time, humanitarian efforts, became the new extension of the organizations work, addressing community challenges, around the world.  Service above self is their guiding motto. 

Thrilled that the Rotary Club of Petawawa sees the Pop Up Container market as an opportunity to support local entrepreneurial development and specifically to address challenges these groups have faced in bring their products and services to market as a result of the pandemic and has collaborated as a Unit Sponsor in the Pop Up Container Market program.

PMFRC Employment Services

Employment Service is a proud division of the Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre (PMFRC), a not-for-profit agency that strives to meet the needs of Canadian Forces families, as well as local community members.  They offer a bilingual service delivery for Employment Ontario, which allows users’ direct access to all of the best tools, programs, and incentives available in Ontario.  Employment Service is a free and confidential service whose goal is to connect Upper Ottawa Valley residents with high-quality jobs and local employers with a competitive workforce.
It is a tribute to the PMFRC Employment Services vision and understanding of the local military community that they support entrepreneurial development and have partnered with this Pop Up Container Market program as a Unit Sponsor.

Western Financial Group

Your Western Financial Group Petawawa, brokers on Hilda Street (formerly EGM Insurance), offer car and truck insurance, home insurance, business insurance, travel insurance, seasonal property, farm insurance and recreational vehicle insurance etc. They offer personal and affordable group insurance plans in their dedication to find clients the best insurance solutions.  Pleased to welcome Western Financial Group, who provides insurance coverage and peace of mind to so many businesses as a Partner Sponsor in the Pop Up Container Market Program

Want to be a Sponsor in the Pop Up Container Market?

If you are looking to collaborate in this exciting project there are a few options which remain available.  If you are interested in any of these opportunities please reach out to Christine Mitchell, Economic Development Officer for the Town of Petawawa at or call 613-687-5536 ext. 2021.

  • 2022 Overall Pop Up Market Sponsorship

  • Unit Sponsorship (we have one unit left where your signage could be displayed)

  • Vendor Sponsor Options:

Pop Up Sponsor of the Week ($1000)

This Sponsorship includes the rental of all five containers for a week.  The Sponsor could then create a themed event specifically for a certain type of vendor, such as an Art in the Park or a Health and Wellness event.  Conversely, the benefactor could allow the municipality to select and support vendors who win the unit for a week through a random draw process.  The Town will recognize the sponsor in associated social media coverage and request that vendors of the week reference the Sponsor in their social posts as well.  Sponsor can also advertise through their promotional channels that they are the sponsor of the week in the Pop Up Container Market Program.

Pop Up Partner of the Week ($500)

This Partnership opportunity would support half the rental fee for all five units in the market providing for a reduced rental rate for vendors.  The Town will recognize the sponsor in associated social media coverage and request vendors to acknowledge sponsors in their social posts as well.  Sponsor can also advertise and attract vendors to this opportunity through their promotional channels noting thier willingness to partner with interested vendors.

Pop Up Single Sponsor ($200)

This Sponsorship includes one unit rental which will be donated to an eligible pre-registered vendor.  The winning vendor will be responsible for recognizing the sponsor in all of their social media as they promote themselves in the use of the unit.  The Town will recognize the sponsor in the weekly post about the Pop Up Container market.