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SHOP313 is tossing Detroit entrepreneurs the alley-oop. We are committed to supporting Detroit entrepreneurs in starting, building, and growing their businesses. We can’t wait to see what you do.

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FAQs

What is SHOP313?

SHOP313 is an immersive platform developed to promote and support Detroit area small business owners and entrepreneurs.

What does it cost me to be a part of SHOP313?

There is no cost to join SHOP313.

How can I join SHOP313?

Start a business with Shopify a, then apply to host a Detroit Pistons game (link out) and sign up to receive our newsletter.

How can I host a Detroit Pistons game as a part of the SHOP313 program?

If you are currently on Shopify, apply here. If you are not currently on Shopify, start your Free Trial today and apply here.

What if I don’t currently have a business today?

Get started with a 60-day free trial to Shopify today!

Who do I contact if I have questions about this program?

Contact us at shop313@pistons.com.

When and how will I find out if I’ve been selected to host a Pistons game and/or participate in a Pistons event/activation?

Detroit Pistons will contact selected businesses via email no less than 72 hours before any relevant activations.

If I am selected, what Detroit Pistons marketing assets will I receive?

Home Game sponsors will receive:

  • In-arena exposure on designated game day via arena bowl and concourse digital signage
  • Concourse activation space during designated game
  • In-game feature during designated game
  • Inclusion within Pistons social media post(s) leading up to and/or on the designated game day
  • Inclusion within Pistons email communication in conjunction with the designated game day
  • Radio advertisement(s) during the designated game broadcast
  • Logo inclusion on Pistons.com & the Pistons App
  • Four (4) lower level tickets to the designated game
  • Invitation(s) to exclusive Pistons / SHOP313 networking event(s)
  • Access to a variety of Pistons discounts, exclusive offers

Away Game sponsors will receive

  • n-arena exposure on a designated regular season home game day via arena bowl signage
  • Inclusion within Pistons social media post(s) leading up to and/or on the designated away game day
  • Radio advertisement(s) during the away game broadcast
  • Logo inclusion on Pistons.com & the Pistons App
  • Two (2) lower level tickets to a mutually agreed upon regular season home game
  • Invitation(s) to exclusive Pistons / SHOP313 networking event(s)
  • Access to a variety of Pistons discounts, exclusive offers

What are the rules and regs for hosting a game?

You can find those here.

What is Shopify?

Shopify FAQ

How much does Shopify cost?

Try Shopify free for 60 days, no credit card required. After your trial expires, choose a pricing plan that suits the size and stage of your business.

Can I use my own domain name with Shopify?

Yes, you can use your own domain name with Shopify.

If you have an existing domain name, you can connect it to Shopify from your store’s admin.

Learn more about connecting an existing domain to a Shopify store .

If you don’t have a domain name yet, you can either buy one through Shopify or a third-party provider.

Do I need to be a designer or developer to use Shopify?

No, you don’t need to be a designer or developer to use Shopify.

Customize the look and feel of your store with the online store builder and themes.

Add features and functionality to your store with apps.

If you need extra help, you can contact our support team, or visit the Shopify Expert Marketplace to search for and hire a certified Shopify expert.

Migrate to Shopify

If you already have an ecommerce website or are using a different ecommerce platform for your business, it's important to make sure that your product information and other content make it to Shopify. You can go through these store migration considerations.

This will help to ensure that your store migration goes as smoothly as possible. The steps that you need to take to migrate your store to Shopify depend on how your store is set up. The migration process could be complicated if your store has large amounts of data in multiple sets.

Additional support provided by:

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