Gilbert Launches Partnership with Hownd to Support Local Businesses

Gilbert Partners with Hownd

The #GilbertTogether Business Recovery Program is excited to announce a partnership with Hownd, a foot traffic and revenue-generation platform for local businesses.

  • Hownd will promote gift cards and promotional offers through an online marketing platform.
  • Businesses using Hownd will generate immediate cash sales.

Gilbert will cover the Hownd administrative fees (up to a program total of $25,000).


Eligible Businesses

Business must have a physical location, with a Gilbert address, and be in one of the following categories:

  • Experiential Retail (e.g. arts and crafts and other frequent-to-visit retailers)
  • Entertainment
  • Restaurant
  • Health & Beauty
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Car Care

Set Up Your Free Account Today.

Interested businesses can create a free account in 10 minutes. After creating your account, Hownd will assist you by promoting your gift cards and offers through:

  • Tailored Automated Emails
  • Your Website
  • Social Media
  • MyHownd Consumer App

A Stripe account is required for consumer purchases and direct payment to businesses.

Get Started With Hownd


If you have questions about Hownd, or any of the components within the #GilbertTogether Business Recovery Program, please reach out to our Gilbert Office of Economic Development team by emailing us at econdev@gilbertaz.gov or leave us a message at (480) 503-6983.