SHOP LOCAL – ‘Small Business Saturday’ will be Saturday, Nov. 25

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SHOP LOCAL – ‘Small Business Saturday’ will be Saturday, Nov. 25
Date:
November 25, 2017
Category:
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Updated:
November 17, 2017
Venue:
Downtown Burien
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Burien, WA, 98166, United States

Small Business Saturday is an annual shopping tradition dedicated to supporting small businesses and celebrating communities across the country, and this year it will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25.

Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

“This year, you can join us and get out and support the places you love here in Seattle Southside with the people you love on Nov 25,” Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Andrea Reay said.

Help make Small Business Saturday a huge success for local businesses by participating in the Chamber’s #ShopSmall Selfie Event. Just follow these easy four steps for your chance to win some fabulous prizes and help us get the word out about Small Business Saturday:

  1. Stop in and shop or dine at your favorite local restaurant or small business on Saturday, Nov. 25
  2. Take a Selfie with owners, staff, friends, etc.
  3. Post your selfie to show your support for shopping and buying local using hashtag #ShopSmall – please remember to tag the Chamber @SeaSouthChamber on your Facebook post to be eligible for prizes. Extra points added for selfies taken at Member businesses! Follow this link to find Chamber member businesses http://www.seattlesouthsidechamber.com/list/
  4. Win a prize: best photos are eligible to win gift cards to local businesses. Winners will be notified on our Facebook page by December 1. All winners will need to make arrangements to pick up their gift cards by December 6.

Everyone is invited to please stop by the Seattle Southside Chamber Welcome Station located at Iris and Peony at 441 SW 152nd St, in Burien on Saturday November 25th from 9-11am to pick up your FREE Shop Small Merchandise.

“Studies have shown shopping independent locally-owned businesses keeps 48 cents of every dollar in the local community, as opposed to 14 cents of every dollar when shopping at a national chain and only 1 cent of every dollar when shopping national retailers online. We encourage shoppers to support and celebrate our unique business community and shop local this holiday season.”

–Andrea Snyder, Economic Development Manager, City of Burien

Are you a business and are interested in participating? Please follow this link https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/promote?linknav=us-open-shopsmall-globalheader-promote or contact the Chamber.

Attention Chamber Members: Stop by the Chamber office to pick up your FREE swag bags and Shop Small promotional items beginning November 17th.

Happy shopping, dining and playing here on the best side, Seattle Southside!

About the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce
The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization that has served the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila since 1988. The mission of the Chamber is to be a leader in Southwest King County and a regional voice and resource for building business success. The Chamber focuses on business advancement in the region by helping to build and maintain a strong economic environment.

More info at http://www.seattlesouthsidechamber.com