How You Can Participate in Small Business Saturday
Shop local! Many of our local businesses will be offering discounts, promotions, or special events on November 28th. Stay tuned for a list of all of the business offerings!
We will also be running a contest... Fill your passport with enough stamps to be entered to win prizes from local businesses. We will be revealing our passport very soon, along with all the other fun to be had on Small Business Saturday. Thank you for Thinking Laguna First!
Small Business Saturday Passport Contest
Calling all shoppers! We are running a contest just to thank you for shopping local and Thinking Laguna First!
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR PASSPORT
Passports will be available at businesses to pick up, but you can also print from home just to be safe in case they run out!
HOW TO PLAY:
1. Visit participating businesses listed on Think Laguna First
2. During the visit, get your card stamped and check out their fun offerings.
3. Fill your passport with stamps starting November 28 through December 17th, and mail or drop off at the Chamber office by December 20th to be entered to win!
Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce
357 Glenneyre St
4. Have fun and Think Laguna First!
Prizes and passport will be released as we get closer.
Don't be a cotton-headed ninny muggins... Support your local businesses while doing your holiday shopping!!
Click here to download our participation form to be listed on our website and advertising collateral.
Friendly Sidewalk Sale Tips For A Successful Small Business Saturday!
- DON’T…Block the Sidewalk
- DON’T…Block Exits or Entrances
- DON’T…Block Parking
DO…Keep it Classy Laguna Beach!
SBS SIDEWALK SALE RULES
We will not be allowed to do this again if these rules aren’t obeyed by all merchants!
- DO…Hang Merchandise Outside of Your Shop!
- DO…Host a Special Event Just for SBS!
- DO…Put Up Eye-Catching Temporary Signage in Your Shop Window!
- DO…Advertise Your Special Deals on SBS!
- DO…Remove All Outdoor Displays by 10:00pm!
- DO…Work with Adjacent Businesses to Coordinate Efforts!
- DO…Hold A Special Contest or Event Just for SBS!
- DO…Follow Tags in Your Social Media Posts Using: #thinklagunafirst #shopsmall #sidewalksale #SBS #chamberlb @chamberlb
The Chamber of Commerce will be filing a Temporary Use Permit for outdoor displays on November 28, 2020 citywide. Displays outside of this date must be approved by the city (see lagunabeachcity.net for appropriate permits.)
ADDITIONAL SUGGESTIONS FOR A GREAT EVENT!
- The display and signage does not extend into the public right-of-way.
- The display does not reduce required parking
- The display does not inhibit adequate ingress and egress to the building
- All displays must be removed by 10:00pm on November 28, 2020.
- Add your promotion to ‘Hot Deals’ on www.lagunabeachchamber.org (Chamber members)
- Click Member Login on www.lagunabeachchamber.org and enter your member portal (contact the Chamber to set-up your login username and password)
- Click the ‘Hot Deal’ button on the menu on the left side of your dashboard
- Click ‘Add Hot Deal’ button, and enter all of the details!
- You can choose to extend this deal past SBS through the holidays if you wish.. it will stay active on our site as long as the promotion is valid.
- Advertise your promotion on your social media channels with custom graphics from the Chamber(reach out to email@example.com to inquire about these images), or create your own! AMEX has customizable marketing materials available at https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/shop-small/
- Social Media Member Spotlights
- If you are a Chamber member in good standing AND participating in Small Business Saturday, we would love to do a member spotlight on our social media!
- If you would like to be featured please send the following items to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- 1-4 Photos - Examples of what will draw attention: Employee standing in front of your store, employee engaging with customer inside store, anything showing personal connection
- Writeup – Send us a 2-4 sentence blurb about your business and working in Laguna
- Promotion – detail the promotion, offer, or event for SBS
- You must provide all three items to be featured! Please submit your member spotlight by November 20, 2020.