Small Business Saturday- Saturday, November 25, 2017


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The Lockport Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Shop Small Campaign through American Express will be celebrated again for the 2017 season in the Lockport Business Community starting on Saturday, November 25 and continuing through Sunday, December 31.  There are 4 (FOUR) ways for your organization to participate- read on to participate in one or all!  Questions?  Contact information is provided below.  #shopsmall #shoplockport #shoplocal  

  1. Participation in the Holiday Season Promotion that will run from Saturday, November 25 through Sunday, December 31.  *FREE  We are looking for businesses to provide special promotions, offers, free gift with purchase, etc. that will be available during this timeframe.  Your special will be included in a list that will be distributed at the Christmas in the Square event and listed on the City of Lockport and Lockport Chamber websites during the Holiday Season.  If you are interested in participating in this promotion, please contact the Lockport Chamber office NO LATER THAN 10:00AM MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20.
  2. Participation in the Small Business Saturday kickoff at the Christmas in the Square event on Saturday, November 25. *FREE   The Lockport Chamber is sponsoring a table at this event and will be distributing bags to attendees.  Your business is welcome to provide TANGIBLE* promotional items, coupons, samples, etc. for inclusion in the bags.  If you are interested in providing items to be included, please contact the Lockport Chamber office NO LATER THAN MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20.  * 200 bags will be distributed so please provide items accordingly!
  3. Participation in the Shop Small Campaign on Small Business Saturday, Saturday, November 25. Open your doors and let Lockport know your business supports the Shop Small Campaign!  Use creativity, imagination and social media to share your Small Business Saturday specials and promote your business.  Let the Lockport Chamber know and we will include your location on a list of Open for Business on Small Business Saturday that will be advertised on the Lockport Chamber website and Facebook page.  If you are interested in being included on this list, please contact the Lockport Chamber office NO LATER THAN 10:00AM MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8.
  4. Participation in the Passport to Christmas in the Square program on Saturday, November 25. FREE, however a minimum donation of $25 is appreciated to help with associated costs and support of this program. **spots are limited to 12 participating businesses.  ***registration open to Lockport Businesses who have a storefront or location in the downtown Lockport area (8th St. to the north, 12th St. to the south, State St. to the east including Landing and South Landing areas, Washington St. to the west).  Take this amazing opportunity to interact with the Lockport Community while sponsoring a holiday themed family activity and encouraging the Shop Small movement in your place of business. Your business provides the activity (suggestions available) and your registration provides the rest.  REGISTRATION ACCEPTED ONLINE ONLY ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS.  Visit to register for this program or for further information.