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Small Business Saturday - November 25, 2017

The Entrepreneurial Center is a proud support of Small Business Saturday.

The Entrepreneurial Center is proud to support Small Business Saturday®, the day dedicated to celebrating small, local businesses. 

Small Business Saturday was founded by American Express in 2010 to help strengthen local economies. Today, it’s a holiday shopping tradition celebrating a greater nationwide movement dedicated to uniting communities and supporting all kinds of small businesses, from the corner store to your favorite diner — because it’s unique small businesses like yours that help local communities stay vibrant.

Participating in Small Business Saturday is a great way to reach new customers and promote your business. Here are some ideas for getting involved on November 25:

  • Let your community know that you plan to participate in Small Business Saturday. Visit for free promotional assets, like ready-made social posts, to show your support. 
  • On November 25, transform your store. American Express offers free merchandise, while supplies last, to help your business make an impression. Don’t wait—apply for Small Business Saturday merchandise starting Oct 1 at Terms apply. 
  • Connect with other organizations in your community to see how you can work together on Small Business Saturday events and promotions.


To set up a free appointment, call 860.768.5681 or click here.

Entrepreneurial Center business advisors are available to help you develop your promotions campaign. Whether you need to develop campaign ideas or plan how to finance the campaign, we are here to help.