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Get Ready for Small Business Saturday®

November 15, 2017

As an organization that serves local business owners and customers, Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington is proud to support Small Business Saturday® this November 25th!

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 25th:

• 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 25th, transform your store or restaurant. 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 October 1st at (Terms apply.)

• Connect with other organizations in your community to see how you can work together on Small Business Saturday® events and promotions. 

Join us this November 25th to celebrate Small Business Saturday®! Visit the official website for full details and registered participating locations to get involved.