Chamber organizes SmallBizSat Passport Shopping Contest

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The week of November 19-25, the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Small Business Saturday® Passport Shopping Contest. In recognition of and in support of small businesses in the greater Augusta region that enrich our community, the Chamber is encouraging shoppers to get out, shop small and dine small to show support for our thriving small business community by completing their shopping Passport. 

How to participate: Download and print a shopping Passport. Visit participating businesses Nov. 19-25 to shop and make any purchase at their location. Get your passport sticker, courtesy of Keen Signs & Graphics, and repeat until your passport is full.

Participating businesses include: The Swank Company, Posh Tots Children's Boutique, Ladybugs Flowers & Gifts, Buona Caffe - Artisan Roasted Coffee, Palm Village Augusta, Sprint Foods (2 locations), Paws & Claws Pet Bakery, Sweet Suite Bakeshop, Sandwich City, Tree House Macarons of Augusta and Hildebrandt’s.

To enter: Snap a picture of your completed passport and email to Sabrina Balthrop, Director of Events, sabrina.balthrop@augustametrochamber.com by Monday, November 27 at 5pm, for your chance to win the grand prize. The first person to shop all participating businesses wins the Grand Prize, a 2-night stay at Homewood Suites in Jacksonville, FL (courtesy of Home2Suites by Hilton-Augusta). Learn more and download your Passport

Small Business Saturday® provides an opportunity to honor the small business owners and celebrate the hardworking entrepreneurs that are fueling our local economy. Mark your calendars and plan to shop small and dine small the week of November 19 through Saturday, November 25.