It’s time for Small Business Saturday! Let’s work together to make this the most successful shopping event yet! Participating is easy! All you need to do as a participating business is:

  • Be open on Saturday, November 25th
  • Have a special offer or promotion (view last year’s offers)
  • Complete the online participation form by October 27 at 5 p.m. so we can include information about your business in our promotions
  • Share information about the event on your social media pages

 Optional actions…

  • Register your business with American Express for your custom promotional tools and online listing
  • Provide the BRVA with gift certificates or coupons for us to stuff randomly in swag bags (mail or deliver items to BRVA at 6323 Guilford Ave by Mon. Nov. 20 at 5 p.m.)

 BRVA will commit to:

  • Opening its office and serving as a welcoming location
  • Creating a map of participating locations
  • Creating a Facebook event page
  • Promoting the event via social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
  • Adding event information to online event calendars (,, Do317, IndyStar, Yelp, etc.)
  • Promoting via eBlasts
  • Sending press releases and making media pitches

 If you would like to be included in a listing of participating businesses, please complete the participation form online no later than October 27 at 5:00 p.m. If you have questions, contact Buffy at Limited booth space in BRVA Pop-up Shops, Apply Now!In addition to the above, BRVA is managing several pop-up shops in vacant spaces for Small Business Saturday. These pop-up shops will feature multiple vendors selling products. If you would like to apply for a booth space, please complete the pop-up shop application form online no later than October 27 at 5:00 p.m.