• 2021 Holidays in Lincoln Square Ravenswood

    There's lots in store for the business community this Holiday season! From marketing opportunities to event participation, there's plenty of ways to get your business in front of new customers this season.

    Check out the list of activities we have planned for the season below and let us know which ones your business might have interest in being involved with. Once your form is submitted, staff from the Chamber will reach out with more details / to collect information.

    SUBMIT FORMS NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5. The sooner you can submit your form, the quicker the Chamber staff can begin publicizing your holiday items.
    HOLIDAY OPPORTUNITIES
    LSR Community Gift Card (rolling enrollment)
    LSRCC works with Yiftee to offer a eGiftCard that can be used at local businesses. This eGiftCard helps keep local dollars in OUR community. The eGiftCard is processed as a MasterCard and can only be used at businesses that sign up through LSRCC. We already have over 30 businesses that accept the card, which has generated over $30K in local sales in the past year.
    24 Days of LSR - Advent Calendar (sales occur in in November)
    The 24 Days of Lincoln Square Ravenswood was a big hit in 2020, selling out within a matter of days. We worked with over 40 businesses to offer a small gift to be opened each day by the recipient. LSRCC worked with interested businesses to purchase small items that would help market the areas eclectic businesses during the holiday season. Non-retail businesses are also able to participate through sponsorship opportunities that help purchase items.
    Unwrap LSR - November 26 through December 24
    Starting the Friday after Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve, holiday shoppers will have the chance to be rewarded for directing a portion of their shopping budget to local businesses in the Lincoln Square and Ravenswood community. Shoppers who spend a minimum of $300 at local businesses can receive a $50 LSR Community Gift Card (while supplies last). There's no fee to participate. Sponsorship opportunities are available to assist LSRCC in purchasing eGiftCards for consumers that submit eligible receipts.
    Plaid Friday - November 26
    Plaid Friday is a new, fun, and enjoyable alternative to the big box store "Black Friday" consumer frenzy. This initiative is coordinated through the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA). Lets get our community comfy, wearing PLAID, and invite them to come out to show their support for our locally owned businesses.
    Small Business Saturday - November 27
    Small Business Saturday will take place on Saturday, November 27, 2021. This is always a big day for the Lincoln Square and Ravenswood business community and we're here to help market what you have going on. Let us know if you have a promotion or special that you would like for the Chamber to promote and/or if you would like to receive marketing materials / collateral.
    Cyber Monday - November 29
    Many Lincoln Square and Ravenswood businesses developed online shopping sites during the pandemic. Let LSRCC help promote your Cyber Monday promotions this holiday season. Nearly 1,000 people visited the Cyber Monday webpage on the chamber website last year looking to see how they could support local on this ever growing promotional day.
    Giving Tuesday - November 30
    Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to giving back. If you are a non-profit that is participating in this day, or if you are a business that is fundraising for a non-profit, let us know. We'll include your details on a dedicated webpage and help market your information.
    Late Night Shopping - December 9 & 16
    Each December LSRCC organizes several extended hour shopping events to assist consumers in completing their gift giving lists. DAMEN AT NIGHT and SHOP LATE LINCOLN will take place during two Thursday evenings this year, on December 9 & 16, 2021 from 5pm - 8pm. Business are encouraged to provide a special / promotion and/or offer a drink / treat while people shop.
    CONTACT INFORMATION
    Main Contact Name
    Business Address
    Format: M/d/yyyy
    Thank you for your interest in participating in the holiday initiatives of the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce. A staff member of the chamber will review your form submission and be in contact shortly.

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