Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Yakima Valley Small Businesses by Celebrating Small Business Saturday® November 30th is #shopsmallyakimavalley
The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce is participating in the annual Small Business Saturday on November 30th to support small businesses in the Yakima Valley. Founded by American Express® in 2010, Small Business Saturday® is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support their neighborhoods and is held every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Now in it's eighth year, Small Business Saturday has been embraced as part of the holiday shopping tradition as each year shoppers, businesses and public officials come together to Shop Small® and show their neighborhood pride. Understanding the important contributions small businesses make to their communities, The Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its participation in Small Business Saturday and the Neighborhood Champion program. American Express created the Neighborhood Champion program to help rally communities around Small Business Saturday and is working alongside numerous business organizations to support local Small Business Saturday celebrations throughout the country. Participating organizations include the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, the American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA), the International Downtown Association, The Latino Coalition, the National Main Street Center, the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
About Small Business Saturday November 30th, a day dedicated to supporting the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. Small Business Saturday was created by American Express in 2010 in response to small business owners’ most pressing need: more customers.