LocalShops1.com is super-excited to announce that it is moving Shopapalooza 2011 to the St. Pete Pier!!!!
The move allows for easier access and more space for shopping and entertainment. Shopapalooza was previously set to take place at USF-St. Pete.
"It is a testament to
the organization and its members that the event is so successful that
moving the event to the beautiful and iconic St. Petersburg Pier became
necessary," said Daniel James Scott, associate director of USF-St. Pete's Sustainable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Alliance. "Supporting local businesses is a priority for the people and
community of this great city, and we look forward to participating this
Shopapalooza is the local alternative to Black Friday. The event takes place 10-4 Nov. 19 and features great deals from local, independent businesses, along with entertainment, prizes and lots of surprises. Admission is free.
"We could not be more thrilled to be supporting
LocalShops1's Shopapalooza 2011," Scott said.
USFSP, the College of Business and
the Sustainable Entrepreneurship
& Innovation Alliance are sponsors of the event, along with MadHouse
Advertising and the City of St. Pete. Media sponsors include Bright
House Networks, Telemundo and Life Improvement Radio.
"We are thrilled to bring Shopapalooza to the St. Pete Pier," said Ester Venouziou, founder of LocalShops1.com. "It's a beautiful landmark and the perfect location for what will be the perfect shopping day!"
LocalShops1.com, launched in August 2008, connects local, independent businesses and
community-minded shoppers all over Tampa Bay. In 2010 LocalShops1.com was recognized as
the region's best voice for small businesses.About the agency
MAD House, Inc. is a full-service advertising and marketing agency with a specialization within the
U.S. Hispanic market and focusing on small to mid-size companies. Services include printing and
promotional items. MAD House, Inc. is based in Tampa, Florida.