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Promotional Opportunities: March & April

Thursday, February 28, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Ester Venouziou
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Lots of opportunities coming up to showcase your business, so we decided to do a compilation here. See you around town!

March 22: 5K Run, Walk 'N Wheel-a-thon to benefit the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation. The event, organized by Trim Nutrition and sponsored by LocalShops1, will include a vendor fair at Vinoy Park in downtown St. Pete, and spots start at only $20.For details contact Stephanie Previch at

April 12: Key West-style celebration at the St. Petersburg Pier. The event, organized by the Downtown Business Association, will feature vendors and street performers along the Pier approach as well as a drum circle. bands and other entertainment at the Pier landing. LocalShops1 members are eligible for discounted vendor rate of only $50. Please contact Kim a 727-823-2883 or for the vendor application and more information. Only St. Petersburg-based businesses, please. Home-based and brick-and-mortars welcomed.

April 18: Staying Out of Trouble, a panel discussion with expert tips to help keep your business running smoothly. The event, organized by LocalShops1 and Above Promotions, takes place at the new CoWork space in South Tampa. Vendor and sponsor opportunities available starting at $50, and are ideal for business-to-business vendors. Contact Ester Venouziou at for more information.


April 29: Top Local Chef at the Ale & the Witch courtyard in downtown St. Pete. The event, organized by LocalShops1 and Intensity Academy, features celebrity judges and eight local chefs vying for the Top Local Chef title. Sponsorship opportunities start at  $25. Tasting tickets are $5 for LocalShops1 members, $15 for non-members, and available online. For sponsorship or other information email Mo Venouziou at

Looking ahead:
June 29:
St. Pete Pride, a daylong celebration and parade along the Grand Central District in St. Petersburg. LocalShops1 members get $50 off vendor fees. Email us at for promo code.

August: LocalShops1 Small Business Awards and 5th Year Celebration! Email us at to be in the loop!