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Small Business Saturday

Oakland County’s Small Business Saturday Contest has Ended

  • We are no longer accepting entries. Submissions ended December 3, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
  • Winners will be notified by December 11, 2019
  • Awards will be distributed December 17, 2019
  • Thank you for Participating!


Promote, promote, promote the Shopper Contest during the entire month of November.  Bring your customers back into your business on Nov. 30 to buy something from you.

Small Business Employee Contest

The employee that generates the winning shopper receipt receives $500 from Bank of Ann Arbor.  The more receipts shoppers submit from your business, the better your chances.
Small Business Employee Contest

Oakland County is promoting Small Business Saturday at Emagine Theatres.

Business Incentive List

Registered businesses will also appear on our Business Incentive List

This tool makes it easier for shoppers to locate a business when planning their shopping day.

Be sure to point customers to the Business Incentive List so they can discover your incentives and locate your business with ease.​


Small Business Saturday Shopper Card

Pick up your FREE printed Cards, Tent Cards and Posters to build foot traffic on Nov. 30 — and make sure your customers have a shot at winning $5,000.

Materials are available during the work week (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) until Nov. 27:

Oakland County – One Stop Shop Business Center
L. Brooks Patterson Building – 41 West
2100 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford MI, 48328

Or, you can download digital materials from the Digital Promotion Toolkit below

 Digital Promotion Toolkit

All Oakland County small businesses that register are automatically entered to win $1,000, thanks to CEED Lending. For this contest, a small business is defined as an independently owned and operated, legal, brick and mortar business located in Oakland County.

Registration is now closed

Business Prize

Social Media

Please use these hashtags if you would like to tie into our Twitter and Facebook campaigns:  #ShopSmall #OaklandCounty #ShopTextWin

Thank You Sponsors

David Coulter

Photo credit : Jake Neher