Winter 2021 Promotional Opportunities

As we continue to navigate the effects of the pandemic, our reach is greater and our audience more engaged than ever before. Neighbors are eager to “shop small” and support their local businesses. Connecting with your community is vital and we’re here to make that connection easy, fun, and effective.

Ravenswood Holiday Gift Guide

Last year, our online holiday gift guide was viewed by over 3,540 shoppers in November and December. This year’s guide launches in advance of Small Business Saturday (11/27), showcasing an eclectic variety of gift options from around Ravenswood. GRCC members may submit an item to be included at no cost!


Small Business Saturday Promotions

For Small Business Saturday (11/27), GRCC is bringing back the Holly Jolly Trolley, offering shoppers free rides from retail district to retail district throughout Ravenswood. We’ve added 2 more trolleys this year (for 4 total) to help keep riders comfortable and moving quickly. Our trolleys will operate from 11am-5pm, connecting key commercial corridors and business clusters along Damen, Montrose, Wilson, Irving, and Ravenswood Ave. Click here for more information.

We have several promotional opportunities available for the big day:

Sponsor the Holly Jolly Trolley

Sponsorship benefits include:

  • Logo included on all 4 holiday trolleys
  • Logo + link included on GRCC Small Business Saturday webpage (more than 750 views over the weekend alone!)
  • Logo included on all trolley stops (approximately 10 stops around the neighborhood)
  • Logo + link included in GRCC Small Business Saturday e-guide/promo email (3,500+ subscribers)
  • Ability to include offer/promotion in GRCC Small Business Saturday e-guide/promo email
  • Sponsorship recognition in all press releases + media outreach
  • Thank you/shout out on GRCC Facebook and Instagram

Cost: $500 3/4 spots filled. Only 1 left!
Requirements: Business must submit a high resolution logo file (.ai or .pdf, 300dpi)


Include an Item in our Ravenswood Small Biz Saturday Tote Bags

GRCC is again creating an original, Ravenswood-branded tote bag (designed by a local artist) to give away to shoppers on Small Biz Saturday. These will include “Shop Small” swag, an application to our “Unwrap Ravenswood” holiday rewards program, and promo items/giveaways from GRCC member businesses.

Cost: $0
Requirements: Business must provide at least 100 promo/giveaway items or at least 250 printed coupons


Be A Tote Bag Sponsor

Benefits include:

  • Brand one full side of our Ravenswood canvas totes with your logo and copy (250 bags, 1 color printing)
  • Logo + link included on GRCC Small Business Saturday webpage (750+ views over the weekend alone!)
  • Logo + link included in GRCC Small Business Saturday e-guide/promo email (3,500+ subscribers)
  • Ability to include offer/discount/promotion in GRCC Small Business Saturday e-guide/promo email
  • Thank you/shout out on GRCC Facebook and Instagram

Cost $5002/2 spots filled – SOLD OUT!
Requirements: Must submit a high resolution logo file (.ai or .pdf, 300dpi)



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