Small Business Saturday – 1st December 2018


 As with previous years, the MIA wants to bring this event to the attention of the smaller retailers in our industry…

Small Business Saturday is a grassroots, non-commercial campaign, which highlights small business success and encourages consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities.

The day itself takes place on the first Saturday in December each year, but the campaign aims to have a lasting impact on small businesses.

On Small Business Saturday, customers across the UK go out and support all types of small businesses, online, in offices and in stores. Many small businesses take part in the day by hosting events and special offers.

Small Business Saturday 2017 was the most successful campaign yet! An estimated £748 million was spent on the day and it was great to see the Prime Minister, the Mayor of London; fashion designer Alexa Chung and actress Billie Piper all publicly supporting the campaign. Over 115,000 tweets were sent on the day itself reaching more than 115 million people, with #SmallBizSatUK UK trending at number one in the UK.

Register to get involved, and receive all these benefits:

  • Register and advertise your business on the Small Business Finder for free!
  • Download the official logos to use on your website or social media
  • Download and print the free marketing pack
  • Let the team know your plans for the day and they’ll give you a shout out via FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

Find out more about this wonderful initiative and the events happening in the lead up to the day at the website –

Are you a big business and interested in supporting Small Business Saturday? If so, you can get in touch by emailing