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B2B Offers and News
Buy Local businesses believe in supporting each other's growth and prosperity. The offers below are for Buy Local businesses, by other Buy Local businesses. For individual and public offers, visit our Local Business Directory.
Take your next meeting to the Beach! Did you know, the Annenberg Community Beach House offers three distinct meeting spaces? Scenic views, local caterers and attentive staff inspire attendees to focus on today’s priorities and tomorrow’s successes. Complimentary Wi-Fi keeps everyone connected from the boardroom to the beach! Call 310-458-4934 for pricing, availability or to schedule a site tour, or visit annenbergbeachhouse.com/plan-your-event. Ask about our non-profit business rates and in-house permitting for film and photo shoots.
April Rocha Photography- Need a headshot for your website? Need a great image for your online dating profile? Wanna look fabulous in your profile photo on Facebook? Perhaps LinkedIn? We're offering a $175 headshot session for only $59. That's a 66% discount. You can buy this deal now or share it with your friends. 1633 Oak St, 310-319-0465, http://tiny.cc/g7kxqw. Email me with any questions at email@example.com.
Beautiful storefront available for rent in the heart of the Pico Boulevard commercial district! 800 SF, freshly painted. Secure parking in back (2 spaces!). Only $2.25/sf/month ($1800). For more info and to view, contact Peter at Acapillow at (310) 428-1629. Location: 3018 Pico Blvd (it’s our original Acapillow Home Furnishings store….we’ve moved 2 doors away! Great location! Busy hair salon located directly above, lots of pedestrian activity due to close proximity to Trader Joe’s!).
Border Grill (1445 4th St): Unlimited Small Plates Weekend Brunch! Unlimited small plates -- including Huevos Rancheros, Breakfast Enchilada, Oaxacan Pancakes, Chorizo and Egg Taco, and Guava Empanada -- for one low price! Add bottomless mimosas or bloody marys for just a few dollars more. Every Saturday & Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
City of Santa Monica Bidding Opportunity: RFP RECREATION CLASSES AND CAMP INSTRUCTORS. A new bid request was posted by City of Santa Monica which may be of interest to some of our Buy Local businesses who teach/offer crafts, sports professional services, arts services or recreation classes! Bid Due Date: February 1, 2013 5:00 PM (Pacific). Please visit RFP RECREATION CLASSES AND CAMP INSTRUCTORS for further details! To sign up to receive City of Santa Monica bid notices: Find out how you can receive more bidding opportunities today!
City of SM Bidding Opportunity #2: RFP PRIVATE EVENT MARKETING FOR BEACH HOUSE. Bid due date: February 25, 2013 5:00 PM (Pacific). If you’re an advertising consultant, small business consultant, business management service provider or marketing services expert, you may want to check this out! Please visit RFP PRIVATE EVENT MARKETING FOR BEACH HOUSE for further details. To register for future City of SM bidding opportunity alerts: http://www.vendorline.com/
Fabian Lewkowicz Photography is offering Studio Portrait/Headshot for $150.00 (Reg. $300.00). To book or for more info, contact Fabian at (310) 399-7049, e: Fabian@FabianLewkowicz.com.
Fit by Fabian - Private Fitness Studio (216 Pico Blvd, Suite 17): Introductory Special: Three Private Training Sessions for $150.00. To book or for more info, contact Fabian at (310) 399-7049, e: Fabian@FabianLewkowicz.com.
GoldSilver.com is pleased to announce a new state of the art gold and silver vault storage solution located in The Singapore Freeport: http://bit.ly/PTQ2sg. Aside from discreet home delivery, savvy gold and silver bullion investors now have six segregated silver and gold vault options to choose from. Buy Local Santa Monica investors can now save on all bullion orders through the end of February 2013 by using discount Referral Code: BuyLocalSM. For more info, contact James Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
haleARTS S P A C E--2443 Main St-- Offer to co-host events or help liven up your office space! We focus on local emerging artists as well as the emerging collector. Our mission statement has allowed us to cultivate a pool of over 100 local artists whose work is available for a variety of projects or commissions. In addition, we have a number of events throughout the year to engage emerging collectors; from our $100 Art Sale to Live Art Demonstrations to Art Talks featuring art and design professionals. Our client and artist list is continually growing. We would love to partner with our neighbors to co-host events or liven up your office space with original art created by local artists. Lets keep the creative energy flowing through Santa Monica together! Feel free visit our website which is updated weekly with new events and shows: http://www.halearts.com/haleARTS/Welcome.html. Also be sure to join us at our opening receptions, every other Friday from 5-8 pm! (See Events). Contact: Caitlin McInnis, sales manager, haleARTS S P A C E, (310) 314-8038, email@example.com
Inner Light Manual Therapy (1137 2nd St, suite 117) is a bodywork & massage therapy practice specializing in rehabilitation bodywork, deep tissue massage, sports massage, therapeutic massage and pregnancy massage. I would like to offer Buy Local members a special discount of 30% on all my services. For more info, contact Jon (310) 924-1920.
Mi's Westside Comedy Theater is offering 2-for-1 tickets to Buy Local SM businesses! Fridays + Saturdays at 10PM for Mission IMPROVable ($10). The 2011 Touring Comedy Act of the Year. High energy improv with loads of audience interaction . As seen at Lollapalooza and Disney Cruise Ships. Use the coupon code "Buy Local" at checkout on our website and get 2-for-1 tickets! Mi's Westside Comedy Theater is located at 1323-A Third Street Promenade. The "A" stands for alley. We're on the other side of the 3rd Street Promenade food court between 3rd and 4th and Arizona and SM Blvd. www.westsidecomedy.com, 310-451-0850.
NAAM Yoga Santa Monica (1235 4th St): Corporate group rates available for local businesses! This is a great benefit/gift for your employees and teams. The studio offers many different kinds of yoga, pilates, Zumba, and Naam Yoga with over 80 classes weekly. It is a beautiful 3000 square foot studio on 4th between Wilshire and Arizona, in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica. The space is also available for rental. It would be a great employee perk and especially a great support to people who spend the day in front of computers. A portion of the cost is tax deductible. For more info, contact Vicki Lynn, 310-576-9217.
Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB)-- Show some LOVE this Valentine’s Day! Is your business offering a Valentine’s Day event or special offer? How about a romantic retreat or candlelight package? Or, even a singles appreciation celebration? Let Santa Monica CVB help you spread the word on Santamonica.com! Receive a free listing on our Valentine’s Day page by completing our online form at: www.santamonica.com/valentines-day-form. Submissions must be relevant to the Valentine’s Day holiday for inclusion. For questions, please contact Amy Mason, Marketing Coordinator, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310.319.6263.
Santa Monica Tickets (613 Wilshire) is offering 5% off all IN STORE purchases over $200. For more info: www.smtix.com or call Brian at (310) 395-8587.
Santa Monica Urgent Care (524 Colorado Ave)—Flu shots for $25! Drop-in and get your flu shot today, no appointment required.
Snyder Diamond (1399 Olympic Blvd)-- We have 2 BlueStar Ranges in our showroom that were used on the last season (that just ended) of the very popular TV show, The Next Iron Chef. They are being offered at a great discount. Great for local foodies! BlueStar is a highly regarded product that is owned and endorsed by many celebrity chefs including Santa Monica favorite, Josiah Citrin of Melisse and has been featured in Food & Wine among other editorial publications. Those interested could contact our appliance department at 310-450-1000.
Free Solar Consultation--Are a property owner paying over $150 per month for electricity? If so, solar may be a great way for you to save money and go green. Solar Forward can determine if installing solar panels will cut electricity costs for your home or business. With tax credits and leasing options, solar is more affordable than ever. See if going solar is right for you with a free, one-hour consultation. Email Erica@solarforward.com or call 310.433.3770 to schedule. From Solar Forward: www.solarforward.com
The Virginia Avenue Project uses long-term, one-on-one Arts Mentoring to give kids life skills and encourage them to make meaningful contributions to the welfare of our planet. Our community partner since our inception in 1992 has been the Santa Monica Police Activities League. We are currently in need of 600 square feet of office space (all our programming takes place at PAL) so we can continue doing our good work for Santa Monica's young people. If you have any information please e-mail either email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Williams-Sonoma Santa Monica: Save up to 20% with a Trade Discount Card at Williams-Sonoma Santa Monica for local Chefs and Designers!! All you need is to bring in a copy of a business card or license, and we can sign you up right in the store! Call us for details! (310) 586-1018.
Space available in lovingly restored, historic 1923 building in highly visible prime Santa Monica Lincoln Boulevard location. 7500 sf, divisible into 5000 sf and 2,500 sf, near 97 new residential units, in close proximity to Downtown SM public parking. Asking price $2.95/sf (negotiable). Great potential space for performing arts (music, dance, visual arts), specialty food stores including cafes, etc. If you love historic architecture and have a vision for an aesthetically pleasing, economically viable business please contact: (424) 248-9027.
Moxie Beads @ Main has a classroom space that they'd like to make available to fellow local businesses and community members. If you're looking for a space for an intimate gathering (10 people or less) for a a party or meeting, or a fun space for a pop-up Trunk Show in the heart of the Main Street District. Available for just $10/ hour. To check availability or get more info, contact Randy (310) 352-1999 or email: email@example.com.
As a special promotion for our fellow local businesses and employees in Santa Monica, Naam Yoga LA is offering a great corporate group rate membership. Naam Yoga LA studio offers many different kinds of yoga, pilates, Zumba, and Naam Yoga with over 80 classes weekly. It is a beautiful 3,000 sq. ft. studio on 4th between Wilshire and Arizona, in the heart of Downtown Santa Monica. The space is also available for rental.
This would be a great employee perk and especially a great support to people who spend the day in front of computers. A portion of the cost is tax deductible. For more info > > > or call (310)751-7550.
Buy Local Santa Monica campaign is seeking up to three (3) new members for the Buy Local SM Executive Committee + for the Marketing Committee. Here's a great chance to roll up your sleeves + get more involved in this exciting grassroots, community movement. If you're interested, we'd love to hear from you! See attached for info on the two committees and requirements for participation. Deadline: Weds, Sept. 12th. For additional questions, call (310) 458-2201 x6315 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In preparation for the 2nd full closure of the I-405 Freeway (between the I-10 and the US-101) on September 29-30, 2012, METRO will be launching a regional web marketing campaign to promote businesses in communities where people can "eat, shop, and play locally" during the closure. We're positioning SANTA MONICA as THE place to stay + spend the weekend. To participate in this free advertising opportunity, fill out the attached form. Submissions encouraged asap--the website is going up at the end of August. Deadline for the METRO specials submittals: Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 4TH. We'll try to keep submitting specials after that but please hurry if you want to be included!
The discounts will be featured on Metro's website and will also be featured locally. For more info, click here > > >
For a fun site with great info on things to do around town (and a link to the Metro specials site), check out: www.santamonica.com/405.
Paranoia” Haunted Attraction, the first-ever Santa Monica Halloween experience, will be taking over the L3 space at SM Place throughout the month of October, transforming the space into a hair-raising haunted attraction where the un-dead will possess three uniquely terrorizing mazes. The attraction, aimed to rival the Queen Mary and Universal Studios, will have more than 25,000 fear seekers screaming for more.
Organizers Deep Lifestyle Group are pleased to be partnering with Buy Local SM Campaign, SM Place, Downtown SM Inc and SM Chamber. They'd welcome YOUR ideas on the many cross-promotional opportunities afforded by such a diverse crowd that is expected to enjoy the attraction. They will have an area on the Paranoia website where theye will list promotions with local businesses and deals offered to our costumers. Example: Show your Paranoia wristband/ticket stub and receive 10% off, Paranoia Creepy Cocktail drink special, etc.
Boys + Girls Clubs of Santa Monica 37th Annual Auction + Dinner--A call for sponsors, volunteers + auction items
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SANTA MONICA is seeking sponsors, volunteers and auction items for their 37TH ANNUAL AUCTION AND DINNER, to be held on November 2nd at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows in Santa Monica. Honoring Monsignor Lloyd Torgerson & St. Monica School and parish for their generous support of the club and our community. Help sustain and improve club programs and services for more than 7,000 local youth. For more info contact Christina Coles at email@example.com or 310-361-8500. Sign up for sponsorships and contributions here:
A recent article in the American Journal of Health Promotions stated that for every $1 spent on a wellness program, a return of $2.13 to $10.10 can be expected through lower medical claims, reduced absenteeism, improved productivity, and other factors. How would this look financially if you were under care? What about your employees? With results like this, how can you afford not to have a wellness program? Contact Dr. Nimira at 323-362-2346 to find out how you can save up to 45% per employee by investing in the health of yourself and your business! Don't forget to mention Buy Local when you call!
Dr. Nimira S Alibhoy
Upper Cervical Specific Chiropractic -- 1227 Lincoln Blvd, Suite 201, Santa Monica, CA 90404
We'd like to offer a free Nest Thermostat to anyone who goes solar with Solar Forward through Buy Local. When combined with a solar system, this learning thermostat (developed by the creator of the iPod) will help clients further their electricity savings and create a greener home.
Come to the Border Grill for their Unlimited Small Plates Brunch for $29.99 • $6 Bottomless Mimosas.
Weekend Border Brunch is every Saturday & Sunday - 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for unlimited small plates and bottomless mimosas.
Border Grill, 1445 4th Street, Santa Monica 90401, (310) 451-1655
Live in our brand-new affordable apartments in downtown Santa Monica! NMS@Lincoln, opening in September and pre-leasing soon, will have 97 modern-style junior one-bedroom and studio units. Each will feature granite counters, stainless steel appliances, bamboo cabinetry, wood-style flooring, personal intrusion alarms, and central heating and air conditioning. Our residential community will also have spacious courtyards with WiFi and a grassy park. The Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Place, multiple bike paths and more attractions are mere blocks away. NMS@Lincoln is a perfect fit for young professionals, college students and other individuals looking for an affordable apartment in an unbeatable location. Mention "Buy Local" and your application fee will be waived. For more information, go to NMSLincoln.com.
The City of Santa Monica is pleased to announce a leasing opportunity in Downtown Santa Monica and is seeking proposals from interested and qualified entities to design, construct and operate a pedestrian‐oriented retail business at 1431 Second Street, located on the ground floor of Public Parking Structure Number Six.
Visit www.smgov.net/1431SecondSt for additional details and to download the RFP.
Proposals for this space will be accepted on an ongoing basis until filled.
Santa Monica Tickets is happy to offer fellow Santa Monica Businesses a 10% discount off of purchases of $300 or more. Just call 310-395-8587 or stop in at 613 Wilshire Blvd and mention the Local Business to Business special. Santa Monica Tickets offers tickets for all Concert Sports and Theatre events nationwide.
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Local Yocal exclusively promotes locally owned and operated businesses through the Local Yocal card, which is a great tool for rewarding loyal customers and gaining new ones. We are offering Buy Local members a complimentary one-year membership to help us kick start the brand. Find out more at localyocalcard.com
Cherry Picked Thrift Shop is interested in collectively working with other SM Buy Local businesses by creating a "wish list" for Buy Local businesses of items that they might be looking for or needing, to maximize their business efforts (i.e., furniture, props, wardrobe, one-of-a-kind items, resale, etc.) . In turn, Cherry Picked Thrift Shop welcomes any donations from SM businesses as they update or clear out items no longer needed. A tax donation slip can be given in exchange for any donations made!
Potential customers in the city's parks, business districts and major thoroughfares will see your business advertised when using their laptops, iPads or mobile gizmos. To sign up, go to www.buylocalsantamonica.com/WiFi and fill out the form. The ads are 140 pixels square and feature the Buy Local logo. You can include your business name and a description or offer up to 130 characters in length.
To keep ads fresh, all ads will need to be renewed approximately every 60 days. You must visit www.buylocalsantamonica.com/WiFi and fill out a new form.
Many thanks to the City of Santa Monica Information Systems Department for making this possible.