After a tough 20 months, we need to support small businesses more than ever during the holiday shopping season. Luckily, many CAMEO members are putting together guides and lists of their small business clients to make it as easy as possible to find the perfect gift for family and friends while keeping our local economies alive.
Here is a running list of holiday gift guides. If your organization has one and would like us to add it, please email Annissa.
- Alchemist Holiday Gift Guide. Alchemist Kitchen is a business training program and incubator serving low-income and under-resourced aspiring food entrepreneurs in Sacramento. All businesses included in this gift guide are graduates of AMA and current participants in AKIP.
- Mendocino Holiday Marketplace. Celebrate the holidays by sharing Mendocino County with the loved ones in your life. In this pop-up holiday marketplace, you’ll find a sampling of some of the things that make Mendocino County such a unique place – all with online stores and delivery, so that you can easily shop from home.
- Pacific Community Ventures Small Business Holiday Gift Guide. Every year, many of the small and independent businesses that work with Pacific Community Ventures offer holiday promotions to the PCV network as part of our Holiday Gift Guide.
- Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center Holiday Shopping Guide. Renaissance’s guide features over 70 Bay Area Small Businesses that ship anywhere in the country.
- Shop the Bay Small Business Guide. In the “Shop the Bay” guide from PCV and SFEDA partners. You’ll find globally-inspired products, artisan goods and environmentally-minded brands, all created by Bay Area small business owners.
- Small Business Majority Holiday Gift Guide. Here you will find more than 450 small businesses offering products and services for everyone on your gift list this year.
- Start Small Think Big Corporate Gift Guide. This season, celebrate your employees and thank your clients with a unique gift from their diverse small businesses. From candles to sustainable carry-all bags to tasty treats, they have your corporate gifting needs covered.
- TMC Community Capital SmallBiz Holiday Market. TMC has curated a list of small businesses located in California!
- Women’s Economic Ventures Shop Local Market. WEV’s online shopping portal features more than 50 local, small businesses who are part of the WEV community.
In Person Events
- 2021 La Cocina Holiday Market Fundraiser. On December 11, 2021 11:00am-6:00pm PT, attend their FIRST in-person event since the pandemic, and support their mission and women-owned small businesses selling food, art, and other gifts this season.