Downtown Santa Barbara invites you to promote your business as an in-kind sponsor for the 2020 Downtown Makeover Giveaway. We are looking for people to nominate at least 2 individuals that deserve a makeover after these trying times. The plan is to use services offered downtown in order to promote all of our great personal service industry businesses in our downtown corridor.
Business Sponsor Benefits:
Business highlighted in promotional materials including;
·Downtown SB Website
·Social Media
·A video highlighting the winners makeover process.

Makeover Video Shared to:
·Downtown Santa Barbara Social media;
20,300 Instagram Followers
11,000 Facebook Followers
·Downtown Santa Barbara Website – Featured Page
·Local Media (KEYT, Independent, Voice Magazine, Montecito Journal, etc.)
·E-newsletter, and more!

(all donations will be filmed and promoted and business in film credits)

1. Hair Cut/Color Service: Female
2. Hair Cut/Barber Service: Male
3. Clothing Styling Services
4. Donation of a sized to fit outfit for man
5. Donation of a sized to fit outfit for a woman
6. Donation of an accessory
7. Donation of a dinner, lunch or breakfast
8. Makeup services
9. Donation of Massage
10. Gym or work out class or membership
11. Donation of a pedicure / manicure
12. Donation of (2 +) bottles of wine
13. Other ideas!

DEADLINE TO PARTICIPATE: September 18, 2020.
(In kind sponsors and inclusion in the video will be on a space available, first come first served basis.)

About the Downtown SB Makeover Contest:
Once we know which businesses are willing to take part, we’ll start promoting the nomination process! Social media promotion will go something like this...
Upcoming Networking Events

All participants will have the opportunity to share what’s new at your business, meet the Downtown Santa Barbara Organization staff, new Interim Executive Director and members of the Downtown Organization board. The DSB team will share what we have been cooking up for this fall; and take notes of all your happenings and promote you wherever possible!
Networking Events are FREE for Downtown SB members and Associate Members. NOTE: You are automatically a Downtown SB member as part of the BID if you are located on State Street between Sola and Gutierrez, one block off of State Street each way to Chapala and Anacapa Streets including side streets; this is the Business Improvement District.
Associate members are members that pay a small membership fee to gain promotional benefits provided by the Downtown Organization. ie: access to being promoted on our 20.4K following Instagram page and so much more. Email if you’d like to become an associate member and find out more about the benefits.

P.S. New members get a free quarter page ad courtesy of the good folks at the Santa Barbara Voice Magazine.
September 16th at 9:00 AM

September 30th at 9:00 AM
NEW: Announcing the Downtown Spotlight Interview Series
Downtown Santa Barbara is proud to announce a new interview series in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Independent. Each Thursday at 3 PM a different business owners will interviewed via a zoom webinar and marketed through the diverse outlets the Indy and Downtown Santa Barbara have access to. We are SO excited to get started!

Join Matt Kettmann of the Santa Barbara Independent and Robin Elander of the Downtown Organization in conversation with Eva Umejido of Taquería Santa Barbara and Sven Dybdahl of Viva Oliva as they discuss their experiences of opening a business during a pandemic.

Are you rocking your online sales, kicking butt on getting people to your business, have a line out your door and willing to tell others how you and your team are making it happen? Would you like to conduct a yoga or fitness class on state street or online, offer a meditation, giveaway or offer training on how to increase your sales? We want to hear from you. Shoot us a note and we’ll figure out a way to highlight you! Email:
Hope to see you at one of the networking events!