Fiver Fest Southend-on-Sea October 2021
FIRST EVER FIVER FEST SOUTHEND-ON-SEA 9TH - 23RD OCTOBER 2021
Welcome to our first ever Fiver Fest for our the whole borough of Southend-on-Sea (4th for Leigh-on-Sea)! An amazing opportunity for the borough to come together and celebrate our brilliant independent businesses. It’s really simple – create a £5 offer that gets locals through the doors or clicking ‘add to basket’ on the www.totallylocally.southendonsea.shop website or your own and run with it for 2 weeks. Sell out? Create a new offer if you want!
The Totally Locally Southend-on-Sea volunteers supply you with the artwork to promote the offer in shop windows and on social media, we also support you with social media promotion via the @totallylocallysouthendnonsea Instagram and Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Still not sure if you want to join in? This is what some of our independent businesses had to say after our last Fiver Fest:
“It’s been a brilliant success. Our fully lined zip up cotton velvet cosmetic bags have been a big hit with our customers. They love that they are sustainably made exclusively for us by a family co-operative in Jaipur India from the remnants of our chair and cushion fabrics. We’ve sold over 50 in the first week and only have 7 left so might have to think about introducing a new offer.” Lisa, Scape Interior
"At first we were a bit apprehensive to get involved with Fiver Fest as we didn’t think we would be able to get involved due to the prices of our jewellery/services. However we came up with “Three Rings cleaned for £5”, and it was a great hit! We had lots of people coming in, either existing customers who had forgotten about us, or new customers who had seen it on social media." Lily, CJ Vinten Goldsmiths
WANT TO BE INVOLVED?
Please fill in the form below to take part:
>> Your business needs to be based in the Borough of Southend-on-Sea and must be independent (not part of a franchise or MLM)
>> You don’t need a physical shop, you can be online only or provide a service rather than product
>> Offers should be something with a £5 spend to tie in with the £5 message, something discounted from a usual price of at least £7/8, but the bigger the discount the better! It should not be £5 off a product. Businesses not on the high street such as services, fitness, financial companies etc. can offer introductory services to get new clients on board. Make the offer for something brill, not just old stock you are trying to shift
>> Take a look at the hashtag #FiverFest for £5 offer inspiration
WHAT HAPPENS ONCE YOU’RE SIGNED UP?
When you have submitted the sign-up form, you will receive an email within 24 hours confirming your registration and more details. This will include a link to a Dropbox of artwork for posters you can print, and details of where you can pick a poster up if you don’t have a printer. PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNKMAIL if you don’t hear from us!
Any questions please email
or send us a message via the Totally Locally Southend-on-Sea Facebook page or group and Instagram account.
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First name of business owner
Surname of business owner
Mobile number of business owner
Name of Business
Needs to be Southend-on-Sea based please
Business address line 1
Business address line 2
Business address line 3
Please use drop down to indicate which of the borough's towns your business is located in. This will help us hook you up with your local volunteer rep and others in your area for greater impact.
Business website e.g.
Instagram address e.g.
Facebook address e.g.
Twitter address e.g.
Your Fiver Fest offer... Drum role...
Make it EPIC! Remember – it’s not about shifting old stock, or stuff you can’t get rid of – It also needs to be for £5, not £5 off or a percentage discount.
Your Five Fest offer is....
We agree to donate £10 for each of my Southend-on-Sea independent businesses I register. I understand this is to help cover costs of Fiver Fest and Totally Locally activity. (We will email you details of how to do so)
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