By Mahmuda Sheikh
The Edmonton Made Gifted Catalogue has multiple ideas for completing Christmas shopping at local businesses this season.
Local businesses can register to be listed in the Edmonton Made Business Directory, a project by Edmonton Economic Development. This Gifted catalogue is not only a great resource for shoppers, but a promotional opportunity for local businesses that is shared across the city.
Once registered, businesses can pick up Edmonton Made badges to feature online and in storefronts. The selection committee will also handpick 10 diverse business profiles or stories to be featured in the Gifted Catalogue.
Once this Christmas season has come to a close product submissions will be open in the spring for the fourth annual gift catalogue: Gifted 2020/2021. It will remain open for one month.
“Nearly 12,000 printed copies [featuring over 200 Edmonton Made products from nine categories were] distributed to Edmontonians, visitors, local and international media, conference organizers and economic trade offices around the world along with 38,000 unique views online,” stated the Edmonton Made website.
Only three products will be accepted for submission out of which a maximum of two products per business may be selected to be featured. The individual products must be originally designed in Edmonton and available for online purchase for less than $500. They must be easy to reproduce and not previously featured in the catalogue.