In partnership with The Genting Westcliff, we want local residents and businesses to get excited about shopping locally this Christmas.

If you are an independent small to medium business in Southend-on-Sea we want you to get festive on Small Business Saturday, 5th December.

There is a winner for each of the following area -

  • Eastwood
  • Leigh-on-Sea
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Southchurch
  • Shoeburyness and Thorpe Bay
  • Westcliff-on-Sea

Deadlines for entries will be 6th December and the competition will be judged by The Genting Westcliff, on the week of 7th December.

Tell us if you are taking part, we will send you an information pack with a Best Festive Business Poster for you to put in your business window. Then send us or tweet us your festive photo using the #BESTFESTIVEBIZ and we will enter you into the competition!

You can see the previous winners, so what are you waiting for?


Blatella Films

Using film is fast becoming synonymous with great promotion and as a small business it can be a vital tool in gaining customers. As part of Small Business Saturday we, Blatella Fillms, a small business ourselves will be offering a free one minute promotional film to one lucky business participating in the day. We will visit your business and film you and your staff in action, we will then edit the footage into a short advert for you to use on your website and/or social media. The winning business will be picked from one of the six business who have won in their area. Good luck

Small print: The offer includes one pre-production meeting where we will meet with you to talk about your business and shape the advert, one half day filming (max. 4 hours)at one location within the Southend area, one day editing with max. 2 drafts, one piece of music to underscore the advert. Any actors, extras, voiceover narration or animation are not included. Value of prize £260.

Blatella Films
Tel: 01702 416 960
Mob: 07510 661 369
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