Do All Your Holiday Gift Shopping with Be Local

Be Local

Be Local is a network of Calgary businesses that support community, first and foremost. The holidays are of course a very busy time, and holiday shopping is inevitable. Be Local is passionate about ditching the malls to support our neighbours, and they have put together an amazing online store-front so you can shop your favourite local businesses while crossing everyone off your list!

About Be Local

Be Local has over 400 members, consisting of local businesses that range from restaurants, body-care and wellness, to handmade knit goods and art.

Being the only local business network in Calgary focused on values and connection over profit, they have gained strong relationships through collaboration and supporting their members directly in any way they can. This year, they even went as far as to waive their annual membership fee, extending their local love to any and all struggling local businesses after the impact brought by COVID-19. 

Shopping local isn’t only beneficial for our local economy and employment, it is also a way to skip the long mall lines, avoid any supply chain delays and instead, support your neighbours, their families, and their dreams. 

Are you a local business and want to join the Be Local network? Apply here!

Do All Your Holiday Shopping With Be Local!

With the wide variety of business types that are members of Be Local, there truly is something for everyone! 

This holiday season, they have put together a few holiday gift boxes, that will be sure to arrive in time for gift un-wrapping, and wow the recipient!

The eco-friendly gift-box filled with all things local— the perfect gift for a loved one this holiday season.

This regular-sized holiday box includes;

This large-sized holiday box includes;

These gift boxes are only the tip of the iceberg with the variety and quality of the products that you could put under the tree and into the stockings of your loved ones this year. The best part? Every order from a Be Local member results in a smile and a happy dance from a small business owner. 

Why Support Local?

This year, Be Local is hosting the 12 Days of Local campaign, where they share an important reason about supporting local, and facts and figures that encourage them.

Get a head start, peruse the online shop and start making your shopping list right now at!

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