WHO DO YOU LOVE?....From most loved restaurant to favorite Santa Monica farmer, we are putting the call out to discover and celebrate the Most Loved Businesses of 2020 in Santa Monica! Which local business can you not live without? Who puts a smile on your face when you drop in?

One vote per person.  Please fill in as many categories as you can. 
 Check the Buy Local SM Business Directory to search for business names/categories if you need ideas (otherwise just type in your favorite Santa Monica business below).  To be eligible to win a raffle prize, you will need to fill out 15 or more categories.  Raffle prizes include gift certificates + fun swag from our Santa Monica businesses.  The #MostLovedSM Business winners will be announced in the Spring at Santa Monica City Hall.  
Thank you for buying local + supporting your favorite local businesses + our Santa Monica community!

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* 1. Santa Monica Auto-Related Business?

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* 2. Santa Monica Bakery?

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* 3. Santa Monica Bar or Lounge?

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* 4. Santa Monica Breakfast/Brunch Spot (business)?

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* 5. Santa Monica Catering Business (incl. restaurant/café that provides catering)?

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* 6. Santa Monica Clothing Boutique?

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* 7. Santa Monica Coffee Shop?

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* 8. Santa Monica Doctor/ Dentist/Health Care Professional? (note:  please list the individual and NOT the overall practice)

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* 9. Santa Monica Event Space/Party Venue (a business)?

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* 10. Santa Monica Farmer?

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* 11. Santa Monica Fitness Studio/Gym?

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* 12. Santa Monica Frozen Dessert Shop?

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* 13. Santa Monica Grocery/Food Shop?

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* 14. Santa Monica Happy Hour?

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* 15. Santa Monica Hair Salon/Barber Shop?

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* 16. Santa Monica Hotel?

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* 17. Santa Monica Independent Business? (note:  business with five or less outlets globally)

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* 18. Santa Monica Jewelry/Home Accessories/Gift Shop?

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* 19. Santa Monica Kid-Friendly Attraction/Store?

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* 20. Santa Monica Legacy Business? (note:  30+ years of operation in Santa Monica)

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* 21. Santa Monica New Business? (note:  business opened  in 2019/20).

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* 22. Santa Monica Non Profit?

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* 23. Santa Monica Outdoor Dining Spot (a business)?

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* 24. Santa Monica Business for Pampering (incl. nail salon, massage, facials)?

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* 25. Santa Monica Pet Business?

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* 26. Santa Monica Restaurant?

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* 27. Santa Monica Surf/Skate/Bike Shop?

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* 28. Santa Monica Theater/Art/Entertainment Venue?

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* 29. Santa Monica Vintage/Thrift/Resale Shop?

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* 30. Your Most Loved Business in Downtown Santa Monica?

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* 31. Your Most Loved Business on Main Street?

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* 32. Your Most-Loved Business on Montana Avenue?

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* 33. Your Most Loved Business on Pico Boulevard?

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* 34. Your Most Loved Business on the SM Pier?

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* 35. Buy Local testimonials:  If you want to tell us more about why you love any of the businesses listed above, please write in this box.  We will incorporate testimonials into our " Most Loved" newspaper coverage and press follow-up.  We'll also share with the business (anonymously). Thank you!

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* 36. Voting Validation + Raffle Prize Notification Details (confidential)

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* 37. Please check here if you'd like to be kept in the Santa Monica loop...

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* 38. Suggestion for a "Most Loved" Business Category to add to the campaign next year?

Thank you for participating in this fun contest! Please encourage your friends, family, neighbors + co-workers to also vote for their Most-Loved Santa Monica businesses. Voting closes on February 29, 2020. Winners will be announced in the spring.

Most Loved SM Contest Rules:
  A business can be a finalist in up to two categories.  All finalists must have a valid City of Santa Monica business license.   The winners will be announced in an upcoming  awards ceremony and in the "Santa Monica's Most Loved..." issue of the SM Daily Press and celebrated throughout the year by the Buy Local SM campaign, the City of Santa Monica and our local business partners.  All voters will be eligible to win a Most Loved raffle prize if they vote for a minimum of 15 business categories above and provide either a contact email or telephone number, which will remain confidential.  One vote per person.

Thank you to the founding members of the Most-Loved Campaign: Buy Local SM Committee, SM Daily Press, Montana Avenue Merchants Association, Main Street Business Improvement Association, Pico Improvement Organization, Downtown SM Inc, SM Pier Corporation, SM Chamber of Commerce, SM Travel + Tourism and the City of Santa Monica. We LOVE our locals! To find out more about the Buy Local SM campaign & to view our 1,000+ active Buy Local SM businesses, please visit: www.buylocalsm.com. THANKS!


THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOR YOUR MOST LOVED SANTA MONICA BUSINESSES...AND FOR BUYING LOCAL IN SUPPORT OF OUR COMMUNITY!

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