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Small Business Workshops
As part of our mission to advance the vitality of Downtown Raleigh for everyone, DRA supports downtown's business owners with quarterly small business workshops.
Rebounding from COVID-19: Resources for Funding, Best Practices for Safe Reopening and Marketing Strategies to Restore Consumer Confidence
Downtown Raleigh Alliance and Black Dollar presented a virtual small business workshop focused on women and minority business support, resources and strategies to reopen during COVID-19. Speakers shared their perspectives, expertise and advice on financial resources available, opening safely and supporting employees and marketing to restore consumer confidence.
Topics and speakers:
Legislation, Programs, and other Resources - Katie Gailes, Director of Entrepreneurship Initiatives, Wake Tech Community College
How Businesses can Stop the Spread of Infection, Incident Reporting, and Return to Work Protocols - Megan Werdel, Manager, Grey & Co.
Marketing Strategies and Ways to Rebuild Consumer Confidence - Jes Averhart, Founder, Jes & Co and Executive Director, Leadership Triangle
Slides and other resources shared during the presentation: