Initiatives & Events

REV proves markets where others may not believe they exist. Events are a powerful tool to show the potential of places, programs and businesses. REV’s register of initiatives and events changes as the city changes. Here’s what we’re doing now:

BUSINESS GROWTH WORKSHOPS

Small businesses are essential to vibrant commercial districts. Whether you have an idea you’ve not yet executed or a business that’s ready to grow, the REV Business Growth Team offers programming to meet the needs of businesses in all stages.

LET’S GROW

EPIC CITY RUSH

It’s a scavenger hunt! It’s a community clean-up! It’s a cash-prize competition! Mostly, Epic City Rush is a fun way to spend a day — specifically Sunday, October 6, 2019 — in downtown B’ham.

I’M INTRIGUED

SOCIALVENTURE

Converted in 2013 from vacant warehouse to offices rich in industrial vibe, SocialVenture is a co-working space, meeting space and change-making space in the heart of Woodlawn.

FIND YOUR SPACE

THE BIG PITCH

The Big Pitch presented by PNC showcases Birmingham’s up-and-coming small business owners. The Big Pitch gives a platform for individuals to show their passion, grow as entrepreneurs, and become pillars in their own communities.

TELL ME MORE

 

UPSWING

Do you like to shop local, hang out and do fun things? Of course you do! Upswing is three-month demonstration project in which we’re packing shipping container shops, hammock swings, free wifi, fun events are more into a corner lot downtown in fall 2019.

I LIKE SWINGS

WOODLAWN STREET MARKET

What happens when big personality hits a small street? Welcome to the Woodlawn Street Market. This urban street market provides a platform for startup businesses, pairing local retail & food with live entertainment in the heart of Historic Woodlawn.

LET’S SHOP LOCAL

YOUNG PIONEERS

The Young Pioneers are a group of young professionals dedicated to connecting people and businesses that are making a difference in The Magic City. Calling all future leaders in Birmingham….

COUNT ME IN

ZYP BIKESHARE

Birmingham really got rolling in October 2015 with the launch of Zyp BikeShare, a system of more than 40 stations and hundreds of green bikes throughout downtown. Go on, take a ride — and experience the Magic City from a whole new perspective.

LET’S RIDE

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