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.
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.
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.
Upswing is a place-making and retail demonstration project that showcases the potential of a corner lot in the downtown Birmingham’s historic retail heartbeart. AFter a successful 3-month stint in 2019, we’ll bring it back when a safe timeline to do so becomes clear for 2020.
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.
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….
Mother-daughter business owners and jewelry designers take on the first virtual Woodlawn Street Market
A mother-daughter team of jewelry designers reflect on the Woodlawn Street Market’s role in their small business journeys.
Birmingham joins other larger cities such as Washington D.C. and Atlanta that use the ParkMobile app.
Here’s what you need to know about the holiday and how you can celebrate locally.