Things have quickly evolved over the last month of quarantine here in Birmingham, especially for our small business community. That’s why our Business Growth team launched its Biz Growth Resiliency workshop series—to help entrepreneurs make sense of what’s happening and to prepare them to be even better once Birmingham lights back up.
Bronze McGhee Lougheed, co-owner of Ebony Arrington Dance Studio and founder of the nonprofit SISTA, Inc., has attended all of the workshops held so far. She said she’s found both resources and a source of optimism through the series. Here’s what she had to say about her experience thus far:
Register for Thursday’s workshop, Maximizing Digital During a Disaster. We’ll explore marketing strategies, tactics and tools to firm up your digital marketing foundation during a disaster and beyond with experts from Red Diamond Coffee and Tea, Google and Big Communications.
REV has been engaged with our partners to ensure we are being as collaborative and clear as possible in messaging to our community the resources available to Birmingham entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s officially spooky season and the Innovation Depot is wasting no time getting into the Halloween spirit! They are hosting their first ever “Tech or Treat” event on Thursday, October 28 from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public – what better way to kick off Hallo-weekend?!
Downtown Birmingham is full of beautiful buildings, both new and old! A good portion of those buildings consist of churches, and while many of them are beautiful to look at, they also have a rich history that often gets overlooked.
It’s a busy week in Woodlawn! Here is the ultimate guide to everything happening this week from the relaunch of Woodlawn Marketplace (with some new vendors – whoop whoop!) to new business openings. If you’re looking for something to keep you busy this weekend make sure to come out and join the festivities!