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.
Let’s be honest, Birmingham has a lot of cool shops. So much so that choosing an item on first visit might be a bit overwhelming. That’s why REV ask several small business owners about their top-selling items and what they like about them. Here’s what they had to say:
Black Business Fridays: 3 businesses in the 4th Ave business district to support during The Great Receipt Race
Every Friday in August, REV and Urban Impact Inc. will highlight a few of these businesses in honor of National Black Business Month as a part of Black Business Friday.
Celebrate Black Business Month by supporting Black entrepreneurs' contribution to Birmingham's vibrancy
By Elijah Davis Strategic Growth Manager Urban Impact Birmingham