COVID-19 called on all of us to pivot, in both big and small ways. That also applies to business owners, whether it’s a two-person retail team or a multimillion-dollar corporation. Entrepreneurs have been called on to rethink business models, how to connect with customers and distribute products during unprecedented times.
That’s where innovation comes in. REV’s Taylor Clark Jacobson and Reginald Smith of Sabre Finance kicked off Small Business Week 2020 by showing small business owners a fresh perspective on innovation that will take them beyond COVID-19. Watch video of their workshop above.
Small Business Week 2020 is chock full of useful information for entrepreneurs, the fabric of Birmingham. All events are free, but registration is encouraged.
At REV, we also love seeing the added vibrancy on the street as patrons enjoy outdoor dining in our beautiful city. As indoor dining reopens, cities across the country are realizing that ending expanded outdoor dining could mean leaving money on the table.
Although the Greyhound Bus Terminal was renovated in the ’70s, many original elements of the building remained and have now been become historic highlights in the present-day adaptive reuse project. Join us on a photo tour of the historic space!
This is obviously good for downtown… but why *exactly*? Here’s REV President & CEO David Fleming’s take on what the move means for downtown Birmingham’s place in the world now and in the future.