merchant workshop series
Join us at our 2014 Merchant Workshop Series!
Different topics including social media communications and web presence, safety, resources and more will be covered the THIRD Wednesday of every other month, beginning at 7:45 am.
Workshops are FREE to businesses within Downtown Inc's boundaries. (Registration links are provided below each workshop description)
Businesses are encouraged to submit suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Buy It or You'll Pay For It
Guest Speakers: Officers Blake McBride and Mike Davis, York City Police
This workshop will provide information about shoplifting and other threats that may be lurking for your business, focusing on applicable laws and prevention strategies.
This workshop will provide information about how to make your merchandise look its best. Highlights of discussion will include window displays and product merchandising.
Likes, Follows and Pics
Guest Speakers: Staff members of Gavin Advertising
This workshop will provide information about social media strategies for platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more!
Guest Speakers: Philip and Allison Given, The Susquehanna Photographic
This workshop will focus on the importance of good website design...and ways to make your site stand out.
Small Business Resources
Guest Speakers: TBA
This workshop will provide information about resources available from local business support organizations, including York SCORE, Community First Fund, EDC Finance, and more!
Entrepreneurial Support Alliance (ESA)
In addition to workshops hosted by Downtown Inc, the Entrepreneurial Support Alliance is a great resource for start-ups and small businesses. A complete list of upcoming workshops and other learning and networking opportunities can be found online at www.ycea-pa.org.