May 2015 is Business Appreciation Month

Bam Logo Full - Blue-02Governor McAuliffe recognizes May 2015 as Business Appreciation Month. DHCD has provided a list of ways you can celebrate this month-long recognition on our site at BUSINESS APPRECIATION MONTH.  The site features downloadable versions of the logos for you to use on your material, as well as ways to celebrate your local businesses and potential ways to garner media attention. Governor McAuliffe’s official proclamation is also located on the page.

Every year since 1963, the president of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. This year, the Small Business Administration is offering five FREE webinars on a variety of business topics. Check out the list of webinars here and share with your downtown businesses today!