Virginia SBDC Retail Recovery & Renewal Webinar Series

As most COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, small businesses and communities across the nation are reopening, buzzing with renewed traffic and shoppers. To ensure merchants are prepared, Marc Wilson of Virginia SBDC will host two webinars during the month of June focused on reopening and renewal. Learn more below!

A Grand Reopening Celebration: A Retailer’s Guide to Success | June 2nd | 8:30 AM

Every small business across Virginia should plan a reopening celebration to welcome everyone back to shopping, dining and buying local. But, hosting any kind of event requires planning and organization, and it’s likely been a while since small business owners have planned an in-person event, not to mention the need to consider extra details to ensure one follows social distancing, masking and other COVID-19 safety measures. If you’re looking to plan / host a celebration event during summer 2021, check out this webinar to learn the basics!

A Guide for Retail Renewal | June 30th | 8:30 AM

While small businesses may be reopening, retail has changed, and merchants need to understand the following:

  • Current retail trends since COVID-19
  • Customer expectations of the retail experience
  • New opportunities and challenges to maximize for success
  • Tips for developing and executing a renewed business strategy

Check out this webinar to keep up-to-date on the latest to strengthen your business post-COVID-19!

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