Retail Development Seminars

Establishing downtown as a destination for shopping, residential and entertainment options is an important component of a revitalization strategy. The Retail Development Seminars address effective practices for creation of a downtown destination. Topics of these seminars include:

  • Business Development - review strategies for attracting new businesses and existing business development
  • Market Analysis - review the techniques for completing market analysis and implications of the findings
  • Retail Operations Development - provide strategies to improve the effectiveness of existing retail operations in downtown

A Retail Development Seminar was held in July 2009 and another is planned for spring 2010. An exact date and location will be announced shortly.

Seminar Resource Materials