Austin Small Business WeekThe Economic Development Department will host a series of virtual training events to help Austin’s small businesses, creatives, cooperatives, and non-profits during Austin Small Business Week, May 2 - 6. Participants will have access to a variety of educational and inspirational topics including funding, sustainability, making a living as a creative, and more. There will also be one-on-one business coaching opportunities daily. All classes and events are open to the public at no-cost.
Succeed in Austin's Destination Districts Panel Discussion
Join the Economic Development Department for a panel discussion with local retailers in mixed-use destination districts. Learn about what types of retailer's landlords and brokers are seeking, finding space, and the panel’s experiences including how to avoid common mistakes. Register for How Local Retailers can Succeed in Austin's Destination District panel discussion on May 10 at 10 a.m.
Community Navigator Program
The Economic Development Department’s Community Navigator Program supports local businesses, non-profit organizations, and creative professionals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this initiative, local entities can receive no-cost assistance like one-on-one coaching, business classes, technical support, and application assistance for grants and resources. Learn more and register for the Community Navigator Program.