Every third Thursday from 11:30am - 1pm at the Gathering Space next to Sammy's Ave Eatery (1101 W Broadway Ave.). These FREE catered lunches are open to everyone and are opportunities for current and prospective business owners to connect and learn business best practices through a different topic each month. They’re a collaboration between NEON and the West Broadway Business and Area Coalition (WBC). Follow NEON on Facebook, twitter, or Instagram for information on upcoming luncheons. See below for the 2020 luncheon schedule through December and for recorded luncheons starting May 2020.
In light of the pandemic, luncheons are currently being held virtually via Zoom from 12pm - 1pm. Register via Eventbrite to receive the Zoom link. Catered lunches available for pick-up at various locations on West Broadway.
Panelists go through a checklist of everything you need to do to prepare for being a vendor. Panelists will also discuss which marketplace opportunities are still available and changes they've made since the pandemic has shifted how we do our work.
Ashley Bradford, Events & Office Coordinator for the Powderhorn Art Fair
Ann Fix, Manager of NEON Food
Have additional questions about pop-ups? Visit this luncheon's resource sheet.
Panelists give presentations on how to properly set-up your social media to maximize its impact, creating an effective social media campaign, and PR. Special focus is given to the importance of social media marketing to stay connected to customers in light of the pandemic.
Looking for marketing tips & tricks? Visit this luncheon's resource sheet.
Rather than a traditional panel, community members and business owners asked questions regarding cultural district funding and support to those involved in creating the policy.
Council Member Jeremiah Ellison (Ward 5)
Shauen Pearce, Economic Development & Inclusion Policy Director for the Office of Mayor Frey
Wondering how to engage with the local political process? Visit this luncheon's resource sheet.
Bruce Williams of Human Luminous.