April 27, 2021
AMERCIAN RESCUE PLAN:
Community Response: Rescuing Small Business
April 29, from 11-12 PM (CST)
The American Rescue Plan’s allocation for communities provides an opportunity for city leaders to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Join us for a panel session with Toby Rittner, President and CEO of the Council of Development Finance Agencies, as we present ideas for how cities can support small business owners such as:
- Providing technical assistance and training for small business owners
- Grant programs
- Measuring and tracking progress of small business programs
Attendees will receive a Retail and Small Business Impact Report with specific data about consumer spending, retail leakage, job impacts, and more.
Who Should Attend:
- City Leaders
- Elected Officials
- Business Owners
PRESIDENT AND CEO
Toby Rittner is President and CEO of Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), dedicated to the finance community representing public, private, and non-profit development entities
Lacy has been involved in retail real estate since 2005. Retail Strategies provides her with the insight to understand the connections needed from the public and private side of the conversation.
PRESIDENT, DOWNTOWN STRATEGIES
Jenn’s focus is on the revitalization of downtowns for our client communities. Through her Downtown Vision and Strategy Workshop process, Jenn advises communities on market analysis, tourism, economic vitality, and design updates for downtown areas.
VP OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Cynthia is responsible for expanding channels of outreach to local communities and strengthening relationships with government entities and economic development associations. Additionally, Stewart works to expand the Retail Academy platform.
In this ongoing series of Retail Webinars you can listen and ask questions of experts in the industry as they discuss the trends, changes, and ever-evolving dynamics of retail.