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First United Methodist Church

200 S. Church St.

Jackson, TN 38301

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The West Tennessee Downtown Retail Summit is one of three regional workshops focusing on building business in historic downtown commercial districts. It's a free workshop presented by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and US Department of Agriculture.

National speakers will discuss creating the downtown environment for business, interpreting the data and managing the real estate.

Who should attend? Anyone interested in creating a thriving envirnment for business in a historic downtown. Main Street and Tennessee Downtowns managers, board and committee members, downtown property owners, entrepreneurs, public officials, and Tennesseans who love their downtowns. Registration is free but limited to 150 at each location, so please register each attendee.

Agenda:
8:30 a.m. Registration opens
9:00 a.m. Welcome & TNECD Strategies for Successful Downtown Retail and Business Development
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Setting the Stage for Business-Friendly Historic Downtowns – Kathy LaPlante, NMSC
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. The Economics of Retail Recruitement and Retention: Finding the Right Fit for Your Downtown– Tom Moriarity
11:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Attracting Retail and Small Business Back to Main Streets - Entrepreneur Panel
1:30 – 2:15 p.m. Using the Data to Ensure Success – Jon Stover
2:15 p.m. Next Steps & Closing Remarks
3:00 Adjourn


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First United Methodist Church

200 S. Church St.

Jackson, TN 38301

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