Community Development




It’s a beautiful day in Monterey! I’m heading over to the California Main Street Conference to make a presentation on Street Fairs! Can’t wait to share more about how to build community and raise money through street fairs planning and production. Street fairs raise visibility and awareness, literally putting your […]

California Main Street Conference 2017



Making the most of my visit home for the holidays with meetings, promotions committees and facilitated discussions. Check the whole schedule here: BAM Calendar Day Date Contact Org Location Town Thurs 8-Dec Catherine Green NB Chamber of Commerce Biggy Coffee New Baltimore Fri 9-Dec Carolyn Cassin Michigan Women’s Foundation, Carolyn Cassin […]

BAM Detroit Ec Dev Tour


Businesses plan their own community economic development
Businesses that have in common a geographic location can work collectively to create a place that is recognizable, marketable and attractive to new customers. Many business associations and groups that organize around a neighborhood focus on branding and creative marketing. They work to establish a distinct “place” known by a specific […]

Case For Business Community Economic Development