Business


Apply for SBA payroll support and keep employees
Portland neighborhood coffee shops and retail businesses can apply for this grant now! It’s essentially free rent money, TODAY! Prosper Portland, the city’s economic development arm, on Monday started accepting applications for relief funds: https://www.bizjournals.com/…/prosper-portland-small-busine… Grant recipients will be selected by April 7. Funds are scheduled to go out right […]

Small Business Resources Apply Today Relief Funds By April 10


Happy hours are usually best left for after work
Small business or large take note of the tips by Stevie Buckley “‘cool’ perks are actively harming your business” “a drinking culture can be incredibly effective at excluding a large number of people” “demand for flexible working (choose your own hours, working from home, etc) and it will continue to […]

Ping pong, desk beers, and employee benefits – Stevie Buckley ...


fundraising at street fair
You’ve got a great street fair, now how do you find the profit centers inherent in event promotions. Street Fairs can be a catalyst for terrific fundraisers. Community assets create options. Fundraising starts by considering the assets of your community. To find the best option, try multiple approaches based on who, or what, […]

Fundraising Street Fair Profit Centers



ready to run for fun from Base Camp Brewing
I dropped by one of the coolest breweries in Portland, OR, they other day because they were hosting a running club promotion. At least that what I thought. Turns out, the running club was organizing a monthly running activity. They picked a place with great beer that happened to on […]

Runners Love Simple Run Promotion


Promo Talk Presentation Slides  Make the most of event promotions by considering your brand and creating a budget that reflects how to reach your target market. Ten detailed pages from BAM Promo Talk including marketing tools for print and online media.   Promo Talk • Thursday • April 12 • 7:30 – […]

Promo Talk for Community Organizers and Event Planners


Presentation slides and information from BAM Vendor Talk: Vendor Talk Presentation     Wednesday, 4/27/16, 5:30-6:30pm (networking starts at 5:00pm) EvolTwin Printing, 7945 NE Alberta St., Portland OR Street vendors not only generating activities, they provide necessary revenue. Vendor booth fees help pay for a fair while adding fun, local products, real […]

Vendor Talk Focus on Finding Quality Street Vendors for Festivals