SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — For the primary time since 2015, the Mayor’s Small Enterprise Convention is returning to the Hostess Metropolis on Thursday.
Giving native enterprise house owners an opportunity to make their voices heard.
“You already know, small companies are the cog of Savannah. I imply, while you have a look at why Savannah’s financial system has achieved so effectively, notably throughout this a part of the pandemic is as a result of small companies have saved our burners on, they’ve continued to work. So this is a chance for us, not solely to deliver them collectively but additionally to get info out,” mentioned Mayor Van Johnson.
State and native enterprise leaders shall be on-hand going over latest workforce traits, like non permanent staffing challenges or uncommon modifications to the hours a enterprise is able to working.
“What may be very clear is post-pandemic our workforce has modified and so, recognizing that and being delicate to the truth that your human capital might be your largest funding in a small enterprise, you wish to be sure that, as enterprise house owners and operators, you have got ready,” defined MarRonde Lumpkin-Lotson, Enterprise Alternative Supervisor for town of Savannah.
Which means figuring out what metropolis applications are finest relevant for his or her enterprise and state of affairs.
Johnson says he hopes this occasion can present the mandatory assets that many companies are in want of.
“We wish to be sure that we’re offering the assets, and actually to seek out out from our small companies how town can higher assist serve them,” Johnson mentioned. “There is perhaps issues we will help to do by way of info, by way of relationships, by way of allocation of assets that we’d be capable to assist. So that is our alternative to listen to from them as effectively.”
The Mayor’s Small Enterprise Convention will happen Thursday morning from 8:30 till 1 p.m. contained in the Savannah Civic Heart’s ballroom. Registration for the occasion is closed.