LEDC: Good Food Fund

The LEDC Good Food Fund is a bilingual program to help food businesses in DC, Maryland and Virginia pivot their operations to address the impact of COVID-19.

Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to received training and information from:

  • Professional Restaurant and Food Business Consultants
  • Lawyers specializing in commercial leases
  • Business Coaches
  • Small Business Loan Officers
  • Representatives from DC Government

Please note this is series of workshops starting on August 11, 2020, English at 1pm, Spanish at 3pm.

 

Date: August 11, 2020

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online
Fee: Gratis. Es necesario registrarse
Registration: Registration Now Closed
For more information, please contact:
Name: J.B. Behrens
Email: [email protected]
 

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

E-Commerce, Social Media & Product Development

Date:  August 11

Time: 1 pm in English / 3:00 pm en Español

  • Effective strategies for using delivery apps
  • Tips for connecting with clients and staying ‘top of mind’
  • Leveraging vendor relationships
  • Packaged food initiatives

Finance

Date:  August 18

Time: 1 pm in English / 3:00 pm en Español

  • Review of governments assistance programs including loan options from SBA and LEDC
  • Business taxes – how has this changed because of Corona
  • Discussion on lease negotiations

Operations

Date:  August 20

Time: 1 pm in English / 3:00 pm en Español

  • Strategies for streamline costs.
  • Techniques for improving margins including menu
  • Best practices for socially-distanced operations
  • Leveraging customer loyalty during a pandemic

Strategic Mindset for the New Normal

Date:  August 25

Time: 1 pm in English / 3:00 pm en Español

  • Identifying and building on strengths and minimizing weaknesses.
  • Discussion of industry best practices for adapting to the pandemic.
  • Networking primer.
  • Forecasting short and medium term.


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