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Northside Business Luncheons are monthly gatherings for networking and info on select topics with lunch provided from local restaurants and caterers in Minneapolis. Co-hosted by the West Broadway Business & Area Coalition (WBC) and the Northside Economic Opportunity Network  (NEON).

January Northside Business Luncheon

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Join Northside Economic Opportunity Network and West Broadway Business & Area Coalition for their monthly business luncheon every 3rd Thursday of each month!

 

This month's topic is "Commercial Property Development" Tabitha Fischer and Jason Brisson with the City of Minneapolis will be joining us to talk about the city programming available to small businesses and commercial property owners or people simply interested in learning more about Commerical Property Development.

 

They will speak on the following three City programs for commercial property owners and small businesses:

 

1. Commercial Property Development Program: helps fund developers and small business owners to build new real estate and property.

 

2. 2% Business Loan Fund: This program helps small businesses buy equipment and improve their building.

 

3. Facade Improvement Matching Grants: this program helps fix up programs for exterior and permanent interior work.

 

Meet the Panelists

Tabitha Fischer is a Business Specialist for the City of Minneapolis, and her tole is to help businesses to start, stay and grow in Minneapolis. She assists businesses with property site search and selection, regulatory navigation, and bridging connections in the commercial property market. She also connects businesses to financing programs and workforce training and recruitment programs.

 

Jason Brisson is an Economic Development Specialist for the City of Minneapolis. He administers the City's economic development programs and related transactions that assist businesses, commercial properties, and districts. These programs provide small business and commercial real estate loans, neighborhood business district support, and revenue bond financing. 

 

Event Details

Please RSVP to reserve your seat for the November Northside Business Luncheon!

Please arrive by 11:30 am to serve your food and network with other attendees, and be ready to listen and engage when the program starts at noon!

 

Can't make it? No worries.

No worries! The panel discussion will be streamed and recorded live via Facebook and published by the end of the following month on WBC/NEON's Facebook website and Youtube channel.

 

Catering Details

A complimentary meal (vegetarian/vegan options available) will be prepared by Breaking Bread and served inside the ECMN Gathering space: 1101 West Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411

 

About Northside Business Luncheons

Northside Business Luncheons are monthly gatherings for networking and info on select topics, with lunch provided by local restaurants and caterers in Minneapolis. Co-hosted by the West Broadway Business & Area Coalition (WBC) and the Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON).

NORTHSIDE BUSINESS LUNCHEON ARCHIVE

Sharpen your small business skills by tuning into our Northside Business Luncheon video archive!


These videos are chalk-full of valuable information by credible panelists for entrepreneurs, small business owners, or anyone looking to start their own business! 

Click on the images below to watch live recordings of our past business luncheons or head to our Youtube channel to access the full library. 

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