Date TBD

Our 2020 Business Education Series features dynamic speakers giving you tools and inspiration to grow your business and better serve your customers. This session focuses on Hospitality and Retention.

Luke Williams launched the Yelp San Luis Obispo Community in 2014 as the first Community Ambassador for Yelp. He works part-time as a local employee of the popular search engine to connect locals and visitors with great local businesses. Luke hosts Yelp events each month, engaging and growing the SLO Yelp Community and helping businesses get the most out of all the free tools and features Yelp offers.

Erica Hamilton is part of the mother-daughter duo behind the local Downtown boutique, Blackwater. Learn how Erica has grown their Instagram following to over 14K, her take on influencer relationships, navigating the ups and downs of social media platforms, dealing with the haters and creating unqiue, carefully curated content for both their social media platforms and website. Hear her local-take on what she thinks the future holds for small business retail marketing.

Business Education Series sessions are free for Downtown SLO members to attend as a member benefit.

Non-members are welcome to attend as a guest for $15 per person.

Each session runs from 8AM-10AM.

The Business Education Series is a program of the Economic Activities Committee.Download the Downtown SLO Business Education Series Brochure HERE

The next Business Education Series date is:

Friday, October 9, 2020, 8AM-10AM | Grow Your Business: Find the Tools to Take Your Business to the Next Level