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Business Walk will Survey the Businesses on the Stoughton Road Corridor

Contact: Kennedy Turner; Blueprint Events, LLC; kennedy@blueprinteventsllc.com; 608-709-1915

Business Walk will Survey the Businesses on the Stoughton Road Corridor

Visiting up to 200 Businesses in Three Hours

On June 22nd, between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., teams of local business and civic leaders will take part in a walking tour (Business Walk) of the Stoughton Road Corridor business community. There is major construction potentially slated for Hwy 51 and could impact a large number of businesses. A Business Walk is an economic development initiative that, in a short amount of time, allows local leaders to get the pulse of how their business community is doing. The goal of the Business Walk is to help create a unified voice, build a stronger relationship between the business community and local government, as well as, target and assist companies at risk to help foster a more prosperous business climate.

During this a half-day blitz, teams made up of city leaders and small business supporters will visit up to 200 businesses. A Business Walk gathers responses from business owners and managers asking them how’s business, what do they like about doing business on Stoughton Road, and what can be done to improve doing business on Stoughton Road. The survey responses help to generate a simple, easy-to-read report that decision makers can use to help strengthen their local business community. This program will then hopefully be a model for other Business Walks in other parts of the city and state.

Date: June 22nd, 2017
Start/End Location: Madison Turners – 3001 S Stoughton Rd, Madison, WI 53716

Day of Timeline: 
7:30 a.m. - Registration/Breakfast
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. – Speakers/ Business Walk Tutorial
9:00 – 12:00 p.m. - Business Walk (Business Visits)
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. - Lunch/Debrief Discussion

Presented by: City of Madison, Madison Gas and Electric

Supported by:Monona East Side Business Alliance, Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin, Madison Region Economic Partnership, Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce

Alder Denise DeMarb will be available the day of the event for questions and quotes.

About Blueprint Events, LLC: Blueprint Events is located in Madison, WI. We specialize in business and corporate event planning throughout Wisconsin. The Community Blueprint Series – “Business Walk” is an international award winning economic development program that was develop by the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce and Kennedy Turner.

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