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Published on April 30th, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


Small Business Week with the North Columbia Business Association

Pictured above Cameron Runyan, Columbia City Council, Steve Benjamin, Mayor, City of Columbia and Sam Davis, Columbia City Council. Photo by Calvin Reese, Millennium Magazine

With the support of Mayor Steven Benjamin, Councilman Sam Davis, North Columbia Business owners and residents, NCBA announced North Columbia Business Association’s plans to rebrand the North Columbia District. NCBA Executive Director, Sabrina Odom, stated “Our organization wants to revitalize North Columbia, build up businesses on North Main and introduce the concept of POP-UP businesses.  Pop-up Businesses that participated were The Trestle Coffee Shop, The Trestle Pet Shop and The Trestle Bakery all owned and operated by local North Main Businesses in celebration of National Small Business Week. Along with the Pop-up shops, NCBA will be hosting business seminars – May 4 – 8, – out of their office, 1013 Duke Avenue, Columbia, SC 29203.

Monday, May 4th Kickoff National Small Business Week with us with the Small Business Week and Rebranding of North Columbia press conference at 10 AM. Join us at the Trestle building located at 2965 Main Street. We’ll have food vendors and more on hand all day long!

Tuesday, May 5th   – Join the City of Columbia’s Small Business Week Conference from 8 am- 2 pm. Tickets are $50 and there is still time to register! Located at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center – 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, 29201.

Wednesday, May 6th    – Marketing 101 Workshop* for Small Business with Tim Hill, owner of the Hill Company. Brown Bag Lunch presentation beginning at 11 am.

Thursday, May 7th    -Join us for Coffee Talk Thursdays- Topic: Warnings against Scams that Target Small Business: Guest Speaker: Mr. Chris Hadley with the Better Business Bureau of Columbia. Coffee Talk will begin at 8 am.

Friday, May 8th   Join us for our Friday morning workshop starting at 8 AM. Topic: Do You Want to be an Ordinary Business or an Extraordinary Business? Workshop* begins at 8 AM –breakfast will be provided.

*Please Note: All workshops will be held at the NCBA office located at 1013 Duke Avenue. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members-only pennies on the dollar to keep your hard work and sweat in your business. Stay successful and see you there!

Please RSVP to all workshops by Monday, May 4th at (803) 786-7232. All those who RSVP have a chance of winning a free website and billboard for your business just for attending! Don’t forget to RSVP!


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One Response to Small Business Week with the North Columbia Business Association

  1. Sharon McMillian says:

    i thank this week has been a great week . what is it that you can help me out N.Day Of Prayer in West Columbia Pastor Jackson and City Light its 20 year to day that this was start we have been a part of it down through the year Chief Cornerstone World Vision was there as a family and friend do i have to do anything for membership Pastor Sharon d McMillian House to house Church to Church Dixon McMillian 803-786-9483 Janett Dixon 803-786-6459 miss Lula Hill 803-786-5507 2000 2015 P.O Box 30054 Columbia S.C 29203

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