2018 Webinar Schedule

DDA 2018 WEBINARS

Our webinars offer you proven rules, tools and practices that lead to tourism, marketing and downtown success. Every webinar is free for members.

How to Recruit and Keep Awesome Volunteers

October 10, 2018 - 8:30am Pacific
REGISTER HERE - EVENT IS FREE FOR MEMBERS

You’d be amazed at how many highly qualified, motivated people would volunteer if only they were approached and engaged the right way. We’ll show you new ways to find those great volunteers, how to reach out to them, how to vet them (a good fit is essential to successful volunteerism), and how to keep them engaged without burning them out!

Five Things You Can Do to Increase Sales Without Breaking the Bank (for travel-related and downtown businesses)

November 14, 2018 - 8:30am Pacific
REGISTER HERE - EVENT IS FREE FOR MEMBERS

You’ve got a lovely shop but not enough customers. Now what? We’ll show you how to increase your sales while becoming one of your downtown core’s “anchor tenants.” You’ll learn the five things you can do to increase sales, including great examples of irresistible store names, retail signage, façade improvements, effective lighting, window displays, exterior displays and how to pull passers-by into your shop.

Fixing Downtown: Where the Heck Do We Start?

December 5, 2018 - 8:30am Pacific
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A lot of downtowns spend millions of dollars sprucing up their façades and streets in the mistaken belief this will create traffic. In this informative presentation we’ll show you how to create a vibrant downtown on a shoestring budget. We’ll look at three small downtowns that turned the tide – going from a veritable ghost town to a can’t miss destination – and how you can use these lessons to start a revolution in your own downtown.