Business Walk–Assessing Community Business Health
The Business Walk program is based off of other successful Business Walks from communities in other parts of the United States and Canada. The (3) primary questions are based from other Business Walks programs while the secondary questions are based on the Chamber's Retention & Expansion survey.
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What is the Business Walk Program?
To facilitate business retention and expansion, the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pittsburg's Economic Development Department are conducting a "Business Walk" program in our business regions. The purpose of the business walks is to ensure individual business owners and managers have the opportunity to meet with the business and civic leadership who have the ability to act on their behalf and to help foster a prosperous business climate in the City of Pittsburg. The “walk” can also be a celebration of local businesses. The Chamber then uses the responses to survey to generate a simple, easy-to-read report that decision makers can use to help strengthen their local businesses.
How does a Business walk Work?
Business Walks involve a partnership by the Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pittsburg's Economic Development Department canvassing local business corridors.The team will conduct a brief interview and include three simple questions:
Why do a business walk?
To identify successes and obstacles the Pittsburg business community faces within the East County Region and track that information over time.