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Posted on: June 9, 2022

County Executive Meyer announces e-commerce events for small business owners

NEW CASTLE – New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced registration information for two upcoming small business e-commerce programs. The two seminars, co-hosted with New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, will be held at the Chamber of Commerce offices on Wednesday, June 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and June 28 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The workshop will discuss what e-commerce is and how it can help small businesses grow, will explain how to create a user-friendly e-commerce solution that attracts visitors and turns them into customers as well as discuss features that your website needs, and how to write a clear scope of work for developing a successful online store. To register, click here for the June 22 date or here for the June 28th session. These sessions are free to attend. 

Those who attend the program will be considered for a small business e-commerce development grant funded through New Castle County’s ARPA funds.

“These seminars are an opportunity for our small and growing businesses in New Castle County to learn how to expand their business through e-commerce,” said County Executive Meyer. “E-commerce is an outstanding way to market and sell products not just to people who walk through their doors but have the opportunity to sell their products and services globally. We’re proud to partner with the New Castle Chamber of Commerce to bring this opportunity to our local businesses.”

“The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to be partnering with the New Castle County Office of Economic Development to provide the local small business community with the opportunity to learn about e-commerce and how it can help scale their business in a cost-effective way,” said Alysse Bortolotto, New Castle County Chamber of Commerce’s Director of Economic Development and Business Incubation. “Attendees will walk away with a better grasp of their specific e-commerce needs, how to create the best online experience for their customers, and if they qualify for web development assistance.”

The workshop is hosted by the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce’s Emerging Enterprise Center in partnership with the New Castle County Office of Economic Development. The Chamber’s Director of Economic Development and Business Incubation, Alysse Bortolotto will be leading the workshop.

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