Converse EDC Board Opening - Apps DUE 3/13
The Converse EDC is a Type B Economic Development Corporation established in 2000 by a majority public vote. The Corporation is a nonprofit corporation, and is an industrial development corporation under the Development Corporation Act of 1979.
The EDC is empowered to issue bonds, notes, and other forms of debt instruments on behalf of the City of Converse. The EDC was also sanctioned to acquire, maintain, lease, and sell property and interests on behalf of the City of Converse. To date, the EDC has worked diligently to fulfill it commitment in promoting economic development within the City to eliminate unemployment and under employment.
Mission: Our mission is to create and retain jobs and to promote capital investment in Converse, TX.
Converse EDC Board Opening - Apps DUE 3/13
Media Advisory - Converse EDC First Economic Snapshot
Converse local businesses looking for a chance to connect with the community, Health Fair on Feb 15th at Converse Fire Department Central Station - 602 Toepperwein. Send FB message to Converse Fire Department to sign up. https://www.facebook.com/conversetx.net/
Good morning Converse!! Save the date...come and stop by the Central Fire Station on Toepperwein rd. For this FREE and fun event! Stop by and learn how you can be even more healthy and safe!
*Vendors* interested in participating? Send us a message! Space is limited and we are getting full !!
No-Cost OSHA Training and Business Writing, Deadline February 3rd
December Texas Labor Market Highlights includes data
on nonagricultural job trends, the labor force, job
postings, and other relevant indicators for both
Texas and San Antonio MSA.
You're invited - Ribbon Cutting Cougar Cleaning Equipment Friday February 14th at 10am
Bayseas in Converse - Offering Fish Fryday!
We're cheering in Fish Fryday with only the best meals in the city! Come and see why for over 40+ years we have proven that we are #1 for our seafood & customer service!
9207 Converse Business Ln, Converse, TX 78109
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Essential launch tips for a new business. Starting a small business or startup can seem like a daunting task that leaves you wondering where to start. https://qns.com/story/2020/01/10/essential-launch-tips-for-a-new-business/
Expert Legal Analysis from NYC-based law firm Pardalis & Nohavicka. Create A Winning Business Plan: Starting a small business or startup can seem like a daunting task that leaves you wondering where to start. The best place to begin is by creating an executive summary which is essentially your busin...
"Starting A Business in Bexar Co Workshop" on Tuesday, Feb 4, from 3-5 PM at BiblioTech West Library (2003 S. Zarzamora St., SA, TX 78207). Workshop & Parking are free. For more info 210.335.2478 / http://ow.ly/oilz50y3273 https://www.bexar.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=4143&month=2&year=2020&day=4&calType=0
St Monica's Catholic School is hosting a FREE spaghetti lunch and tour January 29th from 11am-1pm, RSVP below!
88% of Small Business Owners Enjoy Business Travel. The latest statistics show that whether the purpose of the travel is for meetings or training (82%); entertaining clients (46%) or winning new business (38%) business travel remains a key activity. http://ow.ly/xBGN50xV1X9
According to a new report by Capital One, small business owners love business travel. Here's all the small business travel statistics.
You're invited - Ribbon Cutting Farmers Insurance
Al Suarez - Mayor, City of Converse announces the City of Converse @ConverseFireDepartment as an ISO 1 Fire Department. 1 of on 57 in Texas, top 4% of the nation! Our fire department is the best of the best. This designation will help insurance rates for all property owners.
Toyota: Production of Large Sequoia SUV Shifting to San Antonio Plant is an Economic Regional Win! http://ow.ly/68AF50xYuQ3
The SUV will be produced alongside Tundra pickups, making San Antonio the exclusive producer of Toyota’s large-body on frame vehicles.
“Kickin’ around Converse. Today the chucks stopped at Dr Hilario's office located at l 9050 FM 78. He and his trained staff have been providing podiatry care since 2011 call for your appt. 210.659.3500. #ChooseConverseTX #ConverseTXBusiness #ConverseTXchuckstop
6 Tips for Expanding Your Business — Regardless of the Economy.
Growth and expansion are key goals for most business owners and entrepreneurs. But how can you expand your business in today’s lackluster and slow-growth economy?
EDC's 2020 Grant Available for existing Converse Businesses- Up to $10,000
Kickin’ around Converse. Today the chucks stopped at #CroosroadsVisionCare located at 9250 FM 78 to see their remodeled offices. Dr Blase & staff providing eye care for over 41 years. Call them today 210.659.1223. #ChooseConverseTX #ConverseTXBusiness #ConverseTXchuckstop
San Antonio SCORE Event - SWOT Analysis on 01/18/2020 from 10-11:30 AM. The SWOT Analysis is a strategy tool to identify where the org is & where it is headed. If you are searching for a tool to help direct your business, then this workshop is for you. http://ow.ly/oLyZ50xQtWq
@Geekdom LC is accepting applications for its six-week pre-accelerator program.
The application period ends Feb. 8. The program will start on March 26 with an ending date of May 14, according to Geekdom website.
Co-created in 2018, this program aims to serve as a crash course for six selected startups who want to scale their business or prepare for investment.
How Accessibility Can Make (or Break) Your Small-Business Website. Failure to make web accessibility a priority when designing your website could have significant long-term consequences.
If you've yet to have familiarize yourself with web accessibility, now's the time to make it a priority.
Scaling business: A management strategy. One of the most important decisions small-business owners can make is whether or not to scale their business - the deliberate commitment to expanding the business through a combo of market & product strategies.
5 Things Businesses Misunderstand About 5G — and What They Really Mean. https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/342796
Businesses small and large will be able to use 5G technology to improve operations, better serve customers, and leapfrog competitors.
Wishing all of our businesses, friends, and family a very happy and prosperous New Year! 2020 is all about #ChooseConverseTX
Understanding Government Contracting 101 - Jan 16, 1 PM - 4 PM, no Cost. This basic level course will provide some info on regulations, laws, terminology, classifications, certifications/ registrations needed to conduct business with the federal government including marketing strategies and benefits to business owners. v
This is a basic level or introductory course to understanding Government Contracting. This course will provide some basic information on regulations, laws, terminology, classifications, certifications/ registrations needed to conduct business with the federal government. Finally we briefly discuss b
Census Data: SA Metro Area Sees Nearly 11% Population Growth Through 2018. The metro area saw a 10.6 percent growth in population from 2014 - 2018 compared to the previous 5-year period, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s most recent estimates. https://therivardreport.com/census-data-san-antonio-metro-area-sees-nearly-11-population-growth-through-2018/
The San Antonio-New Braunfels area gained 233,480 residents over the period from 2014 to 2018, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
Thank you @ConverseTX Businesses for #ChoosingConverseTX #ShopConverseTX https://www.chooseconverse.com/
Texas takes 1st place again. https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-start-a-business/36934/
Best & Worst States to Start a Business Adam McCann, Financial Writer • Jul 8, 2019 3693 SHARES Adam McCann, Financial WriterJul 8, 2019 Starting a business is never easy. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, about a fifth of all startups typically don’t survive past year one...
Main Street Businesses in 2020 - Small businesses are expecting to stay in growth mode over the next year while investing to stay competitive in a tight U.S. labor market. According to the index, 6 in 10 of them expect to grow with higher financials. https://smallbiztrends.com/2019/12/main-street-businesses-in-2020.html
Small main street businesses in 2020 are expecting to stay in growth mode while investing to stay competitive in a tight U.S. labor market.
From the U.S. Dept. of Labor - Hire Vets Medallion Program (Requires an application) https://www.hirevets.gov/
U.S. Brick and Mortar Stores More Likely to Reply to Online Reviews. https://smallbiztrends.com/2019/12/online-review-reply-rates.html
23% of US businesses are replying to their customers online, which is far more than other markets. Here's the rest of the online review reply rates.
#BlueSanta Converse Police Department bringing the holiday spirit to those in need. https://www.facebook.com/events/572584389947447/ @Phillip E. Steinberg
“Muy caliente!” Tis the Season – What’s your fav salsa at Leah's Mexican Restaurant - Red or Green???? #ConverseTXchuckstop #ChooseConverseTX #ConverseEconDev
Store openings to outstrip closings in 2020. More stores will be opening than closing in 2020, with thousands to be launched across the U.S. in the course of the year, according to one of several predictions by CBRE.
More stores will be opening than closing in 2020, with thousands to be launched across the U.S. in the course of the year, according to one of several predictions by CBRE.
Holiday Open House for Alien Botanicals & M&M Donuts was held to recognize new and established businesses in Converse, Tx. #ChuckstopConverseTX #ShopConverseTX #ConverseEconDev
More Converse Businesses are listed here: www.chooseconverse.com/ShopLocal
Holiday Open House for Alien Botanicals & M & M Donuts
Kickin’ around Converse. Today the #chucks stopped at M&M Donuts at 9081 FM 78 #100 & ordered a delicious pink sprinkle donut from their brand new electronic menu! What is your fav donut? #ChooseConverseTX #ShopConverseTX #ConverseTXchuckstop
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Read the individual stories of Write Our Story. Everyone who has been a part of this new campaign all in one interactive page. https://www.chooseconverse.com/choose_converse/write_our_story.php
WRITE OUR STORY Converse is experiencing 400 growth that will equate to a population of 100,000 in the next several years. Converse is a city on the rise and on the radar.
Have you seen our latest news? 12/13/2019 at 10am- Alien Botanicals and M&M Donuts hold their Holiday Open House and Community Introduction.
Check out the latest Economic Snapshot of San Antonio.
O'Reilly Auto Parts @oreillyauto in Converse, Texas is hosting "Christmas & Hot Rods" with a special visit from #SantaClaus on December 14th from 10am-4pm. Call Store Mgr Jeremy for more info at 210.901.6795
3 Tips for Smart Business Growth - These tips can help your business fly sky-high ... without getting too close to the sun. https://www.inc.com/rhett-power/3-tips-for-smart-business-growth.html
These tips can help your business fly sky-high ... without getting too close to the sun.
River City Gymnastics and Cheerleading performing at the Converse Tree Lighting Ceremony at City Hall Thursday December 5th. https://www.facebook.com/rivercitysa/
Small Business Saturday sets new online sales record. https://www.foxbusiness.com/money/small-business-saturday-online-sales-record
Shop Converse Tx small businesses with this link: www.chooseconverse.com/ShopLocal
Sales hit $3.6 billion, according to Adobe Analytics.
110 Legion Dr W
VIA Bus Route 21 Kirby/Converse; Bus stop across the street
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