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Small Business Workshops


As part of our mission to advance the vitality of Downtown Raleigh for everyone, DRA supports downtown's business owners with quarterly small business workshops.

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor:

Upcoming Workshops


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Recent Workshops


Retail Resilience – Celebrating Small Wins

April's workshop highlighted small businesses as owners shared wins during COVID, lessons learned and future plans after a year of the pandemic. DRA shared trends and updates on downtown and planned initiatives for the coming months.

What Employers Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Downtown Raleigh Alliance, with Shop Local Raleigh, Live It Up! Hillsborough Street and celito, hosted a virtual small business workshop focused on employer considerations with the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.