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How to work the ACL crowd: Businesses big and small cozy up to city"s largest music festival

People flock to ACL for the music, but they stand in long lines for tacos, beer and air conditioning. Find out what it takes to get a big corporate sponsorship up and running, and what it's worth to companies like American Express......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2018

A snapshot of the events, places and businesses that have put Austin"s tourism scene on the global map

Austin has transformed in the past decade-plus into a city with truly global name recognition. That’s partly because of big events such as Austin City Limits Music Festival, South by Southwest and Formula 1 that attract hundreds of thousands of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2018

Unlocked: Meet NBJ"s 2019 Small Business Awards honorees

With the right combination of hard work, resourcefulness and business strategy, these small businesses have beat the odds and thrived amid Nashville's growing competition. Although their employee counts may be small, they are making big impacts on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2019

Shelby Farms music festival to bring Jack White, Brandi Carlile, Wu-Tang Clan

As it moves all of its business operations to the Bluff City, Mempho Music Festival at Shelby Farms Park is also bringing the Raconteurs, Brandi Carlile, and Wu-Tang Clan to town. The Raconteurs, led by former White Stripes-er Jack White, will headl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 10th, 2019

Gallery: Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2019 invigorates downtown River City

The streets of downtown Jacksonville were filled with fragrant smells, harmonious tunes and hundreds of music lovers as Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2019 weekend went full swing Friday. At the Swingin’ Stage outside the Duval County Courthouse, pianist.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2019

Record crowd attends 2019 Flavors on the Avenue in East Passyunk (Gallery)

This year's Flavors on the Avenue festival was the East Passyunk corridor's largest single-day event, giving local retailers and restaurants a lift in sales. Over 15,000 people attended the third-annual Flavors on the Avenue on Sunday, according to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 30th, 2019

The humble beginnings of the world"s biggest businesses

Massive firms that started out small. From Amazon to Zara, we reveal the humble beginnings of 50 of the planet's largest businesses......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 30th, 2019

(PHOTOS) Automotive Minute: Nissan targets millennials with 2020 Versa reveal at Tortuga Music Festival

With toes in the sand and a cold beer in their hand, the crowd at the Tortuga Music Festival was the first to see the redesigned 2020 Nissan Versa, a move the company says is aimed to garner interest in the budget-friendly car from millennials with.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Small businesses may get early option to leave PG&E for San Jose"s city-owned utility

Small commercial customers could get their electricity from San Jose’s new municipal utility, rather than Pacific Gas and Electric, as early as this summer if the City Council approves it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2019

Uneasy about the economy, some businesses hold off on hiring

Small business owners wary of what they see as signs of a weaker economy have been scaling back hiring in recent months and finding ways to get work done without new employees. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 11th, 2019

Louisville fares poorly on ranking of best cities for women workers

Louisville has room for improvement when it comes to being a good place for women to work. Th city ranked in the bottom third on a new list from LendingTree's Magnify Money, which compared the 50 largest U.S. metro areas on several factors to determin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

Global helium shortage hurting city small businesses

A 40,000-square-foot arts center will open on Governors Island in September in a former munitions warehouse, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council announced. The estimated $12 million overhaul of the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 25th, 2019

This Small Town Used to Be the Fourth Largest City in America

Several of America’s largest cities today were also the largest cities in the United States before it became the United States in 1789. However, a town that barely qualifies as a city in 2019........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 18th, 2019

This Small Town Used To Be The Fourth Largest City In America

Several of America’s largest cities today were also the largest cities in the United States before it became the United States in 1789. However, a town which barely qualifies as a city in 2019........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 17th, 2019

City"s small-biz initiative says it"s saving entrepreneurs $50M

The de Blasio administration says it has made significant strides in making New York City a better place for small businesses. The city's Small Business First initiative—launched in 2015 to reduce... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 15th, 2019

City to consider free legal aid for businesses facing eviction

Small businesses facing eviction could qualify for free legal help under a proposal the City Council will review. Manhattan Councilman Mark Levine plans to introduce a bill Wednesday that would... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 11th, 2019

Small businesses capitalizing on Greater Philadelphia’s real estate development

Commercial and residential real estate in Greater Philadelphia is booming. According to a recent housing report from the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation at Drexel University, home sales activity in the City of Philadelphia remained “exceptio.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

With third Light City in the books, festival organizer says the event has found its "groove"

The lights are out on this year's Light City. The third annual free arts festival wrapped up April 21 with a grand-finale fireworks display. This year's Light City brought 21 light installations, music, food and crowds to the Inner Harbor. The fe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

Detroit small businesses going global to push growth

One of the next stages in Detroit's revitalization could involve China, South Korea, the Middle East or even India through a program that helps local businesses market their products in foreign markets while creating jobs for city residents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2018

Council toughens sexual-harassment rules on businesses

You, too. That was the City Council's message Wednesday to small businesses as it passed sweeping anti-sexual harassment rules affecting both the private and public sectors. The legislation is... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 12th, 2018

KC Chamber announces Top 10 finalists for 2018 Mr. K Award

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce unveiled the Top 10 Small Businesses on Wednesday evening, with the finalists ranging from apparel to transportation to a community bank. Only one will receive the coveted Mr. K Award, which is awarded t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2018