BUSINESS ASSOCIATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Mt. Airy USA is our community development corporation (CDC) with 15 full- and part-time employees, and four core mission areas: Business Services, Community Programs (Schools Coalition, Placemaking Initiatives), Homes and Housing, and Real Estate Development. Go Mt. Airy is our promotional channel to champion the neighborhood, largely driven by social media.
Mt. Airy USA’s web sites, mtairyusa.org and gomtairy.com, have an annual reach of 75,000 unique readers. As of July 2017, the Go Mt. Airy social media reach is as follows: over 8,000 Facebook subscribers, over 2,000 Twitter followers, and over 2,000 Instagram followers. All of these numbers continue to grow.
The Business Association will have a private Google Group for business-to-business interaction, collaboration, and sharing of ideas.
Our series of workshops range from certification of women- and minority-owned businesses to obtaining access to capital to back office support like taxes and payroll.
Branded hosting means Wilma’s Widgets can either host a networking event in their location or have their brand highlighted, for example “Wilma’s Widget & the Business Association presents …”
It’s up to you. We hold networking sessions to build community, and opportunities to learn skills to grow your business. What services do you offer, and how can we help you promote them?