Pleasanton Represented at Texas Rural Challenge
All speakers challenged communities to work together in the spirt of regionalism and collaborative efforts whenever possible to achieve greater economic development. “Cities, counties, school districts, institutions of higher learning, and council of governments must work together and build partnerships that will strengthen the local and state economy,” said Secretary of State Rolando Pablos.
The Pleasanton representatives participated in several breakout sessions, which included: Technology Adoption, Accessing Opportunities for Trade, Regional Approaches for Economic Growth, and Skilled Labor Force for Rural Texas. The City of Pleasanton is working on several projects that addresses all the topics discussed during the conference.
Pleasanton To Hold Business Marketing Workshop
(Pleasanton, TX – July 2, 2018) The City of Pleasanton will hold a Business Marketing Workshop on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Pleasanton Civic Center in partnership with EMC Strategy Group, LLC.
EMC’s Ernie Gonzalez will lead the workshop and share marketing strategies aimed at helping small businesses and nonprofits grow through brand awareness using social media, websites, and print media.
Gonzalez has served in numerous public affairs and marketing positions in the public and private sector throughout his 25-year professional career.
“Creating brand awareness about products or services is a vital factor in making any business or organization grow,” says EMC President & CEO Ernie Gonzalez.
This is the third business workshop organized by the city’s Business & Economic Development Consulting Firm EMC Strategy Group, LLC since late May.
EMC has several workshops scheduled through the end of the year. EMC is also providing free consulting services to any Pleasanton business for start-up and marketing strategies.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210.960.4340, ext. 102 to register for the workshop and schedule a consulting appointment.
Free Marketing Opportunity for Pleasanton Businesses & Nonprofits
(Pleasanton, TX – June 15, 2018) The City of Pleasanton, through its Business & Economic Development Consulting Firm, EMC Strategy Group, LLC, will offer FREE marketing services for any local resident seeking to promote and grow their business or nonprofit.
Services include: development a marketing strategy and marketing campaign, website development, social media development, and graphic design. Participating businesses or nonprofits will be responsible for website hosting fees, which typically run between $10 - $25 dollars per month.
Companies invest thousands of dollars for these marketing services, which can be difficult for small business or business start-ups to afford.
“We are excited about offering these free marketing services to Pleasanton residents and I encourage our citizens to take advantage of this great opportunity,” says Johnny Huizar, Pleasanton City Manager.
Please contact email@example.com or call 210.960.4340, ext. 102 to schedule an appointment these business marketing services.
Pleasanton Collaborates with UTSA for Business Workshop
(Pleasanton, TX – June 8, 2018) The City of Pleasanton will hold a business development procurement workshop on Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Pleasanton Civic Center in partnership with the University of Texas San Antonio Alliance Pr28ogram.
Eloy Garcia, Program Director for the UTSA Alliance Program, will lead the presentation and share important information on the bidding and procurement requirements and process for the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT). This workshop is open to any area resident that is interested in doing business with TXDOT.
TXDOT offers millions on contract opportunities to small businesses annually. Mr. Garcia is a leading expert in TXDOT procurement procedures and is a great resource to regional businesses.
“We are excited to collaborate with the UTSA Alliance Program through the Pleasanton Business & Economic Development Initiative,” says Johnny Huizar, Pleasanton City Manager. “I have directed our new consulting firm, EMC Strategy Group, to move forward in forming collaborative partnerships with any state or federal agency, including other economic development groups, that will help support economic growth in Pleasanton,” adds Huizar.
The Pleasanton Business & Economic Development – UTSA Procurement Workshop is free and a complimentary lunch will be served.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 210.960.4340, ext. 102 to register for the workshop.
Free GSA Procurement Workshop This Week
The city’s new Business & Economic Development Consulting Firm, EMC Strategy Group, LLC, has scheduled procurement workshops over the next several months that are aimed at supporting and growing local businesses. Lunch and informational packets will be provided at the workshop.
Two Local Businesses Begin City’s New Mentoring Program
(Pleasanton, TX – May 21, 2018) The City of Pleasanton is pleased to announce that two local business owners have begun the mentoring process as part of the city’s new Business Start-up Assistance Program last week. The program was launched on May 16, 2018.