Business Info Sessions

Germantown Business Info Sessions are held bi-monthly and feature invited speakers who give brief presentations about resources that can benefit local businesses. All meetings include time for attendees to ask questions, network, offer feedback, and talk with representatives from Germantown United CDC.

Schedule of Upcoming Events

1. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Importance of a Business Plan
Don’t have a business plan? Get an overview of business plan components and learn about its importance to funders and business success. We’ll also discuss available grant opportunities that require a business plan.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

How to Define Your Target Market
Who are your customers in Germantown? Learn about the consumers living and shopping in Germantown, and define the target market for your business.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Activate Your Storefront, and Use Marketing & Social Media to Increase Business
Learn about the storefront improvement program and resources available to Germantown businesses to make façade renovations, and get tips on representing your business online.

Attendee Information

Business Info Sessions are FREE to attend and held on Wednesdays (May 17, July 19 & Sept. 20) from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Germantown Life Enrichment Center.

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Enjoy Complimentary Breakfast + Network
8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Programming
9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Questions

Location: Germantown Life Enrichment Center
5722 Greene St, Philadelphia PA 19144

across from Vernon Park, between W Chelten Ave & Rittenhouse St

Who can attend? Anyone who owns a local business or property within the business district, or is interested in opening a business in Germantown is welcome to attend.

Please RSVP. Call Germantown United CDC at 215-856-4303 or email