Pop Up Shop Program | Economic Development Strategy
Viroqua Chamber Main Street Executive Director Nora Roughen-Schmidt introduced an exciting “economic development strategy” to thirty-five community leaders and property owners on Oct. 24th. Ms. Roughen-Schmidt presentation offered insight into the potential of launching a Pop Up Shop Program in Kewaunee County communities.
The Pop-Up Shop program offers entrepreneurs an opportunity test a business idea while property owners fill and showcase active storefronts. “This program is not only a form of business incubation but, it creates a more vibrant community for residents and visitors”, Kewaunee County Economic Development Corp.(KCEDC) Executive Director Jennifer Brown said.
The Pop Up Shop Program was hosted by KCEDC, Community Improvement of Algoma, Algoma Chamber of Commerce, Kewaunee Chamber of Commerce, Luxemburg Chamber of Commerce & UW-Extension.