Philip Given of York City Pretzel Company Speaks during the Social Media Assets Workshop.

Philip Given of York City Pretzel Company Speaks during the Social Media Assets Workshop.

Downtown Inc is proud to launch its 2018 Business Series Presented by PNC. Business Series events will cover a variety of topics including social media communications and web presence, safety, resources and more. The Business Series is FREE. Though it's geared toward downtown businesses, anyone is welcome to attend.

Here you will find information about current and upcoming Business Series events. If one interests you, please register and join us! If no events are listed, check back in the future. We are constantly working to develop programming and will post any new events here when they become available.

A special thank you to York College of Pennsylvania for providing space for our Business Series events.

Upcoming Events

May 16: Employment Law 101 Workshop

Employment Law 101: What Your Organization Needs to Know to Avoid Employment Law Issues

8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 16

York College Center for Community Engagement

Whether your organization has 1 employee or 1,000, there are multiple federal and state laws that impact how you manage your employees. Join CGA employment attorney Christine Nentwig to learn more about the laws governing sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour and employee disabilities and medical conditions and more. Plus, Nentwig will discuss practical steps businesses of all sizes should take to avoid liability.

The workshop begins at 8:30 a.m., but doors open at 8 a.m. to allow time for networking and the placement of business materials. 

It will be held at the York College Center for Community Engagement, 59 E. Market St., York, PA 17401. Please enter through the Duke Street entrance. Thank you to York College for providing space for the event.

Please RSVP below by 12 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, to secure your seat. While the Business Series is geared toward Downtown York businesses, anyone is welcome to attend. There is no charge, but a ticket is required to prepare materials and refreshments. 

The closest available parking facility is the Market Street Garage. Click here for more parking information. 

Past Events

March 21: Downtown Business and Nonprofit Networking Mixer

This event was canceled due to inclement weather. Stay tuned for future networking opportunities!

February 21: Social Media Assets Workshop

Philip Given, Chief of Staff to York Mayor Michael Helfrich and President of the York City Pretzel Company, join Downtown Inc to discuss social media assets and how to ensure your businesses Yelp, Google and Facebook pages present the information customers and visitors need. 

January 17: Personal Safety Tips Workshop

Businesses and non-profits located in the Downtown York Business Improvement District joined Downtown Inc at the first Business Series event of 2018 at York College's Center for Community Engagement. York City Police Officers Derek Hartman and Rich Kehler shared tips for your personal safety, best practices for contacting police and how to protect your business. A safety tip sheet was presented, and a Q&A session followed.