Destination       Creation Course

Retailers,       restaurants and service providers have discovered the need to serve       customers in a different manner. The 8-week Destination Creation Course       helps businesses to reach new customers through product differentiation       as well as digital means. The       course is designed to help independent businesses and communities stand       out and draw customers to them, increasing customer traffic from both local       consumers and consumers from miles away.

The Destination Creation Course is being offered through NEOEDD and La       Grande Main Street Downtown at no charge to local businesses. The course       has is offered for $399 in other places. The course will be       held Thursday mornings from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. at Cook Memorial       Library starting January 20 through March 17, 2022. All participants       will be required to wear face masks. Register by       January 18th! 

Jon Schallert is       the only professional speaker teaching businesses and communities how to       turn themselves into Consumer Destinations. Jon developed his proprietary       "Destination Business" process after interviewing over 10,000       independent business owners in nearly 600 cities, towns and downtowns.       The workshop includes pre-recorded videos and live discussion facilitated       by Lisa Dawson, a certified Destination Creation Course instructor.