Better Restaurant Management– Better Customer Engagement

Better Restaurant Management and Superior Customer Engagement

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
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Talent Launch Offices, Independence, OH
6161 Oak Tree Lane
Suite 315 (Learning Center)
Independence,, OH 44131
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Join our workshop for an opportunity to hear from three industry experts on ways help your restaurant operation.

Small Business Administration (SBA) 

Attendees will get a general overview of SBA products and resources, including financing.  Learn how a company can position itself for a loan approval.

Understand what factors lenders look at when they assess the creditworthiness of a business.  You will hear about how you can best prepare yourself and your business to make a successful loan request from a bank or other lending institution.

PEPE YELIN & ASSOCIATES Restaurant Consultants

Find out about a true restaurant P&L that  can tell you how much each guest costs and how your […]

2019-03-28T10:01:36-04:00March 18th, 2019|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

The Lorain Growth Corp./Main Street Lorain next Consortium breakfast meeting will be held Friday, April 12, at Spectrum Vocational Center, 713 W. 5th St., Lorain. Our speaker will be Tammy Tansey of the Bricklayers Training Center, a state-of-the-art multi-million dollar training center for the trades recently constructed at state routes 58 and 113 in Amherst Township. Tammy will talk about training opportunities for men and women to secure well-paying jobs in the trades. Doors open at Spectrum at 7:25 am. Breakfast served promptly at 8 am. Cost is only $7. No reservations needed. The program will follow the breakfast. Main Street Lorain President Jim Long will make a report followed by announcements from the gathering. Please share. Our breakfast meetings are a great way to connect with downtown Lorain’s business, dining and entertainment scene. For more, click on 

2019-03-28T09:58:03-04:00March 12th, 2019|News|

Downtown Waterfront Lorain

This site is to promote downtown businesses in downtown Lorain. This to promote and support our downtown and encourage visitors to visit and shop on Main Street Lorain. The site is being updated as needed and this will have additions as time advances. The website is maintained by business owner Jani Oehlke, owner of the 530 Shop at 530 Broadway.


Jim Long/ President

2019-03-28T09:59:08-04:00March 7th, 2019|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Lorain County Commissioner Sharon Kraemer Sweda and Lorain Clerk of Courts Ted Kalo, both recently appointed to their new positions, were at the Friday, March 1, Lorain Growth/Main Street Lorain consortium breakfast meetin at Spectrum Vocational Center, 713 W. 5th Street, Lorain. The two talked about their new positions, plans for the future and take questions. Breakfast was $7 per person and we started serving at 8 a.m., followed by the program. Main Street Lorain President Jim Long  also made a report and took announcements from the group.

2019-03-07T13:16:51-04:00February 12th, 2019|News|

Available for immediate occupancy

Available for immediate occupancy

On 4th St downtown Lorain. Excellent location!!!!!

Office space/ 1199 sq ft
Office space/ 1983 sq ft

Contact Main Street Lorain for more information
Jim Long, President
440 396 8538

2019-02-07T12:41:31-04:00February 7th, 2019|News|

Lorain Growth Consortium Meeting

Tom Bauer and Bob Tomaszewski of the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame did speak at the Friday, Feb. 1, Main Street Lorain Consortium Breakfast meeting at Spectrum Vocational Center, 713 W. 5th Street, Lorain. We begin serving breakfast at 8 a.m. Cost is $7. The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame has been honoring Lorain athletes and teams for years. Find you what their future plans are. Main Street Lorain President talked on Main Street Lorain and downtown projects for the coming year. Announcements were accepted from the floor.

2019-02-07T12:44:23-04:00January 25th, 2019|News|