Roundtables

Roundtables

One aspect of business retention efforts centers around interacting with multiple businesses in various group formats, including active involvement with existing business associations. The Denbigh Warwick Business Association meets monthly to share information and discuss matters related to the small businesses that comprise the Upper Warwick Corridor. In the Southeast Community, the Downtown Newport News Merchants and Neighbors Association meets on a monthly basis to allow an exchange of information and ideas with citizens and business leaders in that area of the City. Copeland Industrial Park has its own business association to focus on the unique needs of this business area, which straddles the border of Newport News and Hampton. A tenants and stakeholders meeting is held periodically to address the unique aspects of the Seafood Industrial Park. To bring together businesses in Oakland Industrial Park, a business roundtable was held, focusing on roadwork projects currently under way and proposed for the area surrounding Oakland, business security tips, and an overview of business incentives and programs available to Newport News companies.