ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS

37 Oaks' March Newsletter

March 21, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

Our March newsletter is dedicated to supporting Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs through COVID-19. Check it out! 

Bob & Weave: Small Business Tips & Resources to Survive The Coronavirus Pandemic

March 21, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

Bob & Weave, Tuck & Roll are both techniques that can be used by small businesses & entrepreneurs to get thought the tough times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  ​Check out these tips and resources to help navigate the impact on your business.

A couple times a week, we will choose one of these tips, discuss it in detail and provide examples via FB/IG LIVE @37oaks. This discussion will be led by Terrand Smith, 37 Oaks' Founder/CEO + an expert guest speaker from a small business or large corporation. Check out the schedule of events at "37 Oaks University's schedule"

37 Oaks' Master Business List | Support Small

March 20, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

The impact of the CoronaVirus has hit our country hard, and it is hitting our small businesses & entrepreneurs harder. 37 Oaks has compiled a "Small Business Master List" that makes it easy for shoppers to"Support Small" when they are ready to make a purchase. 

Search or filter this list by category, city, state, neighborhood OR list your business for FREE!

Memo From Our CEO | Coronavirus

March 16, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

"Our economy requires diverse solutions to support the diversity of local businesses & entrepreneurs impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic."

 

Terrand Smith 

Founder, CEO, 37 Oaks Consulting 

RESCHEDULED!! Scaling Up!! Wholesale Free Panel Discussion & Food Cohort With Norman Distribution

Updated March 16, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

37 Oaks University builds retail, commerce & distribution knowledge for entrepreneurs. We are excited to partner with Norman Distribution to grow our local food businesses.

Norman Distribution is a full-service DSD distribution company specializing in “Better-for-you” snack, beverage & grocery products. They service thousands of retailers across the Midwest (supermarkets, independent retailers, convenience stores, drug chains, food service, hospitality, fitness, on-premise accounts, vending operators, etc).

Learn more about our Scaling Up! Wholesale Panel Discussion (free) and our upcoming food cohort. 

37 Oaks February Newsletter

February 27, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

Our February newsletter is filled with updates on new partnerships; Chicagoland food cohort for growing businesses; 37 Oaks University expansion; new course formats and video testimonials from partners and client.

 

Check it out! 

37 Oaks University Is Expanding to Indianapolis!

February 24, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

37 Oaks University builds retail, commerce & distribution knowledge for entrepreneurs and we are super excited to expand to Indianapolis!

See which course we are offering in Indy. If you are interested in us adding more courses while we are there, contact us. 

37 Oaks University Launches On Demand Courses! Watch Now!

February 21, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

37 Oaks University builds retail, commerce & distribution knowledge for entrepreneurs.  We are excited to launch our first On Demand course. Watch select courses NOW! from the comfort of your own personal device. Stay tuned as we add more. 

Check Out 37 Oaks Video Testimonials From Clients and Partners!

February 13, 2020

37 Oaks = Local Commerce + Innovation + Economic Development

 

The work we do and the impact we have is impossible without the support and trust of our economic development and municipality partners and the business owners they serve. 

Hear what they have to say about their partnership and experience with 37 Oaks and our 37 Oaks University and SOKONI brands. 

Happy Birthday 37 Oaks | Top 10 Moments of 2019

January 14, 2020

Join us in celebrating 37 Oaks 4th birthday!

 

We thank all the entrepreneurs, economic development organizations, municipalities, partners and supporters as none of this would be possible without you!

Before we close up 2019, we want to take a few moments to reflect on our top 10 (maybe 11) moments of the year.

Terrand Smith Speaks At The Ancillary Retail Expo 2020

February 3-4, 2020 (New Orleans, LA)

37 Oak's Founder/CEO, Terrand Smith, is excited to speak at the upcoming Ancillary Retail Expo on February 2-3, 2020 in New Orleans, LA.

 

She will lead a session on "How Grass Roots Retail Pop Ups Bring Life to Vacant Street Retail & Revitalize Communities".

In creating 37 Oaks' B2C commerce development platform, called SOKONI, her experience in this area will warrant an insightful discussion.

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NEWS & MEDIA

Catch 37 Oaks' Founder/CEO, Terrand Smith, on The Jam TV Show Discussing The Imapact of the CoronaVirus on Minority Small Businesses.

March 20, 2020

Check out 37 Oaks' Founder/CEO, Terrand Smith, along with some of the amazing local businesses we work with being featured on the virtual version of The Jam TV  Show with the marvelous Felicia Lawrence.

Hear what we have to say about how the Coronavirus pandemic is impacting not only small businesses and entrepreneurs, but specifically the ones in our minority communities.

37 Oaks' Founder/CEO featured on "Get Found, Get Funded Podcast!

November 22, 2019

Get Found Get Funded takes pride in featuring companies led by entrepreneurs that are generally under-represented in the startup space.

 

Terrand Smith, 37 Oaks' Founder/CEO had wonderful conversations with the hosts and Lynda Peralta about product positioning, finding the right retailer, various distribution channels, the importance of testing and staying focused on the problem you're trying to solve.

37 Oaks Holiday Readiness Blog for Local Retailers

November 22, 2019

ChiBizHub, an initiative of World Business Chicago, is a portal for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners looking for resources to start, scale and accelerate their business in Chicago. 

 

37 Oaks' Founder & CEO, Terrand Smith is excited to write a blog for their recent newsletter. She shares 5 tips for local retailers to prepare for the holiday season.

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SOCIAL MEDIA