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Why Staunton? Economic Development video


We just discovered this video by our Economic Development office: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBFt2oCzQbI It’s from October, 2018. What do you think of it? .... read more

News

International tourism to Virginia hits new record


“The state has seen a 22% increase in international tourism since 2009, and the number of visitors from overseas increased by 5% from 2017 to 2018.” Full article text is here. .... read more

Discussions

QCMM Potter events—“The department store of the future is using actors to sell you stuff”


This article reminded me of Staunton’s “Potter” QCMM events: https://www.fastcompany.com/90384244/slides-actors-and-surveillance-cameras-my-day-at-the-department-store-of-the-future “It’s unclear whether the novelty of Showfields’s retail Sleep No More will wear off. But compared to the frustrating, banal experience of browsing through products in a normal store, I’ll take the .... read more

News

Welcome Latitudes!


We’re excited to welcome Latitudes Fair Trade Store to MyStaunton.com B2B: “Latitudes Fair is a fair trade store specializing in hand-made, artisanal goods from around the world. Our goal is to foster positive economic relationships between American consumers and marginalized artisans from developing nations.” You can visit .... read more

News

Welcome Zynodoa!


We’re excited to welcome Zynodoa to MyStaunton.com B2B: “Tucked into a historic building in beautiful downtown Staunton, Virginia, Zynodoa offers inspired southern cuisine in a stylish, metropolitan setting.” You can visit them online at http://www.zynodoa.com/ Thanks for joining us, Jessica! We look forward to .... read more

News

Welcome Crack The Code Escape Room!


We’re excited to welcome Crack The Code Escape Room to MyStaunton.com B2B: “Escape rooms are interactive real life escape games in which you must solve the puzzles in order to escape the room. You have 60 minutes to find the clues, solve the puzzles and make your way .... read more

News

Welcome Nanny June Vintage!


We’re excited to welcome Nanny June Vintage to MyStaunton.com B2B: “We are a friendly and accessible boutique with a dynamite collection of vintage clothes and accessories.” You can visit them online at https://www.facebook.com/pg/njvstaunton/ Thanks for joining us, Mike! We look forward to .... read more

News

City of Staunton Tourism Activity Report for October, 2019


Read the October, 2019 Activity Report for Staunton. The Tourism report begins on page 17: https://www.ci.staunton.va.us/home/showdocument?id=6484 .... read more

Events

Entrepreneurs Unite! Meetup - First Thursdays 6-8pm


An informal gathering for current and aspiring entrepreneurs to chat, share what you are creating or hope to create, and discuss ideas together. Meet at the Staunton Innovation Hub (32 N. Augusta St.), with support from the SCCF. No RSVPs necessary. .... read more

Real Estate Rentals

13 West Beverley St.


$520/month (includes all utilities), 500 sq ft, 2nd floor space looking down on Beverley St., works well as retail space and is across from Staunton Books. Contact Dolan at Blue Ridge Fine Properties by Shannon Harrington: Dolan@shannonharrington.com If anyone has an update please send a comment below and we .... read more

News

Welcome Biteseeing Staunton!


We’re excited to welcome Biteseeing Staunton to MyStaunton.com B2B with their unique food-focused tour experience: “Satisfy your appetite and the urge to wander with food tours in Staunton, VA! Discover Staunton’s locally owned restaurants and specialty shops as you explore the rich history and beautiful architecture .... read more

Real Estate Rentals

10 East Beverley St.


$1,500/month, 830 sq ft downstairs, 760 sq ft upstairs (1590 sq ft. total) Contact Catharine Clem 540-255-9687 or chclem@comcast.net If anyone has an update please send a comment below and we’ll edit the listing. .... read more

News

Welcome Crucible Coffee!


We’re excited to welcome Crucible Coffee not only to our town, but also to MyStaunton.com B2B. There’s a nice article in the News Leader about them: https://www.newsleader.com/story/news/2019/02/04/new-coffee-shop-staunton-restaurants-honored-vogue-buzz/2765979002/ You can also visit them online at https://www.instagram.com/crucible.coffee/ .... read more

Discussions

How was Halloween Town (10/26)?


We ran our Dragonology event that we did for the Potter weekend again this weekend. We didn’t put a lot of effort into advertising other than Facebook. We had 5 groups of people show up for our event, which was more than we’d expected. It makes us feel optimistic .... read more

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Retail is dead, so now experience-based commerce will thrive?


I thought this was an interesting article about the decline of retail and the rise of “experiences”: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/01/the-experience-economy-is-booming-but-it-must-benefit-everyone/ Some interesting notes: 78% of millennials choose to spend money on a desirable experience over something material “experiential purchases, such as vacations, concerts and meals out, tend to .... read more

Real Estate Rentals

134 East Beverley St.


$2,000/month, 2,000 sq ft Contact 434-242-1710 If anyone has an update please send a comment below and we’ll edit the listing. .... read more

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What do you think of this site?


This is a closed website community for Staunton tourism-focused businesses. There’s no charge for businesses to belong. It’s a place to share information and have conversations about issues that directly relate to our tourism-focused businesses. Please share your thoughts and suggestions! .... read more

ALERTS

Shoplifter in our shop (sample)


This is a sample of an Alert post. If you want to share some important/urgent information, you can post an Alert topic. .... read more

Discussions

New Mural Downtown


What do businesses think of the new mural downtown? .... read more

Poll - Daily Sales

Poll: Sales/Traffic for Tues 10/22 (sample)


This is a sample of a Polls post. We can share an idea of how our sales/traffic was with a Polls post (coming soon). .... read more

Made Local

Keto Koffee To Go (sample)


This is a sample of a Made Local post. Wholesale products that are made locally can be posted here. .... read more

For Sale/Free

Retail Inventory shelf for sale (sample)


This is a sample of a For Sale/Free post. If you want to post an item for sale/free, you can post a For Sale/Free topic. .... read more

Marketing

Where To List Events Online


What websites do you use to promote your events? Add and comment and we’ll create a list to share! .... read more

Marketing

Poster Distribution Locations


We’re building a list of locations around town to hang poster flyers: Masonic Building (hang near the mailboxes) - 13 W. Beverley ... Add more locations in the Comments box and we’ll update the list! .... read more


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