Downtown Camden Business Workshops

Summer Seminar 2020 Workshop Series

Monday, July 13, 6:00 – 7:30 pm – Entrepreneur Development Workshop via Zoom – The Downtown Camden program hosts I Won’t Starve LLC founder J Haleem Washington in a workshop to empower individuals to step out and use their skills and talents to start a business. The training includes 5 fundamental principles participants can use to start a successful business. Washington has hosted multiple development workshops over the past three years, training entrepreneurs how to get their businesses off the ground and make alliances with the right partners for optimal business success. He has connected over 500 business owners with resources needed to take their business to another level. Click here to register.

Wednesday, July 15, 6:00 – 7:30 pm – Small Business Tips and Resources During COVID-19 – The Downtown Camden program and the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce will give an up-to-date look at where small businesses can find information and guidance related to COVID-19 guidelines, how to update critical business information online and keep your customers informed, access important files from anywhere, and other topics. Click here to register.

Monday, July 27, 6:00 – 7:30 pm - Fundamentals of Online Marketing – In this Google Partner workshop, you will learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads. Click here to register.

Wednesday, July 29, 6:00 – 7:30 pm - Use YouTube to Grow Your Business – In this Google Partner workshop, you’ll get best practices for creating a YouTube Channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and drives engagement with your brand. Click here to register

Monday, August 3, - TBD

Wednesday, August 5, - TBD

If you have trouble registering for a workshop or need additional resources or assistance, please contact Kat Spadacenta, Main Street program manager at or 803-549-5648.



Presentation materials from workshops and seminars are available below. 

Storefront Window Displays & Visual Merchandising with Randy Wilson (7/16/18)

2018 Summer Seminar Series, in partnership with Kershaw County Library

Hands On With Google Listings, Guides and More

Free Library Resources to Save Your Business Time and Money

Human Resources Law: Top 10 Tips for HR and Business Leaders

Facebook Basics, Free and Paid Marketing

Succession Planning for Small Business Owners, with Succession Planning Toolkit