Storefront Mastery Program Comes to Downtown

by | Oct 5, 2022 | Uncategorized

Church St in Montclair, New Jersey. Photo by Jaime Izurieta

The Jamestown Renaissance Corporation and Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce are excited to host Jaime Izurieta of Storefront Mastery next month. Jaime and the JRC will host a workshop designed to inspire and educate downtown business owners on key concepts around storefront design to improve the profitability of businesses and the walkability of downtown.

Who: This workshop is open to any downtown business owner with a storefront. Key staff or partners may attend as well. Just let us know who is coming when you RSVP(see below).

What: This is a workshop focused on finding creative and effective ways to improve the curb appeal and functionality of storefronts. Our guest presenter for this workshop is Jaime Izurieta. Jaime has several years of experience working with small business owners and downtown districts to add energy to downtowns throughout the country. We will also present information on how the JRC can assist in funding some of the actions developed during this workshop.

We will provide a light breakfast and a full lunch to all those in attendance.

When: Monday, November 7th. 8:30 am to 2 pm. (We know this is a big time commitment. We will pack a lot of material into this time to ensure we add as much value to you and your business as possible.) Breakfast is provided by Crown St Roasting Company at 8:30 am. We will begin the workshop promptly at 9 am.

Where: Reg Lenna Center for the Arts, pre-function space. 3rd St Jamestown. 

Cost: FREE (yes, free!)

RSVP: Please RSVP by Monday, October 31st, to Frank Besse at or 716-708-6761. We only have enough room for 12 businesses, so RSVP as soon as possible to reserve your spot.

Learn more: Read an article from Jaime published by the Congress for New Urbanism about his Ten Rules for Successful Storefront Design.

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