As a part of our business retention and expansion program, the City and the Verona Area Chamber of Commerce Economic Development subcommittee surveyed existing businesses and entrepreneurs. The survey was posted to the City of Verona Facebook Page and website on January 31, 2019, sent out via email in the Verona Chamber Weekly Newsletter on February 13, 2019 and closed March 8, 2019. The purpose was to identify potential program focus areas for entrepreneurial and small business development in Verona. Of more than the 400 businesses and entrepreneurs located in Verona, 54 provided survey responses. The following summarizes the responses:
As a result of the survey responses, the Verona Area Chamber of Commerce is planning a professional development series to help connect the local business community with resources from our partner organizations. Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 608-845-5777 for more information regarding the professional development series.