2015 is going to be a great year for aspiring entrepreneurs in Jacksonville. E3 announced recently that talks with the Archdiocese of St. Augustine resulted in their full support of efforts to bring people back to downtown Jacksonville. “With the ownership of the lots next to E3 now under one authority it makes our ability to have a positive relationship much easier.” commented E3 National Director Anthony Butler, Sr. “Now we know that we can create a consistent experience for local businesses and expose new people [catholic church] to E3.
MOB Fest will once again have its event the 2nd Saturday of each month from June through December. Its first event, June 13th, will include being the ending point for the Fishers of Men Celebrates Fathers! rally and march. In its first year the Marketing Our Business Festival saw over 1000 citizens and small business owners participate. The North Florida Chapter received a proclamation from the Mayor naming May 10, 2014 as MOB Fest Day. Families and groups are encouraged to come out and shop at local businesses. Workshops will be offered monthly and the festival still has the lowest registration fee for any monthly venue. “We are here to help spur business not deter it.” states Butler.
For information on becoming a vendor or sponsor email firstname.lastname@example.org. The event will be from 10am – 4pm and is free to the public.