Reimagine Your Business:

Before we revitalize our downtown, prepare your business by building or revitalizing your digital platforms!

In anticipation of the upcoming Baltimore Street Access Project, and understanding how the construction could temporarily disrupt your normal course of business, we want to provide each downtown business the opportunity to modernize your online business platform and marketing strategies.

In collaboration with the Downtown Development Commission and The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence, we will be offering a FREE series of VIRTUAL COURSES to assist all of our downtown businesses with developing their online presence through website and social media platforms.

The courses will consist of (click for more information):

To view a course schedule CLICK HERE. Not available during those times? No problem! Each course will be recorded and will be available for you to view at a time that better suits your schedule.

Each virtual course has been designed to accommodate a multitude of skill sets and will be beneficial for users with all ranges of technological background and literacy. The curriculum will cover items such as:

  • Building an online marketing strategy
  • Developing and maintaining a website
  • Creating social media accounts and engaging with your target market
  • Learning current best practices
  • And MANY others!

By the end of your training, you will be able to effectively


in new and creative ways, build your social media following, and increase your online footprint during project construction and beyond!


Register Here!

The Reimagine Your Downtown Business courses are available at NO COST for any business located within the City of Cumberland’s Special Taxing District (see here). The program is funded 100% by The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence and the Center’s 2021 EARN Grant.

For questions regarding eligibility, contact Melinda Kelleher, Executive Director of the Downtown Development Commission at: [email protected]