We know that the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted your business model and your entire industry, and we want to help provide solutions to the problems and opportunities that you are currently facing, through Project EVOLVE.
EVOLVE is a project funded by the CARES ACT, allowing the Luzerne County Chambers of Commerce to assist businesses during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Project EVOLVE is an initiative to identify solutions and align external innovation to assist local businesses to adjust to and thrive in the new post-COVID economy. EVOLVE leverages the innovation, products, and services located in Northeastern PA, to provide cross-industry solutions to help businesses adapt to the new economy.
Project EVOLVE utilizes a systematic approach to identify COVID-generated problems within the top ten industries in Northeast PA, based upon the number of establishments and percentage of employment – addressing one industry at a time. Then, leveraging the network and strength of our local economic development partners, identify and deliver innovative solutions to help the businesses “evolve” and thrive in the new, post-COVID economy.
Project EVOLVE has three main components: 1) conducting 10 industry-specific surveys to allow businesses in these specific industries to provide information on the challenges and opportunities they see during and post-COVID-19, 2) hosting ten industry roundtable discussions, and 3) identifying solutions and providers in Northeast PA, that can assist those industries in pivoting and adapting to meet those challenges during this most difficult time.
Any business in Luzerne County is invited to participate in the survey and roundtable discussion for their specific industry. You do not need to be a member of the Chamber to complete the survey or attend the roundtable. We encourage you to share this survey and the roundtable opportunity with any industry providers in your networks that are located in Luzerne County, so that we can better assist them and the industry as a whole.
The following surveys are available for each industry as well as registrations for our FREE ZOOM sessions for a chance to get your feedback & participation: