Wilkes-Barre Connect has been featured in an article in the Times Leaders, Luzerne County Business News. Wilkes-Barre Connect is an organization that was founded in 2016 by the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce. It was developed to help grow small businesses and entrepreneurs in the local area. The article explains that Connect is built on five areas of focus – 101, Spot Light, Honor, Intern, and Pitch. Each of these areas will help small businesses grow and allow entrepreneurs to have access to resources they haven’t had before.
Wilkes-Barre Connect is dedicated to allowing business development to grow and supporting entrepreneurs in the local area. The services that Wilkes-Barre Connect offers are free to businesses within the area. By focusing on small businesses and entrepreneurs, Connect will allow for better growth in the local community. Holly Pilcavage is the managing director of the Wilkes-Barre Connect program.