Oct
12
5:00 PM17:00

The Hindu Festival of Lights (Diwali)

Midtown Global Market will host a free celebration of Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights, on Saturday, October 12 from 5 – 8 p.m. You can enjoy a variety of Indian vendors, a Bollywood Dancing exhibition and dance lesson, a Kids Talent Exhibition, “lighting of the glow sticks” and traditional storytelling of the origin of Diwali, dining specials at Hot Indian and children’s crafts. Lots to do for the whole family!

Diwali, also known as the Hindu festival of lights, is the largest and most widely celebrated Hindu festival. Originating in India, this holiday is an expression of happiness and the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. The celebration takes place each year in autumn and traditionally lasts five days with the largest celebration on the third day. This holiday is celebrated in India by all ages and traditional activates include fireworks, gift exchanges, storytelling, shopping, candle lighting and a feast.

 Candles and clay lamps called diyas are lit and placed on roofs, around front doors and in windows of homes symbolizing positive life and being thankful for health, wealth, knowledge and fame.

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Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

Small Business Workshop: Handling a Challenging Customer

Customer service is a necessary position in most of today’s businesses and organizations.  It helps companies give customers what they want and what they need. Although many customers can be difficult, with the right training, skills, and knowledge, any difficult customer can be handled appropriately and effectively.  With a positive attitude, your employee can effectively deal with the most difficult customers and both parties can end the conversation satisfied.

This workshop will help you learn how engaging customers properly can benefit both the employee and customer. Through the workshop, your participants will gain a new perspective on how to react to negative customers and leave the customer satisfied and as a returning customer.

In the Greenway Conference Room on the lower level.

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Nov
19
6:00 PM18:00

Small Business Workshop: Business Plan Basics

Have a great business idea? Transform your ideas into a reality with a thought out business plans. Learn the proper format to create a plan that you would be proud of. Our insightful advice and useful tips will help package your idea and map the future for your business. 

In the Greenway Conference Room on the lower level.  

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