Macon Exchange

Calling all artists, bakers, and makers! Join us on Tuesday, August 28 to learn about the new retail incubator, Macon Exchange. Macon Exchange seeks to create a unique shopping experience while allowing local entrepreneurs to test a “brick-and-mortar” storefront in downtown Macon. Two info sessions will be hosted at NewTown Macon (555 Poplar Street). You have the choice of a …

Calling all Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, August 29th Noon-1:30pm at NewTown Macon (555 Poplar Street) Join us at NewTown Macon for a discussion with local founders, investors, educators, and leaders. There will be a panel, Q&A, and networking for current and aspiring Macon entrepreneurs. Powered by ATDC, Georgia’s Technology Incubator This is a free event. RSVP now!

Finance Assistant

NewTown Macon: 555 Poplar St. Macon, GA Job Title: Finance Assistant Compensation: $12.50/hour, twenty hours per week, exempt Benefits: [none] Application deadline: 5pm on Friday, August 10, 2018 Start date: Immediately Office Hours: Can be served flexibly Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, subject to mutual agreement of NewTown and the employees. NewTown is a small office where professionals manage …

5 Bragg Jam Survival Tips

Bragg Jam is hosting 80+ bands this year. There are likely some bands you want to see more than others. Make sure you’re making the most of it by planning who you want to see and when they are playing. Bragg Jam Lineup Pro tip: keep a screenshot of times and venues on your phone.  It’s easy to get caught up …

Downtown Get Downs & Festivals This Summer

Bragg Jam  July 27-28 This year is the 20th anniversary of Macon’s largest music festival and concert crawl. This year’s lineup boasts 80+ bands coming at you live from 20+ stages. Keep your last weekend of July open so you don’t miss this rain or shine event. Photo courtesy of thebeenest.com Macon Film Festival August 16-19 This festival has film genres for …

NewTown Announces $3 Million to help Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2018 NewTown Announces $3 Million to Help Entrepreneurs Start, Relocate and Grow Businesses in Downtown Macon DOWNTOWN MACON, June 20, 2018 — Today, NewTown Macon announced its small business loan program will be tripling in size, thanks to the generous support of the John S. James L. Knight Foundation, the Griffith Family Foundation, and Dr. R. …

5 Reasons You Need Financial Projections

It may seem like it would be easier to keep your financial planning “in your head” or have a limited outline for your business’s financials throughout the year. However, there are a lot of great reasons to start any business with official financial projections. Take a look at some of the most important ones: Taking the time to thoroughly calculate …

11 Ways to Enjoy a Staycation this Memorial Day Weekend in Downtown Macon

When’s the last time you enjoyed a STAYcation? No long car rides, no overpriced hotel stays, and no returning from a trip with the need to take another vacation to recover. Besides, the beach is overrated. SAND. EVERYWHERE. Lucky for you, Downtown Macon has plenty of things going on this weekend to keep you busy and stress free. Here are …

Chief Financial Officer

NewTown Macon, 555 Poplar St., Macon, GA Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Salary: $80,000 per annum plus benefits Benefits: 13 paid holidays, 20 PTO days, flexible work schedule, health insurance (employer pays 80% of premium), gym membership, short- & long-term disability and 4% retirement match 401k Application deadline: 5pm on Friday, June 1, 2018 Start date: Immediately Office Hours: …