Events/Workshops

 
  
    

Start-up Assistance

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Brian DeClue
Fee: $ 99.00
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Laurel Butler
Fee: $ 99.00
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Ross Hart
Fee: $ 99.00
Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business.
Speaker: Brian DeClue
Fee: $ 99.00

Business Basics

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
If you are considering submitting a Letter of Intent to Apply (LOI) either for a business loan application or a competitive grant application for the Windham County Economic Development Program (WCDEP), attendance at an LOI Workshop is MANDATORY. The workshops are being provided in partnership with the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) and are FREE. VtSBDC Business Advisor, Debra Boudrieau, will address the LOI process; provide information on the project description; and additional worksheets that will assist you in the process. The goal of the workshop is for you to have all the information you need to complete a competitive LOI.
Speaker: Debra Boudrieau
Monday, August 24, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
If you are considering submitting a Letter of Intent to Apply (LOI) either for a business loan application or a competitive grant application for the Windham County Economic Development Program (WCDEP), attendance at an LOI Workshop is MANDATORY. The workshops are being provided in partnership with the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) and are FREE. VtSBDC Business Advisor, Debra Boudrieau, will address the LOI process; provide information on the project description; and additional worksheets that will assist you in the process. The goal of the workshop is for you to have all the information you need to complete a competitive LOI.
Speaker: Debra Boudrieau