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Small Business Financing Solutions - May 30
A panel of experts will discuss both traditional and alternative ways to finance your small business expansion or start up. Panel includes representatives from the banking industry, angel and venture capital investors, state and local financing authorities, and other funding methods.
This event is designed to assist small businesses looking for access to capital. REGISTER HERE
Norwalk Economic Development Corporation
Caffeinated Ideas - May 30
Brainstorming Business Ideas Over a Cup of Coffee
Are you a fan of the Shark Tank? Think you have a cool idea for a business? Already have a business and need some advice? Join us as we provide an atmosphere and forum in which entrepreneurs can test out ideas in front of a group of helpful professionals representing an array of industries. These resource people will help refine the entrepreneur’s idea and shape the business model in a way that saves the entrepreneur vital time and money in the normal trial and error learning process.
Bring your ideas, concepts and products, and as a group we can explore the idea and help you to better position it for the market place. Presented by Braintree Business Development Center in conjunction with NEDC. REGISTER HERE
The Importance of Developing the RIGHT Growth Strategy - May 25
There are only 2 ways to grow your business; by finding new customers and/or doing more business with existing customers. The difficult part is strategizing and actual execution.MAGNET believes that in order to grow your business, you need to have the right growth strategy made up of a robust marketing and sales plan that is measurable. During the event, MAGNET will introduce you to a methodology for better understanding the importance of developing the RIGHT Growth Strategy for your business; whether you are a contract manufacturer or a products company. REGISTER HERE
Now in its 14th year, the Norwalk Economic Development Corporation's Business Appreciation Month (BAM!) is a state-recognized Business Retention & Expansion program that recognizes the contributions of Norwalk area businesses. NEDC will host several informational events throughout the month of May. For more information (or to register) call (419) 668-9858.
HUBZone Workshop - May 9
The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. Additionally, HUBZone businesses can receive a 10% price evaluation bidding advantage under some conditions.
This two-hour SBA hosted workshop is designed to introduce you to the program, help determine if your business is HUBZone eligible, and support your participation in the program. Presented by the Small Business Association in conjunction with NEDC. REGISTER HERE
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