National Small Business Week webinars hosted in conjuction with Leaders Luncheon

To recognize and assist Wyoming’s small business community DURING National Small Business Week 2014, the Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center will be sponsoring a daily webinar from May 12-16.  All webinars are free of charge and each will take place from 12-1:00 pm.  If you would like to participate in the excellent webinars, the Saratoga/Platte Valley Chamber of Commerce has already registered for each webinar.  You may bring a sack lunch and join us, or you may register yourself and participate from your own desk.  Separate registration is required for each webinar.  To register on your own go to http://wyen.biz.  The webinar schedule is as follows:

May 12 & 13.        Introduction to Wyoming Business Resources.  To encourage your success, the State of Wyoming offers programs including free market research, trade show grant opportunities, help with patents and trademarks, government contracting assistance, and much more. Learn about the many resources the State of Wyoming offers to new entrepreneurs and established businesses. 

May 14.  Not Your Grandfather’s Marketing.  Learn how marketing has changed in the 21st Century.  If you are still relying on Yellow Page ads and email blasts for your marketing, you need to attend this webinar.  We will discuss what works in today’s very changed and social media world.

This session will be featured during the Chamber’s LEADERS LUNCHEON.  We will be viewing the webinar on a large screen and lunch will be provided by Crave 6 Catering.  Cost to attend is $15 and registration for this session is on the Chamber’s website (saratogachamber.info) or by calling 326-8855.

 

May 15.  Improve Your Cash Flow.  Don’t get caught with an empty bank account.  Learn how to improve your cash flow by better coordinating your sales, collections, disbursements, capital expenditures, and other cash management issues.  We will also discuss sources of financing for your business start-up or expansion.

May 16.  Start Your Own Business.  Get help exploring the pros and cons of owning a business, evaluating the skills and knowledge necessary for success, and understanding some of the licensing and permitting requirements. 

Separate registration is required for each webinar.  To register go to http://wyen.biz.  If you have questions, contact Peggy Baker at (307) 382-0947. 

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.  Contact the SBDC at (307) 382-0947 to obtain further information. 

Wyoming Entrepreneur is a business consulting group consisting of the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, Wyoming Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and the Wyoming Market Research Center.  Our mission is to help Wyoming entrepreneurs succeed.  Consulting and most market research services are free of charge to Wyoming residents.  The SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Additional support is provided by the Wyoming Business Council, and the University of Wyoming. 

 

 

 

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