DCC + NCC Small Business – Big Ideas Workshop: Grow Ideas Into Big Business!
April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pmFree
SMALL BUSINESS – BIG IDEAS Workshop Series
The Darien Chamber is partnering with the New Canaan Chamber for a 4 part workshop series for small business. Each workshop will have its own topic and panel of experts. Networking time will be available after the presentation. All four workshops will be at the New Canaan Library and pre-registration is required.
This New Canaan Chamber workshop series has been extremely popular in the past and DCC is very excited to join in with NCC to help our small business community be more successful.
Tuesday, April 30th: How to Help Your Big Ideas Grow Into Big Business! Whether you are still putting your big idea onto paper or you’re running your small business and are looking for growth strategies, join us and hear what the CT Small Business Development Center has to say. This talk will discuss the current state of business plans – what’s needed, what isn’t, what tools can shortcut the process. We will cover different ways to access capital to help grow your business including the decision of equity vs debt, an overview of local partners who can help and the best way to make a solid first impression on your banker. Finally, we’ll cover the variety of state resources that are available to help you turn your big idea into reality!Presenter: Christine Sullivan-CT Small Business Development Center
Tuesday, May 7th: Marketing in Today’s Climate and When to Bring in the “Professionals”. Join The Two Heads Podcast as they discuss the many facets of Marketing. What’s easy to do yourself and when you should bring in an expert. Be a apart of a live audience as another edition is recorded. Presenter: PJ. Fladd of Nurenu Brand Marketing & Rich Gee Business Coach and Founder of the Rich Gee Group
Tuesday, May 14th: Cyber Security – Creating a Safe Environment for you, your home and your business. Connectivity brings increased risk of theft, fraud, and abuse. With our dependence on modern technology, we become more vulnerable to cyberattacks such as workplace security breaches, spear phishing, and social media fraud. Our Panel of Professionals from Rand Insurance, Innovated Network Solutions and ID Shield will talk about how to safeguard and secure your cyberspace. Attendees will walk away with the Top 10 actions steps necessary for maximizing their own online security. Presenter: Paul Mercado, VP Rand Insurance, Eric Barret Innovative Network Solutions, Oscar Capel ID Shield
Tuesday, May 21: Teach Your Customers To Love You One Email At A Time! Action steps you can use right away, plus real-life examples and suggested tools to build a following and grow your business. Come learn about the 5 Easy ways to harness the Power of the Inbox: Presenter: Lynn Moore, Marketing Technologist
Place is the New Canaan Library. Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm. Registration will be through New Canaan library. Free and open to the public.