Wednesday, March 17, 2010

"Own Your Own Business” workshop provides the basics for prospective entrepreneurs

The Owensboro chapter of SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) and the eMERGING VENTURES Center for Innovation are sponsoring a two-night workshop called “Owning Your Own Business” on Monday,
March  29th and Tuesday, March 30th.  The workshop is a great opportunity for anyone interested in starting a business.  Key subjects to be covered include licensing and permitting requirements, legal issues, accounting and
financial matters, and insurance needs.  Preparing a business plan and discovering the personal factors that one should consider before starting a business will also be covered. "Social Networking" as a part of a marketing plan also will be discussed.

All topics will be taught by local professionals using the SCORE curriculum which has helped thousands of start-up businesses across the United States.  SCORE has 389 chapters in locations throughout the U.S. with 10,500 volunteers nationwide.  SCORE was founded in 1964 and is a partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

The workshop will start at 6:00 p.m. on both evenings and will be held at the Greater Owensboro Commerce Center at 200 E. 3rd Street (corner of 3rd Street and J.R. Miller Blvd.) in Owensboro.  Registration is required and should be made by calling the Emerging Ventures Center at 270 663 1050.  There is a fee of $40 per person or $30 per person if pre-registered.  Spouses and partners may attend for half-price. Limit of 16 participants.

Contact The Emerging Ventures Center for Innovation at 270 663 1050 for more information.

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