How to Start and Manage Your Own Business
Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business?
If so, what are the first steps you should take?
This workshop will help you assess your prospects, give you the initial direction you need, and inspire you to move forward to realize your dream.
In addition, you will have an opportunity to NETWORK with other business-minded people who are considering starting a business
Topics covered are:
■ It all starts with a PLAN - A BUSINESS PLAN
■ Marketing for today's small business.
■ What is the right legal business structure for my business?
■ What should I know about licenses, taxes, and insurance?
■ What technology considerations are important for my business?
■ An introduction to the financial side of a business. Where do I get funding?
■ Our 3-Point approach to Business Education - Basic Business, Business Topic, and Interactive Business Education
■ The SCORE Advantage
-What is needed to start a business
-What are the key parts of a business
-The need for a plan - A BUSINESS PLAN
-What is the next Step-Attend our next Business Plan Workshop
Santa Claus is coming to Cedarhurst of Edwardsville
Come join us as Santa, Mrs. Claus and a reindeer come to Cedarhurst of Edwardsville. This is a socially distanced event where you can pet the reindeer, have your picture taken with Santa and get some cookies and milk.
Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights by SCORE-St. Louis Bi-State Region
• What is a patent and what does it cover
• What is patentable and what protection does it offer
• What are the benefits of a patent and how long does it last
• How to protect trade secrets
• What is a copyright and what does it cover
• How to protect a trademark and why
Ribbon Cutting @ Catalyst Fitness Labs
POSTPONED: Business After 5 @ TBA
The December 2020 Business After 5 (BA5) has been postponed until 2021.
Attendance at all 12 BA5 events is included in your Ed/Glen Chamber membership investment. On the third Thursday of each month, we invite you to mingle and build rewarding relationships with fellow business leaders from 5-7pm.
Be sure to bring plenty of business cards, and be ready to expand your business network! Announcements, a message from our host(s), joker's jackpot drawing and business card giveaway will occur after 6:15pm.