Hey small business owners! Missing Free Coffee Wednesdays at the EC? Not to fear, the EC, in partnership with Lake Trust Credit Union, is now offering something even better: a monthly ‘Lunch and Learn’ series on essential financial information for small business owners. Thanks to Lake Trust Credit Union, come have lunch and listen to experts explain:
“Invest in Your Future – Small Business Financial Planning, Keeping Your Retirement on Track, How to Plan for Your Future When You’re Self-Employed” on December 5Register Here!
Pitch Ypsi is back in 2018 for its third Pitch Competition night! Now featuring three different competition categories — for businesses at different stages — and $10,000 in total prizes to be awarded among three winners, Pitch Ypsi is celebrating Ypsi-based entrepreneurs ready to take their ideas or businesses to the next level. Everyone is welcome to attend the big night where up to 9 entrepreneurs have been chosen to pitch in front of judges and a live audience. (Note– applications to be one of those pitching are due on November 14!). Tickets to attend are free, but please reserve a spot in advance.Register Here!
Walk in and talk to a business librarian to learn how to use the library’s databases to access all this information and more.
No registration necessary, just walk in!
Ready to launch your business as a sole proprietor or LLC? Then you need this hands-on workshop! A business attorney will be present to discuss business entities and explain the documents needed to form and register a business, including Articles of Organization and Employer Identification Number (EIN). An SBDC consultant will cover basic bookkeeping procedures, and a tax advisor will discuss the tax implications of your new business, options, and good business practices.Register Here!
Coaching sessions at: 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Free one-on-one business coaching for creative entrepreneurs. One hour available per individual. Cannot have had Art Meets Business coaching previously.
Important note: No-shows will forfeit their chance to schedule a future coaching session. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-249-5880 if you cannot attend your scheduled coaching session.
Art Meets Business hopes to “bust the myth” of the starving artist by helping creative entrepreneurs become more successful. Research shows that the most successful entrepreneurs are those who have a firm grasp of basic business skills. AMB offers access to business resources and information on marketing, pricing, negotiating, using social networking sites, customer relations, working with galleries, record-keeping, contracts, and many other issues that affect the success of artists.Register Here!
EC will be CLOSED for the holiday break from Friday, December 21 until Friday, January 4, and will REOPEN on Monday, January 7, 2019.