Wed, May 19, 2021 10:00 A.M.
Business education is a game-changer in the life of the entrepreneur. Having a good product or service helps, but having management tools propels growth and gives you the competitive edge. Learn from small business leaders and experienced entrepreneurs about how several local organizations have helped business owners grow their businesses.
This event is presented by PIDC, Philadelphia’s public-private economic development corporation. PIDC spurs investments that create jobs, revitalize neighborhoods, and drive growth to every corner of Philadelphia.
This virtual event is free, but registration is required. Please click here to register. Zoom meeting information will be emailed upon registration.
Check-in for Networking starts at 9:45 a.m.
Program begins at 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 19 | 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Zoom (link emailed upon registration)
PROGRAMS TO BE DISCUSSED
Power Up Your Business
A 12-week course in small business management and planning where you will gain tools needed to run a successful business and develop a tactical improvement plan.
NAWBO Semi-Circle Program
The Semi-Circle is a year-long program that offers connections, access and learning opportunities, above and beyond NAWBO membership, to women who are inspired to grow their businesses or take it to the next level, want to increase revenue, expand their footprint, or have pivoted their business due to the pandemic and are forging a new path forward.
U.S. Small Business Administration Emerging Leaders Initiative
100+ hours of professional specialized training and peer-to-peer counseling delivered over the course of seven months. Specialized areas of training include: Growth Strategies Plans, Financing and Access to Capital, Government Contracting, CEO Mentoring. A three-year strategic growth action plan with benchmarks and performance targets to help the participant emerge as a self-sustaining business that creates jobs and builds communities.
Advisory boards can help the owners of established businesses in the Delaware Valley region get their businesses to the next stage of sustainable growth (in sales and job creation). Entrepreneurs benefit from the expertise of professionals in various disciplines that address key challenges the respective owner is facing for their business.Typically, advisory boards meet on a quarterly basis over at least a one-year period of time to provide guidance to the entrepreneur.
Business Resource and Innovation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia
The Business Resource and Innovation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia supports entrepreneurs, nonprofits, job seekers, and inventors at every stage, helping to improve their skills through individualized guidance in research, public programs, and curated print and digital resources. We create multiple entry points for those with ideas, plans, skills, and passions, enabling people to make fact-based decisions in order to fulfill their goals.