The Chandler Public Library and the City’s Economic Development Division are partnering to host another series of free workshops to help small business owners start or grow their business. The Build Your Business In Chandler workshops will be from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, Aug. 15 and Aug. 22, at the Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St., in the Copper Room South.
- Part 1 - Wednesday, Aug. 1: Resources to Build Your Business
Have an idea and not sure where to start? Learn about resources available through the City of Chandler’s Economic Development and Tax & Licensing divisions along with the Library. Also, discover resources available within your community that can help you launch and grow your startup.
- Part 2 - Wednesday, Aug. 8: Creating a Business Plan/Marketing Your Business
Take your idea to the next level with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) discussing the creation of a business plan. Then, Chandler Chamber of Commerce and the City’s Communications and Public Affairs staff will highlight marketing, networking and social media best practices. Lastly, learn how to connect to SCORE, America’s premier source of free business mentoring and education.
- Part 3 - Wednesday, Aug. 15: Financing & Staffing Your Business
Discover the ins and outs of financing with the Small Business Administration (SBA). Discuss labor laws and human resource issues to think about when hiring your first employee.
- Part 4 - Wednesday, Aug. 22: Grand Openings to Long-Term Success
Join us for a moderated panel discussion comprised of owners from following local companies: Flo Yoga & Cycle, Little Dude Components, J2 Media, Concept2Completion LLC., and State Forty Eight. This is an opportunity to gain insight and interact with those who have successfully started and built their acclaimed businesses here in Chandler.
Attendees may attend one or all of the workshops offered in the series. Space is limited, and registration is required for each session of the four-part series. For more information, call 782-2800, or visit chandlerlibrary.org to reserve your spot.