|Date & Time||Saturday, March 25 | 8:30am|
|Location||Gerdin Business Building, Room 2127|
|Contact||Diana Wright, email@example.com|
The ISU Pappajohn Center & the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting a “crash course” workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business. You will learn various topics such as insurance, intellectual property, business organization, registration, and operations. Topics will be presented by local business professionals. Smart Start provides information as well as the opportunity to ask questions on topics such as paying taxes, applying for a business loan/grants, preparing a cash flow, applying for a patent, finding resources, forming a partnership, and more.
9:15-9:40 Ingredients of Personal Business Success–SBDC, Jim Patton
9:40-9:55 Operating a Successful Business–Terry Stark, Chocolaterie Stam
9:55-10:20 Insurance for Business–Knapp Tedesco, Andrew Ricklefs & Jolene Randall
10:30-10:55 Intellectual Property–Lisa Lorenzen, ISU Office of Intellectual Property & Tech Transfer
10:55-11:20 Accounting for Business
11:20-11:45 Legal Aspects of Running a Business–Tim Gartin, Hastings, Gartin & Boettger LLP
11:45-12:00 Operating a Success Business–Nathan Haila & Sam Schill, Tourney Machine
12:00-12:30 Questions & Answers
This is a free workshop, however registration is required. Please fill out the form by March 20 to guarantee your spot!
Complimentary coffee, lite breakfast items and snacks will be provided throughout the day.