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Employment First, Summit Chamber and Frisco Workforce Center are connecting small-business owners with tools to boost the bottom line
Janet Wolfson, Employment First Coordinator
Summit County Human Services
SUMMIT COUNTY – The Summit County Employment First office is partnering with the Summit County Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Workforce Center in Frisco to provide a small-business seminar on Thursday, July 13. The one-day class will help connect current and aspiring small-business owners with the many resources and programs available to assist them.
Presenters will include representatives from Always Mountain Time Radio, the Summit Chamber, the Colorado Office of Labor Market Information, the Colorado Workforce Centers, Elevate coSpace and successful local business professionals.
“Whether you’ve owned a small business for years, or you’ve just been dreaming about it, you should know that a wide array of resources is available to help you succeed,” Summit County Employment First Coordinator Janet Wolfson said. “This seminar will give you practical tools and strategies to help you get started or to take your existing business to the next level.”
Topics to be covered during the class include marketing, creating a business plan, financial management, hiring staff, planning for growth, market research tools, networking, health insurance navigation, business-education opportunities, stress management, workplace wellness and co-work space.
“This seminar is a quick, inexpensive way to open new doors for your business,” Wolfson said. “Our presenters have a wealth of knowledge and experience that can help you move more quickly toward your financial goals.”
The seminar will take place from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, July 13, at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge. The event is open to the public, but space is limited. Registration is required by 5 p.m., Monday, July 10, to Janet Wolfson at Janet.L.Wolfson@state.co.us or 970-668-9738. Registration is $25 for Summit County residents, $20 for Summit Chamber members and free for Employment First participants.
Attendees will receive free breakfast, provided by Sunshine Café and Abbey’s Coffee, and free lunch from Which Wich. All attendees will be entered into a drawing for several prizes, including chamber mixer passes, a business networking lunch for five and a networking coffee hour for five. All participants will receive a free half-day pass to Elevate coSpace.
For more information, or to register online, visit www.SummitCountyCO.gov/smallbusiness.