Press release from the City of Fort Wayne:
City, small-business advocates offer free workshop on how to start a business – 9/17/2009
Designed for people thinking about starting their own business
The City of Fort Wayne in cooperation with the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, Women’s Enterprise – A Program of the Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau, Small Business Administration, SCORE, Community Development Corp. and the Indiana Small Business Development Center will offer a free forum Sept. 17 on how to start a business.
The workshop, which will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Omni Room on the second floor of the City-County Building, will cover the following topics:
- Legal business structure
- Business planning
- Financial tools and cash flow
- Banking and credit
- Funding sources and strategies
The topics are designed for people who are thinking about starting a business or have recently launched a new venture and have questions.
The workshop’s presenters include attorney Joshua Burkhardt of Beer Mallers Backs & Salin, LLP; Shirley Busack of Women’s Enterprise – A Program of the Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau; Bill Causey with SCORE; and Ken McCory of the Indiana Small Business Development Center.
The remaining workshops planned for 2009 are:
- Procurement, Oct. 15
- Patents, trademarks and copyright, Nov. 19
The workshops will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Omni Room of the City-County Building.