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Partner Events for Small Businesses

May 15  Semi Absentee Franchises Online Webinar    Join us for this free, detailed webinar from the business experts at FranNet. Designed just for you to showcase several semi-absentee business opportunities available in your area!  Start a business and keep your job.   During this webinar, we will cover what it is,  5 opportunities available in your area and how to find the right one for you.  This webinar should last about 45 minutes.  Register now and if you can’t make it, we will send you a recording after the event! 

Elements of Business Workshop Series in Grove City – brought to you by the SBA and SCORE.  All workshops are available at no cost to individuals who want to start a business or grow their existing businesses and will be held at Cultivate in Grove City from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.   Click on individual links below to register.

May 17   Building Banking Relationships and Access to Capital  Register Now

Jun 28     Money Management and Credit Scores   Register Now

Jul 19      Design a Marketing Plan for Growth   Register Now

Aug 24    E Presence Set up and Management     Register Now

Sep 27     Procurement Opportunities and Certifications  Register Now

Elements of Business Workshop Series in Circleville– brought to you by the SBA and SCORE $ OCUBIC.  All workshops are available at no cost to individuals who want to start a business or grow their existing businesses and will be held at the Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center in Circleville, OH.  Click on individual links below to register.

May 8     Starting Right & BeyondLegal, Accounting and Insurance  Register Now

Jun 12     Access to Capital - Building Banking Relationships  Register Now

Jul 17      Better Money Management  Register Now

Sep 11      Procurement - Opportunities and Certifications  Register Now

Workshops and Events

SCORE counselors and local business owners with a specific area of expertise conduct a variety of very popular, regularly scheduled, low-cost and free educational seminars for establishing and managing a successful small business.

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SCORE Mentors...with experience in virtually every business category you can imagine help with:

  • Business plan development, sales and marketing strategies
  • Financing, taxes and E-commerce
  • Management, administrative and operational procedures
  • Ongoing advice to help your decision making
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