Small Business Innovation Hour
Join our conversation of Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs to discuss emerging issues in growing your small business.
*July 10-31* (Note: We are not hosting a session on July 24)
Small Business Decisions: Now thru 2021 Join us for a three-part Small Business series where we discuss important decisions many small businesses will be faced within the next six months. We will explore actionable steps to get your business back on track and set up successfully for the near future. Throughout this series, you will hear from business owners who will share their experiences, learn from experts who will share best practices, and have the opportunity to discuss your specific business questions.
SESSION 1 – July 10 | Taking stock of Capital and Assets
DESCRIPTION: From working capital to leveraging real estate, understand how each decision you make affects your financials.
SPEAKERS: Kathleen Norris, Commercial Real Estate; Dwayne Lee, Business Banker US Bank
SESSION 2 – July 17 | Manage Your Inventory for Maximum Efficiency
DESCRIPTION: Whether you are a manufacturer of finished products or a retailer, understand how managing your inventory can affect your bottom line.
SPEAKERS: Michael Cao, IC3D
SESSION 3 – July 31 | Re-envision your Operations for Safety and Security
DESCRIPTION: Operational efficiencies can keep your business safe, save you money, and increase revenue. In this series, we will discuss how to break down your operations for great efficiency and safety.
SPEAKERS: Roger Ball, Faculty, Columbus State
SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCACY: WHAT IS IT AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?
Join Jon Krabill and Audra McIntosh during our Small Business Innovation Hour as we discuss the role of Advocacy for small business. Small business owners, Myron Hughes, Blue Rose Supply and Steve McEnery, MAC Construction will share their own professional and personal stories about the advocacy they do and what it means to their business.