2015 Small Biz Academy

Posted on 01/23/2014

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

8:00am – 1:30pm

Neal Blaisdell Center

The Chamber will host its second annual Small Biz Academy workshop, a popular half-day series of seminars designed to help those who want to start a business and to help small to medium-sized business owners run their operations more efficiently and profitably. Our keynote lunch panel will include:

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  • Social Media Basics
  • Branding 101:  Give your company the competitive advantage
  • Marketing 101:  The basics for small biz marketing
  • Online Marketing 101:  How to market your product/service online

Human Resources

  • Recruiting & Retaining Good Employees:  Interview Basics
  • Happiness U:  Creating a positive workplace
  • What do Great Managers do Differently?
  • Employment 101:  Know the law and protect yourself and your business

Business Start-Ups and Manufacturing

  • Starting a Business:  Here’s what you need to know
  • Selling at Large Retailers
  • Government Resources for Manufacturers
  • Manufacturing Initiative & Grant Program


  • $29 for members, $39 for non-members (Early bird pricing until September 4)
  • $35 for members, $45 for non-members (Regular pricing)

An additional $15 fee will be incurred if registering after September 25thdeadline.

Tables and sponsorship opportunities are available! Please contact Jenny Leefor more details.

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Deadline to register is September 25, 2015. An additional $15 fee will be incurred if registering after September 25th deadline.

Registration includes light Continental breakfast and lunch. $6 parking available at the Blaisdell Center Parking Lot.

Please note that registration is not confirmed until payment is received. No refunds accepted.