The first step for starting a small business

LOCK HAVEN — Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options. The presenters/discussion leaders for this workshop are the members of the SBDC staff and a local commercial lender.

Attendees will learn:

— Unique lifestyle requirements involved in owning a business

— How to assess the feasibility of their business idea

— Differences between business organization structures

— How to develop a business plan

— How to obtain financing

— How to market their product or service

— The applications and licenses needed to start their company

The workshop will take place on Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at 1127 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.

To register visit https://pasbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/25650 or call Kristine Meeker at 570-484-2848. Walk-ins will be accepted if seating is available.

There is no cost to attend the event. If you find yourself unable to attend, please contact Kristine Meeker, Educational Program Coor. at the number listed above.


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