Posts Tagged ‘Small Business Week 2012’

Free Seminars Hosted By Venture Bank

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Venture Bank LogoMay 20 – 26, 2012 is National Small Business Week.  Venture Bank is proud to be a supporter of small businesses in the Twin Cities, and in celebration will be hosting a series of free seminars on important business topics.  Sign-up for one or all!

Register for these free seminars here:

Breaking Into Exporting – May 9, 2012

Featuring: Matt Woodlee of the US Department of Commerce and
Carlos Sosa of the US Small Business Administration

With the federal government having embarked on the National Export Initiative with the goal to double exports by the end of 2014, there are vast amounts of resources and opportunities for businesses to expand internationally… Learn More

Legal Implications of Social Media – May 17, 2012

Featuring: Erin Swanson of Swanson Law

Do you currently use, or have you considered using social media such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for your business? With the big buzz around social media, it’s important to be aware of the legal issues that exist for businesses when using social media to market their companies and screen potential job applicants.
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Consultant Panel – May 22, 2012

Featuring: Nathan Austin of MyTech Partners,
Rochelle Shirk of Savvy Planning,
Patrick Strother of Strother Communications, and
Ben Marks of Marks Group

Are you considering hiring a consultant to assist with some aspect of your business? How do you know that you really need that consultant? And, what does hiring them really entail? Many businesses find themselves asking these same questions. Learn More 


Succession Planning – May 30, 2012

Featuring: Al Boyden of Boyden Consulting and
Jon Schindel of Seiler & Schindel PLLC

Succession planning and emergency preparedness planning is imperative for business owners. Many businesses fail because they were forced to be reactive to a sudden disaster, so it is important to be proactive and have plans in place for all business risks. Learn More 

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