Tools for Business Growth Workshop Series

NOTICE: These workshops have been postponed until further notice due to public health and safety concerns with COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Tools for Business Growth Workshop Series

Small businesses are big business for Charles County and a key component to creating a vibrant, successful, and global community. Being a successful entrepreneur requires thorough planning, creativity, and hard work.  This workshop series is designed to provide businesses in the county with some of the necessary tools to grow their business.  Various resource partners will be invited to present the information on the topics listed below whether through presentations or exhibit table information.

All workshops will be held at the Waldorf West Library and include a catered lunch.

Waldorf West Library

10405 O'Donnell Place
Waldorf, MD 20603

 

Workshop Dates and Time

(Registration starts at 9:30 am.)

  • March 5, 2020 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
  • March 25, 2020 (10:00  am – 1:00 pm)
  • April 15, 2020 (10:00  am – 1:00 pm)
  • May 7, 2020 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
  • June 3, 2020 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)

 

 

Wednesday, 3/25/20
Workshop 2:
Access to Capital

Learn about loan options for entrepreneurs needing business capital. A wide range of topics will be covered, including which types of financing are most appropriate for your needs, what lenders look for in potential borrowers, and alternatives to traditional bank loans.

Wednesday, 4/15/20
Workshop 3:
Business Owner’s Regulatory Requirements

Thursday, 5/7/20
Workshop 4:
Workforce Development

Thursday, 5/28/20
WORKSHOP 5:
Contractor Workshop

Wednesday, 6/3/20
Workshop 6:
Doing Business in Charles County: Zoning, Permitting, and Licensing Requirements

 

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