This FRIDAY the Business Incubator Center will hold a Summer Open Market Place and Treasure Hunt. The event will feature dozens of vendor booths showcasing a variety of our clients from throughout the Valley, live music (Pineapple Crackers!), a business treasure hunt with HUGE prizes, and for the kids, a bump-n-jump, face painting and balloon tying.
Indicators of Entrepreneurial Tendencies
What would be a fair listing price for a business and how is it determined? Will a lender finance the acquisition? Does selling a business within the industry provide opportunity to command a premium price? Join Mike Schaack, President of The Redstone Group, Ltd., Matt Mayer, President of Mayer Medical Technologies, Inc., and Chris Reddin, Executive Director of the Business Incubator Center in learning about the roles of market analysis and business evaluation in developing a realistic business worth assessment. Cost is $50.Date: Wednesday, August 12 from 8 am – noon
LEADING EDGE – Business Plan Development Program
The Leading Edge Program is an intensive training course that provides business owners and entrepreneurs with expert guidance in the areas of cash flow management, marketing, finance, personnel, legal issues, and more. Each participant will receive hands-on assistance in preparing a complete business plan. Tuition is $275, and includes the NXLEVEL Guide for Entrepreneurs and the NXLEVEL Business Plan Workbook and Resource Guide. When: August 18 – November 10, 200912 Sessions Tuesdays from 6:00 – 9:00 pm Call to register as soon as possible as the class does have a cap on the number of participants and it normally sells out.
This informative presentation will help you simplify some otherwise confusing tax issues such as tracking and paying all business taxes, computing & filing payroll taxes, depreciation of home or auto use in business, subcontracting vs. employment, sales tax as well as unemployment and use taxes. Cost is $45. Instructor, Pamela J. Belcher, CPA, has many years experience working with entrepreneurs in Mesa County. Other speakers include representatives from the Colorado Dept. of Revenue, Dept. of Labor and Employment and the Mesa County Assessor’s Office. When: Thursday, August 20, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (lunch on your own from noon to 1 pm)
Get the word out! Incubator Clients, let us help promote your success! I am sure that many of you have seen the weekly articles in the Free Press featuring client companies. Well, that support is just one of many ways we can help get the word out about your business. We have a close working relationship with the Daily Sentinel and the local TV news stations as well. We have recently updated our website (www.gjincubator.org) and would love post videos, stories, pictures, snippets, or blurbs about your business. Please send any news you have to email@example.com.
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Good communicators tend to be good leaders. Incubator Clients are welcome! Attend a meeting or two to observe and participate as much as you like, but membership is required for additional participation.
When: Every Thursday at noon
Where: in the Training Room
The GYM is open! The Business Incubator Center is excited to open a gym on campus that will provide all Incubator Client Companies and their Staff the opportunity to meet their fitness goals 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more details or to get a guided tour of our 540 sf facility, contact Kjersti (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Katie at the front desk. Here’s to a happy and healthy 2009!
Video Lab Training Session
Topic: Learn to use the new video lab…and make better use of your website.
When: Call Chris to schedule a time
Where: in the video lab on the second floor of the technology building