Events for the Week of February 14 – February 18, 2022

The events listed in this blog post will take place during the week of February 14 – February 18, 2022.

Click the ‘Register here!’ hyperlink at the bottom of each event description to register for that event.

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Tuesday – February 15

Inmates to Entrepreneurs – 8 Week Entrepreneurship Course

6:00PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online  

Inmates to Entrepreneurs hosts a virtual course for anyone with a criminal background who has started or is interested in starting their own business. This course will meet Tuesday nights for eight weeks (January 18 – March 8).

By the end of the course, you will not be an experienced entrepreneur, but you will have the basics for starting a business and beginning your new entrepreneurial life. Learn from people who have been exactly where you are and who have become successful.

Register here!

Intro to Marketing

6:00PM – 8:00PM EST – FREE – Online

In this session participants will:

  • Get an overview of small business marketing principles and applications.
  • Identify how consumers think, act and engage.
  • Develop a focused and effective plan to help comprehend strategic marketing, the marketing mix, and consumer behavior.
  • Understand the concept and framework of a marketing strategy.
  • Discover actionable, relevant, and sustainable marketing tactics to attract and retain customers.

Speaker(s): Michael Barbera, PhD

Register here!

Thursday – February 17

Create Your Business Plan

6:30PM – 7:30PM EST – FREE – Online

In this session participants will:

  • Learn to turn your small business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.
  • Learn simple easy-to-follow steps for creating a business plan that fits your business.

Speaker(s): Mike Collins, MBA

Register here!

Friday - February 18

Guns, Goals & Grit – Firearms Industry Business Summit

9:00AM – 3:00PM EST – FREE – In-person & Online

A full day of speakers, sessions and resources specifically designed for small firearm businesses!

** Registration is required!

Contact [email protected] or 910.898.9682 for more info.

Register here!