Local women entrepreneurs will share their trials and successes with other business owners during a seminar on Nov. 19 to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.
“We have an amazing group of area women business owners who will be sharing stories about their business journey,” says Karen Leatherman, business development specialist at Missouri S&T Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBDC). “People will also have time to connect with others and share best practices.”
The Women’s Entrepreneurship Day seminar will be held noon – 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, at Columbia College, 550 Blues Lake Parkway in Rolla, Missouri. The seminar fee is $12 and includes lunch. Registration is required. To register, visit women-entrepreneurship-day.eventbrite.com.
The seminar is hosted by the SBDC at Missouri S&T, Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Central Federal Savings and Loan, the Women in Business Group and Columbia College.
Although focused on women in business, anyone is welcome to attend. The Women in Business group provides access to business resources, training, networking and a forum to test out new ideas.
Missouri S&T’s SBDC provides business counseling and assistance to aspiring entrepreneurs and small businesses in the areas of management, new business creation, business acquisition, business sales, marketing, financial analysis, human resources, operations management, succession planning and technology commercialization. Most services are provided at no cost.
SBDC is a University of Missouri Extension partner and part of the Missouri SBDC statewide network, which is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information about workshops, resources and programs offered by Missouri S&T’s SBDC, visit ecodevo.mst.edu.
For more information, contact Karen Leatherman, business development specialist for the SBDC at firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-341-4551.