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Growing Communities One Idea at a Time

Helping entrepreneurs and small business owners turn their dreams into business reality since 1997.

Our Business Advisors Program, Business Loans, Self Employment Program and Business Workshops are designed to help your business reach its full potential.

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Business Planning Workshop

Business Planning Workshop 2024 (Eventbrite)

Thursday, July 25 from 1 - 4pm

Join Michael Berger for our dynamic Business Planning Workshop for expert insights, strategies, and actionable plans. Don't miss out!

This three-hour event is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to craft a compelling business plan. Hosted by Michael Berger, this workshop is your key to unlocking the potential of your business idea and setting a solid foundation for success.

Workshop Highlights:

  1. Expert Guidance: Join Michael Berger, a seasoned business professional with a proven track record in entrepreneurship and strategic planning. Michael brings a wealth of experience to guide you through the intricacies of developing a comprehensive business plan.
  2. Comprehensive Curriculum: Explore the key components of a successful business plan, including market analysis, financial projections, marketing strategies, and more. Gain insights into industry best practices.
  3. Individualized Feedback: Receive personalized feedback on your business plan during the workshop. Michael Berger will be available to answer questions, provide insights, and offer guidance specific to your business goals.
  4. Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and professionals who share your passion for business success. Build valuable relationships and expand your network during dedicated networking sessions.

Who Should Attend:

  • Aspiring Entrepreneurs
  • Small Business Owners
  • Startup Enthusiasts
  • Professionals Seeking Business Growth

Secure your spot today and embark on the journey to business excellence with Michael Berger as your guide!

How to Start a Small Business 101 Workshop

Starting your own business is an exciting and sometimes overwhelming idea.  This practical and interactive workshop reviews the fundamentals required to start a small business. It will also answer your most burning questions!!!

During this workshop we will answer some of your most burning questions

  • What does it meant to own a business, how many hats do I need to wear?
  • What government/CRA things need to be done?
  • How do I REALLY know if this is a good idea?
  • Will this idea make money?
  • How will I get customers?

We will answer these questions by covering

  • Business structures
  • Registering a business
  • Market research – competitive, peer, customer and financial
  • The basics of a business plan

 This 2 hour workshop is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month from 2 to 4 pmClick here to register, or use the button below.

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Business Workshops

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"I recently used the services at Community Futures. Every person that I came into contact with was professional and very informative. Teresa, and all staff, provided me with sound advice and realistic goals. The workshops and tools they provided were on point and invaluable. I highly recommend Community Futures and am thankful they were there when I was looking for guidance."

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