quadland Launch Challenge Information Session

Join Forsyth Tech Small Business Center to learn about this exciting program. The challenge is to launch your business near the conclusion of the program.
You can apply to be one of the 10-20 prospective business owners who can participate in the spring 2020 session of the program.
Those who successfully complete the program may receive a financial award to support their business launch.
Speaker: Allan Younger
Co-Sponsor: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Forsyth County
Please register to reserve your seat:
https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=210390248

Location:
Forsyth Tech Small Business Center at Innovation Quarter
525 Vine Street,Winston-Salem, NC 27101

To learn more about the Small Business Center visit:
https://www.forsythtech.edu/sbc

Small Business Launch Challenge Showcase

Join Forsyth Tech Small Business Center for the Fall 2019 Launch Challenge Showcase Event.
Finalists will make presentations of their businesses.
You will also hear from previous program graduates.
Join us whether or not you are interested in applying for a future session of Launch Challenge.
Speaker: Allan Younger and the Finalists
Co-Sponsor: Emerging Entrepreneur Funds
Fee: No Cost
Forsyth Tech Small Business Center Events are Free but please register to reserve your seat:
https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=210390241

Location: Wake Downtown
455 Vine Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
You will park in P5 parking lot like you are coming to the Small Business Center at 525@Vine, however, you will walk past our building and enter in Wake Downtown.
We will be in the auditorium (4802).

For more information about Forsyth Tech Small Business Center visit:
https: www.forsythtech.edu/sbc
email: sbc@forsythtech.edu
call: 336-757-3801

HUSTLE Night

Join us every third Monday from 5:30 pm to 7 pm.

HUSTLE Night is a monthly gathering to enhance inclusive entrepreneurship. Join us for an evening of networking, impact learning and community building. Each month we gather for a HUSTLE story, an innovation sprint or an interactive workshop on a relevant business topic.

HUSTLE’s mission is to help grow the local economy by accelerating underrepresented entrepreneurs with a focus on women, people of color and marginalized business districts.

Do you want to be featured at HUSTLE Night? Contact us.

Marketing Outside-the-Box

Do you want to make more money with your business? Are you willing to think outside the box?

In this unique lunchtime series, we will explore innovative and radical ideas for marketing your business. Each week, we will introduce you to a new cutting-edge (but proven) marketing strategy or technology to help you attract, retain and increase revenue from customers. Bring your own bag (or box) lunch to enjoy while you learn.

Non Profit vs. For Profit, What is the Difference?

In this session we will discuss how to define the mission and vision for an organization, what the human resources needs are to start an organization, the financial resources needed to start an organization, regulatory aspects of starting a non-profit and for profit organization, the incorporation process and the elements of control in non profit and for profit organizations.

Upon successful completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
• Have clear understanding of the benefits and features of non profit and for profit organizations
• Determine what business structure is more effective in achieving desired goals and objectives
• Be familiar with regulatory protocol to start a non profit and for profit organization
• Understand the critical steps in forming a non profit and for profit organization

Speaker: Calvin Patterson
Location:
Forsyth Tech Small Business Center at Innovation Quarter
525 Vine Street,Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Fee: No Cost
Forsyth Tech Small Business Center Events are Free but please register to reserve your seat:
https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=210390244
To learn more about the Small Business Center visit:
https://www.forsythtech.edu/sbc

Marketing Outside-the-Box

Do you want to make more money with your business? Are you willing to think outside the box?

In this unique lunchtime series, we will explore innovative and radical ideas for marketing your business. Each week, we will introduce you to a new cutting-edge (but proven) marketing strategy or technology to help you attract, retain and increase revenue from customers. Bring your own bag (or box) lunch to enjoy while you learn.

Krankies Drinksgiving

Come chill out with your friends the night before Turkey Day. We’re serving up $5 holiday classic drinks. Hot Toddys and Tom and Jerrys, plus all of your drink and snack needs.

Branding: Clarify Your Message

We believe that networking is one of the keys to business success. Each meeting we discuss ways to get the most out of networking opportunities. Join the discussion exploring how to best create relationships and promote your business. Establish partnerships with and gain referrals from other business owners committed to growing your business. Please join us when your schedule allows.

Speakers: Cynthia Reavis and Margaret Morris
Co-Sponsor: Winston Salem Chamber of Commerce
Fee: No Cost
Forsyth Tech Small Business Center events are free but please register to reserve your seat:
https://www.ncsbc.net/workshop.aspx?ekey=210390065

Phone: 336-757-3810
Email: sbc@forsythtech.edu

Marketing Outside-the-Box

Do you want to make more money with your business? Are you willing to think outside the box?

In this unique lunchtime series, we will explore innovative and radical ideas for marketing your business. Each week, we will introduce you to a new cutting-edge (but proven) marketing strategy or technology to help you attract, retain and increase revenue from customers. Bring your own bag (or box) lunch to enjoy while you learn.

Securing Your Business – Lessons From the Front Lines on Cyber Security

Cyberattacks are a growing threat for small businesses and the U.S. economy. Start by learning about common cyber threats, understand where your business is vulnerable and take steps to improve your cybersecurity.

In this workshop participants will review a business primer for business owners to think about and plan for building a better cyber security program for their business.

Speaker: Staale Swift
Fee: No Cost
Small Business Center Events are free, but advance registration is required.
Phone: 336-757-3810
Email: sbc@forsythtech.edu