Aug 20
Resource Partner Event
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Marketing for Growth

August 20, 2014 | 8:15 am EST - 11:30 am EST

Augusta County Government Center

18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA,24482

Valley SBDC

This is a free event.

Growing Together 2014 Pathways to Business Growth ҉ Wed., Aug. 20: Marketing for Growth Effectively managing your company's marketing strategy directly translates to higher returns on investment. Customer preferences are always changing, and so should your outreach. Join us as we explore a wide variety of strategies to reach your customer base while adding value to your business. ҉ Wed., Sept. 17: Check-Up for your Business’s Financial Well-Being Assess the health of your business and diagnose potential financial health hazards using financial statement data--bring your own financial statements (or use hypothetical ones we’ll provide) for a hands-on activity. Learn from a panel of regional professionals some of the non-traditional funding resources available to Valley businesses, and how these financial tools have made other local growth companies more fit. ҉ Wed., Oct. 15: Managing Human Resources in Growth Companies Managing personnel in today’s hectic business climate requires a full understanding of complex legal considerations, ever-changing insurance coverage and tactics for employee motivation, attraction and retention. Learn inside tips that leading HR professionals recommend for keeping your staff -- and your documents -- in top shape. ҉ Wed., Nov. 19: Business Growth Through Innovation Developing an innovative culture in your business allows new ideas to improve processes and efficiencies, brings new or improved products or services to market and increases your overall profitability. Learn what processes other businesses have used to capture ideas, identify opportunities and reduce risk. Sponsoring Organizations as of 8/7/14: — A series of 4 workshops designed to strengthen the region’s economic vitality — — Expert and practical advice about growth strategies to expand sales & profits — Who should attend: owners/managers of existing, growing firms doing business anywhere in the Shenandoah Valley Time/Format: 8:15—11:30am [see workshop schedule below] Presentations by topic experts, panels of practitioners, and time for Q&A Where: Augusta County Government Center, Verona VA 24482 Cost: $0.00 — free [thanks to our sponsoring organizations] For more information: visit www.ValleySBDC.org/GT2014 Register to ensure a seat by calling the Shenandoah Valley SBDC at (540) 568-3227 or by visiting their website www.ValleySBDC.org/GT2014 ҉ Wed., Aug. 20: Marketing for Growth Effectively managing your company's marketing strategy directly translates to higher returns on investment. Customer preferences are always changing, and so should your outreach. Join us as we explore a wide variety of strategies to reach your customer base while adding value to your business. ҉ Wed., Sept. 17: Check-Up for your Business’s Financial Well-Being Assess the health of your business and diagnose potential financial health hazards using financial statement data--bring your own financial statements (or use hypothetical ones we’ll provide) for a hands-on activity. Learn from a panel of regional professionals some of the non-traditional funding resources available to Valley businesses, and how these financial tools have made other local growth companies more fit. ҉ Wed., Oct. 15: Managing Human Resources in Growth Companies Managing personnel in today’s hectic business climate requires a full understanding of complex legal considerations, ever-changing insurance coverage and tactics for employee motivation, attraction and retention. Learn inside tips that leading HR professionals recommend for keeping your staff -- and your documents -- in top shape. ҉ Wed., Nov. 19: Business Growth Through Innovation Developing an innovative culture in your business allows new ideas to improve processes and efficiencies, brings new or improved products or services to market and increases your overall profitability. Learn what processes other businesses have used to capture ideas, identify opportunities and reduce risk.