SBA to Highlight Encore Entrepreneurs at St. Cloud Event

Release Date: 
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Release Number: 
Advisory Date: 
Friday, November 1, 2013
Advisory Number: 
Sherree Stratton (612) 370-2325
Saint Cloud, Minn. – The Minnesota District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will highlight Encore Entrepreneurs at the Technology & Education Conference at the Holiday Inn in St. Cloud.  Currently there are over 76 million people over the age of 50 in the country, and many of them are interested and poised to be entrepreneurs.
WHAT:     Education & Training for Business Professionals
WHERE:   Holiday Inn & Suites
   75 S. 37th Avenue
   St. Cloud, MN 56301
WHEN:     Tuesday, November 5, 2013
   7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
HOSTED BY:  St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
For many 50+ individuals, entrepreneurship training is the toolkit that empowers them to use their experience, knowledge, and skills to become job creators. In addition, entrepreneurship training focuses on helping experienced professionals leverage their career knowledge for a new business. 
The focus of the conference is for business owners to engage in a day of fantastic Professional Development.  There will be 12 breakout sessions including:  “eMarketing On a Budget”, “Trends in Mobile Device Management & Security”, “Business Continuity Disaster Recovery”, “Grow Your Business Online With Google”, “Cloud Computing – What’s All the Hype About?”, “The Buyer Seller Dance”, “Technology, Training & ROI”, “Communicating With Generation X & Y”, “Protecting Your Business”, “Managed Service Solutions”, “HR Basics – Do’s and Don’t’s”, “Welcome to Your iPad”, and many others.