Are you starting or wanting to grow your small business? Do you want to know how to do it the right way? Here’s the workshop for you! This workshop will help you find and an effective network of resource providers for your venture: Meet the pros from the Business Action Center, Hawaii Small Business Development Center (SBDC), State Department of Health, State Department of Transportation, Minority Business Development Center, local lenders, Hi'i Ola Program - Wai`anae and the U.S. Small Business Administration. These experts offer tools to turn your business or business idea into a reality. The following topics will be covered: • Available resources to help you develop your business • Sources for FREE business counseling • Evaluating the viability of your business idea • Getting your General Excise Tax License (G.E.T.) • Selecting your business entity (sole proprietorship, corporation, etc.) • Financing for your new or existing business • Information on How to write a Business Plan • Government Contracting Certifications-Selling to the Government • Health Department Requirements Registration is mandatory and space is limited for this FREE workshop. Registration will be taken on a first-come first-served basis.