Germantown Business Info Session

Germantown Business Info Session: Creative Ways of Financing Your Business, Wednesday, March 15

Germantown United CDC’s next Germantown Business Info Session, organized in partnership with The Business Center, will be held on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 8am – 9:30am at the Germantown Life Enrichment Center, located at 5722 Greene Street (across from Vernon Park). Start your day with us! Refreshments will be provided.

Meeting Topic

Creative Ways of Financing Your Business
A panel of experts will discuss various ways of financing your business, using loans, equity, and grants.

Panelists

Bill Hughes, Citizens Bank
Veronica Williamson, Santander Bank
Kelbin KC Carolina, Citadel Bank
Calvin Tucker, West Philadelphia Financial Services Institution
Solomon Wheeler, Small Business Administration

Moderator:

Bill Dorsey, The Business Center

Who can attend?

Anyone who owns a local business, or is interested in opening a business in Germantown is welcome to attend. This program is FREE.

To RSVP call (215) 247-2473 ext. 3 or email education@thebizctr.com & info@germantownunitedcdc.org.

About the series

Germantown Business Info Sessions are held bi-monthly and feature invited speakers who give brief presentations about resources that can benefit local businesses, and updates on GUCDC’s work as it relates to the local business community. All sessions include time for attendees to network, ask questions, and talk with Germantown United CDC staff members. 

Save the date: The next Germantown Business Info Sessions will be held on Wednesdays, May 17, July 19, September 20.


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GU’s Germantown Business Info Session series is made possible with support from First Niagara Foundation.

Germantown Business Info Session: Minding Your Business for Maximum Success, Wednesday, March 9

A panel of experts will discuss the importance of establishing a strong team, solid inventory, well managed operations, and a marketing strategy to achieve success at Germantown United CDC’s next Business Info Session, co-organized by The Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 9th from 9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Germantown Historical Society, 5501 Germantown Ave (near School House Lane). After the discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, talk one-on-one with our presenters and network with other local businesses an entrepreneurs in attendance.

Panelists:

Renee Brandon, Principal, Virtual Chief Marketing Officer, Open Door Expressions

Bill Dorsey, Consultant, The Business Center For EntrepreneurshipStephen Robertson, MBA, Executive Change Management Consultant, The Paradigm Group

Victoria Tyson, Owner, Victoria’s Kitchen

Moderators:

Colette deChalus Lee, Lender Relations Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration

Steve Oakman, Board President, The Business Center For Entrepreneurship

Pamela Rich-Wheeler,MBA, Executive Director, The Business Center For Entrepreneurship

Who can attend?

Anyone who owns a local business, or is interested in opening a business in Germantown is welcome to attend. Programs are FREE to attend.

About the series

Business Info Sessions are held bi-monthly and feature invited speakers who give brief presentations about resources that can benefit local businesses, and updates on GUCDC’s work as it relates to the local business community. All sessions include time for attendees to network, ask questions, and offer feedback.

gu-bizinfosessionEvent logistics

WHEN

Wednesday, March 9 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

WHERE

5501 Germantown Ave Germantown Historical Society (near School House Lane)
Philadelphia, PA 19144

QUESTIONS?

GUCDC Office: 215-856-4303
Emaleigh Doley, Commercial Corridor Manager: edoley@germantownunitedcdc.org

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GU’s Germantown Business Info Session series is made possible with support from First Niagara Foundation.

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