Smart Start workshop

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Date/Time:Saturday, 10 Oct 2020 at 9:00 am
Location:1805 Collaboration Place, Suite 1200, Ames
Contact:Diana Wright,
Channel:Ivy College of Business
Categories:Conferences Student activities
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A "crash course" workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business. You will learn various topics such as insurance, intellectual property, business organization, registration and operations. Topics will be presented by local business professionals. Register for one or both sessions.

Smart Start provides information as well as the opportunity to ask questions on topics such as paying taxes, applying for a business loan/grants, preparing a cash flow, applying for a patent, finding resources, forming a partnership, and more.

Register for one or both sessions.

Session I, 9 a.m.-noon
8:40am, Registration/Doors Open
9am, Welcome, Jim Patton, America's SBDC
9:15am, Banking Basics, John Russell, Bankers Trust
10am, Accounting for Business, Kyle Woiwood, LWBJ
10:45am, Break
11am, Intellectual Property, Todd Van Thomme and Dan Blakesee, Nyemaster Law Firm
11:45am, Operating a Successful Business
Noon, Break for Lunch

Session 2, 1-4 p.m.
1pm, Ingredients for Success, Jim Patton, America's SBDC
1:15pm, Insurance for Small Business, Andrew Ricklefs, Knapp Tedesco Insurance
2pm, Legal Aspects of Running a Business, Tim Gartin, Hastings, Gartin & Boettger LLP
2:45pm, Break
3pm, Marketing your Business, Samantha Grove, Model Farm
3:45pm, Operating a Successful Business
4pm, Q&A/Adjourn