Recognizing the importance of small business and new entrepreneurial start-ups, Forest Grove will be hosting a no-cost “Growing Your Small Business” forum on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, from 8 AM to 12 PM at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium at 1915 Main Street.
The forum will offer attendees the opportunity to learn about local and regional business resources such as the Small Business Administration (SBA), Small Business Development Center (SBDC), free business counseling and business plan development, marketing assistance, area banks and alternative funding opportunities. Speakers will also share information on current practices in digital marketing and crowdfunding. There will be an opportunity for questions and time for networking. The agenda will focus on business programs and resources in three areas:
- Business Resources (planning and advising)
- Marketing in the Digital Age
- Getting Capital (traditional and non-traditional financing)