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Virginia SBDC

How to Write a Business Plan, Financing Options, SWaM Certification, & Business Insurance

Wed 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Topic: Start-up Assistance

If you are thinking of starting or have a small business and want to learn how to write a business plan, learn about financing options, SWaM certification & business insurance needs, this free workshop is for you! Some of the topics will be: • Why do you need a business plan? How to prepare and present your business plan and what are some marketing strategies and financial planning information to enhance it. • What financing options are out there and what do lenders look for? • What is SWaM certification? How can it help your small business and how do you get SWaM certified? • Why you need business insurance and how it will protect you and your small business.

Speaker(s): Presented & taught by Ellen Templeton, Crater SBDC Director; Karen Epps, Colonial Heights Economic Development Director; Johnny Jones,Touchstone Bank; Randy Brown, VSBSD, Frank Lundie, Jr., Barbara Lucy & Geoff Lester, Frank Lundie Insurance LLC

Co-Sponsor(s): LSBDC, GMU, VSBDC, SBA, Colonial Heights Economic Development, Touchstone Bank, VSBSD, Frank Lundie Insurance

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 434-395-2086


Colonial Height's City Hall
City Council Chambers
201 James Avenue Colonial Heights, VA 23824

U.S. Small Business Administration, George Mason University, and America's SBDC

All programs of the Virginia SBDC are open to the public on a non-discriminatory basis.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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