Learn About Successful Entrepreneurship Programs in Smaller Markets from the Comfort of Your Office

Learn About Successful Entrepreneurship Programs in Smaller Markets from the Comfort of Your Office

International Economic Development Council

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) presents the 2008 Web Seminar Series –a cost-effective, professional development program. The series provides an online environment for economic developers to learn about cutting-edge research, techniques, and tools that are prevalent in the field.

Date: Thursday, April 10
Time: 2:30 – 4:00 pm (Eastern)
Cost: $85 for IEDC members, $125 for non-members
Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 8

Enterprising citizens from small communities are launching successful businesses everyday. A strong entrepreneurial program strategy takes into account the varying needs and concerns of today's entrepreneurs and how to address them. For your community to prosper and attract new enterprises, it is important for you to understand the marketplace and diverse needs of your local entrepreneurs.

Walk away from this high-level web seminar with a better understanding of:
-The importance of and how to understand the marketplace
-How to target and support various types of entrepreneurs
-Solutions to various problems facing entrepreneurial development programs
-A case study of My EntreNet, a web-based program that offers services and resources to entrepreneurs in rural Iowa

-Maureen Collins-Williams, Director, University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center
-Don Macke, Director of Practitioner Program, RUPRI Center for Rural Entrepreneurship

Here are just a few ways that we have made it easy for you:
-All you need is an internet connection & a telephone land line
-One registration is good for the whole office so invite your staff into the conference room for maximum benefit!
-No travel, no hotel and no lost days from the office. It couldn't be easier!

Login instructions: emailed to participants on Wednesday, April 9
Contact: Dana Rothstein, [email protected]

Related Link: Successful Entrepreneurship Programs in Smaller Markets Web Seminar Webpage

For more information contact:

Erin Way
International Economic Development Council
734 15th Street NW, Suite 900
DC 20005

Phone: 202-942-9474
Fax: 202-223-4745
Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.iedconline.org/

Posted March 26, 2008

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