Upcoming Business Programs

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Exporting and New Technologies(NIC)

Thursday, October 02, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
The International Trade Center at College of DuPage will address new and existing business strategies, including e-commerce as well as brick and mortar distribution channel development. Click here to register.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Intellectual property fundamentals (NIC)

Monday, October 06, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Steven M. Evans, Patent and Trial Attorney, of Chicago IP Law, will present information on patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Learn about the process of making these registrations to find out what they actually protect. This is a part of NaperLaunch program.

Choosing an organizational structure (NIC)

Tuesday, October 07, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
James L. Poznak, of Poznak Law Firm Ltd., will cover the tax and legal advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorships, corporations, general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. He will also discuss the necessary steps to start each of these businesses.
Hosted by NaperLaunch.

E-Commerce - Leveraging the internet for your business idea (NIC)

Wednesday, October 08, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Bob Koch, e-commerce entrepreneur, of QuiverGlobal.com, will explore topics like advertising using social media and search engines, key metrics to monitor,evolving store fronts, shipping overseas, currency conversion as well as language challenges. Entrepreneur Bob Koch will discuss the critical elements involved with an e-commerce store, including new product idea,manufacturer selection and building an Internet store front site.
Hosted by NaperLaunch.

Meetup & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, October 09, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Listen to Christine Jeffries, President of the Naperville Development Partnership, will talk about economic development in Naperville during this networking session.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Succession Planning (NIC)

Thursday, October 09, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Harry McCabe, succession planning consultant at Harry McCabe Advisors, will focus on the various ways a business owner can end ownership of a business. Preparing for ownership transitions should be a part of sound business planning.
Hosted by NaperLaunch.

Business Roundtable(NIC)

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other owners solve today's challenges.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Investment workshop:using Morningstar investment research center (NIC)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
This comprehensive review of the Morningstar Investment Research Center, an online resource at the library, will teach investors how to access dozens of professional-level online courses to enhance investing knowledge. Attendees can learn how to use investing tools such as stock or fund screeners to make selections and professional analysts' reports to learn about companies and funds.