Upcoming Business Programs

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Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC) NaperLaunch

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Experience and learn to use a business planning software called Intercept Startup to create your next business plan.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

NaperLaunch Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, June 04, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Yu-Chen Chi, founder of New Heights Partners, a breakthrough specialist for achieving new heights, will present "Empowering Time Management". Contemporary life is full of hassles, deadlines, frustrations, and demands, which may cause people to be overwhelmed. Please join us to discover simple solutions. Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Lynda.com: Linkedin For Business (95th)

Saturday, June 06, 2015 at 10:00 AM -- 95th Street Library
Learn how to use LinkedIn to help accomplish sales, branding, lead generation and recruiting goals.

The Art of Starting a Business

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 9:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Martha Carney, SBDC Director, will provide insights and instruction on the best practices for starting a business in Illinois. Registration and fee are handled by the SBDC online This SBDC event is hosted by NaperLaunch.

SCORE Business Roundtable(NIC)

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other entrepreneurs solve common, and not so common challenges.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.

Small Business Workshop: Search Engine Optimization (NIC)

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Bruce Jones, chief executive officer at Design & Promote, will offer strategies to turn strangers into customers by achieving leads through search engine optimization. He will cover topics such as keyword search, the most important place to use a keyword and how to use calls to action to keep people on the site.

Financial Literacy Workshop: The Money Matrix (NIC)

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:30 PM -- Nichols Library
Presenters from The Foundation for Financial Education will discuss the thought process required to make the components of money work for an individual. Attendees will learn more than one solution to setting mid-career financial goals even in career transition.

NaperLaunch Meet-up & Guest Speaker(NIC)

Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 8:00 AM -- Nichols Library
Phyllis Shelton, Economic Development Specialist at the U.S. Small Business Administration, will discuss the many SBA funding options, how to qualify and how to apply.
Sponsored by NaperLaunch.