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August 2018
Hear Rebecca Ryan on Aug. 21 in Monroe!
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Entrepreneurial Training Program

ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING PROGRAM 
starts Sept. 18!

The Enterpreneurial Training Program gives new and existing enterpreneurs the skills and knowledge they need to build and grow their businesses. This boot-camp style seminar series begins Sept. 18 and runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Tuesday through  Nov. 8. Topics covered throughout the eight weeks include: developing your business model, getting to know your customer segment, understanding your industry, legal issues in small business, marketing basics, human resources, accounting basics, obtaining a bank loan and alternative financing and more! Sessions are led by SBDC business consultants and others with professional expertise. The sessions are designed to walk participants through the process of developing a business plan. By taking EPT, participants will have a business plan nearly completed by the end of the eight weeks! ETP is a partnership of GCDC, Small Business Adminstration, Blackhawk Technical College and the Southwest Wisconsin Small Business Development Center.

Call GCDC at 328-9452 or email gcdc@tds.net for more information or registration information.


COMING UP

SWRPC CEDS MEETING
OCTOBER 2

The Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission will host a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 2 in Monroe. All are invited - watch for details in the next issue. 

GCDC CEO BREAKFAST
OCTOBER 16

Tera Johnson, founder and director of the Food and Finance Institute, will be the guest speaker for the GCDC CEO Breakfast on Oct. 16. FFI works to make technical assistance available to growing food, beverage and value-added agricultural enterprise.
Watch your inbox for more details and registration information for this informative CEO Breakfast!

FOOD & FINANCE INSTITUTE
WINTER 2019

Tera Johnson, director of the Food and Finance Institute, will return this winter to lead a special   four-day bootcamp specifically designed to help entrepreneurs in the food/beverage industry supercharge their success.
We expect spots to fill up quickly so please contact our office at 328-9452 if you would like information! 



Small Town Forum
Coming to New Glarus
New Glarus is hosting one of four Small Community Forums to be held throughout the state. The forum in New Glarus is Aug. 22. It's a great opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities that are unique to smaller communities, and share ideas and stories with others from the region. For details and to register, 
CLICK HERE

Learn More About Exporting 
The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership's ExporTech program helps        small- and medium-sized manufacturing companies launch their exporting plan. A new session is set to begin on Aug. 28. 
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO 



Share Your Thoughts With MADRep
The Madison region,  which includes Green County, was recently named top in the country for quality of life and industry diversity. What's next for the Madison Region Economic Partnership (MADRep)? Take the survey and make sure Green County opinions are heard! 
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Green County Development is a 501c3 non-profit organization building the economic future of Green County Wisconsin's communities and businesses through public-private partnerships.
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