The ASU Small Business Development Center has 2 seminars coming up on March 15th & March 17th.

John Wohlfeil

The ASU-SBDC (Small Business Development Center), Chamber of Commerce, and The Business Factory (part of the Concho Valley Center for Entrepreneurial Development) have teamed up to provide entrepreneurs and business owners an informative speaker series called the Business Brown Bag Series.

The next Business Brown Bag series will take place Tuesday, March 15th, from 12 noon – 1 p.m. at the Chamber Riverview Room (418 W. Ave. B.) and the topic is “Texas Friendly Customer Service.”

The Speaker will be Margaret Hoogstra, Executive Director of Texas Forts Trail

This event is FREE to attend and open to the public with an RSVP Box lunches (optional) are available for a nominal fee.  To find out more about this seminar or to RSVP please call (325) 655-4136. More information about the Business Brown Bag series can be found on the following website: www.angelo.edu/bbb

The 2nd seminar is “Ready... Set... Go... Essentials to Business Startup”, Thursday, March 17th at 6:00 P.M. for no cost.

Ready to turn that business idea into a reality? Join the ASU-SBDC professional staff as they present a comprehensive, basics of starting a new business seminar for entrepreneurs and new business owners. We will help answer your basic business start-up questions and share resources that will help you along the way. At this NO-FEE seminar, you will learn the basics of writing a business plan, how to estimate start-up costs, contacts and resources you will need, and more. You will receive an "Essentials of Starting a New Business" Workbook, "Starting a Business in San Angelo" guide, and a business plan summary to help you begin.

Please register in advance for this free cost event so that we can provide adequate seating and handouts for everyone.  To find out more about this program or to register please call the ASU-SBDC at (325) 942-2098 or register online at www.sbdc.angelo.edu