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, October 20th, from 12 noon – 1 p.m. at the Chamber Riverview Room (418 W. Ave. B.) and the topic is “There is an APP for that”

You'll learn how to use technology to help you be more productive as a small business owner. Attend this free speaker series to learn more about the amazing technology we carry with us on a daily basis and what applications we could be using to make our daily task list smaller.

This event is FREE to attend and open to the public with an RSVP Box lunches (optional) are available for a nominal $7 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:


The ASU-SBDC will host the training event “Turning Holiday Traffic into Holiday Sales” Thursday, October 22th at 6:00pm for $15.00.

At this training event learn about when and how to start your marketing and branding for the holidays!

In-store customer service leads to a better customer experience!

In-store promotional ideas that will build holiday sales!

Use holiday traffic to increase holiday sales!

Please register in advance for this event so that there will be 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