Local Workshops


The Succinct Business Plan

This workshop offers a unique approach to thinking about, researching, documenting, writing and selling a Business Plan in three pages of text with three spreadsheets. The objective is to set you on a path to developing a well thought out, well documented, realistic, verifiable, creditable Business Plan. Discussion will be on how to produce the plan appropriate to your needs and situation.  Beginning and working from the template described in the introductory talk, you'll work on business plan concepts and techniques and how you can go about getting yours done with a minimum of work and agony. ​


Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

9:00am to 10:30am

At Essex Savings Bank Corporate Office

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Search Engine Marketing

While there are countless forms of marketing, search engine marketing (SEM) will literally "put your business on the map." In this 90-minute workshop, respected media marketer Maria Miranda of Miranda Creative will outline 10 key actions you can take to improve your chances of being found by your target audience on the leading search engine tools of Google, Bing, Yahoo and Facebook. You will leave the class empowered to make changes in your own marketing efforts and as a result, will improve your search results in less than 30 days.


Thursday, June 18th, 2015

9:00am to 10:30am

At Three Rivers Community College, Norwich

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Franchise Panel Discussion

If you are considering a franchising opportunity, this panel discussion is a perfect way for you to find out what's involved. The panel will feature several successful franchise owners, each offering their viewpoint on what to expect and their experiences with the process. Questions are welcome.

The panel will be led by Luc Deslauriers, President of FranNet CT/RI, who has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience and has helped many realize their dream of business ownership.


Thursday, June 25th, 2015

6:30pm to 8:00pm

At East Lyme Town Hall, Niantic

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