Smart Start Workshop set for December 1st in Ames

The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, Ames Chamber of Commerce and America’s Small Business Development Center at Iowa State will be co-hosting a workshop that will take you through all aspects of starting a business including topics such as insurance, intellectual property, business organization, registration, legal, banking, and operations.

Participants will hear from area small business owners about how to run a successful company, including tips and advice for would-be entrepreneurs.

The workshop will be held at the Ivy College of Business, on Saturday, December 1, in two segments. Attendees may register for one or both sessions.

Session 1 is scheduled from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and will include the topics: Ingredients for Success, Banking Basics, Accounting for Business, Intellectual Property, and Operating a Successful Business.

Session 2, scheduled from 1:00 to 4:00 pm will include the topics: Ingredients for Success, Insurance for Small Business, Legal Aspects of Running a Business, Marketing Your Business, and Operating a Successful Business.

The workshop is free and open to the public. The registration deadline for the event is tomorrow, by November 28.