We are having a conference on Saturday, April 23 that is free for local small business owners to attend. We have invited a speaker from the International Institute of Boston to give a workshop on marketing especially for small businesses looking to save money. We also have a speaker from the Transactional Law Clinics of Harvard Law School to talk about legal issues for small business owners. We will also have workshops for other small business issues like website design and writing a business plan.
We hope you can come!
Schedule for Saturday, April 23: Harvard Yard, Sever Hall
1pm-2pm Catered Lunch for networking
2pm-3pm Transactional Law Clinics of Harvard Law School workshop on small business legal issues
3pm-4pm Other small business workshops
Please RSVP below:
We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting a free web, marketing, presenting, and legal issues conference on October 11, in partnership with Accion Bank and the Harvard Law School’s WilmerHale Clinical Center. The conference will focus on building the skills that entrepreneurs need in order to successfully promote their businesses and market their products, with an additional emphasis on learning about the myriad of web and legal resources that can aid in this task.
Date: October 11th, 2009
Location: Sever Hall 113, Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA (Map attached to the end of this post.)
Hosted by: The Cambridge Microfinance Initiative (CMI), a Harvard student organization
9:50 - 10:10 Registration
10:10 - 10:20 Introduction to the CMi
10:20 - 11:00 Presentation Skills
11:00 - 12:00 Marketing
12:00 - 1:00 Complimentary Lunch provided by CMI and Networking Session
1:00 - 2:00 Legal Issues
2:00 - 3:00 Basic Web Development
Jim Jacobs, WilmerHale Legal Services Center
Please RSVP at: http://tinyurl.com/cmi-conference