Date and Time
Sunday May 1, 2016 Saturday May 7, 2016
May 1-7, 2016
All events are FREE to attend, except for Leadercast which is $99/person.
Scott Fish, Event Coordinator
National Small Business Week recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. To celebrate, the Chamber is organizing several free events to highlight the impact of small business owners in our area and provide them with valuable information and resources. Events include:
Monday, May 2Social Media for Small Businesses - 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East - FREE
Anita Crawford of Springboard Entertainment will talk you through how to determine where to find your target customers and reach out to them effectively through social media so you see results.
Marketing Your Small Business: 4-5 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East - FREE
Social media is a great way to reach customers, but there are other marketing options that should be on your radar as well. In this hour, Crawford will focus on must-have strategies for your marketing plan and how to determine where to spend your marketing dollars.
Tuesday, May 3Digital Marketing Strategies: Noon-1 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East - FREE
Learn from the pros as Tyler and Trevor, owners of Cross & Crown, talk about improving your digital marketing strategies including web design and integrating video in marketing.
Wednesday, May 4Accessing Capital for Small Business: Noon-2 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce, 100 Lincoln Way East - FREE
Hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the resources and opportunities available to small businesses and how your business can benefit.
Thursday, May 5Cinco de Mayo Regional Fiesta Mixer: 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at Shippensburg University, 500 Newburg Road, Shippensburg - FREE
This is your chance to network with over 500 individuals from more than 350 companies! Join us for this popular, annual mixer.
Friday, May 6Leadercast 2016: Architects of Tomorrow: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Shippensburg University’s Tuscarora Room, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg - $99
Leadercast is the largest one-day leadership event in the world featuring global leaders discussing what it means to be a visionary leader. Broadcast live from Atlanta, you can watch Leaderscast speakers like Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, right here in our area thanks to Leadership Franklin County Advanced. Details and registration are available here. Registration deadline is April 28.
For questions about National Small Business Week or to register for any of these events, contact Scott Fish, events coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-264-7101 ext. 212.