‘How to Start a New Business’ Training Session Planned July 22

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 21, 2010 — The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) of Southeast Missouri State University is holding a business training event, “How to Start a New Business!” July 22 in Poplar Bluff, Mo.

The session is planned for 6 to 9 p.m. at the Poplar Bluff Chamber of Commerce, 1111 West Pine Street. The instructor is Russell Humphrey, director of the SBTDC at Southeast.

The fee for attending is $30 with a discounted fee of $15 for an accompanying business partner or family member.  Preregistration is required. Seating is limited; please reserve your spot as soon as you decide to attend.   Please call (573) 986-6084 for a registration form or more information.

Topics to be covered are: Being in Business for Yourself Legal and Tax IssuesMarketing IssuesFinancing IssuesResources for Missouri Business OwnersQuestions and Answers

This is an informal, interactive program that emphasizes real world information and is specifically designed for people who are thinking about starting or buying a business.

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is a part of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) at Southeast Missouri State University.  The mission of the CIE is to stimulate local and regional economic growth and development that improves the quality of lives, communities and businesses in Southeast Missouri and the surrounding region.