New Business Training Offered Sept. 21 at Innovation Center

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 12, 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!” on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

The  session will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Southeast Innovation Center, 920 Broadway in Cape Girardeau. 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 with a deadline of Friday, Sept. 17.  Seating is limited; spots should be reserved as soon as possible. Call (573) 986-6084 for a registration form or more information.

Topics covered are: o Being in Business for Yourself o Legal and Tax Issueso Marketing Issueso Financing Issueso Resources for Missouri Business Ownerso Questions 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.