SBTDC Hosting ‘How to Start a New Business’ Training Session


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 20, 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, Aug. 17.

The event is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. at Bonne Terre City Hall, 118 N. Allen 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 possible.   Please call (573) 986-6084 for a registration form or more information.

Topics to be covered include: being in business for yourself; legal and tax issues; marketing issues; financing issues; resources for Missouri business owners; and 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.