August 2015 Newsletter
CTSBDC IN THE NEWS
CTSBDC Helps Waterbury Innovate In 3D
The Connecticut Small Business Development Center is loaning a 3D printer to the Manufacturing Alliance Service Corporation (MASC) to help foster and nurture innovation, and to create economic opportunity in Waterbury. This 3D printer is available for community use. CTSBDC and MASC launched the use of the 3D printer with a ribbon cutting ceremony and demonstration on Tues., Aug. 11 at MASC.
New Business Advisors Offer Opportunities For Small Businesses in Connecticut
The CTSBDC welcomes two new business advisors, rounding out a talented and diverse group of 14 who are ready to serve small business owners and entrepreneurs in every state of business development and growth. Valeria Bisceglia and Tony Peters are based at the Business Council of Fairfield County in Stamford and the University of Connecticut in Stamford, respectively, and bring strong economic development and entrepreneurial backgrounds to the team.
WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS
September 10-24, 2015
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‘Cosmo’ Editor-in-Chief Coming to UConn Stamford
Friday, September 18, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum
UConn Stamford Campus
Joanna Coles, the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine, will be the keynote speaker at the Third Annual Women Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum on Friday, Sept. 18, at the University of Connecticut Stamford campus. The program includes free results-driven workshops from industry experts and successful entrepreneurs, along with exhibit opportunities for women business owners to showcase their products and services.
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Stamford Business Expo
Saturday, September 19, 2015
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Palace Theater, 61 Atlantic St, Stamford, CT
Free to the public
The Stamford Business Expo has been organized by the Greater Stamford Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and is just around the corner!
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- Build an international website
- Promote your company internationally
- Showcase and sell your products and services on a B2B global platform
Enfield Economic Development Summit
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
8:00 a.m to 1:00 p.m.
Maneeley’s Banquet Hall, South Windsor, CT
Enfield’s Development Services is pleased to announce its first ever Economic Development Summit and CTSBDC will be on hand to provide information about how our advisors can help you start or grow your business. The theme of this event will be emerging business trends and will include roundtable discussion on Enfield’s key and emerging industries including retail, advanced manufacturing, biomedical/healthcare and logistics/distribution.
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Hispanic Business Expo
Friday, September 25, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Margaret E. Morton Government Center
999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT
Free to the Public
Join Greater Bridgeport Latino Network, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Finch’s Office for the 2015 Expo.
The CTSBDC will be on hand at the event to provide information about our services, our involvement in the community and instructions on how to become a client and access no-cost business advising.
Business To Business Expo
Monday, September 28, 2015
11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Crowne Plaza Cromwell
100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, CT
Free to the Public