Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

Resources to Help Women-Owned Businesses Thrive | CWE

Online VT

The pandemic has delivered a shock to our economy, and shaken many of us to our core. Join CWE and the U.S. Small Business Administration on Friday, August 7 to hear successes of local woman-owned businesses, and the resources available to support women entrepreneurs, both now and in the future. When: Friday, August 7 at 12:00 PM Where: Online webinar.... Read more »

Free

COVID Response: How to Prepare Your Business for the Next COVID

Online VT

We talk about best practices for record keeping that will help you be prepared for the next round of COVID relief. While we cannot predict what additional programs the state or federal government may come out in the future, we can help you get your business ready for whatever it may be. If the words “income statement”, “estimated income”, or... Read more »

Free

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners | Center for Women & Enterprise

Online VT

CWEVT - Legal Considerations for New Business Owners - 10/21 This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business.  Workshop topics... Read more »

Free

10-Week Biz Planning For Food & Ag

Online VT

Do you have a food business in its infancy?  Have you always wanted to start a food business? Has COVID interrupted your existing business and you are pivoting?  If so, The Center for Women & Enterprise in partnership with The Center for an Agricultural Economy has a course for you: 10-Week Business Planning Course.  This course is intended for new... Read more »

Free

Steps to Start Your Business | CWE Vermont

Online VT

Where: Online When: Monday, 11/16/2020 9:30-11:30am Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976371 If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn to: • Develop your business ideas and planning • Consider your legal structure • Discuss choosing a name and entity • How to obtain... Read more »

$5

Steps to Grow Your Business | CWEVT

Online VT

Where: Online When: Wednesday, 11/18/2020 9-11am Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976374 Have you been in business for 2-4 years and earned some steady clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Has the pandemic disrupted your normal customers and you are looking to pivot? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and evaluate the direction your... Read more »

Legal Considerations for New Business Owners | CWEVT

Online VT

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business.  Workshop topics will include: Different types of entity formations Contract basics Intellectual... Read more »

Free

Business Plan Basics | Center for Women & Enterprise

Online VT

Where: Online When: Saturday, 11/21/2020 10am-12pm Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976378 This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: • Why you need to write a business plan • Overview of each section of a business plan • Research and writing tips • Resources for help and support We will also provide you with a sample business plan template to... Read more »

$5

Steps to Start a Business | CWEVT

Online VT

If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you.   In this workshop, you will learn to: Develop your business ideas and planning Consider your legal structure Discuss choosing a name and entity Learn how to obtain an employer identification number, licenses, permits and insurance Leave the... Read more »

Free

Steps to Grow Your Business | CWEVT

Online VT

Where: Online When: Wednesday, 12/16/2020 3-5pm Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976375 Have you been in business for 2-4 years and earned some steady clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Has the pandemic disrupted your normal customers and you are looking to pivot? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and evaluate the direction your... Read more »

$5

Business Plan Basics | CWEVT

Online VT

CWEVT ONLINE: Business Plan Basics 12/17 Where: Online When: Thursday, 12/17/2020 2-4pm Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976379 This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: • Why you need to write a business plan • Overview of each section of a business plan • Research and writing tips • Resources for help and support We will also provide you with... Read more »

$5
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Power Forward | Center for Women & Enterprise VT

Online VT

The goal of this class to provide both the opportunity and information necessary to strategically think about your business and what you need to do to successfully move through COVID and into the future. This journey allows the student to move their thinking beyond the pre-COVID business road map and develop new strategies to power forward.  The course provides a... Read more »

Free

Storytelling for Business: In-Person/High-Touch | CWE VT

Online VT

Storytelling: Sharing and telling. Stories help us connect with one another as well as motivate people to act. In this workshop, we will talk about how to tell your story in powerful and meaningful ways. We also will discuss sector-specific issues and concerns as well as practice storytelling. Cost: This class is offered free of charge but space is limited!... Read more »

Free

Storytelling for Business: Farm & Produce | CWE VT

Online VT

Date: 4/9/21 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Status: Open - 20 places remaining Registration Deadline: 4/9/21 8:00 AM (EDT) Point of Contact: Monique Priestley Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, COVID-19 Financing Capital, COVID-19 General Support, Customer Relations, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, Other, Rural Business Devel., Social Media, Woman-owned Businesses Description: Storytelling for Business: Farm & Produce Friday 12:00-2:00pm 4/9 Storytelling:... Read more »

Storytelling for Business: Retail | CWE VT

Online VT

Date: 4/16/21 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Status: Open - 15 places remaining Registration Deadline: 4/16/21 8:00 AM (EDT) Point of Contact: Monique Priestley Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, COVID-19 Financing Capital, COVID-19 General Support, Customer Relations, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, Other, Rural Business Devel., Social Media, Woman-owned Businesses Description: Storytelling for Business: Retail Friday 12:00-2:00pm 4/16 Storytelling: Sharing and... Read more »

Storytelling for Business: Retail | CWE VT

Online VT

Date: 4/16/21 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Status: Open - 15 places remaining Registration Deadline: 4/16/21 8:00 AM (EDT) Point of Contact: Monique Priestley Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, COVID-19 Financing Capital, COVID-19 General Support, Customer Relations, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, Other, Rural Business Devel., Social Media, Woman-owned Businesses Description: Storytelling for Business: Retail Friday 12:00-2:00pm 4/16 Storytelling: Sharing and... Read more »

Free

Business Plan Basics | CWE VT

Online VT

This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: • Why you need to write a business plan • Overview of each section of a business plan • Research and writing tips • Resources for help and support We will also provide you with a sample business plan template to get you started. At the end of... Read more »

Free
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Branding—The Art of Your Brand | CWE VT

Online VT

A strong brand is more than a logo. It’s how your customers recognize and experience your business. Having a clear brand is fundamental for successful marketing and messaging. Join us for this 2-part workshop to discover or clarify your brand by going back to brand basics. Through fun and interactive exercises and group discussions, we’ll take the mystery out of... Read more »

Free
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Powering Through COVID: In-Person/High-Touch | CWE VT

Online VT

Date/Time: The Core of Your Business Brand 4/12/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Websites & Google MyBusiness 4/19/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Appointment, ECommerce & Payment 4/26/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Email Newsletters 5/3/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 101 5/10/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 201 Paid Campaigns... Read more »

Free
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Powering Through COVID: Farm & Produce | CWE VT

Online VT

Date/Time: The Core of Your Business Brand 4/13/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Websites & Google MyBusiness 4/20/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Appointment, ECommerce & Payment 4/27/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Email Newsletters 5/4/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 101 5/11/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 201 Paid Campaigns... Read more »

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