Start, grow a successful business
Chamber offers business boot camp
NACOGDOCHES – The Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Boot Camp made up of two separate workshops from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Oct. 19 and 20. The workshops will be held at the Nacogdoches County Chamber, 2516 North St.
"The Business Boot Camp sessions can take your business to a new level of growth and profit," said Grady Cashion, chamber vice chair of Business Development. "Both sessions can be inspirational toward identifying intense and effective tools for success."
Session one, held on Oct. 19, will focus on legal and accounting topics "Organizing to Make a Profit." Presenters include: Russell R. Smith, Attorney, Fairchild, Price, Haley, & Smith, LLP and Polly Etta Sunda, CPA, Axley & Rode, LLP.
Session two, held on Oct. 20, will focus on advertising, marketing and social media topics "Finding Prospects and Reaching Customers." Presenters include: Chris Hancock, Allyson Hancock and Lance Kitchen, Hancock Advertising Agency.
“We look forward to being part of Business Boot Camp," said Chris Hancock, president of Hancock Advertising. "Allyson, Lance and I will focus on identifying and understanding the customer, developing the message, recognizing the strengths and weakness of available media, growing your brand and developing a marketing budget. We will also candidly answer questions based on our experiences with clients large and small, local and national.”
A light dinner will be served at the beginning of each session. For Nacogdoches chamber members, cost is $20 per session, or $35 for both sessions. For non-members cost is $30 per session, or $55 for both sessions. Contact the chamber at 936-560-5533 to register.
The Business Boot Camp is sponsored by Nacogdoches Economic Development Corp.