GCC to Host: Starting a Business Workshop

(This workshop is part of the Business Idea Pitch Competition Workshop series)

What:           GCC to Host: Starting a Business Workshop

                    (This workshop is part of the Business Idea Pitch Competition Workshop series)

When:          Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Where:         Genesee Community College ~ Batavia Campus ~ Room T122, Conable Technology Building

Who:            Everyone is welcome! Highly recommended for Business Idea Pitch Competitors!

Background: Do you have a passion you’d like to turn into a business but you aren’t sure where to get started? Join us at GCC for a FREE workshop on Starting a Business!

To help you pursue your passion and take your first entrepreneurial steps, GCC will host three preparation workshops led by Sam Campanella of the Small Business Development Center. 

  • Starting a Business – Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in room T122
  • Business Plan Basics – Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in room T121
  • Idea Pitch Preparation – Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in room T121

These workshops are free and open to the public; you do not have to be participating in the Business Idea Pitch Competition to attend these workshops. To sign up for a workshop, please contact Amy Conley, associate professor of Accounting and Business at avconley@genesee.edu

Wondering if anyone else will think your business idea is a good idea? Consider participating in a Business Idea Pitch Competition! You could even earn a cash prize! The first-ever, local Business Idea Pitch Competition will be held Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to noon in the Conable Technology Building at the Genesee Community College’s Batavia Campus. The deadline for competitors to register is Friday, March 30, 2018. Business Idea Pitch Competition details are available at https://www.genesee.edu/home/events/businesspitch/. To register for the Pitch Competition, please contact Dr. Lina LaMattina at lmlamattina@genesee.edu or (585) 343-0055 ext.6319.

Event sponsors and supporters of the Business Idea Pitch Competition include Tompkins/Bank of Castile/Insurance Agencies; Canandaigua National Bank & Trust; Del Plato Casey Law Firm, LLP; Freed Maxick; Lawley Insurance; and Mancuso Commercial Realty.

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