Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce kicks off series of business workshops |

Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce kicks off series of business workshops

The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a series of Business Workshops to provide businesses with the tools and access to professional expertise to help manage their business in these challenging times. The workshops, free to Truckee Donner Chamber members and $30 for non-members, will be held May 11, 20, 27 and June 4. Workshops run from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at various locations.Marketing 101: Monday, May 11, Hampton Inn andamp; Suites, Truckee. This March workshop was so well received it is being repeated. Presenter Brinn Wellise of Switchback PR + Marketing provides encouraging business tips and strategies to survive when you feel the pinch. Attendees leave with helpful handouts and simple, low-cost marketing ideas that are easily implemented.Social Media Marketing: Wednesday, May 20, Best Western Truckee Tahoe Inn. Social media marketing tools such as Twitter, Blogs, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube will be explained and well as how to integrate it into your marketing plans. Brinn Wellise of Switchback PR + Marketing is the presenter.How to Run Your Business So You Can Leave It In Style: Cedar House Sport Hotel, Truckee, Wednesday, May 27. Mark Smith of Summit Business Advisors. Will answer questions to those thinking of getting out of their business or tired of fighting the alligators and want a different challenge. Become educated about The Seven Step Exit Planning Process,Small Business Lending: Thursday, June 4, Hampton Inn andamp; Suites, Truckee. Rodney Borges, of Plumas Banks Small Business Lending Discussions will include loan programs from application to qualifying; how a small business loan differs from conventional financing; and types and uses allowed under loan programs.Advance registration is required. Space is limited to the first 25 people. Call the Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce at 587-8808 or e-mail

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