2023 PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
How to Start a business – January 19th (presented by SBA) http://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?class=E&dbid2=palv&&evtid=15209259
How to Fund a business- February 16th (presented by SBA) https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209293&class=E
Simple Steps to Starting Your Business - 5 Sessions: Wednesday, April 19th - May 17th (presented by SCORE) www.facebook.com/events/567210535455945/567210545455944/?ref=newsfeed
Small Business Legal Topics – entity structure, etc. – March 16th https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209300&class=E
Marketing- April 21st https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209304&class=E
Social Media – May 18th https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209308&class=E
Podcast development- June 15th https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209312&class=E
HR – managing employees, onboarding employees – August 17th https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209316&class=E
Bookkeeping/QuickBooks – September 21st https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209320&class=E
Organizational Effectiveness – October 19th https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209324&class=E
Government Contracting – November 16th https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209328&class=E
WOSB/WBE Certification – December 14th https://cca.lvchamber.org/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=PALV&evtid=15209332&class=E
The Myerstown Branch of The Center is available on an as-needed basis for resources and intermittent work/meeting space. Please contact Denise Gouldey at email@example.com or (717) 866-5038 x. 106 to make an appointment.
*Cost associated with program/event
** Programs and dates subject to change. Registration is required for all programs.
Register for Myerstown Branch events using this link: https://signup.com/go/bbOfxMr OR by emailing Denise Gouldy at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (717)866-5038 x. 106
There are many free resources already available online. We would encourage you to explore these resources.
Small Business Administration
Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.
Small Business Development Center
Who We Are The Kutztown Small Business Development Center employs a full-time staff of professionals. Our business consultants have impressive credentials and practical experience with every stage of business from Start-ups to thriving established businesses. We bring together a wealth of diverse knowledge to deliver a complete Business Assistance Program in whatever your target industry may be.
Mission The mission of the Kutztown Small Business Development Center is to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the knowledge needed to make smart decisions and prosper.
Services The Kutztown Small Business Development Center offers existing businesses and early-stage entrepreneurs access to no cost, confidential consulting services, and learning opportunities. We provide services at our outreach offices in Kutztown, Reading, Harrisburg, Exton, Lancaster, and York
PA One Stop
Whether you are thinking about starting your own business, expanding your existing company, or are considering a move to the Keystone State, this site will provide useful information to help you work smart and live happy in Pennsylvania.
Your One-Stop Shop for Shopping Small in PA! Crafts, books, pottery, oh my! From bath and body products to gifts and antiques, discover small businesses from across the Commonwealth! When you shop local, you help PA businesses, employees, and communities thrive. Consider this tidbit: For every $100 spent at a small business, $48 goes back into the local economy!
Lancaster Lebanon SCORE Chapter
SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. Entrepreneurs can access free, confidential business mentoring in person at more than 250 local chapters or remotely via email, phone and video. SCORE mentors and all experts in entrepreneurship and related fields meet with their small business clients on an ongoing basis to provide continued advice and support.
Understanding the Basics of Intellectual Property: Copyright, branding, trademarks, trade secrets, etc.