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NYCEDC Industrial Growth Initiative: Grow Your Business and Qualify for $50,000 in Assistance

Phase 1: Listening to Your Business™ Workshop
NYCEDC and partners are inviting qualified Industrial small business owners to attend a free Listening to Your Business™ workshop, a program of Kauffman FastTrac®, which will give owners the tools needed to take a closer look at where their business is today, what they want it to look like in three years, and the steps to get there.

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Examine their business today, including its strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities
  • Visualize their business three years from now
  • Formulate an internal planning process to establish interim goals and strategies
  • Identify resources to assist in reaching key business goals
  • Examine and respond to challenges and transitions

Participants will also have the opportunity to apply for the selective second phase of the program in which up to 13 businesses from across the City will receive technical assistance and educational support necessary to scale business growth. A panel of industrial experts will select the most promising industrial business growth plans to distribute $50,000 to each of the top three businesses.

(Limited to 20 companies per workshop – no-cost, first-come, first-served.)

Brooklyn Workshop
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Manhattan Workshop
Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Staten Island Workshop
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Bronx Workshop
Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 8:30 am to 12:00 pm