10:15am-11:15am Seminars

Starting a Business
What does it really take to start a business? Technical requirements, personal considerations & tips for success.
Instructor: Chuck Botsford, SCORE Business Mentor

Business Law Essentials
Learn how to select a legal structure, find the right lawyer and meet other legal challenges.
Instructor: Stacey Romberg, www.StaceyRomberg.com

DIY Market Research
Learn to navigate various databases available through your local library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning.
Instructor: Jay Lyman, Seattle Public Library

Financing & Crowdfunding Panel
Financing alternatives are out there, but what is the best option for your small business? Hear about SBA loans & alternatives.
Instructor: Linda Laws, Small Business Administration

Package & Price Your Services to Maximize Revenue
Deciding what to charge clients is a balancing act. In this session we will discuss how to price & package services to move the discussion from price to the outcome.
Instructor: Susan Perreault, Washington Women’s Business Center

Drive Traffic to Your Website
Search engine secrets, social networking tips and more—make your site a “traffic magnet.”
Instructor: Jim Rosemary, New Tech Web, Inc.

Food Truck Business Basics
Want to take your recipes on the road? Learn what you need to be successful with your food truck.
Instructors: Jennifer Tam, City of Seattle Restaurant Success, and Lori Johnson, Washington Food Truck Association