Small Business Toolbox Series

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Virtual Event
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Whether you're just starting a small business or expanding your current one, this six-part virtual series has the tools, resources and expert advice you need to educate yourself on entrepreneurial best practices and keys to success. Each seminar features industry experts offering current, relevant information that you can put to practical use for your business. Sponsored by Solvay Bank.

Cost: $10 per session or $49 for all sessions (members); $20 per session or $59 for all sessions (non members)

May 5 Executing Your Business Plan

The key to a great new business is a solid business plan. Once your business is up and running, you want to make sure the plan is executed to achieve your goals.

Presenter: John Liddy, entrepreneur in residence, the Tech Garden

May 10 Digital Marketing Essentials for Small Business

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok…if you want to reach people and increase your visibility, these social platforms may play a role in your media plan. Learn how to incorporate them into an effective digital marketing strategy.

Presenters include:

- Madison Johnson, Senior Digital Marketing , Digital Hyve

- Suzanne Rice, Senior Media Strategist, PHG

- RJ Licata, Director of Marketing, Terakeet

May 19 Show Me the Money: Developing Your Banker Relationships

Working with your bank is more than just deposits and withdrawals. Learn how your relationship with your banker can help ensure you are making the best fiscal decisions for your business, and yourself.

Presenters include:

- Bill Murphy, Vice President, Chief Retail Banking Officer, Solvay Bank

- Amber Cavallaro, Vice President, Retail Banking Manager, Solvay Bank

- Russell Sturtz, Vice President, Commercial Loan Officer, Solvay Bank

May 24 Creating a Great Place to Work

When your employees are happy and want to come to work every day, that translates into better productivity, and your customers will reap the benefits.

Presenter: Iolanda A. Cooper, SPHR , SHRM – SCP, Employee Advocate, Wegmans Food Markets

May 31 Making the Best Decision for You, Your Biz and Your Family

Protecting what’s most important to you – yourself, your family and your business. Learn how to be efficient and cost-effective while getting the best coverage.

Presenters include:

Consumer Insurance: Sean Sullivan, Vice President, Insurance Agency Manager, Solvay Bank Insurance Agency

Health Benefits: David Spiegel, Senior Vice President Employee Benefits, Brown & Brown

Business Insurance: Pat Delmonico, Partner and Owner, Delmonico Insurance Agency

June 7 Surviving Disaster

We’ve all learned that disaster can strike - in any form – with no advance notice. Learn readiness, relief and long-term recovery resources from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Presenter: U.S. Chamber of Commerce