Calendar of Events

April 2018

Business Tours

April Women-Owned Business Tour in Belgrade: Dino Drop-In and Movie Lovers
04/03/18
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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Montana Women’s Business Center Presents: 

Women-Owned Business Tour in Belgrade: Dino Drop-In and Movie Lovers

Join us for a walking business tour of two woman-owned businesses. Each business owner will share her experience with starting, operating, and growing her business. There will be time for networking and shopping!

Tuesday April 3, 2018
Noon-1pm
 

   

 

 

Meet at Dino Drop-In
203 W. Madison Ave.
Belgrade, MT 59714

This is a free event.

REGISTER HERE

 

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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. 


Montana Women's Business Center Trainings

Link Up Incubator: A Community for Start Up Businesses, Jan.-June 2018
01/10/18 6:00 PM to 06/06/18 8:00 PM

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Link Up Incubator: A Community for Start Up Businesses, Jan.-June 2018

For businesses less than two years and/or Power Up Class Alumni

2018 Series meets:
January 10
February 7
March 7
April 4
May 2
June 6

Time:
6 - 8PM

Where:
Cold Smoke Coffeehouse on Huffine
64 Willow Peak Drive
Bozeman, MT 59718

This is a great opportunity to connect with other small and/or new businesses and entrepreneurs! All new business owners or individuals looking into starting a business are encouraged to attend. Sessions will be facilitated by Karen Lum.

Registration: $200 for Prospera Members, $250 non members. This registration amount covers the whole series.

REGISTER HERE



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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

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Link Up Incubator: A Community for Start Up Businesses, March-May (Series No. 2) 2018
03/28/18 6:00 PM to 05/30/18 8:00 PM

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Link Up Incubator: A Community for Start Up Businesses, March-May (Series No. 2) 2018

For businesses less than two years and/or Power Up Class Alumni

2018 Series No. 2 meets:
March 28
April 11
April 25
May 9
May 23
May 30

Time:
6 - 8PM

Where:
Baxter Hotel - East Room
105 West Main Street
Bozeman, MT 59715

This is a great opportunity to connect with other small and/or new businesses and entrepreneurs! All new business owners or individuals looking into starting a business are encouraged to attend. Sessions will be facilitated by Karen Lum.

Registration: $200 for Prospera Members, $250 non members. This registration amount covers the whole series.

REGISTER HERE



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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Power Up: Create Your Business, Financial, and Marketing Plan - April 2018 in Livingston
04/12/18 9:00 AM to 04/26/18 12:00 PM

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Prospera Business Network, MT Women's Business Center, Small Business Development Center, and MT Manufacturing Extension Center presents

Power Up: Create Your Business, Financial, and Marketing Plan - April 2018 in Livingston

This course consists of three classes (April 12th, 19th, 26th). Class meets every Thursday for three weeks, starting April 12th, 2018.

Class is 9am-Noon

Class will be held at:
MSU Park County Extension Center in Livingston
119 S. 3rd Street
Livingston, MT 59047

Registration: $200 for Prospera Members, $250 non-members. This registration amount covers all three class days.
$100 for a second attendee (business partner)  

*We reserve the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollments are not met.  In which case, all course fees will be fully refunded.

REGISTER HERE

This course has specifically been designed for individuals who are brand new to business, wanting to start a business, and new business owners or individuals looking to start a second business.

Please bring a laptop with you to this class (if you do not have access to one, please send a message to info@prosperabusinessnetwork.org or call 406-587-3113)

What you will learn:

- Clarity and fresh perspective about starting a new business

- Solid first draft of your Business Plan

- In-depth understanding of your industry and competition

- Documented sales projections and marketing strategy based on industry research & geography

- Projected cash flow for one year

- Shared experience with other local entrepreneurs and subject matter experts

- Valuable resources and processes that support your business planning journey
 

If you are unfamiliar with or would like more practice with these programs, we recommend taking the following online classes prior to or during the Power Up class:

a. Introduction to Microsoft Excel

b. Introduction to Microsoft Word
 

*Due to high demand for business counseling services, the MWBC requires individuals looking into starting a brand new business or business owners who have been "in business" less than six months, to complete this course prior to scheduling a one-on-one counseling appointment.


Charitable Support from: 
First Security Bank Foundation



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The Montana Women’s Business Center is a program of Prospera Business Network and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.