Fall Workshops

Pumpkin Spice on your mind? What about spicing up your marketing strategy or QuickBooks knowledge? 
See below for some great no-cost training.
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FREE Workshops
Wednesday, September 11th, 5:30pm
Are you frustrated with your social media strategy and the lack of customer interaction? Are you considering adding a new platform but not sure which one? Do you wonder if your campaigns are really working? If yes, then this workshop is for you.
Topics:  The features as well as the differences of the top 10 social media platforms;   15 Social Media marketing ideas to spice up your campaigns;  Measuring and quantifying the impact of your social media strategy.

Thursday, September 12th, 5:30pm
Are you frustrated with your social media strategy and the lack of customer interaction? Are you considering adding a new platform but not sure which one? Do you wonder if your campaigns are really working? If yes, then this workshop is for you.
Topics:  The features as well as the differences of the top 10 social media platforms;   15 Social Media marketing ideas to spice up your campaigns;  Measuring and quantifying the impact of your social media strategy.

Thursday, September 26th - Saturday, September 28th
Join us for  one or all of the following sessions where you will learn the basics of using QuickBooks Desktop. From setting up your account for the first time to learning how to run reports. 

Session 1 - Thursday 26th, 5:30pm-7:30pm - Accounting 101  &Getting started with QuickBooks Desktop
 
Session 2 - Friday 27th, 5:30pm-7:30pm - Setting up items and Creating Forms in QuickBooks Desktop
 
Session 3 - Saturday 28th, 10:00am-12:00pm - Accounts Receivables      
 
Lunch break (On your own) 12:00-1:00pm
 
Session 4 - Saturday 28th, 1:00pm-4:00pm (with 15min break) - Accounts Payable, Banking Reconciliations, and Reports
 
Tuesday, October 8th, 5:30pm
A brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation and development of new business ventures. Includes a high level overview of the critical success factors for entrepreneurs, including business structures, the development of the business plan, and permits and licensing procedures.
Wednesday, October 9th
This training is designed for businesses who have a created a BusinessFacebook page and want to gain a better understanding of how to leverage the various features, settings, and advertising opportunities available on this social media platform.
Thursday, October 10th, 5:30pm
Every business, whether it's a new venture or an established enterprise, should have a written business plan outlining the who, what, why and how of their operations. This workshop will cover the basics of how to write a successful business, such as: the p urpose and o verview of the plan;  market research,  templates, and  financial projections.
More classes coming soon. To stay up to date, go to our events page here.
Check out these other Workshops in Shasta & Trinity Counties.
So many helpful business events in our community.

Wednesday, October 2nd
Cyber threats are part of daily life and are being addressed by the addition of new regulations and rules in Government Contracting. This webinar provides an overview and guide to have your company systems compliant and eventually certified to do business with government entities.
Saturday, September 14th, 9:00am-4:00pm
The 1st Annual Women's Leadership Summit is a 1-day conference for all women leaders. The Summit will focus on supporting women aspiring to step more into their sphere of influence and those who have fully embraced their position as a powerful leader in their community. We are excited to provide a forum to recognize, inform, and champion the work being done by women in this Northern California region.

Tuesday, September 17th, 12:00-1:30pm

Leah will share a candid personal conversation of her past struggles with anxiety and how she learned to control the thoughts and emotions that lead her there so that she could thrive in business and in life.
She will lead a proactive discussion on what to do when you find yourself in a season or moment of anxiety and tips on how to achieve less anxiety in your future.

And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of WBC JEDI workshops.
Monday, September 16th, 4:00-5:00pm
Wait! Before you scroll past this because your business has been a loyal chamber member for months (or maybe years!), let me tell you why you want to come to this event.

First of all, it's not just for new members! Redding Chamber of Commerce has undergone changes and upgrades to help better support our members. We have discounts on a variety of local services, we offer marketing opportunities such as member-to-member e-Blasts and we happily share information from you on our Facebook page; We're connecting you to local influencers and community updates in weekly Jake's Takes articles. And that's not all!

-Did you know that you can pay your dues online?
-Or that you can add events to the Community Calendar on our website by logging into your account?
-Did you know that you *have* a member account on ReddingChamber.com ?

We are here to support your business. Join us on September 16th to find out all the ways Redding Chamber is able to support you!
And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of the Redding Chamber of Commerce workshops.
Wednesday, September 11th, 11:55am-1:30pm
 - Overview of why CalSavers is needed, what we currently know and don't know about the program, employer and employee eligibility for CalSavers, how the program will work and employer responsibilities

 - Talking about the Calfresh Employment and Training program, as well as b riefly go over the general assistance program.

And more! Click here for more information and for the full list of the Anderson Chamber of Commerce events.
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  In addition to the workshops above we also provide FREE one-on-one consultation to assist local entrepreneurs in growing their business. This service is for current business owners as well as those who are looking to start a business. If you are interested in getting assistance with your business, give us a call at  (530) 222-8323 or visit our website at 

  
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.
  
Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of GO-Biz.
 
  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Emily Christensen at 530.222.8323 or emily@norcalsbdc.org
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