SCORE and American Express OPEN has opened the curtain on the “Small Business High Speed Growth” multi-city tour schedule. Helping small business owners develop strategies and provide educational and coaching programs on new opportunities for business growth, “Small Business High Speed Growth” expands on the “Small Business Speed Coaching Test Drive” event series to allow participating small business owners to ask questions on a variety of topics ranging from surviving the current economy to finding the “right” customers. With businesses for the first time since 2006 indicating growth takes priority over survival, economic recovery is imminent and reaching Main Street, given 35% are currently seeking to expand their workforce.
The “Small Business High Speed Growth” kicksoff in Washington, DC on May 9, then it’s off to Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN on June 7, followed by Portland, ME on June 21, Orange County, CA on July 13 and in New York, NY sometime in October. Sessions offer small business owners sessions with experienced business coaches from SCORE in roundtable sessions with an experienced SCORE coach discussing issues facing challenges that small businesses face, as well as, exclusive one-on-one evaluations and discussions. The marketing workshop offers an interactive discussion of cost-effective, creative, integrated marketing solutions”including online marketing tactics and everyday promotional resources business owners may not have considered.Details