Art Means Business

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Arts and business go hand in hand. Pitt Community College’s Small Business Center and the Small Business & Technology Development Center at ECU offers free seminars about business. Even though workshops are free, pre-registration is necessary.

Check out the full schedule here for Pitt Community College's Small Business Center. 

How to start a Small Business

Join us to learn the key basics to bring your business Idea to life! We will discuss the startup process, financing, legal issues, licensing, and more. We will also introduce you to the resources available to help you successfully start your business.
Speaker(s): Tyler Lumley

Monday, October 16, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Tuesday, November 14, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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How to Write a Business Plan

Business Plans are not just for financing purposes; they are working documents to guide the future of your business. By committing your ideas to paper, you have the opportunity to prove to yourself and others the viability of your business.
Speaker(s): Tyler Lumley

Thursday, October 19, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Thursday, November 16, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Taking the Leap, offered by ECU

For more information about these events please contact Tyler Lumley, SBTDC Business Launch Specialist, at lumleyt20@ecu.edu. If they are interested but unable to join at this time, please still encourage them to reach out to Tyler.

Kickstart your Business in 4 weeks

In this no cost four week long cohort, participants will learn about different aspects of starting a business, including identifying potential markets, writing a business plan, running the finances of a business, and marketing a business. You'll work with mentors and peers in fun breakout activities designed to help strengthen your business ideas and prepare you for success!

Speaker: Tyler Lumley - Business Launch Specialist at East Carolina University