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    Name: Entrepreneur Resource Fair
    Date: October 19, 2022
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    The Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting an Entrepreneur Resource Fair on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at the DWU Sherman Center. The fair will begin at 11 a.m. and go until 2 p.m.

    The goal of this fair is to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with 1) training opportunities, 2) access to resource providers, and 3) connections to people who impact entrepreneur development locally. 

    The fair will feature:
    • resources from local government, financing agencies, technical assistance providers, colleges, accountants, lawyers, and local business owners.
    • graduates from the CO.STARTERS Business Accelerator Program.
    • mini-seminars and speaker sessions from successful local entrepreneurs.
    • networking and mentorship opportunities.
    This event is free and open to the public. There will be light refreshments and snacks available, along with door prize giveaways. 

    We encourage anyone interested to attend. Whether you are already a small business owner looking to further your business ventures or an aspiring entrepreneur still developing your business idea - this event is for you! This is also a great educational opportunity for career, technical education, and business classes to attend.

    For questions, contact Alex Heidinger, Program Coordinator, at the Mitchell Chamber of Commerce.

    Ph: 605-996-5567
    Email: alex@mitchellsd.com

    Resources:
    Salt & Light CPA
    ELO CPA
    First Interstate Bank
    Morgan Theeler LLP
    City of Mitchell
    Small Business Administration (SBA)
    Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
    Business Consultant Connie Schroeder
    First Dakota National Bank
    Dakota Resources
    Rural Electric Economic Development
    Mitchell Area Development Corporation
    Mitchell Technical College
    Dakota Wesleyan University
    South Dakota State University Extension
    CO. STARTERS Graduates/Facilitators
        - Tanya Kitto, Your Shop
        - Carrie Culhane, Color Wheel Homes
        - Laura Klock, Farm Life Creamery

    Mini-Seminars:

    West Graham View
        11:30 a.m.  - "Social Media For Your Business: 101" with Kendra Cersosimo Creative
        12:30 p.m. - "Legal, Business Management, & Funding Panel" with Sue Stoll, Matt Doerr, and Don Peterson

    East Graham View
        11:30 a.m. - "Journey to Success" with Emily Hohn, Anytime Fitness
        12:30 p.m. - "Managing Your Human Resources" with Connie Schroeder, CCC Consulting
     
    Location:
    DWU Sherman Center
    1200 W University Ave
    Mitchell, SD 57301
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, October 19, 2022
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Program Coordinator
    Fees/Admission:
    Free event
    Open to the public
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