• Small Business Forum

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    Name: Small Business Forum
    Date: April 13, 2016
    Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM CDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:
    Succession Planning: Real World Stories on Main Street

    Clayton Wendt, of Sunbelt Business Brokers
    Every small business will eventually have to transition to a new leader.  About one-third will go to a family member or long-time employee.  Another third to a vendor or competitor.  And the last third to an outside buyer not known to the business prior to the deal. 

    No matter which plan you choose, you need to consider nearly the same critical issues.  We will discuss: 
    1. How to be sure you will realize the proceeds you need to fund your next phase of life.  
    2. How to protect the business from damage caused by the transition or worse, the rumors of transition.
    3. How to be sure the new leader has the skills and values needed to assure success and protect your name and employees into the future. 

    "Good, practical usable-and relevant– information. Time well-spent, indeed”

    “Great content. Great speaker”

    “Refreshing! Alignment of business with humanity!”

                        -Quotes from past  event attendees

    8 AM- Registration/Networking
    8:15 AM- Forum
    9:30 AM - Adjourn

    *This is an educational opportunity to provide the Midway Chamber of Commerce to build stronger businesses by providing educational opportunities on topics that are timely to daily business needs. Events are held quarterly and include topics such as building innovation, embracing creativity, crucial conversations, managing conflict, and much more. this is an opportunity for Chamber Members to learn from other Chamber Members. 
    Event Sponsors:
    Concordia University, St. Paul
    Buenger Education Center
    Located in the Library Technology Center Building
    200 Syndicate St.
    St. Paul, MN 55104
    Map- HERE
    Preferred free parking available in Lots B & E
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016
    8AM- Registration & Networking
    8:15 AM- Forum
    9:30 AM- Adjourn
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