North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the town board announced the North Hempstead Business and Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) will hold a seminar that will teach entrepreneurs how to turn a business idea into a reality. The event titled “From Idea to Exit: How to get a Business Up and Running, Funded and Sold” will take place on Friday, Nov. 14, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Harbor Links Club House in Port Washington.
“Our small businesses are such an important part of what makes our town energized and financially viable,” said Bosworth. “The Business Development Seminar Series is the perfect way to provide the information and resources needed to help local entrepreneurs who own a business, as well as those who are thinking about starting one.”
The event, which will feature a free continental breakfast, will include a panel of speakers including Michael Breitman, owner of ActionCoach of Metro New York; Rich Foster, Co-Founder of LaunchPad Long Island and Founder of Foster Management & Holding, LLC; and Stella Lellos, Esq., Partner of Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, Terra, LLP.
The speakers will cover topics such as business planning, capital management and law, and will address questions including “Are you doing everything necessary to successfully build a solid business?” “Do you know how to access early stage capital?” and “What is an
“For anyone who is interested in becoming an entrepreneur or small business owner, we understand that you simply cannot do it all,” BTDC Executive Director Kim Kaiman said. “Our goal with this seminar is to provide our attendees with useful information and insights for before, during and after the creation of their business. We hope that they will walk away with practical information, strategies and ideas that can immediately be applied to their future, start-up or growing businesses.”
This seminar is the latest in the BTDC’s ongoing Business Development Seminar series and is sponsored by Albrecht, Viggiano, Zureck & Co., P.C., National Grid, Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo, & Terrana LLP, Santander Bank, and the Long Island Development Corporation/LISBAC.
Registration is available online at http://www.btdc.biz/OnlineRegistration.asp. For more information, please call 311 or 516-869-6311 if you are calling from outside the town.