Are you an artist or creator ready to transform your passion into a thriving small business? Unlock the door to entrepreneurial success with our illuminating workshop, "Small Business Resources for Creatives." Designed exclusively for artists and creators, this course will equip you with the knowledge, tools, and a simple road map to navigate the small business landscape, harness available resources, and elevate your artistic pursuits into a sustainable and legally compliant small business.
Aundrea's tow key learning objectives in this course:
1. Navigating Available Resources: Discover an extensive array of resources tailored to small business owners and entrepreneurs, which are equally valuable for artists and creators. From grants and funding opportunities to networking events and online platforms, learn how to leverage these resources strategically to elevate your business prospects and creative endeavors.
2. Legalizing Your Creative Venture: Navigate through the intricacies of business registration, licensing, intellectual property protection, and tax obligations specific to the creative industry.
If you're ready to take the leap from creative passion to thriving business, "Small Business Resources for Creatives" is your roadmap to success. Join us to gain a comprehensive understanding of available resources, and legal considerations uniquely tailored to artists and creators. Empower yourself to turn your creative hobby into a legitimate, profitable, and sustainable enterprise.
Join us to learn from one of the region's most respected small business experts! AUNDREA Y. SALYER, Brenau University MBA, is currently the Senior Business Counselor of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at East Tennessee State University Kingsport Affiliate Office, and Chief Business Development Officer of the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship at the Kingsport Chamber. She has provided technical assistance to over 1,800 individuals or businesses during her nearly 17 years as a professional business consultant. Also during her time, she has helped others start more than 100 businesses, helped owners create more than 1,400 new jobs, and helped businesses access more than $47M.
Aundrea has earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that distinguishes qualified and dedicated practitioners in the economic development field and sets the standard of excellence within the profession. She is also the author of two books: Startup Savvy: Strategies for Optimizing Small Business Survival & Success — and Superwoman Smarts: Activating Leadership & Substance. Most recently, Aundrea completed the Cornell University Women in Entrepreneurship Certificate Program.