Workshops

Growing Your Business: Strategic Thinking & Planning
Hiring that first employee.  The paperwork.  The planning.  The process.  Growing your business is serious work!  Motivational, instructional, and provocative, this workshop gives you the tools you need to take your business to the next level and beyond.  Learn the ingredients of powerful critical thinking that establishes the foundation for viable strategic planning.  Yes, you really can grow your business– one thought, one relationship, and one question at a time!

Presented by Sylvia Hepler, Launching Lives

Branding Your Business, No Matter the Size!
Regardless of how big or small your business may be, you have a brand and your brand sells YOU.  Your brand is an intangible asset, but a powerful one.   If properly created and maintained, it can set you apart from your competitors. This workshop will give you an overview of how to begin building a brand.

Presented by Nancy Sacunas, Sacunas Integrated Communications     

Contractors Roundtable- Green Building & Sustainability
The world of sustainability involves all facets of our life whether it be our careers, our business or even our home life.  We will discuss the benefits of greening your business from both a fiscal and marketing perspective.  We will also take a closer look at emerging trends in the green building industry and answer questions pertaining to issues such as energy efficiency, recycling, brownfield development and responsible design.  There are many emerging fields of work and new building designs that have been spurred by the ongoing discussion of resource management and efficiency.  Please join us for this discussion on how to improve your bottom line while helping the planet at the same time.

Presented by The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the US Green Building Council