Building Business Basics

Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? Sign-up for the City of Iowa City's Building Business Basics workshop and learn how to make your dream a realty. Building Business Basics Flyer 2017

This workshop is free to those who register early, and will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Iowa City Kirkwood Community College Campus, 1816 Lower Muscatine Road, Room 137. Lunch will be provided. 

Participants will learn the nuts-and-bolts basics of launching a business through five workstations that people will rotate to every 20 minutes. Business topics range from marketing and sales to analysis, financing and resources. A roundtable lunch with small business owners will close out the day where attendees will be invited to sit with a business owner most aligned with their own goals to discuss ideas and ask questions. 

To take advantage of free admission, register early by emailing neighborhoods@iowa-city.org or call Neighborhood Services at 319-356-5230. You can also RSVP to the event on the City of Iowa City Government Facebook page. The workshop will cost $5 for walk-ins on the day of the event. Free bus passes will be made available to get to and from the event. 

Residents of all ages, backgrounds, levels of education, income, and experience are encouraged to attend. If you need translation services, please contact Tracy Hightshoe at 319-356-5230 or neighborhoods@iowa-city.org by May 10. We will do our best to accommodate your request. 

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