Waterville Public Library

Small Business Week - How to Build an Authentic Startup Community

May 1, 2017 • 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Location: Alfond Youth Center - 2nd Floor 126 North Street, Waterville, Maine 04901
Small Business Week - How to Build an Authentic Startup Community

Small Business Waterville is honoring Small Business Week in Waterville, Maine by offering a week of free programs for small business development. To learn more about the sessions and to register: smallbusinesswaterville.org

Waterville Rotary Club event! Rotary Club guests are invited to attend for free. Optional $10 lunch; pay at the door.

Jess Knox will talk about how to build an authentic startup community in Waterville that creates jobs, attracts talent, and expands prosperity. Communities across the world are discovering that cultivating authentic startup and innovation communities are key to transforming their traditional regional economies into one that features high-aspiration companies with customers all over the world. In this presentation Jess will outline how Waterville and its region can do it for themselves and create net new jobs, attract and retain talent, and expand opportunities for increased prosperity. This session will cover what’s at the root of those strategies, the tactics and strategies needed, and the community and cultural risk-taking to make it successful. 

Presenter: Jess Knox of Maine Startup Week; Maine Accelerates Growth

This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required BUT seating availability is not guaranteed for unregistered attendees.

Find out more on the Facebook Event and register at smallbusinesswaterville.org.

Event Sponsor: KeyBank (Waterville)

Media Sponsor: Townsquare Media

Small Business Waterville is presented by the Mid-Maine Chamber of CommerceTOCmediaWaterville Main StreetWaterville Creates!, and Waterville Public Library.

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