Galax Business of Restaurants and Tourism workshop, September 15, 2011
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* 60% of restaurants fail during their first year. Don’t be one of them! ...

* 60% of restaurants fail during their first year. Don’t be one of them!

* Tourism is one of the fastest-growing industries in Virginia and vitally important to communities as an instant revenue generator.

The upcoming workshop will outline the opportunities, best practices and steps required in launching a successful restaurant or tourism business. Being the owner\manager of a small business can be a fun and rewarding experience – OR it can be a difficult and demanding job! And, the current economic environment makes everything more challenging. Find out how to set the stage to make your business an exciting one – for you and your customers. This FREE workshop will expose you to the steps to launching and managing a successful business.

Workshop Topics will include:

Welcome & Overview of Workshop
Reasons Why Restaurants and Tourism Businesses Fail
Steps and Resources to Launching a Successful Business in Virginia
Finance Preparation/Sustaining a Successful Business
Business Owner Testimonials/Panel Discussions
Networking Break
Tax Requirements
Liability and Insurance
Marketing, Promotion, and Customer Service of a Successful Business
Questions and Answers

If you have questions or require additional information, please contact:

Crossroads Institute
276-236-0391

or

Virginia Department of Business Assistance
276-676-3768

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  • 1. 8am—12:30 pm register online atSeptember 15, 2011Crossroads Institute www.vastartup.org1117 East Stuart Drive or call 276-236-0391Galax, VA Reasons why Restaurants and Tourism Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Business Fail Authority Blue Ridge Crossroads SBDC Steps and Resources to Launching a Suc- cessful Business in Virginia Virginia Department of Business Assistance Virginia Tourism Corporation Business Owner Testimonials/Panel Dis- cussions People Inc. Financial Services Tax Requirements Liability and Insurance Marketing, Promotion and Customer Ser- vice of a Successful Business Q/A and Networking Blue Ridge Crossroads Economic Development Authority Wells FargoEntrepreneur Express is a series of FREE workshopsoffered throughout Virginia that provide interactive dis-cussions and exercises covering key elements of business You can also register by scanningpractices, hosted by your Virginia business partners. this code with your smart phone