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April 23, 2024 | Vol.9 Issue 15

Franklin County Board of Commissioners

Office of Diversity Equity & Inclusion Presents

Coffee & Conversations

Friday, April 26, 2024 @ 9 AM

In Person & Virtual.

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4/25/2024 -Business Plans, Elevator Speeches, and Business Pitches

4/26/2024 - SEBE Coffee & Conversations 

5/2/2024 - 2024 Urban Business Connection Celebration 

5/8 & 5/9 - Ohio Business Match Maker 

5/9/2024 - Building a Strong Business Network  

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Franchising: Start a business – Keep your day job!

Thursday, April 25, 2024 @ 10 AM

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Best Ways to Grow Your Business on a Budget

Friday, April 26, 2024 @ 1 PM

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How to Start a Food Truck Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 @ 5 PM

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How to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Business & Securing Your First Loan

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 @ 1:55 PM

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8 Practical Skills To Run A Successful Business

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 @ 11 AM

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Funding for real estate investments, equipment, and more, so you can grow your business

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