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Launch Box Events

Lunch and Learn

Informative and interactive small business sessions for entrepreneurs no matter what your business or stage of development. Meeting rooms are located on the lower level of the Racine Building near the Launch Box Co-working Space. Lunch is provided for those who RSVP to Thalia Mendez, mendezt@gtc.edu – all are from 11:30 - 1:00 p.m.

Topic Date Location
Business Structure February 1 Racine Rm. 104
LinkedIn February 23 Michigan Room
Accounting Issues March 22 Michigan Room
Value Proposition April 26 Michigan Room​
Social Media/CRM May 17 Michigan Room
Business Writing 101 June 28 Michigan Room
What can SCORE do for you? August 23 Michigan Room
How to find and work with interns? September 20 Michigan Room
Sales & Marketing October 18 Michigan Room
 

Networking Events

Strong Women Strong Coffee March 16 7:30-9:00 a.m. Rm. 120, Bio Science Kenosha Campus
Strong Women Strong Coffee June 14 7:30-9:00 a.m. Michigan Room
First Annual Summer BBQ July 19 11:30 a.m. Launch Box Patio
Strong Women Strong Coffee September 13 7:30-9:00 a.m. Rm. 120, Bio Science Kenosha Campus
Annual Year End Celebration December 20 11:30 a.m. Michigan Room
 

First Steps in Starting Your Own Small Business

The UW-Parkside Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announces the start of "First Steps in Starting Your Own Small Business", a monthly workshop that is free and open to the public!  If you ever thought about starting your own small business, this is a great free resource!  "First Steps" provides information and topics that every entrepreneur should consider before taking the leap.  Some of the topics include: business plan development, market feasibility, financial and lender resources, and SBA resources.  Starting in January 2014, "First Steps" will be held the first Tuesday of every month at KABA - 5500 6th Ave in Kenosha, suite 200, and classes also held the second Tuesday of the month at RCWDC - 1717 Taylor Ave in Racine.  Class times for both locations run from 6pm - 8pm.

  • Click here for more information, or call (262) 595-3362.

Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club

The Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club of Kenosha and Racine is dedicated to helping inventors and entrepreneurs overcome a lack of resources and provides support for the developing and marketing of their ideas and innovations.  They meet the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Visit them and see what they’re all about!  Meeting are held at the Horizon Center Conference Room, 4940 - 88th Avenue, Kenosha.  

Click here for more information.