08/17/20 Maine Biz presents Virtual Forum August 18 & 19

The Small Business Virtual Forum |Aug 18 & 19 A two-day virtual forum for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses. Mainebiz brings together Maine’s best professionals to share their expertise, insight, knowledge, and experience on a variety of topics that business owners and managers need to know. This year we will be hosting a two-day virtual forum for entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses.  A portion of ticket sales will be donated to: Small Business Recovery & Relaunch Initiative  Day 1 ~ August 18, 2020  

  • 2:00 PM | Webcast

The CEO/Business Owner Panel | Five Things You Need to Know Mainebiz has invited five CEOs from the Maine small business community to share their experience on “Five things you need to know to start up or run a small business”  Each panelist will discuss one thing you need to know to be successful.   Day 2 ~August 19, 2020  

  • 10:00 AM | Webcast

Finding the funding to fuel your startup or small business ~ Hear from our panel of experts as they discuss what resources there are for grants, loans, investments, and other financing. Learn about what kinds of loans and funding you should consider and how to talk to your lender.    

  • Noon | Keynote Interview

Senator Angus King Interviewed by Peter Van Allen, Editor of Mainebiz Grab your lunch and join Senator Angus King, as he talks to Mainebiz editor Peter Van Allen on the economic landscape for startup and small businesses in Maine, and what the state and federal government offers for resources and support. 

  • 2:00 PM | Webcast

Commercial real estate 101 ~ Panel of experts will help you understand how to lease or buy commercial real estate.  Do you understand zoning options, types of lease terms, is leasing or buying a better option for you, and how to negotiate with landlords, developers?  How can the economic development offices help you? What are the top key things you need to know before investing or growing your business? For more information, visit them online at https://www.mainebiz.biz/mainebiz-events/2020-small-business-forum