Business Resource Open House
Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, 3 – 6 p.m.
Business Resource Open House
WhereColumbia Branch
Room LocationThe Weiland Family Meeting Room
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryAre you ready to take your business to the next level? Local assistance organizations will be onsite to provide financial help, counseling on the viability of a business idea, or just advice on next steps.
DescriptionCome get one-on-one assistance from experts who will help you:
  • Research your market or industry
  • Learn about legal topics like forming an LLC or copyrighting your writing
  • Start that business plan you've been thinking about
  • Develop a growth plan for your business
  • Get your financial plan in ship shape
  • Learn about hiring employees and being the boss

Have other things you need for your business? Whether you are you an independent artist turning your side gig into a business, a food truck operator thinking about a new site, or a tech business about to hire new employees, there will be resources at this event that will help!

Participating organizations:
  • Beacon Business Alliance
  • Business Impact NW (BINW)
  • Craft3
  • El Centro de la Raza
  • Rainier Ave Business Coalition (RainierABC)
  • Rainier Valley Community Development Fund
  • SCORE
  • Seattle Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
  • The Seattle Public Library (SPL)
  • Southend Connect
  • Urban Impact
  • US DOL Employee Benefits Security Administration (ESBA)
  • US Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Washington State Small Business Development Centers (WSBDC)
  • Wayfind
  • ... and more.
AccommodationsWe can provide accommodations for people with disabilities at Library events. Please contact leap@spl.org at least seven days before the event to request accommodations.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Have a question?Ask Us
Contact Phone206-386-4636
Contact InfoQuick Information
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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