Wake County Library


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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West Regional Library 
4000 Louis Stephens Drive
Cary, NC 27519

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Are You Ready to Start a Business? For Up and Coming Entrepreneurs

If you’re considering becoming a small business owner, you’ll want to attend this seminar to learn what it takes, what challenges and pitfalls you can expect, and what proven steps you can take to greatly increase your chance of success. In this 2 hour seminar, you’ll explore how to test the feasibility of your idea to ensure it’s the RIGHT one.  Because it is important to do all you can to help improve your chances of business success from the beginning, a business plan helps you start off on the right track by providing a guide to where you see your business in the next few years. Learn the steps for writing a successful business plan.

Speaker Biography

Cary Smith, a retired CPA, is a graduate of Florida State University.  During his working career, he held positions as an IT Audit Manager for a “Big 4” accounting firm and management positions with several regional accounting firms.  After 20+ years in public accounting, Cary formed his own consulting practice providing services to small businesses.  His services included initial business start-up, business plan development, accounting system set-up/implementation, and formulation of policies and procedures.  He was an adjunct professor at several colleges/universities teaching courses in small business start-up, accounting and computer technology.