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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 8:15 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Oakhill Country Club 
145 Kilbourn Road
Rochester, NY 14610

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Greater Rochester SCORE


Workshop Summaries: As part of your online registration you will be asked to choose the 2 workshops you would like to attend during the Learn to Soar event.

  • Growth Through Leaps & Bounds: Joint Venture, Merger, Acquisition: 

If you are looking to expand or grow (or even start) a business through joint venture, merger or acquisition there are many factors, processes and procedures you need to understand and take fully into consideration.  You will find this workshop, presented by a highly qualified attorney who practices in this field, informative and essential for your planning, business decision-making and success.

  • Business Protection and Continuity:

Immerse yourself and learn from interesting actual business owner vignettes.  A qualified professional will lead the session and discussion on how to think about protecting your business – today and tomorrow. In this session you will view and discuss various situations involving protection of closely held businesses, family business succession, partnership protection, ways to assure there is a plan to allow you to get the maximum out of your business.

  • Be Prepared: The Changing Landscape of Government Regulations, Policies and Procedures: 

Paychex will give an overview of coming changes from the new administration in Washington. Learn about regulations that will affect small business – both those in process and planned or expected in the future.  How does it affect your business?

  • Personality Profiles:  It's No Longer About You. It's About the Person You're Selling To:

Understanding the personalities of your customers can help you sell more products and services. It is important to know about different types of customers and what motivates them to buy.  This workshop will help you profile your customers’ personalities and help you gain higher closing percentages, increased revenue and more efficient selling time!

Lunch & Client of the Year Celebration: Join us for lunch as we celebrate and hear how SCORE helped our "Client of the Year" help make their small business more successful! Be inspired and learn how you too can make your small business grow.

Bank Matchmaker: This session will pair small business owners for short face-to-face interactions with local funding sources.   Attending lenders are seeking to establish financial relationships with local small businesses.  If you are in need of commercial funding or want to establish relationships with lenders you won't want to miss this opportunity!