Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
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Schoenbaum Center 
1701 Fifth Avenue
Charleston, WV 25387-1900

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Diana Perdue 


A day to help you learn how to start up your business.

Are you interested in starting or growing a business? Then join us for Startup Day! to learn about the local resources that can help. The day will include a presentation by featured speaker Joe Kapp, a workshop on social media for business, and a panel discussion about local startup resources. Lunch will be provided at this free event but you must register in advance.

Working Agenda

11:30     Registration

12:00     Welcome and Introductions – Start Lunch

12:15     Featured Speaker:

  • Joe Kapp - President and Co-Founder of National Center for Resource Development,               Keynote speaker, Huff Post Writer, Serial Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur-In-Residence.

 2:00       Social Media for Business

  •  Will Miller - Business Retention Specialists at Putnam County Development Authority

 3:00       Small Business Service Panel

  •  Jamie Cope - Deputy Director/Director for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at RCBI
  • Victoria Russo – New Markets Consultant at Charleston Area Alliance
  • Heather Vanater – Manager Business Retention & Expansion at West Virginia Development Office

 4:00       Wrap Up and Safe Travels