• Planning for Success Workshop: Strategies that Work.

    First floor conference room.

    New Business Minnesota Presents Planning for Success in 2019 Workshop March 26 / 3 to 5 p.m. 3800 American Blvd W First Floor Conference Room Bloomington, MN 55431 Who should attend: Anyone looking for ideas on how they can be more efficient, effective and successful this year. Review and rev up your business plan. Set new goals. Put in place a plan to make your goals come true. Plan an effective marketing program that fits your budget. Address legal issues that come with growth. This is a great workshop to help you achieve a great 2019. Stay and enjoy the famous Startup Meetup networking that follows the workshop. FREE Topics/Featured Presenters •Jason Jones The Coaching Hour (Implementation, Accountability, Focus) • Ricardo Ortizcazarin Cazarin Interactive (Creating a Marketing Plan) • Glen McCluskey McCluskey Law Office (Establish Strong Legal Foundation for Growth) Networking will follow from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Report from the Board - Roundtable Discussion/Reception/Networking

    OffiCenters at International Plaza

    NBM Small Business Board of Advisors Roundtable 4 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 5 OffiCenters at International Plaza Roundtable: The New Business Minnesota Board of Advisors will report on what trends or issues they see emerging from the marketplace. They'll talk about what challenges that small business owners and managers they work with The Small Business Board of Advisors author a series of articles for NBM on What Every Small Business Should Know. These are accomplished professionals representing 12 different categories of business expertise. They or their representatives will discuss the trends they are seeing in their industries and the marketplace in general. And each will field questions about the state of the economy as they see it. Bring your questions, business cards and elevator speeches. After the Board speaks, we will go around the room and learn about you. This event is being hosted by OffiCenters. Those of you who have been to past events hosted by Lori Spiess and her team know they put out a good spread. Members of the New Business Minnesota Business Advisory Board are: Mark Phillips Corporate Four Insurance (Business Insurance) (844)[masked] Ben Lavine TCS Services (IT Services) (612)[masked] Tom Mould Valley Tax and Tax (Taxes) (952)[masked] Steve Kreyer ADT Security Services Inc. (Security) (763)[masked] Lori Spiess OffiCenters (Virtual Office /Office Space) 612)[masked] Tom Van Delist Heartland Payment Systems (Merchant Services) (612)[masked] Ricardo Ortizcazarin Cazarin Interactive (Marketing Strategy) (763)[masked] Chris Naylor B.Better Business Coaching. (Coach/EOS Implementer) (612)[masked] Bernie Schwab Spruce Valley Payroll & Services (Payroll) (952)[masked] Russ Simatic G&A Partners (Outsourced HR / Benefits) (952)[masked] Steve Goldetsky Inrelex Law Group PLLC (Business Law) (952)[masked] Erick Marklund Westlake Web Works (Web Development) (952)[masked]

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  • Secrets of Success

    Woodbury OffiCenter

    NBM Business Advisors Presents Secrets of Success Roundtable This traditional Italian catered lunch is from Yarussso-Bros in St. Paul All attendees will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the group and share their elevator speeches. Tuesday, Dec. 11 FREE 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Woodbury OffiCenter 11 a.m. - Networking begins 11:30 a.m. – Secrets of Success Roundtable Discussion. Noon -- Lasagna Lunch begins for those reserving a meal. Catered by Yarusso-Bros. in St. Paul Secrets of Success Roundtable Successful business people have certain habits, traits and attitudes that help them achieve great results, to withstand adversity and to excel as entrepreneurs. Eight Business Professionals who were in recent issues of the NBM Business Advisor e-publication will be featured in a Roundtable Discussion where they will share their entrepreneurial insights on the Secrets of Success. They come from multiple business disciplines, but they have learned from their own experience and that of their client's that success results from certain habits and attitudes. The panel features: Juan Ramirez, ZoomingSales CRM; Joey Pepka, Peptronics; Lori Spiess, OffiCenters; Karlen Padayachee, Encompass Law; Michael Thannert, Whizkids; Ben Theis, Skol Marketing; Jasmine Brett Stringer, JB Stringer LLC Russ Zilles, Eclipse Business Advisors. I guarantee you will find their discussion uplifting and inspiring and informative. After the report from the Board, we'll go around the room so attendees can introduce themselves and give their elevator speeches. At Noon, those reserving a meal will be treated to a traditional Italian catered lunch from Yarussso-Bros of St. Paul. This event is being hosted by OffiCenters. Those of you who have been to past events hosted by Lori Spiess and her team know they put out a good spread.

  • Landing More Sales 2018

    France OffiCenters

    New Business Minnesota Presents Landing More Sales Workshop The goal of our annual “Landing More Sales” workshop is to introduce small business owners to leading local experts who will share their expertise and insights during this free interactive workshop and networking event. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to infuse your sales efforts with strategies that work. Presentations include Web / Social Media, Customer Relations Management, Direct Mail Marketing and Sales Training and Sales Process. Nov. 1 3 to 5 p.m. Networking follows from 5 to 6:30 p.m. NEW LOCATION - Don't go to DoubleTree out of habit. FREE Featuring Jill Gibson Softech Solutions (http://www.softechsolutionsllc.com/) Customer Relations Management Ben Theis Skol Marketing (http://www.skolmarketing.com/) Social Media/Web Development Larry Davis Fox Tracks Print and Marketing (http://www.foxtrx.com/) Direct Marketing Scott Plum Minnesota Sales Institute (http://www.MNSales.com/) Sales Training/Process Who should attend: Business professionals and owners who are looking for new ideas and techniques to help them reach their sales goals. Stay afterward for great networking.

  • Register Today for "Landing More Sales" Workshop- 2018

    France OffiCenters

    "NBM Business Advisor" Presents Landing More Sales Workshop - 2018 The goal of our annual “Landing More Sales” workshop is to introduce small business owners and managers to leading local experts who will share their expertise and insights during this free interactive workshop and networking event. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to infuse your sales efforts with strategies that work. Presentations include Web / Social Media, Building Strategic Relationships, Direct Mail Marketing and Sales Process. Nov. 1 3 to 5 p.m. Networking follows from 5 to 6:30 p.m. NEW LOCATION! France OffiCenter - 1st Floor Conference Room 3800 American Blvd. West - 1st Floor Conference Room uite 1580 · Bloomington, MN 5loomington-Minneapolis South FREE REGISTER – RSVP at www.newstartupmeetup.com (http://www.newstartupmeetup.com/) Featuring Larry Davis Fox Tracks Print and Marketing (http://www.foxtrx.com/) https://newbizminn.com/featured-columns/fox-tracks-featured-advisor Ben Theis Skol Marketing http://www.skolmarketing.com https://newbizminn.com/featured-columns/skol-marketing-featured-advisor Jill Gibson Softech Solutions www.SoftechSolutionsllc.com https://newbizminn.com/featured-columns/softech-solutions-featured-advisor Scott Plum Minnesota Sales Institute www.mnsales.com https://newbizminn.com/featured-columns/minnesota-sales-featured-advisor-2 Who should attend: Business professionals and owners who are looking for new ideas and techniques to help them reach their sales goals. Stay afterward for great networking.

  • Business and Brews - Report from the Board followed by Oktoberfest!

    NBM Small Business Board of Advisors Roundtable followed by Oktoberfest Networking 4 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 Minnetonka OffiCenters Roundtable: The New Business Minnesota Board of Advisors will report on what trends or issues they see emerging from the marketplace. They'll talk about what challenges that small business owners and managers they work with The Small Business Board of Advisors author a series of articles for NBM on What Every Small Business Should Know. These are accomplished professionals representing 12 different categories of business expertise. They or their representatives will discuss the trends they are seeing in their industries and the marketplace in general. And each will field questions about the state of the economy as they see it. Bring your questions, business cards and elevator speeches. After the Board speaks, we will go around the room and learn about you. This event is being hosted by OffiCenters. Those of you who have been to past events hosted by Lori Spiess and her team know they put out a good spread. There will be Oktoberfest Networking featuring live music and BEER! Members of the New Business Minnesota Business Advisory Board are: Mark Phillips Corporate Four Insurance (Business Insurance) (844)[masked] Ben Lavine TCS Services (IT Services) (612)[masked] Tom Mould Valley Tax and Tax (Taxes) (952)[masked] Steve Kreyer ADT Security Services Inc. (Security) (763)[masked] Lori Spiess OffiCenters (Virtual Office /Office Space) 612)[masked] Tom Van Delist Heartland Payment Systems (Merchant Services) (612)[masked] Ricardo Ortizcazarin Cazarin Interactive (Marketing Strategy) (763)[masked] Chris Naylor B.Better Business Coaching. (Coach/EOS Implementer) (612)[masked] Bernie Schwab Spruce Valley Payroll & Services (Payroll) (952)[masked] Russ Simatic G&A Partners (Outsourced HR / Benefits) (952)[masked] Steve Goldetsky Inrelex Law Group PLLC (Business Law) (952)[masked] Erick Marklund Westlake Web Works (Web Development) (952)[masked] After the roundtable, OffiCenters will be hosting an Oktoberfest Networking event with beer, snacks and “Old Time” music by the amazing EinStein band, featuring a vintage 1938 Patek Concertina. Don’t let the festive theme and flowing beer fool you, this is still the great networking you’ve come to expect from New Business Minnesota and the amazing crew at OffiCenters. You next customer is just one networking event away. And beer. RSVP at www.newstartupmeetup.com (http://www.newstartupmeetup.com/)

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  • Reception / Networking - Small Business Board of Advisors Marketplace Report

    OffiCenters at International Plaza

    Join us for wine, coffee, hors d'oeuvres, relaxed networking and a chance to meet with New Business Minnesota’s Small Business Board of Advisors. The Board members author a series of articles for NBM on What Every Small Business Should Know. These are accomplished professionals representing 12 different categories of business expertise. They or their representatives will discuss the trends they are seeing in their industries and the marketplace in general. And each will field questions about the state of the economy as they see it. Bring your questions, business cards and elevator speeches. After the Board speaks, we will go around the room and learn about you. This event is being hosted by OffiCenters. Those of you who have been to past events hosted by Lori Spiess and her team know they put out a good spread. Members of the New Business Minnesota Business Advisory Board are: Mark Phillips Corporate Four Insurance (Business Insurance) (844)[masked] Ben Lavine TCS Services (IT Services) (612)[masked] Sharol Lehnertz TLC Financial Inc. (Taxes) (952)[masked] Steve Kreyer ADT Security Services Inc. (Security) (763)[masked] Lori Spiess OffiCenters (Virtual Office /Office Space) 612)[masked] Tom Van Delist Heartland Payment Systems (Merchant Services) (612)[masked] Ricardo Ortizcazarin Cazarin Interactive (Marketing Strategy) (763)[masked] Chris Naylor B.Better Business Coaching. (Coach/EOS Implementer) (612)[masked] Bernie Schwab Spruce Valley Payroll & Services (Payroll) (952)[masked] Russ Simatic G&A Partners (Outsourced HR / Benefits) (952)[masked] Maddie Larson Connect2Capital (Business Lending) (612)[masked] Erick Marklund Westlake Web Works (Web Development) (952)[masked]

  • Projecting Your Image - Workshop and Networking

    Woodbury OffiCenter

    New Business Minnesota Presents Projecting Your Image: Strategies To Help Tell Your Brand Story June 7 / 3 to 5 p.m. Networking follows FREE Topics/Featured Presenters Lori Spiess OffiCenter Larry Davis Fox Tracks Print and Marketing Solutions Angel Fields thinkBIG Marketing Networking will follow from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Who should attend: Any business owner or manager who is interested in learning more about tools, services and techniques that help your business project an accomplished brand. Many small businesses struggle with their image. Often the biggest hurdle they face is overcoming the perception of prospects that they are “small” and may not be up to the challenge. You have the skills and know-how to get the job done. This workshop is about managing perception and building your brand. If you act small, people will think you are small. Acting large means having a polished professional image that says you are equipped to succeed. New Business Minnesota assembled this team of experts to share their insights. Stay and enjoy the famous Startup Meetup networking that follows the workshop. Come just for the workshop or the networking or both.

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  • Meet the Resource Heroes - Wine Tasting Reception/Networking

    New Business Minnesota Presents Meet the Resource Heroes Join New Business Minnesota at a wine tasting reception and networking event honoring the Resource Heroes and their clients featured on the February cover. We are getting adventurous with the event, meeting at vomFASS at the Mall of America. vomFASS is on the third level, north side, between Sears and Nordstroms. VOM FASS offers the high-quality culinary oils, vinegars and spices, and exclusive spirits, liqueurs and wines — all from artisanal producers, using natural processes, sustainable agriculture and ethical sourcing. There will be an opportunity to sample some of their wines. This informal gathering is a chance to meet these two business professionals who have made a significant difference in the success of their clients. It has proven to be one of our more popular events. Who should attend: Business professionals and owners who believe that the key to business success is building relationships and who know their next customer is one networking event away. Read their stories here (/http://newbizminn.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/NBM-February-2018-Resource-Heroes-Special-Report-lowres.pdf) Resource Heroes Jody Weinberg, J. Teleconnections, with client Tim Macheledt, Impact Group., Justin Sundberg, CPA, Sundberg Tax & Consulting, with client Jo Miller, Miller and Associates; Patrick Boulay New Business Minnesota

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  • Protecting Your Business

    DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington-Minneapolis South

    New Business Minnesota Presents Protecting Your Business / A Workshop That Just Might Save Your Enterprise https://www.meetup.com/newstartupmeetup/photos/260433/469622981/ Topics/Featured Presenters Michael Karch Floyd Total Security (Security) Troy Solis SOL-IS Technology Solutions (IT Security, Backup) Steve Goldetsky Inrelex Law Group PLLC (Business Law) Startup Meetup Networking will follow from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Every small business is vulnerable to the threats they aren’t prepared for. Even those who think they are prepared often find their solutions failing them. How many small business owners don’t get a trademark to protect their intellectual property. The stories are legion of businesses that were seriously compromised by a cyberattack. Or a business that nearly failed because of a critical hiring or firing mistake that could have been avoided. And the businesses that think they are protected against intrusion only to find – after the fact – that they had gaping holes in their security. Who Should Attend: Anyone looking for strategies to protect their business from unexpected dangers lurking around the corner. These are the business services that are neglected by both large and small businesses. What do you have to lose? Or, more importantly, what is the value of what you have to lose? Are you protected? Stay and enjoy the famous Startup Meetup networking that follows the workshop. Come just for the workshop or the networking or both.