200 SW Market Street, Suite 1770
Portland, Oregon

The Existing Business Resource Team of Portland SCORE invites you to a workshop to help existing business owners survive and grow profitably in a down economy.

What to expect:

  • Planning — A planning process is a necessity for an existing business.

  • Customers — Do you understand what drives your customer?

  • Products and Services — You need to think value not feature or benefit.

  • Financial Plan — The financial landscape helps you raise the capital necessary for growth.

  • Competition — Pay attention to your competitors and how they deliver value to their customers.

  • Technology — Deploying this vital lifeline can be the difference between success or failure.

  • Advisory Board — Do you have a support network in place?

  • In Summary — Sustaining your business is a continuing process and establishing a mentoring relationship helps to keep it going.

  • Guest speakers:
    Jim Smith, Chairman of the Portland Chapter of SCORE.
    Bridget Bayer, Opportunity Knocks Program Coordinator,

    Cost: $25.00 – includes workshop materials.

    Portland Business Alliance
    Lobby Conference Room
    200 Market Street
    Portland, OR
    Phone: 503-224-8484

Added by Eva Schweber on October 24, 2008

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