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Entrepreneurs Week: Women Founders Night (NIC)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Nichols Library
Community Room

Three women founders, Kandice Henning, Dawn Hershik and Suzy Chang, will share their experiences starting a not-for-profit, a franchisee and a for-profit business. Learn from their stories about the process, successes and challenges. Gain inspiration for your own entrepreneurial endeavor.

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Entrepreneurs Week: Producing Marketing Video (NIC)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Nichols Library
Community Room

Participants will learn about simple video techniques, library resources and marketing strategies related to using video in marketing plans and campaigns. Byron Stanger, Outcome Management LLC., Jonathan Charles, Naperville Public Library and Conor Cunneen, Irishman Speaks, will be the presenters for this enlightening and entertaining program.

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Marketing Lab: Email Marketing (NIC)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

Participants will put into practice the marketing principles and concepts taught during the Marketing Meetup on Sept. 6, in this case, email marketing. Bring a computer and outlines of marketing campaigns, ideas and strategic plans, email contacts lists, and any content, images or videos. Participants will receive hands-on direction and guidance from NaperLaunch marketing coaches to put the plan into action. The intent is for participants to be able to complete a promotional piece or design a campaign or some other aspect of a strategic marketing plan during the lab session.

This program was originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 20 but had to be rescheduled to this date due to building closure.

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Meetup - SCORE Business Roundtable (NIC)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other entrepreneurs solve common, and not so common challenges.
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Entrepreneurs Week: Starting a Not-For-Profit (NIC)

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Learn what it takes to start a not-for-profit organization. Experienced startup advisors, Wayne Schreiner and Bruce Marino, will guide participants through the process necessary to get a NFPO up and running in Illinois. Learn about the legal requirements and steps, by-laws development and setting up the organizational structure.

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NaperLaunch: SCORE Women's Business Roundtable (95th)

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
95th Street Library
Nomura / Meeting Room C
Women business owners, startups and entrepreneurs come together each month to discuss business challenges and opportunities. Don’t do business all alone! Use this group as your advisory team and learn how to overcome the many challenges of entrepreneurship. This is 90 minutes of discussion and interaction that will make you a better entrepreneur. Come join us!
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Marketing Meetup: Marketing Foundations (NIC)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

In this meetup, participants will learn:
1. How to Develop A Targeted Online Marketing Strategy.
2. The Main Components of Digital Marketing.
3. How to use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to evaluate performance of digital marketing efforts.

Presenter: Colin Gonsalves, CG Digital Marketing

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Meetup: SCORE Business Roundtable (NIC)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room
Join SCORE Mentors and other business owners in an informal roundtable discussion and learn how other entrepreneurs solve common, and not so common challenges.
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NaperLaunch: SCORE Women’s Business Roundtable (95th)

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
95th Street Library
Nomura / Meeting Room C
Women business owners, startups and entrepreneurs come together each month to discuss business challenges and opportunities. Don’t do business all alone! Use this group as your advisory team and learn how to overcome the many challenges of entrepreneurship. This is 90 minutes of discussion and interaction that will make you a better entrepreneur. Come join us!
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Marketing Lab: Marketing Foundaions (NIC)

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Nichols Library
Community Room

Participants will put into use the marketing principles and concepts taught during the Marketing Meetup on October 4, in this case, Marketing Foundations. Bring a computer and outlines of marketing campaigns, ideas and strategic plans, and any content, images or videos. Participants will receive hands-on direction and guidance from NaperLaunch marketing coaches to put the plan into action. The intent is for participants to be able to complete a portion of their strategic marketing plan during the lab session.


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