The Downtown Sykesville Connection is thrilled to announce its fifth edition of the Carroll Business Academy, a series of workshops designed to give participants the tools to be successful in their business! Business owners and entrepreneurs – current or aspiring – are invited to join us for each of our four professional development sessions featuring important information on today’s hot topics in the business world.
This program represents an opportunity to educate and make direct connections with members of the business community.
The Carroll Business Academy sessions will be held at
Beasman Auditorium, Acts-Integrace, 7200 Third Ave, Sykesville MD 21784
Register by clicking on the presentation’s date
September 27, 7PM I Thomas Mazerski, DIRECTOR, MILLER RESOURCES FOR ENTREPRENEURS
“Game Changers for Small Business”
Are you an improving business or doing the same things in the same way expecting a different outcome? Discover what a smooth-running business should look in this interactive presentation. Find out how to move your operations from people to process and begin to move the needle in the areas of finance, marketing/sales, operations and customer service. These learned techniques enable business owners and entrepreneurs to improve their business results immediately.
October 10, 7PM I Karen Stebner, FINANCIAL SPECIALIST, PRIMERICA
“Key Financial Concepts for your Family and Business”
This interactive, educational workshop teaches fundamental concepts to help individuals, families, and business owners make smart financial decisions and become debt free and financially independent. By learning how money works, you will leave empowered to get your money working harder and smarter to achieve your goals and dreams.
October 25, 7PM I Tom Fidler, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT /PRINCIPAL, MACKENZIE RETAIL
Tom Fidler serves as Executive Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and Executive Vice President and Principal of MacKenzie Retail, LLC, where he oversees a department of ten. Tom specializes in commercial leasing, development and advisory services, and has been involved in some of the area’s most prestigious projects. To date, Tom has participated in real estate transactions totaling over $1 billion in market value. Considered a professional expert, Tom is frequently referenced in both regional and national publications, a featured speaker at industry associations meetings, and a valuable resource to local Economic Development offices. His understanding of retail business, consumer profiles and demographic data, along with his commitment to client success has proven to be invaluable to various clients.
November 7, 7PM I Randi Penfil, GOOGLE
Get Your Business Online:
Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Learn how to create and/or update your listing, hide your address and take advantage of a free website. Plus, a live demo showing tips and tricks when using your business profile.
In this session we’ll show you how to:
- Create or claim your Google My Business listing
- Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps
- Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers
- Create a free website using the info from your business listing
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