• Time to talk about business in Rutland
    March 18,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    The following is the Business Summit agenda:

    8:30 – 8:40 a.m. — Welcome and Introduction, Brennan Duffy, RRA, and Mike Coppinger, DRP.

    Rutland City market overview and opportunities

    8:40 – 9:05 a.m. — Overview of current Rutland City market conditions. Trip Muldrow, Arnett Muldrow and Associates.

    9:05 – 9:30 a.m. — National franchising opportunities in the Rutland market. Dan Dukeshire, The Entrepreneur’s Source.

    9:30 – 10:00 a.m. — Local commercial real estate conditions and opportunities. Ray Ault, Ault Commercial Realty.

    10:00 – 10:10 a.m. — Break

    Small Business resources and funding sources

    10:10 – 10:25 a.m. — Resources and incentives the state can offer to small business. Ken Horseman, Department of Economic Development.

    10:25 – 10:40 a.m. — Vermont Economic Development Authority funding resources and brief New Market Tax Credit overview. Representative from VEDA.

    10:40 – 10:55 a.m. — Rutland City HubZone creates opportunities in government contracting. Joanne Spaulding, Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center.

    10:55 – 11:05 a.m. — Rutland Economic Development Corp., regional assistance and funding. Jamie Stewart, REDC.

    11:05 – 11:15 a.m. — Rutland City tax stabilization. Brennan Duffy, RRA.

    11:15 – 11:25 a.m. — Downtown Rutland business incentives. Mike Coppinger, DRP.

    Small Business counseling services and local educational opportunities

    11:25 – 11:45 a.m. — SBDC small business counseling services. Brian Declue, VtSBDC.

    11:45 to noon — Local educational opportunities and business training representatives from the College of St. Joseph and Community College of Vermont.

    Noon — Wrap up and adjourn

    Noon – 12:30 p.m. to Opportunity to network with service providers.

    bruce.edwards@rutlandherald.com
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    Like the rest of you, I’ve spent the past week immersed in the local conversation about welcoming... Full Story
    Vermont’s property laws were applied Wednesday to a galaxy far, far away. Full Story
    The Force on the fourth in court
    The Vermont Health Department is warning residents to take care to avoid potentially rabid... Full Story
    More Articles