Click to Home

Go To Search

Agency Newsroom

Posted on: November 3, 2014

Project 17 to host small business marketing and e-commerce workshop

Project 17 will hold a small business marketing and e-commerce workshop on Friday, Nov. 7, in Iola. The workshop will support businesses that grow, produce, process or manufacture food or agribusiness products, as well as those that create unique artisan products produced in the Project 17 area.

Assistance provided during the event will help businesses design, strategize and implement marketing plans and tactics. Participating businesses will also learn how to create effective website and e-commerce plans, and how to grow their customer bases.

Project 17 is an economic development initiative to improve regional economic prosperity in Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Coffey, Crawford, Elk, Franklin, Greenwood, Labette, Linn, Miami, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson and Woodson counties. The initiative focuses on economic development, health, leadership and workforce/education.

WHAT/WHO: The event is open to any small business that makes products in one of the Project 17 counties. The workshop will consist of two sessions:

• Session 1 – 9-11:45 a.m. – For small businesses specializing in food products

Experts on food safety will explain how regulations impact selling certain products. From the Land of Kansas representatives will discuss the benefits of marketing Kansas products through their program. Concluding the session, businesses may request consideration for free ongoing marketing assistance of locally produced products.

• Session 2 – 1-3:45 p.m. – Small businesses focusing on non-food products

Businesses will have the opportunity to hear from a panel of experts and then request consideration for free ongoing marketing assistance of their locally produced products.

WHEN/WHERE: The event will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, at Creitz Hall in the Bowlus Fine Arts Center, 205 East Madison Avenue, Iola, KS 66749.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Agency Newsroom

Expo for Hispanic small business owners

Posted on: September 26, 2016

2016 KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Kansas Hispanic Entrepreneurs Expo

Posted on: November 12, 2015

FABCON Precast expands to Kansas

Posted on: January 14, 2015

kk-electronic expands operations to Lenexa

Posted on: February 13, 2014

Crosswind Petfoods to move to Topeka

Posted on: November 8, 2013

HairUWear will open facility in Lenexa

Posted on: October 14, 2013

CritiTech Expands Into New Headquarters

Posted on: September 16, 2013

MarketSphere plans move to Kansas

Posted on: July 23, 2013

eLuminate Health opens in Leawood

Posted on: February 5, 2013

Telamon to open facility in Kansas City

Posted on: January 31, 2013

GM invests $600 million in Fairfax plant

Posted on: January 28, 2013

Southwest Airlines is coming to Kansas

Posted on: January 13, 2012

Home Contact Us Sitemap Accessibility Copyright Notice Photo Credits Employment
Kansas Department of Commerce, 1000 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 100, Topeka, KS 66612-1354
(785) 296-3481      TTY - 711      Fax (785) 296-5055