The County of Maui Mayor's Office of Economic Development will hold free workshops this month. Workshops are presented at the Maui County Business Resource Center (MCBRC), Ste. B-9, in the Maui Mall across from Pizza Hut.
Seating for all workshops is limited, and all workshops are subject to change or cancellation. Workshops are free unless otherwise indicated. To reserve a seat, call MCBRC at 873-8247.
Is Your Business Ready for the Next Level?
Tuesday, Aug. 13, noon to 1 p.m.
Are you in need of a training facility, conference room, office space or a commercial kitchen to take the next step in your business? Lokahi Pacific's Pono Center has it all for you. Evette Lau, small business counselor at the Pono Center, will cover the incubator programs and go over all of the services available to the community.
Business on the Grill with Maui Business Brainstormers
Tuesday, Aug. 20, noon
Meet other business owners/managers, share and learn with thought-provoking questions, answers and coaching. For more information and to reserve a seat, visit www.meetup.com/MauiBusinessBraintormers.
How to Market Your Business on Facebook
Wednesday, Aug. 21, noon to 1:15 p.m.
Learn how to use a Facebook business page to market your business by connecting your Facebook page to your Website, Twitter, Linkedin or YouTube. In addition, this workshop will cover the difference between a profile page vs. a business page, how to build apps, do postings, future posts and timelines. Nicole "Nico" Fisher is an energetic entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience. Presently a marketing strategist, social media consultant and trainer, she is passionate about taking businesses from good to great through various marketing avenues.
QuickBooks for Small Business
Thursday, Aug. 22, 5 to 8 p.m., $45
Learn to set up your company's QuickBooks in a small class setting with personalized tutoring. This class is for new users and will teach you how to record sales, receive payments, prepare invoices, and balance your checkbook. Instructor CPA Richard Kehoe is a lead SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) counselor. Follow-up appointments are offered at no cost.