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Women's Business Roundtable

Mentoring Program for Women Business Owners

Contact us today to apply for this program! Click here or call 860.768.5681.

The Women’s Business Roundtable (WBR) is an educational and advisory program for women owned businesses.

The WBR provides a much-needed forum for women business owners to step back from day-to-day operations and engage in a structured, strategic planning process that promotes long-term growth.

A combination of hands-on learning, networking, and peer-to-peer mentoring, the program brings together groups of 8-12 selected women business owners, committed to advancing their skills and growing their business.

Each group meets monthly in five-month modules, and is facilitated by a business advisor and a technical expert. Participants form trusted relationships, find resources to grow their businesses, share lessons, tools, and promising practices, and get practical knowledge and assistance.

SUMMER/FALL 2017: 
SALES BOOST

August - December 2017

The Women’s Business Roundtable (WBR) is an educational and advisory program for women owned businesses.

Develop a system using proven techniques that will invigorate your sales process. In each session you will learn how to:

  • Build awareness

  • Generate leads 

  • Cultivate Prospects 

  • Turn customers into enthusiasts

Create targeted messages, images, and posts that speak to your clients’ concerns, desires, and challenges. Create a compelling call to action that gives something of value to your clients. Develop a sales system that identifies, tracks, and targets qualified prospects. Upgrade your client relationships and develop a loyal following.

Benefits of Participation

WBR participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop and implement marketing, business, and financial plans

  • Identify capital needs and access financing programs

  • Improve cash flow and financial management

  • Reach new markets and improve sales

Participant Requirements 

  • Own an emerging business with established clientele for at least 1 year

  • Goal is to take your business to the next level

  • Want to join a peer group where you can share ideas, discuss business issues and work through complex issues facing your business

  • Available to attend roundtable meetings once a month

FUNDED IN PART BY A COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH:

US Small Business Administration        Farmington Bank is sponsoring the Women's Business Roundtable at the Entrepreneurial Center.