MARKETPLACE 2017 offers three opportunities to attend FREE business building workshops both before and during the conference!

FREE Statewide Pre-Conference Workshops Sept. - Dec.
These half-day workshops were offered statewide to help prepare attendees for maximizing their time at MARKETPLACE 2017. Those attending these workshops  learned about government and private sector markets and how to prepare to meet one-on-one with them at the conference.

FREE Marketplace Dec. 13th Afternoon Workshops
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
On the first day of MARKETPLACE, attendees can attend workshops and expert roundtables to learn about the State's certification and contracting processes, corporate contracting and other important topics to help businesses find new opportunities for growth.

FREE Small Business Academy Dec. 13th
A separate event is being offered in the morning of Dec. 13th for entrepreneurs, start-up businesses and newer small businesses. This event provides opportunities to connect with financial and technical resource providers, learn about a variety of business topics, and ask questions in small roundtable sessions. Register for this free event to network with other businesses and resources while learning about important business topics such as social media marketing, hiring employees, bookkeeping and more.

Click HERE to learn more and register.