The Entrepreneurs Expo is a conference dedicated to meeting the needs of our local Entrepreneurs.
The event format is "come & go" to allow busy entrepreneurs to attend any or all of the programs during the Expo. Concurrent, repeating roundtable discussions are designed to help you LAUNCH a new business venture, IMPROVE your existing operations, and EXPAND your business even further. Whether you have questions about how to get started, how to effectively market your business, or how to protect your business and plan for business growth, the experts will be on-hand to talk with you and guide you toward success.
3:30 pm Doors Open - Registration
4:00 pm – 4:10 pm Welcome – Wylie Economic Development
4:10 pm – 4:40 pm Repeating Roundtable Session & Meet the Experts (*)
4:40 pm – 4:50 pm Break & Expo Tables
4:50 pm – 5:20 pm Repeating Roundtable Session & Meet the Experts (*)
5:20 pm – 5:45 pm Break & Expo Tables
5:45 pm – 6:15 pm Keynote – Barbara Hodge, CEO of Deanan Gourmet Popcorn
6:15 pm – 6:45 pm Repeating Roundtable Session & Meet the Experts (*)
(*) All Roundtable Sessions outlined below will run concurrently during each of the 3 Roundtable Sessions beginning at 4:10, 4:50, and 6:15 pm.
Learn from the experts the initial steps to launching your business including how to incorporate your business, write a business plan, and obtain financing.
Mistakes can be costly and time-consuming. Visit with experts and small businesses who have navigated these waters and can help you avoid common mistakes and set your business on the path to success.
You’ve got a great product or service …. now what? Learn from Marketing professionals how to establish a compelling presence that will create a brand for success, generate interest and leads, and stimulate sales of your products and services.
Collin College / Small Business Development Center
Smith Public Library / Small Business Center
City of Wylie Permitting / Building Inspections
Collin County Health Inspector
Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas
Wylie Chamber of Commerce
Wylie Economic Development Corporation
The Wylie Economic Development Corporation (Wylie EDC) is funded through a citywide half-cent sales tax that is funded by over 230,000 local area residents. The WEDC facilitates corporate relocations, local expansions of existing businesses, retail/commercial development and revitalization projects. The Wylie EDC facilitates the creation of new jobs and generates additional tax revenue for the benefit of the community.
For more information, visit www.WylieEDC.com.