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PHX East Valley Innovates’ Entrepreneur Week begins Feb. 10

Post Date:01/13/2020 10:00 AM

Six East Valley cities are coming together to support entrepreneurs. Along with Tempe, Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Queen Creek are hosting PHX East Valley Innovates’ Entrepreneur Week.

If you are considering opening a business, want to grow your business, or just want to grow your business skills, please attend any or all of these workshops. They are free and open to everyone, regardless of where your business is located or where you live. Learn from marketing experts, finance leaders, lenders, podcasters and your business peers.  

The week of inspiration, education and collaboration will kick off with a networking reception on Monday, Feb. 10. Mingle with local businesses and entrepreneurs while enjoying complimentary appetizers from 5 – 7 p.m. at QuartHaus in Chandler. The first 50 reception registrants will receive an all-inclusive ticket to attend PHX Startup Week (Feb. 17 – 22) and the first 100 reception registrants will receive one free drink ticket (must be present to collect tickets). The kickoff event is sponsored by hosted by East Valley Partnership, APS, SRP, and PHX Startup Week. Register
Fast and Furious DIY Marketing 
Thursday, Feb. 13 | Workshop 2 – 4:30 p.m. Networking 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe
Learn how to use free and low cost tools to tell your company’s story and reach potential customers on your schedule. Featured speakers include Nico De Bruyn, Co-Founder of Boundless Media; Mike Jones, CEO & Managing Partner at Resound; Dr. Adrian McIntyre, Business Radio X Podcast Host; and City of Tempe Economic Development staff.

Building Intentional Culture – Connecting Culture to Financial Results
Tuesday, Feb. 11 | Workshop 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Networking luncheon 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
ASU Chandler Innovation Center (ACIC), 249 E. Chicago St, Chandler, AZ 85225
Funding Your Start-Up: Micro to Marco Lending Sources
Tuesday, Feb. 11 | 5 – 7 p.m.
Art Intersection, 207 N. Gilbert Rd #201, Gilbert
Grow Your Handmade Brand
Wednesday, Feb. 12 | 9 a.m.
Central Arizona College – Superstition Mountain Campus, 805 S. Idaho Rd, Apache Junction
E-Commerce for Entrepreneurs: Profits and Pitfalls of Selling Online
Wednesday, Feb. 12 | 5 – 7 p.m.
Mesa Arts Center, Dobson Lecture Hall, 1 E. Main St, Mesa
Taking the Leap: Launching & Expanding Your Business
Thursday, Feb. 13 | Workshop 2 – 4 p.m. Networking 4 – 6 p.m.
Queen Creek Library, 21802 S. Ellsworth Rd & Old Ellsworth Brewing, 22005 S. Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek
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