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Power Forward! Strategic Growth Planning Course for food businesses with CWE VT

431 Pine Street, Suite 101
Burlington, VT

CWE invites women-owned food and product business preparing for the next stage of development to apply for the Power Forward! Fall 2019 cohort.

 What is Power Forward!?

If your business is in early-stage growth, we know things feel overwhelming.  You are not alone!  Join Center for Women & Enterprise VT for the 4th cohort of women-owned businesses preparing for the next stage of development.  In this intensive 13-week strategic growth planning course, participants gain knowledge, skills, resources, and networks to explore new markets and overcome barriers to growth, followed by ongoing support.  Women-owned food and product businesses with revenue of at least $50,000 and are in pursuit of expanding in and around the Burlington area, such as creating jobs, generating increased revenue, or taking on more contracts, are invited to apply for Power Forward!

What will be covered?

Facilitated by Annette Rexroad and Carolyn Cooke, and featuring many more business development experts from, the 13-week course will cover topics including:

·      Developing a brand for growth

·      Product development and pricing strategies

·      Supply chain and distribution channel management 

·      Digital marketing strategies

·      Examining leadership roles & legal responsibilities

·      Financial assessment & projections

·      And more!

When & Where?

Tuesday evenings, September 17 through December 10 from 4:30-7:30 PM; at:

 Center for Women & Enterprise VT

431 Pine Street (Maltex Building), Suite 101

Burlington, VT 05401

How much does it cost?

This program is provided at no-cost to accepted participants through CWE VT and a generous grant from the Mayor’s Prize for Entrepreneurship, a partnership between the City of Burlington and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.