Small Business Workshops

Small Business Workshops

Basics Of Starting A Business

Wednesday, March 13, 2:00 – 4:00

Free workshop focusing on business fundamentals, from startup considerations to business plan development. Presented by Dee Dice, our Small Business Development Coordinator, this workshop is designed for owners of existing businesses as well as those who are planning to start a business. The workshop will provide a structure for starting and managing your venture. Topics include:



  • Business plans and models
  • Financing options
  • Marketing
  • Marketing planning and research
  • Developing your team
  • Choosing your legal form of organization
  • Making goals


Get Involved

Valley Community Development provides a variety of community economic development programs and services to low and moderate income residents within Hampshire County, but primarily the communities of Northampton, Easthampton, Amherst and Hadley. To volunteer, join a committee or learn about becoming a Board member, please send us an email.