Venture Works offers business planning workshops

Huntington, Ind.—Venture Works, a resource center for entrepreneurs, will host a series of business planning workshops at Huntington University. These free sessions will be open to the public and are recommended for all participants in the inaugural Huntington County Business Plan Competition.

Each workshop session will be held twice to allow for conflicts in schedules. Workshops will be held at Huntington University, Loew Building, lower level, room 065. Pizza will be provided. The following is the schedule for the workshops:

Feb. 27 or March 7, 5:30-9 p.m.

Boot Camp I: Business Plan Basics / Investigating the Market Needs
(5:30-7 p.m.)

Boot Camp II: Creating a Winning Business Plan
(7:15-9 p.m.) Delivering w/ Confidence and Creditability

March 6 or March 14, 6-9 p.m.

Marketing Your Business and Sleuthing the Internet (Research)

March 13 or March 21, 6-9 p.m.

Business Plan Financials and Capital Sourcing Options

Preparing Your Final Investor Presentation

April 9

Registration for the Huntington County Business Plan Competition ends.

Three- to five-page summary submitted to be reviewed by the judges for initial evaluation and screening.

To RSVP for the workshops and for answers to questions about the Huntington County Business Plan Competition, contact Lora Bulla at (260) 359.4310 or

Applications for the competition may be obtained either online at, via email from Lora Bulla,, or picked up at the following locations:

Enterprise Resource Center

Huntington University

Loew-Brenn, Suite 067

2303 College Ave.

Huntington, IN 46750

Huntington County United Economic Development Corporation

8 W. Market St.

Huntington, IN 46750

Huntington County Chamber of Commerce

305 Warren St.

Huntington, IN 46750

Venture Works is a resource center for entrepreneurs established by Huntington County United Economic Development, in partnership with Huntington University, Northeast Indiana Innovation Center, Huntington County Commissioners, and Huntington County Chamber of Commerce.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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