July 2011: Why You Need a Business Plan Now!

  • 13 Jul 2011
  • 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Ronald McDonald House - 1315 Barbara Jordan Boulevard
  • 21


  • Members of the Austin Chapter of AWC
  • This is my first time to attend a Freelance Austin event. I'd like to try you out for free.

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Why You Need a Business Plan Now!

Joy MillerWhether you're just starting out, need funding or want to sharpen your strategy and position in the market, a business plan is an essential first step. As entrepreneurs, we often overlook the importance of a business plan, but it can provide a critical roadmap toward success. In the July program, Joy Miller will walk through the elements of a business plan, connect you to free resources and explain the many varying reasons your business needs one now.

Joy Miller is the Marketing and Outreach Coordinator for the City of Austin’s Small Business Development Program. In this role she has broad exposure to all aspects of marketing and outreach, creating ad campaigns, slogans, public service announcements, training classes, and public speaking to ensure that Austin small business owners are aware of the vast resources available to them. She is also a member of the Association of Women in Communications and treasures the connections she makes with entrepreneurial-minded individuals. Prior to moving to Austin in 2009, she opened a small gift boutique, where she learned first-hand the challenges of the entrepreneurial world. 

We encourage you to register for Joy program via the website as space at the Ronald McDonald House is limited.

Ronald McDonald House
1315 Barbara Jordan Boulevard
Austin, TX  78723

Free parking is available on the East side of the building.

AWC members and those who are registered FA supporters are free. All others: you may visit a FA meeting the first time free of charge. Our annual supporter fee is only $35 for a year's worth of programs! Click here to learn more.

/ NETWORKING: 12:15 p.m. 
Note: Arrive at noon if you would like to eat. 

We encourage you to bring your own lunch. There are a lot of great restaurants in the Mueller complex.

ANNOUNCEMENTS / PROGRAM: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

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