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August Update

Posted By Bogusia Wojciechowska, Friday, September 11, 2009

Meetings with clients: BHCC graduate for producing & selling music CD, BHCC student starting own construction business & enrolling in entrepreneurship option, BHCC student starting own event planning business, community member on entrepreneurship academic programs & entrepreneurship as career choice)

·        Researched best practices for entrepreneurship centers -- client management, print materials and offerings.  Meeting set up to meet with director of Enterprise Center at Salem State, conversations with SBA, Center for Women & Enterprise.  Created 1-page resource sheet and working to obtain copies of entrepreneurship guide to hand out to clients.   

·         Continued work on teaming up Entrepreneurship students and NFTE high school students through service learning

            Charlestown Retail event planned for September 23 -- flyer created and distributed, speakers secured

·        BHCC selected by MA State Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship to host entrepreneurship speaker series

·         Secured Friendys, Snip-Its and Fantastic Sams for October 21st franchising event.  Working to secure on more franchisee -- outreach to 99 Restaurants, Papa Ginos and Cold Stone.
 
Global Entrepreneurship Week Planning going very well.  Here is the schedule to date:
 

Global Entrepreneurship Week
Sponsored by: The Community Center for Entrepreneurship

Bunker Hill Community College, November 16 – 20, 2009

(draft as of 9-9-09)

 

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH

12:30 – 2:30pm 

“From Green Innovator to Green Entrepreneur,” Keynote Speaker, Sushil Bhatia 

Executive in Residence, Strategy and International Business, Suffolk University, Inventor of the Glue Stic and Decopier

 

2:00 – 7:00pm                   

Green Marketplace

Shop products from local entrepreneurs and artisans who use green materials and embrace green business practices.

 

6:00 – 8:00pm

“Art Gone Green, “  Art Gallery Reception

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 17TH

6:00 – 7:00pm
Speed Networking (TBD)

Networking even for students, local entrepreneurs and businesspeople

7:00 – 8:30pm                   

“Legal Implications for Entrepreneurs,” McCullough, Stievator & Polvere, LLP  

Discussion of legal considerations for small business owners and legal issues related to going “green.”

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH

9:30 – 1:30pm, Main Lobby

Job Fair

 

1:30 – 2:30pm

John Pepper, Founder & CEO, Boloco (www.Boloco.com), 1st green certified chain restaurant in N.E.
Discussion of challenges of embracing green business practices and how it has helped make Boloco  a success. 

 

6.00 – 8.30 pm

“Immigrant Entrepreneurs,” Gary David, Bentley University

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH

12:00 – 2:30pm

Panel Discussion: “Going Green: Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Profitability”

Panel includes Dan Curtin, zipcar



FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH

10:00 – 1:00pm

Young Entrepreneurs Alliance – Business Plan Rehearsal

The Community Center

for Entrepreneurship

at Bunker Hill Community College

CHARLESTOWN RETAIL BUSINESS OWNERS:

Please Join Us

The Community Center for Entrepreneurship (CCE)

at Bunker Hill Community College

and the Charlestown Retail Organization (CRO)

would like to cordially invite you to join fellow

Charlestown retail business owners to discuss the

state of retail business in Charlestown over breakfast.

The CCE and the CRO are looking forward to

learning more about how we can support

the Charlestown retail business community.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Bunker Hill Community College Charlestown Campus

A300 Lobby

250 New Rutherford Avenue

Boston, MA 02129

Sponsored by:

The Community Center for Entrepreneurship at Bunker Hill Community College

and the Charlestown Retail Organization

RSVP to

cce@bhcc.mass.edu or 617-228-3224 by September 16, 2009.

Dear Charlestown Retail Business Owner:

The Community Center for Entrepreneurship

(CCE) at Bunker Hill Community College cordially

invites you to join fellow Charlestown retail

business owners to discuss the state of retail

business in Charlestown over breakfast.

The CCE is looking forward to learning more

about how we can support the Charlestown

retail business community.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Bunker Hill Community College

Charlestown Campus

A300 Lobby

250 New Rutherford Avenue

Boston, MA 02129

Sponsored by:

The Community Center for Entrepreneurship

at Bunker Hill Community College

RSVP to

cce@bhcc.mass.edu or 617-228-3224

by September 16, 2009.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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