Business Development Workshops

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The Economic Development Division works with the Center for Women & Enterprise, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and local organizations to provide business development programs and services to Cambridge residents, entrepreneurs, and businesses. 

June 2015

Hiring for Character and Competence - POSTPONED

  • Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015  - Postponed. New date to be determined.
  • Time: 9:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
  • Location: Cambridge Public Library Main Branch Community Room, 449 Broadway
  • Description: Your team is your biggest asset. They represent your brand and have a big impact on the success of your business. If you are interested in putting together a great team of service oriented people join us to discuss the importance of hiring for character and competence. Presented by Michael Bissanti, Delta Food Service.
  • Registration and Admission: Free to all. Register by calling Rona Abrahams at 617/349-4637 or via email at rabrahams@cambridgema.gov.

July 2015

How to Prevent Retail Theft and Keep Employees Safe

  • Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2015
  • Time: 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Location: Cambridge City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 4th floor Conference Room
  • Description: Are you worried about theft or how to react to angry customers? Attend this workshop to learn how to identify risks at your store, reduce the risk of a crime of dangerous incident, how to protect employees' safety, and much more. Presented by The Massachusetts Coalition of Occupational Safety and Health.
  • Registration and Admission: Free to all. Register by emailing your name, company, and phone number to: info@masscosh.org.  

August 2015

Art of Business and Branding: Trademark and Copyright Basics

  • Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
  • Time: 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.
  • Location: Cambridge City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway, 4th floor Conference Room
  • Description: Think your business doesn't involve copyrights or trademarks? Think again; if your business has a name or a logo, or involved any kind of art - from fine art to web development - your business has intellectual property. This seminar will go over two different types of intellectual property - copyrights and trademarks - including their differences, options for legally protecting them, and every day tips for maintaining a good business strategy for your "intangible" business assets. Join us for a lively discussion, and bring your questions! Presented by Shannon Sadowski of New Leaf Legal.
  • Registration and Admission: Free to all. Register by calling Rona Abrahams at 617/349-4637 or via email at rabrahams@cambridgema.gov.  

For More Information

For more information, please contact Rona Abrahams rabrahams@cambridgema.gov, at 617/349-4637.