The Lakewood Development Corporation, the administrative arm of the Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ), is offering the public a free small business seminar “Growing Your Business,” Wednesday, February 8, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Conference Room C, theLakewoodMunicipalBuilding,231 Third Street,Lakewood.
The workshop, given by business executives and members of Ocean County SCORE, will explain the process and management techniques to grow your business and its bottom line. The presentation includes strategic business planning, cash flow management, and driving sales with marketing, among other information. A question and answer period will follow.
The presenters include Marty Aronow, principal of Aronow Business Advisors and secretary of Ocean County SCORE; Bob Goodyear, a franchising consultant and chairman of Ocean County SCORE; Frank Monetti, owner of Frank F. Monetti, CPA and treasurer of Ocean County SCORE; and Brian Scally, a formerly with UPS and vice chairman of Ocean County SCORE.
Register online at www.lakewoodnj.gov/department/uez by clicking “Free Business Workshops.” To find out about UEZ programs and seminars, call Patricia Komsa at 732-364-2500 x5257 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All businesses are welcome whether or not they are participating in a UEZ program.
About the UEZ: The Urban Enterprise Zone program was designed to foster economic growth to revitalize and stimulate designated urban communities. The program encourages businesses to create private-sector jobs though public and private investment. More than 8,000 businesses throughout the state and more than 500 businesses inLakewood benefit from tax and financial incentives. Personnel from the Lakewood UEZ are available to discuss program eligibility and answer questions.