January: Art = Business
Part 1: Writing a Business Plan
You have the talent or skill, but how is that translated into a viable business? A business plan is simply a roadmap, showing you how to get from where you are to where you want to be. Defining your goals and finding ways to reach them will assure your success.
Instructor: Keith Girouard, Business Advisor with Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network
Date/Time: Tuesday, January 13, 2009; 7-9pm
Location: Northern Berkshire Creative Arts (Heritage State Park, 115 State Street, Building 1, 1st Floor, North Adams, MA)
Part 2: Tax Time
Taxes are rarely fun... so why not have a party. Join other creatives to learn more about unique deductions and other tax saving strategies for the self-employed creative.
Instructor: Sandra Herkowitz, CPA
Date/Time: Wednesday, January 14, 2009; 7-9pm
Location: Hancock Shaker Village (Route 20, Pittsfield, MA)