I&E Club discusses how to diversify sales pipeline

Viroqua – The next Inventors and Entrepreneurs  Club meeting is Oct. 8 at the Food Enterprise Center, 1201 North Main Str., Viroqua. Networking starts at 5:30 p.m., the program begins at 6 p.m.

Learn about “Growing New Business Opportunities–Diversifying Your Sales Pipeline.” Dave Olson from the U.S. Small Business Administration and Kim Garber, Small Business Programs Manager for the Wisconsin Procurement Institute will present information on understanding different market segments, positioning your business through certifications and market research, preparing marketing materials, selling to potential customers, and locating business development resources. Bring your questions! There will be plenty of time for discussion.

Everyone is welcome. Network and share ideas with other creative thinkers. Find resources to help you.

Remember, the meetings are free, the second Wednesday of every month, so plan to attend when you can, no reservations are required. Whether you have an idea or just like to think business, join in for a dynamic evening of networking with lots of creative people.

The I&E Club is organized jointly by the Crawford County Economic Development Corporation, Vernon Economic Development Association and Viroqua Chamber Main Street.

Check out the website at www.veda-wi.org/inventors_club or contact David Connolly at dcnnlly@gmail.com or 326-0234, Sue Noble at snoble@veda-wi.org or 638-8332, or Nora Roughen-Schmidt at vcmsprograms@gmail.com or 637-2575.