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This release prepared by the Office of Public Relations and Marketing.
Rebecca Eidson, Director, 646-1507,
Lisa Garrett, Public Relations Associate, 646-1506,

Free Small Business Networking Roundtable Events To Be Held In Tri-County Area

CONTACT: 646-1700

(By Lisa Garrett)

PENDLETON --- Free events to help area small businesses and new business start-ups develop strategies that will increase sales and enhance company performance begin next week.

The South Carolina Department of Commerce, area Chambers of Commerce, area Economic Development offices, and Tri-County Technical College will host these networking sessions beginning Tuesday, April 27, at Tri-County’s Anderson Campus. 

Free programs will be held at the following locations:

  • ANDERSON COUNTY -- Tuesday, April 27, TCTC Anderson Campus, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
  • PICKENS COUNTY – Thursday, May 13, DunBurks, Easley, 5:30  – 7:30 p.m.   
  • OCONEE COUNTY – Tuesday, May 18, Gignilliat Center, Seneca, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.           

Participants will be able to choose three of the following four topics and meet with those representatives in an interactive roundtable discussion.

  • Growing Your Business (Work on Your Business, Not Just in It) – Gather important information to help your business grow.
  • Social Media Marketing, What Is It? – Learn how social media could be an important part of your business plan.
  • Turning Customer Service Into Cash – Tips to build good rapport, project positive impressions, meet customer expectations, give good customer service and follow up to ensure customer loyalty.
  • Marketing – Discuss the most effective way to communicate the benefits of your product or service with your customers.

Speakers will be experts in the topics presented.  Seating for workshops is limited. For more information and to register, contact Tri-County Technical College at (864) 646-1700.