MAxT offers a wide range of workshops and opportunities to support the growth of young businesses.

MAxT-CWE Entrepreneur Program

Starts Tuesday, September 18th 5pm

An intensive, ten-part series of workshops taught by Wink Faulkner of AdviCoach and guest appearances by local business consultants and leaders.

The goal of this class to provide the opportunity and information necessary to develop a basic business plan, a 8 minute pitch and an opportunity to develop their local business support network. 

In this ten-session business planning course, you will:

  • Explore and assess the financial and market viability of your business concept
  • Explore and assess your own strengths and areas for growth as an entrepreneur
  • Learn how to market yourself and your business to target customers
  • Explore options for funding the start-up and ongoing costs of operating your business
  • Build a network of fellow entrepreneurs that can support you in launching and growing your new enterprise
  • You will leave with a completed business plan to guide you in the launch and growth of your new company
  • At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to participate in a pitch clinic, practicing in front of a supportive audience of local business people



B Corps with Taryn Fisher,  SBDC

Wednesday, October 10th, 5:30 - 7pm.

Taryn will lead an overview about B corps, why they have risen in popularity among those looking to start socially conscious businesses, and lead a panel discussion with business leaders who have started B Corps in our region.



Social Media Fundamentals with Christine Halvorson, Halvorson New Media

The series is designed to work together and to go beyond just the basics of social media marketing:

October 22, 6-7:30pm Advanced Facebook Techniques

October 29, 6-7:30pm Facebook Advertising Explained

November 5, 6-7:30pm Graphics for Beginners

Classes are $35 each, $95 to take all three.



Beginning Quickbooks with Lee Davis, Lee Davis Company

Wednesday, November 7th, 6-7:30pm.

Get started and get your bookkeeping questions answered, whether you use Quickbooks Online or desktop versions, from local quickbooks advisor Lee Davis. $30