Aspiring business owners will learn advertising strategy utilizing low-cost unconventional means.
Connie Ramos Williams, CEO of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing is proud to announce that Angeli Chin, Marketing Director of CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing, will speak to aspiring entrepreneurs on the topic of guerilla marketing on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 6 p.m. The entrepreneur program is being offered to the community by Goodwill’s MicroEnterprise Institute and sponsored by Central Bank Southwest Florida.
Thanks to the support and sponsorship of Central Bank Southwest Florida, Goodwill SWFL MicroEnterprise Institute is able to provide a series of programs in Lee and Collier communities to educate the unemployed and underemployed to become their own boss. Experienced entrepreneurs will provide valuable insight and information for the budding business owners, and guide these six-week programs. Upon graduation students are eligible to apply for a microloan from the program’s lending partners. The first of their four sponsored programs will start on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Naples at Central Bank located on 4099 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 100. The classes will be held on evenings from 6-9 p.m. for six weeks (with the exception of holidays). Participants in the May class will also benefit from meeting honored speaker and CEO of Chucky Cheese, Gene Landrum, at their commencement ceremonies. For more information or to register, go to www.goodwillswfl.org/microenterprise or call 239-995-2106, Ext. 2219. Other than a $65 processing fee, there is no additional cost to attend theses 6-week programs. Seating is limited, so participants are urged to sign up early.
Angeli Chin, originally from New York, living in Fort Myers for the past 13 years, comes with a diverse background in graphic design, interactive media, project management and marketing. She has earned several degrees from New York University, Southwest Florida College, and Strayer University, including Graphic Design, Computer Animation and Multimedia, Marketing and Management. Ms. Chin is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Education Media Design and Technology at Full Sail University, which utilizes interactive media for presentations, marketing and training.
“I have always had a passion for the entrepreneur,” states Angeli Chin, Marketing Director for CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing. “Having undertaken successful ventures myself, I am honored to provide insight to these aspiring business owners on the highly effective and inexpensive advertising tactics available to aid in their entrepreneurial success,” adds Chin.
Central Bank is an FDIC insured community bank based out of Stillwater, Minnesota with 21 locations serving the Greater Twin Cities Metropolitan Area of Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Southwest Florida. The overall strategy for Central Bank has always been to provide a higher level of personalized service than is generally available from larger banks. Central Bank delivers localized personal service combined with widely established technology-based services to provide convenience and easy access for its customers. Central Bank Southwest Florida takes an active role in the community by providing free financial and credit seminars to small business owners, business professionals and students. Florida branch offices are located in Fort Myers at 1520 Royal Palm Square Blvd. #100 and Naples at 4099 Tamiami Trail N, Suite 100. For more information, call 239-430-2500 in Naples or 239-274-1900 in Fort Myers, or visit http://www.centralbnk.com. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.
Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. provides programs and services that help people with disabilities and disadvantages overcome their barriers to employment and independence in Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee Counties. Supported programs include Job-Link centers, youth mentoring and job shadowing, income-sensitive housing for people with disabilities and seniors, the Four Wheels For Work vehicle assistance program, the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy charter school, and the Goodwill SWFL MicroEnterprise Institute. For more information about Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, please visit www.goodwillswfl.org.
CONRIC PR & Marketing and CONRIC Publishing are divisions of Conric Holdings, LLC, a full service agency serving the Southwest Florida business and professional community. The company, founded by Connie Ramos-Williams in 2007, provides creative writing and design in all areas of marketing, public relations, advertising and publishing. The firm currently serves clients in many different industries including banking, legal, medical, not-for-profit, restaurant, salon & spas and political campaigns. The firm also publishes a monthly magazine for the Lee County Bar Association, and a quarterly magazine for Bishop Verot High School. For more information on CONRIC PR & Marketing | Publishing, please call (239) 690-9840 or visit www.conricholdings.com.