Tag: Business Resources

The Progress Fund hires Project Manager for PA Wilds region

The Progress Fund recently announced the hiring of Kristi Wendel as the Project Manager for the PA Wilds region. In this new role, Wendel will support tourism-niche markets with a focus on providing non-traditional and flexible financing opportunities to help small businesses grow and prosper in rural areas.

Innovative Manufacturers’ Center: Helping manufacturers find resources to innovate, grow and prosper

Headquartered along in the I-80 Frontier of the Pennsylvania Wilds in Williamsport, PA, the Innovative Manufacturers’ Center (IMC) helps Central Pennsylvania manufacturers tap into regional, state, and national resources in order to help them innovate, grow and prosper.

Artisans invited to apply for PA Wilds PACE business boot camp by March 4

The PA Wilds PACE Program is designed for entrepreneurs looking to scale their businesses and leverage the Pennsylvania Wilds brand and marketing opportunities. Open to artisan producers participating in the Wilds Cooperative of PA, the 2022 cohort will help entrepreneurs look backward, forward and outward to set their businesses up for long-term success.

WCO Creative Maker applications due by March 21 for 2022 Spring Jury Review 

Monday, March 21, 2022 is the deadline for artisans creative professionals to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Spring Jury Review. Basic Level Creative Makers are also eligible to be re-juried.

Apply Today! Northern PA Regional College hospitality program starts January 31st

Entrepreneurs are invited to register for the upcoming Guest Service Gold® cohort training program being offered by the Northern Pennsylvania Regional College (NPRC) in partnership with the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute. The program begins January 31, 2022.

Hello Social offers group coaching social media support

Hello Social Co., a Wilds Cooperative of PA member based out of Bellefonte, recently announced a Group Coaching service designed to support individuals and entrepreneurs on a budget.

Applications for Penn State SBDC Business Plan Bootcamp due by January 14

The Penn State SBDC Business Plan Bootcamp is a free 8-week accelerator program designed to take participants through the entire journey of writing a full business plan.

Early-Stage Entrepreneurs invited to apply for Idea TestLab Winter 2022 Accelerator

The Idea TestLab is designed to help you learn how to turn your business idea into a viable business and get a chance to win up to $3000 in funding!  The 5-week virtual accelerator is for early-stage entrepreneurs with scalable business ideas.

Covation Center offers 10-week MasterClass to help businesses grow

The MasterClass virtual cohort program consists of 10-weekly meet-ups, one-on-one consulting sessions, and tools to grow business and increase profits.

Elk County Council on the Arts Launches Program to Support Local Creative Entrepreneurs

Elk County Council on the Arts launches Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Program, which matches eligible creative entrepreneurs with existing, free, local, small business consulting services and financial resources up to $2,000 to help them grow their businesses, audiences, and revenue.