On August 2 we are hosting a Small Business and Entrepreneur Day at Nashville State - Waverly Campus. Sign up today, space is limited! This is a FREE one-day marketing seminar with a presentation from Google and a visit from theVenture, a small business/entrepreneur bus. Launch your business into new heights of success and register below.

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The Humphreys County Economic Development Council and the Humphreys County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a Small Business/Entrepreneur Day August 2, 2019 on the campus of Nashville State Community College in Waverly. 

The event will kick off with a presentation by Google from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. 


Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps.  Get hands-on help creating or updating your business profile or a simple website.

In this session you will learn how to:


Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads.

In this session you will learn best practices for:


Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions.

In this session you will you will learn:

(YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE FOR THIS SESSION) Space is limited.  This is a free service provided by the sponsoring organizations.

To register contact the following with your name, email address and phone number.

Humphreys County Economic Development Council, 931-296-5199 or email [email protected]

Humphreys County Chamber of Commerce, 931-296-4865 or email [email protected]           

Following the Google presentation you will have the opportunity to participate in other workshops aboard theVenture, a Small Business/Entrepreneur bus that can accommodate 15 participants for interactive workshops.  This is another free workshop for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.


BUSINESS STRATEGY WORKSHOP: 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Who are you?  Who are your customers? And how can you best reach them? Learn by doing at this marketing strategy workshop.

You’ll leave with practical tools in customer discovery, and we’ll help you develop your business’s key message to use when selling your business in person and via digital channels.


BUILDING YOUR BUSINESS MODEL:  12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Do you have a business idea but not sure how to get started?  Are you already running a business and looking for that next step to take and how to take it?  This workshop is for you.

How do I act on my business ideas?  What steps do I need to take and what do I do first?  How do I grow my business?

You’ll leave with a completed business model canvas and practical tools to take the next steps for your business.