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Make It Happen Workshop Series: Access to Financing
Jul
25
6:30 PM18:30

Make It Happen Workshop Series: Access to Financing

The last in a series of four workshops, Access to Financing is a workshop for anyone who has a vision and wants to make it a reality.

Financing one’s business can involve a great deal of navigating.  Do you know the different ways to finance your new or existing business? Learn what's trending.

Get the inside information on:

  • The myths vs realities of small business financing.
  • What types and sources of capital are available for you to start or expand your business.
  • What funders and lenders require when you request a loan.
  • The importance business goal setting.
  • The amount of money required for your business.
  • Why a business concept statement is so important.  

    Join us and join in on the conversation with other entrepreneurs.

You did not need to attend the previous workshops to participate in this one. Workshop will include an expert from GNEC and a local entrepreneur sharing their experiences. 

Workshop is $10; FREE for Makers + Movers members. RSVP at makersmovers@gmail.com

Light apps provided by Garden State Kitchen.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS:
A Makers + Movers series presented by ValleyArts and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation. Each workshop will include an expert from GNEC and a local entrepreneur sharing their experiences. 

This workshop series is part of ValleyArts Community Workshop Program.

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Make It Happen Workshop Series: Understand Personal and Business Credit
Jun
20
6:30 PM18:30

Make It Happen Workshop Series: Understand Personal and Business Credit

The third in a series of four workshops, Understand Personal and Business Credit is a workshop for anyone who has a vision and wants to make it a reality.

The issues surrounding business or personal credit can be overwhelming, join us to learn about:

  • How to put together a financial checkup plan.
  • Why do you need to rebuild your existing credit to obtain business financing?
  • How to obtain your credit reports and scores.
  • How to dispute items on the reports.·     

Join us and join in on the conversation with other entrepreneurs.

You did not need to attend the previous workshops to participate in this one. Workshop will include an expert from GNEC and a local entrepreneur sharing their experiences. 

Workshop is $10; FREE for Makers + Movers members. RSVP at makersmovers@gmail.com

Light apps provided by Garden State Kitchen.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS:
A Makers + Movers series presented by ValleyArts and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation. Each workshop will include an expert from GNEC and a local entrepreneur sharing their experiences. 

Next Workshop in the Series:

  • 7/25/18: Access to Financing

This workshop series is part of ValleyArts Community Workshop Program.

PRESENTED BY:

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Make It Happen Workshop Series: What It Means To Be an Entrepreneur
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

Make It Happen Workshop Series: What It Means To Be an Entrepreneur

The second in a series of four workshops, What It Means To Be an Entrepreneur is a workshop for anyone who has a vision and wants to make it a reality.

How do YOU define your business?
What does it take to run a business?
 
Often business ownership can be a gratifying and a financially rewarding experience. However, successful entrepreneurs know that running a profitable business starts with organized and detailed business planning. This interactive workshop will help you to take the vision that you have created for your business and aid you in understanding how to holistically think about defining, planning, and operating a business for success.  Join us and join in on the conversation with other entrepreneurs.

You did not need to attend the previous workshop to participate in this one. Workshop will include an expert from GNEC and a local entrepreneur sharing their experiences. 

Workshop is $10; FREE for Makers + Movers members. RSVP at makersmovers@gmail.com

Light apps provided by Garden State Kitchen.

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS:
A Makers + Movers series presented by ValleyArts and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation. Each workshop will include an expert from GNEC and a local entrepreneur sharing their experiences. 

Next Workshops in the Series:

  • 6/20/18: Understand Personal and Business Credit
  • 7/25/18: Access to Financing

This workshop series is part of ValleyArts Community Workshop Program.

PRESENTED BY:

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Make It Happen Workshop Series: Create and Shape Your Vision
May
9
6:30 PM18:30

Make It Happen Workshop Series: Create and Shape Your Vision

The first in a series of four workshops,  Create & Shape Your Vision is a vision board workshop to awaken you to the awareness that there really are possibilities for your life and business – and that you can actually create your world exactly the way you want it to be.  Join us as we help to evoke some mind blowing realities.

Workshop is $10; FREE for Makers + Movers members. RSVP at makersmovers@gmail.com

ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS:
A Makers + Movers series presented by ValleyArts and Greater Newark Enterprises Corporation. Each workshop will include an expert from GNEC and a local entrepreneur sharing their experiences. 

Other Workshops in the Series:

  • 5/23/18: What It Means To Be an Entrepreneur
  • 6/20/18: Understand Personal and Business Credit
  • 7/25/18: Access to Financing

This workshop series is part of ValleyArts Community Workshop Program.

PRESENTED BY:

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Makers+Movers Masterclass with Joe Wiggins
Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Makers+Movers Masterclass with Joe Wiggins

In his work at Coyne PR, Joe has provided strategic counsel for and played an integral role in the planning and implementation of public relations campaigns for a number of high-profile clients, including USA Swimming Foundation, National Basketball Association, Casio Electronics, Accuweather, Timberland, Lionel Trains, Courvoisier, Hip Hop Caucus, Humana and Stryker Corporation. 

His clients have appeared in top tier media outlets including USA Today, Essence, Time and Esquire as well as on popular shows such as Good Morning America, New York Times, Fox & Friends, TMZ, Entertainment Tonight, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Prior to Coyne, Joe guided the profiles of music, sports and film superstars such as Pitbull, Chris Paul and Tyrese Gibson, among others.

Joe has vast experience launching new brands and identifies methods that revitalize or extend the life of existing ones. He accomplishes this with “win-win” strategies; forges strong alliances with partners, including media, and high-profile celebrities that enhance brand equity, build consensus and accelerate sales. 

Joe joined Coyne PR in 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Wesleyan University.

RSVP by emailing
makersmovers@gmail.com

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Makers + Movers Masterclass with Deborah Fineman
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Makers + Movers Masterclass with Deborah Fineman

Join us for an exciting Makers+Movers Masterclass with Deborah Fineman, President and General Counsel of Supreme Energy, Inc.

A seasoned entrepreneur, attorney, and philanthropist, Deborah will share the journey that took her from teenaged building contractor to president of a successful energy company employing 90 people. Sometimes success comes from recognizing opportunities when they come along and throwing oneself into them full force, despite the risks. Come and be inspired by Debbie’s story.

Our evening’s culinary experience will be curated by Garden State Kitchen.

Makers + Movers is the business arm of ValleyArts Inc.

Presented by: Supreme Energy, Inc. and DXN.
In association with: Hands Inc, Greater Newark Enterprises Corp, Garden State Kitchen, Ihsaan Designs, and Les Cayes Partners.

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Makers + Movers Breakfast
Jun
20
8:30 AM08:30

Makers + Movers Breakfast

Join us for the next Makers + Movers Breakfast with special guest:
Richard Everhardt Groves Jr., Managing Director, FFL-Kendell Financial Group

Life style retirement planning specialist. Richard is the author of the self-help book - Oh God, I need a Job, and a Public Speaker on personal development. His goal - "helping families".

Richard will discuss:

  • how to reduce the stress associated with retirement
  • how to create a vision for the lifestyle you want at retirement
  • how not to outlive your money
  • how to create a lifestyle that leaves a legacy for loved ones!

Presented by:
FFL-Kendell Financial Group
richardegroves.advisorprofiles.com
In association with:
ValleyArts
GNEC
Hands
Ihsaan Designs
Les Cayes Partners

RSVP by emailing events@valleyartsnj.com

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Makers+Movers Breakfast and Workshop
May
31
8:00 AM08:00

Makers+Movers Breakfast and Workshop

You're invited to the next Makers+Movers Breakfast!
 
Featuring Special Guest:
Lisa Ascolese, “The Inventress”
Inventor, Agent, Television Personality and Consultant

  1. Learn how to develop and pitch your product from concept, to fruition and have fun doing it. 
  2. Join Lisa Ascolese as she takes you through a 90-minute, hands on workshop that will leave you wanting to invent the next big THING!

8:00 AM to 9:30 AM: Networking and Q&A Session with Lisa Ascolese

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM ($10 Members, $20 General Public)
- “Inventing A-to-Z” ™ Workshop
- “Problems, Challenges and Solutions”

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM: Networking Lunch

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Meet The Makers
May
12
6:30 PM18:30

Meet The Makers

An evening of discovery, cocktails, and networking.

MEET THE MAKERS: Kris Ohleth, owner of Garden State Kitchen; Brad Finkel, owner of Hoboken Farms; and featured artist Cat Delett. Tickets $20. Appetizers and Cocktails. Presented by Green Street Solar Power.

PURCHASE TICKETS

Makers + Movers, an arm of ValleyArts, is a membership organization for entrepreneurs focused on the Valley Arts District. Our aim is to fuel economic opportunities for our members and to enhance the community with new business opportunities. We look to innovatively promote the businesses of our members, create signature programing with industry thought leaders, and educate our members on relevant topics and opportunities to amplify their business.

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Makers + Movers Breakfast
Jan
23
8:00 AM08:00

Makers + Movers Breakfast

Join other local business owners at this networking breakfast led by Leo Vasquez, Creative Placemaking, and the Nishuan Group, The Nishuan Group is in charge of creating the Master Plan for Orange, NJ. This is a free event and will be held at the ValleyArts Creative Co-Op, 1/23/17, 8-9:30 am. 

Makers + Movers, an arm of Valley Arts, is a membership organization for entrepreneurs focused on the Valley Arts District. Our aim is to fuel economic opportunities for our members and to enhance the community with new business opportunities. We look to innovatively promote the businesses of our members, create signature programming with industry thought leaders, and educate our members on relevant topics and opportunities to amplify their business.

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Meet The Makers Dinner
Nov
4
6:30 PM18:30

Meet The Makers Dinner

The next Meet The Makers Dinner, hosted by Makers+Movers, will feature a talk by Sean Strub, President of Hotel Fauchere in Milford, PA, on his revitalization of Milford.

We will also showcase the products of The Artisan Business Network. The Artisan Business Network empowers Haitians with entrepreneurial tools, design input, and market access.

The Network of 1500 artisans can make essential improvements in earnings and community well being through commerce based in Haiti's profound artisanal culture.

We will also have The Valley Arts District's own artist Jeremy Moss on hand to showcase his art and give us a glimpse into his creative process!

If that isn't enough, you can dine on delicious food and beverage provided by Wild Honey Caterers. Chef Sylvia Becker will share her experience of being a featured contestant on the hit television show, CHOPPED!

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Makers+Movers Launch Breakfast
Oct
12
8:00 AM08:00

Makers+Movers Launch Breakfast

Makers + Movers, an arm of Valley Arts, is a membership organization for entrepreneurs focused on the Valley Arts District. Our aim is to fuel economic opportunities for our members and to enhance the community with new business opportunities. We look to innovatively promote the businesses of our members, create signature programming with industry thought leaders, and educate our members on relevant topics and opportunities to amplify their business.

Learn more by coming to our FREE Launch Breakfast
Wednesday, October 12th
Firehouse Gallery, 580 Forest St., Orange, NJ 07050
8:00 am to 9:30 am

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