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Exchange Friday takes place every Friday at 7:30 a.m. at Smokey Row. If you are interested in starting a business, have already started a business, have questions or concerns, new business thoughts, or if you’re just curious, you and your friends and colleagues are welcome!

  • November 4 @ 7:30 AM Makerspace: Exchange Friday will take place at the Oskaloosa Public Library so Marion can teach us about the Makerspace Lab and how it might be a benefit for members of the Exchange.
  • November 18 @ 6 PM: Exchange Social at Pam’s house. Bring an appetizer to share. Soda, water, wine will be provided. Bring a friend, a colleague, your significant other. Questions? Email us.
  • November 25: Exchange Friday will NOT be meeting. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • December 23: Exchange Friday will NOT be meeting. Merry Christmas

Topics Exchange Will Be Exploring

Topics listed in no particular order

  • Marketing
  • Square Point of Sale Instruction
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management Tackled in May 2022
  • Team Building
  • Government Regulation
  • Professional Networking
  • Property, Facilities, Spaces – Leasing / Purchasing / Local Information
  • Collaboration – Building Business through Community Connections
  • Goal Setting Tackled in October 022
  • Chamber / Main Street – Who are they and what do they do? Tackled in April 2022
  • Vision and Mission Statements
  • SBDC
  • Business Plans
  • Financial Pitfalls and Planning
  • Hiring Employees
  • Types of Business Models / Legal and Practical
  • How to Be In The Know
  • Area Activities / Learning Opportunities
  • WHAT DO YOU WANT ADDED TO THE LIST? Feel free to go to our “Talk To Us” page and let us know your thoughts, concerns, or additional topic requests.

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