Small Business Marketing Academy Applications Available Now

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Applications for the Augusta Metro Chamber Small Business Marketing Academy, July – December 2017 Program, are available now. The Academy is for owners/managers of small businesses seeking to learn more on branding, media, messaging and marketing through technology.

The Small Business Marketing Academy assembles 25 business owners/managers who have been in business for at least 2 years for an opportunity dedicated to assisting small businesses to learn, share and plan for a growing and thriving business. Participants come together once per month for 6 months for a day of learning from local industry experts and to engage in roundtable discussion applying practical advice and best practices. The Academy runs twice per year with classes beginning in July and January. Classes are held on the last Wednesday of the month (except December).

The first day of the July – December 2017 program is “Essential Marketing Plan Ingredients” and will be held on July 26, 2017. Learn the steps and components of creating (or updating) a marketing plan. From a panel of marketing professionals representing small, medium and large companies in our region, participants will develop a clear understanding of the fundamentals required in an effective plan. From situation analysis to market identification, hear how the experts map their plans down to the details.

To participate in the Academy, applicants must submit an application and agree to the terms of enrollment, which includes tuition fee payment of $150 Chamber Members ($300 prospective members), the completion of a self-assessment of applicant’s business prior to the start of the program and a pledge to attend all classes of the program.

For more information and to complete an application, visit  Deadline to apply is July 14.