Industry experts help businesses sustain

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2014

Industry experts help businesses sustain

City of Reno, Nevada SBDC and Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship collaborate

to host a new monthly workshop focused on small businesses

Reno, NV – Reducing the amount of Nevada small business closures is the goal of a new monthly workshop designed to educate business owners on how to assess their venture prior to licensing and launch. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, about half of all new establishments survive five years or more and about one-third survive 10 years or more.

The workshop, Assess, License and Launch, is a collaboration between the City of Reno and two University of Nevada, Reno College of Business outreach centers – the Nevada Small Business Development Center and the Ozmen Center for Entrepreneurship. The 90-minute, monthly program will be held on the first floor of Reno City Hall from 7:15 to 9 a.m. the second Friday of each month, beginning Friday, Oct. 10. The program is free and open to the public.

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