Raleigh, NC (PressExposure) April 22, 2009 -- The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce (www.raleighchamber.org) is hosting its FastTracTM workshop on April 30. Aimed at helping companies refocus their business plans and build roadmaps for future success, the event will run from 8 a.m. to noon.
Facilitators include Brooks Malone and Heather Dean, partners at Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (www.hpg.com), the largest locally owned and managed, independent CPA firm in North Carolina; and Teresa Spangler, managing partner of PlazaBridge, a privately owned company that focuses on delivering practical solutions to start-up and early-stage companies.
"This workshop is an excellent opportunity for area companies to learn ways to evolve their business," says Valerie Fields, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Small Business Chair and CEO of V. K. Fields & Co. Public Relations. "Adjusting to current economic conditions can make the difference between simply surviving and thriving."
The FastTracTM program is developed for owners and top management of area businessesâsmall to large. The hands-on workshop guides participants through evaluating their business practices and provides action steps that can be adopted to advance company growth.
The workshop will help participants: â¢ Develop a picture of what state their business is in today. â¢ Create a three-year vision for the business. â¢ Calculate where the business is in its planning process. â¢ Convert company goals into action steps.
This program is open to the public. Registration for the event is $85 for Raleigh Chamber member firms employees and $100 for non-members. The event will be held at the lower-level training room of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce (800 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh). Additional details are available at http://www.raleighchamber.org, or by calling 919.664.7082.
About the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce: The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is the Triangle's largest business membership organization-made up of more than 2,500 member firms representing two-thirds of the private sector employment in Wake County. The Chamber has been representing the interests of the local business community for more than a century.
The mission of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce is to sustain and further develop a thriving economy and to enhance our community's quality of life. For more information, visit http://www.raleighchamber.org.