The City of Kentwood and Wyoming-Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to offer a small
business training program for Kentwood businesses. We also welcome home-based businesses in Kentwood.

The program will give you an opportunity to invest in the future of your business. It will consist of four sessions
covering essential business topics including marketing, finance and customer service. Businesses who complete
all four sessions will earn a free two-year Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber membership, getting access to the
chamber’s valuable network and business resources.

Sessions will take place May 23 and 30, and June 6 and 13 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the
Kent District Library – Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch, 4950 Breton Ave. SE.

Trainings will include:

What is PR and Why Every Business Needs it to Win – Discover public relations and how to you can leverage
creative tools and strategic communication to navigate your industry.

Effective Marketing Techniques 101 – Learn more about modern marketing techniques that will help you
reach new customers.

Building Business Financial Knowledge 101 – Find out more about accounting, banking and proper
bookkeeping practices to help your business be successful.

Sales and Customer Service 101 – Get insight on strategies to help increase sales and customer retention.

Please feel free to complete the application below with the button below and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 616.531.5990 or by email at .