May 2022 News & Notes

It’s almost spring, the grass is beginning to turn, and we’re ready to keep growing our businesses! See what’s happening this month in webinars and networking opportunities!

City of Pilot Point

Coffee with the City Manager | May 19

Britt Lusk invites you to have a cup of joe with him the third Thursday of every month, between 7am-9am at the Coffee House.
Britt welcomes questions, ideas, or just casual conversation and plans to offer Coffee with the City Manager on a regular basis.

Board and Council Meetings

Pilot Point Chamber of Commerce

  • Ribbon Cutting: Starshine Music & Performing Arts | May 6, 5 pm
  • Ribbon Cutting: Biltmore Homes | May 31, 11 am

Mark your calendars for the annual Chamber Golf Tournament, to be held at the Bridges Golf Club in Gunter.

June 10, 2022
Check-In begins at 7 AM | Tee Off at 8 AM

Register your team here

PointBank Business Breakfast

Every month, PointBank invites members of the business community to their monthly Business Breakfast, hosted at the Pilot Point Branch Community Center (739 E Liberty St). Bringing insightful business tips to the small business owners in Denton County.
  • Speaker: Chief of Police Rex Marks | May 25 – 8 am

TWU Center for Woman Entrepreneurs Workshops & Gatherings

Online Only: LinkedIn: How to Use as a Marketing Tool

May 10 | 7:30-9:30 am

Join Pushkala Raman, Professor of Marketing & Director of Graduate Programs- Texas Woman’s University for When, Where, How Much? Getting the product to the consumer

To increase sales, small business enterprises need to have the right product at the right price and ensure their brand is top of mind when the customer is ready to make the purchase decision. The workshop will focus on sharing strategies for pricing, sales and distribution.

After this workshop you will walk away with:

  • Strategies for pricing products to be competitive and profitable
  • Ideas on how to choose the right distribution channel and manage the channel with some key metrics

Register here

Networking Opportunities:

  • WomenRISE Networking | May 10

See descriptions and register for events here

NCTC Small Business Development Events

Join fellow business people for informative programs and opportunities to network with other businesses. A variety of business topics are presented periodically to give interaction time and provide training to grow your business.

May webinars to come

Miss out on some of the previous webinars, including more help with QuickBooks Online, learning how to build a successful email list and more? See their YouTube channel for past webinars!

Register here | See more info here

Governor’s Small Business Webinar Series

All of the Governor’s Small Business Webinar series are available to watch after the fact in the Resource Library.

Need extra help?

Small Business Administration

DYK? SBA is a leader in helping small businesses achieve their goals.

If you’re still struggling from the effects of COVID-19 on your business, see the SBA’s resources page for details on the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, Paycheck Protection Program and more.

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