The Russell community prides itself on the professionalism, resourcefulness, and ingenuity of our local businesses. The Chamber provides ample opportunities to our members for career development.
Check this page regularly for in- person and virtual events to grow your business.
You can own a business in 2021! Learn how to quickly startup in just 10 steps. This free webinar will cover licenses and permits, federal and state tax IDs, business structure, funding ,marketing, and other essentials.
Ready to buy or sell a business? This webinar will address legal issues for you to consider. Attorneys Sam Foreman and Mike MacPhee will cover
- Initial Negotiations
- Building Your Team
- Letters of Intent and Term Sheets
- Due Diligence
- Documenting the Deal
- What Happens After The Deal?
Do you want a business loan? This webinar offers insights from a former banker to help you understand what lenders require, the loan application process, and how a lender makes a decision on a loan request. Vince Haworth with the Kansas SBDC Capital Access Center will cover:
Your website is online, but does anyone notice? Shift your website from invisible to visible. Learn the basics of search engine optimization (SEO)to help you move up in Google search rankings. Walk away with the ability to complete a simple “SEO Checklist” yourself or with the knowledge to confidently contact and hire an SEO expert.
Carl York with the Kansas Department of Revenue will give you the basics in this free webinar. Topics include sales and compensating use taxes, tax forms and how to file them, estimated taxes, and recordkeeping.
Carl York with the Kansas Department of Revenue will focus on sales tax issues for construction contractors and subcontractors, including those who provide services such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, roofing, HVAC, and landscaping. Learn about applying sales tax to materials and labor, Project Exemption Certificates, tax returns, billing, and more.
Interested in learning about starting a business from home? Register for this free webinar to discover how to begin a home based business! We'll discuss how COVID-19 changed consumer behavior and its impact on business ownership.