Workshops and Events

Join us for an event!  The Women’s Business Center at CEI offers a variety of  workshops, as well as networking groups; all geared towards aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.


  • February 25, 2018
    9:30 am - 5:30 pm

This full-day workshop is designed to help both established and beginning farmers understand the financials of their business and learn how to make informed decisions to increase profits. It is best suited for those with at least one year of farming or similar experience. The goals of the workshop are to plan for profit, examine (more…)

Price Qty
FocusME Registrationshow details + $199.00 (USD)  
Payment Plan- 1st Paymentshow details + $100.00 (USD)   Expired
Payment Plan- 2nd Paymentshow details + $99.00 (USD)  

  • Second Session
    February 27, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Third Session
    March 13, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Fourth Session
    March 27, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Fifth Session
    April 10, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Sixth Session
    April 24, 2018
    8:30 am - 10:30 am

The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. This spring we are offering an Early Stage Business Peer Group and a Growth Stage Business Peer Group. Once you’ve registered we will contact you and ask you to complete a short questionnaire (more…)

Price Qty
FocusME Registrationshow details + $199.00 (USD)   Expired
Payment Plan- 1st Paymentshow details + $100.00 (USD)   Expired
Payment Plan- 2nd Paymentshow details + $99.00 (USD)  

  • Second Session
    February 27, 2018
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Third Session
    March 13, 2018
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fourth Session
    March 27, 2018
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fifth Session
    April 10, 2018
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sixth Session
    April 24, 2018
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Women’s Business Center at CEI and the Portland SCORE Chapter are collaborating to host FocusME, a series of peer groups for female entrepreneurs. This spring we are offering an Early Stage Business Peer Group and a Growth Stage Business Peer Group. Once you’ve registered we will contact you and ask you to complete a short questionnaire (more…)

Price Qty
Registrationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  

  • March 6, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this workshop, we’ll learn how to make a budget that finally works – even if your income is unpredictable, you’re in debt, your situation is in flux, or all of the above – by using a zero-based budget. We’ll also discuss how to figure out how much to pay yourself and how to know (more…)

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Registrationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  

  • March 8, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Are your social media marketing efforts failing to generate the results you want? Are you unsure of when to pay for ads or how much to spend on them? This workshop is designed to simplify the best practices of paid advertising across multiple social media channels. We’ll cover the budgeting, planning, execution, adjustment and analysis (more…)

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Registrationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  

  • March 13, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

How must you be perceived in order to own your market niche? Did you know that brands account for more than 30% of the stock market value of companies? But what is a brand, and how do you get a strong one? A BRAND is a complex collection of thoughts, beliefs, and feelings – associations – about a product (more…)

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Registrationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  

  • March 27, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

How should you look, feel, speak, and interact in order to create your defined brand experience for customers? Great, now you can tell people the kind of company you are and the brand you want to build. But how do you translate that into tangible designed items, collateral and communications? How do you brief designers (more…)

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Registrationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  

  • April 10, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

What are some top-priority communications and experiences you can create, to make your brand come to life? Hooray – you know what brand experience you need to create and you can articulate how it looks and feels! How do you really bring it to life as a 360 degree experience? How do you make it (more…)

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Registrationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  

  • April 24, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Do you want to set your small business up for success on social media? In this workshop we’ll talk about how to define your goals, determine which social media channels are best for your business, and understand how to reach your target audience. We’ll also discuss what type of content you should be sharing, which metrics (more…)

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Registrationshow details + $10.00 (USD)  

  • May 1, 2018
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Are you a small business owner who is unsure of what or when to post on social media, and never has enough time to strategize? In this workshop you’ll learn how to set up and implement a social media content calendar, utilize the scheduling feature on Facebook, and gain helpful resources to minimize daily frustration (more…)


Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

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