Free Webinar to Focus on Trademarking, Intellectual Property


The Columbia Gorge Small Business Development Center is hosting a no-cost, virtual presentation on Wednesday, Sept. 15th from 5-7 p.m. It will cover intellectual property and the importance of trademarks for businesses. Registration is free and can be found here.

This week is National Small Business Week and the Umatilla Electric Cooperative’s Business Resource Center has several great resources to check out. The IRS has a special page dedicated to small businesses with lots of great information and tools, that can all be found here. They have also updated their in-depth guide to starting a small business with new links and information.

In addition, the Consumer Protection Financial Bureau has a new page solely dedicated to small businesses. They are encouraging small business owners to share their lending experiences by filling out this form, so that they can learn more about their experiences and help create a more fair marketplace.


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