Dreams of Opening a Business? Rogers Can Help!

Uncertain how to turn your IDEA into a BUSINESS REALITY? Are you an existing small business looking for ways to expand? Maybe your customer base is changing? Or maybe you see new market opportunities and need help accessing them?

You now have access to a FREE, confidential business consulting service – Open to Business. The City of Rogers is an official partner in the program that aims to promote entrepreneurship and assist and grow small business by providing access to important resources. Through Open to Business, entrepreneurs and small business owners can gain access to these resources and knowledge of expert advisers that specialize in business planning and marketing and advertisement; connect your business with professional services from contractors to tax professionals, accountants and financial planners; and help you navigate the realities of licensing and inspections. Open to Business advisers can also help explore financing options, and even possibly assist your business with accessing capital.

Rob Smolund from Open to Business will be at Rogers City Hall the 2nd Tuesday every other month, starting May 14. Or, you can schedule an appointment by emailing rsmolund@mccdmn.org or calling 612-789-7337, ext. 260. Open to Business is a free service for entrepreneurs and small businesses provided and paid for by the City of Rogers and Hennepin County.