How To Start Your Business in Shasta and Trinity Counties

Apr 19 6:15 pm — 7:45 pm

Event Details

A brief introduction to entrepreneurship and the creation and development of new business ventures. Includes a high level overview of the critical success factors for entrepreneurs, including business structures, the development of the business plan, and permits and licensing procedures in Shasta and Trinity Counties in Northern CA.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Evaluate how well suited you are to launch and run your own business.
  • Understand the steps you will need to take to asses your business idea.
  • Make some informed decisions about the legal structure of your business and the licenses & permits you will need to obtain.
  • Decide what format of business plan you will most likely need to create.

Cost: FREE

Location: 1305 Sacramento Street, Redding, CA 96001

*In-person event, no livestreaming provided

Walk-ins welcome, registration preferred

**Please note: This event will start at 6:15pm due to the new parking rules for downtown Redding. Public parking is unrestricted starting at 6pm, and we wanted to make sure all attendees had time to park for free before the event starts.


Joe Rodola, SBDC Consultant

Joe Rodola comes to the SBDC with over 45 years experience in the Credit field. 25 years in lending, 13 years as Director of CCCS Redding, a debt consulting agency, 20 years teaching various financial classes, 10 year owner of his own service business (Joe Rodola’s Debt Consulting) and 8 years helping small business startups and helping them gain access to capital for both SCED and the SBDC. 

 Bryan Rheem, SBDC Consultant

Bryan is a business consultant that loves effective and efficient solutions, always searching for ways to help people maximize their output and productivity.

John Rowell, SBDC Consultant

John has several years experience in the business field, helping with startups and owning his own business. He has 35 years experience in the insurance field as agent , manager and owner; 3 years as director of SCORE center in Modesto California and was the lead consultant of one of the Central SBDC centers for 11 years.


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