Business Weekly Agenda for October 25th

Wednesday October 26th

The Small Business Resource Association is hosting a Networking MINGLE from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at the Doubletree by Hilton Reading, 701 Penn St., Reading. Registration: – doubletree. SBRA MINGLES offer a unique opportunity to network with other small business owners. This event is free for members, $25 at the door for non-members.

Thursday 27 October

Berk’s LaunchBox is hosting “Use YouTube to Grow Your Business” virtually via Zoom from 10-11 a.m. – the third of six “Grow with Google” events presented by Invent Penn State LaunchBox and Innovation Network. Get best practices for creating a YouTube channel and compelling video content that promotes your products and services and encourages engagement with your brand. Registration: This session is free to the public.

Tuesday, November 1st

The Small Business Resource Association is hosting a “Skin Cancer Awareness” tune-up workshop on Tuesday from 9:30-10:30 am. In this session, presented by Reading Dermatology’s Amy Hendrix, key insights will be: what skin cancer is and how common it is; what should you look for to identify it; and what you can do about it. Registration: This event is free to the public.

Tuesday, November 1st

The Manufacturers Resource Center is hosting the Six Elements of a Positive Safety Culture webinar virtually via Zoom from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This webinar focuses on six key actions that must be met for a positive safety culture. For a full description of the webinar and registration, go to: Contact: Diane Lewis at [email protected] or 610-628-4578. Cost: Free

Thursday, November 10th

The Berks Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is hosting a “National Philanthropy Day Breakfast, Awards and Conversation with Edgar Villanueva” from 7:30am at the DoubleTree Hotel in Reading. The annual breakfast honors individuals, organizations and businesses for their philanthropic contributions to Berks County. Immediately following the awards breakfast, AFP Berks will host a 9:45-10:45 call with Villanueva, Founder and Director of the Decolonizing Wealth Project and Liberated Capital. Villanueva is an author, activist, and expert on race, wealth, and philanthropy. His bestseller, Decolonizing Wealth, has been called a “wake-up call” for philanthropy. Ticket information and sponsorship opportunities for both events are available at

Tuesday, 11/15

Berk’s LaunchBox will host a webinar titled “High Quality Sales Funnels: The 3Ls to the Best Business Outcomes” from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Learn how to best set up your sales funnel with Jared Barto, CEO of Funnel Fixer-Upper Build a healthy and profitable business with a focus on the three L’s: Life, Leads and Legacy. Registration: There is no cost for this webinar.

Tuesday, 11/15

Berk’s LaunchBox presents “3D Printing for Beginners” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. by appointment. Discuss the software and equipment used to 3D print a product, learn the terms and tips used in 3D printing. You create a tool in TinkerCAD that you can personalize, then send it to the print shop to create your first prototype. Another meeting will take place on Thursday 1st December from 6pm to 8pm. To select a time slot, visit For more information, email [email protected]

Every second Tuesday

The SHRM Berks County Chapter meets virtually from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. The meeting includes a presentation on a relevant HR topic. Visit for more information.

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