Upcoming Events & Seminars – Sponsored by Torrington Savings Bank


Small Business Tune-up
Increase Your Revenue!

Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM


In this two-part seminar, you will use the Business Model Canvas (BMC), a one-page document that allows you to test and validate the key parts of your business in a manageable format. You will gain insights about your customers, what value you offer through what channels and how your business can increase revenue.

  • During both seminar dates will build your own business model canvas and develop a testable hypothesis for new market segments.
  • During these interactive seminars you will receive coaching to help you take your business to the next level.
  • You will also receive tips on how to use the Business Model Canvas to develop a full business plan should you need one in the future.

The instructor, John Fiorello, is an adjunct business development instructor for Northwestern CT Community College and startup mentor for early-stage startups in the region, serving for-profit and non-profit entrepreneurs. He is also the founder of RecordME.co, a startup changing the way music and other content is delivered to fans. With a background in music, touring, production and recording, he previously co-founded The John Samuel Group, L3C with his wife, Karie.

The series is in partnership with the Winchester Economic Development Commission, Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce and SCORE.


  • Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24  5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Each topic is a series at no cost to assist your business to thrive using the knowledge and hands-on tools to be competitive in today’s marketplace.

Online Business Courses


Mentoring is available from successful entrepreneurs across industry sectors, instructors with extensive entrepreneurial experience, Senior Core of Retired Executive (SCORE) Business Coaches, SBA workshops, co-working spaces for entrepreneurs starting their own businesses.


Jane Williams, jwilliams@nwcc.edu, 860.738.6444


Monday-Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm


56 Park Place East, Winsted, CT 06098

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