Upcoming Events & Seminars – Sponsored by Northwest Community Bank & Torrington Savings Bank


The First Virtual Meeting
Wednesday, May 27th, 2020, 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm

Including Two Entrepreneur Presenters, Moderator, Mentors.



Are you a mentor? Can you help a new business? Will you listen – then share your experience?
Use your expertise in healthcare, technology, social services, engineering, finance, legal or other industry to support entrepreneurs and new businesses.


Do you have a new business concept? Do you know your next steps to turn your goals into reality?Watch two presentations, then hear the feedback and advice of seasoned business founders and mentors. See if you would like to be a presenter at the next Northwest Startup event.

NORTHWEST STARTUP is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Be part of this dynamic, energetic, collaborative event

To learn about pitching your business, contact Jane Williams: jwilliams@nwcc.edu or

Sponsored by Northwest Community Bank and presented by Northwest Startup.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Google Business Apps Virtual Seminar
June 1st – June 4th,
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Join Us for This Four-Day Virtual Seminar

Develop a tactical plan for SEO. You will learn how SEO works and why it is vital to your business and blog. Learn how to generate free traffic and marketing for your business. Topics covered include SEO tools both basic and in depth. Google EAT and YMYL Pages, keyword and competitor research, On Page SEO-rich snippets and rich data. Backlinks and why they matter. Learn how to take advantage of the key functionality of Google Analytics and Google Search Console to measure your traffic and marketing efforts. You will learn which reports are most valuable and how to analyze the data.

Diane Ferreira is a full-time blogger, entrepreneur, and owner/co-owner of five sites. Her main blog, Worth Beyond Rubies, has a worldwide reach with daily visits from countries across the globe. She is listed as #20 of the top 100 Christian Women Bloggers in the World by Feedspot, sharing the top rankings with people such as Lisa TerKeurst, Ann Graham Lotz, and Priscilla Shirer. She owns Faithful CEOs, which does SEO and blog coaching, auditing, blog creation, and virtual assistance for various businesses. In addition to being an affiliate for many companies, she is also an Amazon Influencer.

Sponsored by Torrington Savings Bank.

Link to 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, small business workshops and 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