Training and Workshops

Grow your business knowledge

Take advantage of our FREE training and workshops designed to navigate entrepreneurs through the ins and outs of business ownership. No matter your starting point, Business Advisors work with you to assess your business ideas and help you create a business plan. In light of the pandemic, NEON's workshops are being held virtually via Zoom until further notice. Please register on Eventbrite beforehand to receive the link.

Training and Workshops

Starting a Food Business 101 (Food 101)

Have you been dreaming of launching your very own food truck? Maybe you've got an incredible secret sauce that you want to make and bottle or you've wondered if you have what it takes to launch a food business and have questions of taking the next step.


Join us every 2nd Tuesday from 11:30am–1pm for our FREE Starting a Food Business 101 Workshop. We'll walk you through the different licenses you'll need for you food business and get you started. Once you've attended and filled out our application, we'll have join our Thinking About Business Workshop to learn the business management side of owning a food business. Afterwards, we'll schedule a one-on-one meeting with a NEON Business Advisor.  

Thinking About Business (TAB)

Are you thinking about starting a business? Join us every 3rd Saturday from 9am - 1pm for our FREE Thinking About Business (TAB) Workshop. Once you attend the workshop, you'll be able to fill out an application and schedule a one-on-one meeting with a NEON Business Advisor.

We walk you through some business basics and brainstorm how to turn your idea into a reality. You'll connect with an expert business advisor and learn how to create a business plan.


Learn more

Call (612) 302-1505 or email with your questions.