Accion Offers Workshop: Marketing on a Shoestring Budget, Albuquerque

Accion Regional Headquarters, Albuquerque

2000 Zearing Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

As part of the PNM Job Growth Initiative, Accion New Mexico • Arizona • Colorado (Accion) is hosting an upcoming seminar intended for small business owners and entrepreneurs who are interested in learning how to successfully market their business. During the one-hour session, Joanie Griffin, a local marketing expert, will share her practical solutions for crafting and implementing the best media approach for promoting your business. Griffin will discuss the basics of marketing and how to frugally overcome challenges. The session will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22 at Accion's regional headquarters at 2000 Zearing Ave. NW in Albuquerque's Sawmill neighborhood. There is a $5 charge for Accion clients and their guests and a $15 charge for general community members. Reserve your spot by calling Accion at (505) 243-8844 or (800) 508-7624. Joanie Griffin is the president of Griffin & Associates, one of New Mexico’s largest communications firms, specializing in growing small businesses no matter the budget. With over 30 years of experience, she has worked with small and large clients alike. Griffin has received the Lifetime Achievement Award through the New Mexico Chapter of the American Marketing Association and she has been named a Top Performing CEO and a Woman of Influence by the Albuquerque Business First. Accion is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and business owners fuel income generation, asset creation, employment opportunities and financial success through business ownership. The organization offers business loans between $200 and $300,000 along with training, networking and other support services to those who own or want to start a business. This seminar is made possible through support from PNM’s Job Growth Initiative, launched in June 2013. The PNM Job Growth Initiative works to support local small businesses and provide critical resources to enable business owners to expand upon and create new jobs. --##-- Founded in 1994, Accion New Mexico ∙ Arizona ∙ Colorado has served entrepreneurs in 329 communities, financing the start-up and/or growth of 4,208 businesses through 6,565 loans totaling more than $50 million. These businesses report creating or sustaining an estimated 7,048 jobs in the three-state region. Accion’s loans range from $200 to $300,000. Accion New Mexico ∙ Arizona ∙ Colorado is a member of the Accion U.S. Network, the largest microfinance network in the United States. The network's five members have collectively made more than 47,700 loans totaling more than $380 million. Globally, Accion is a pioneer in microfinance, reaching millions of individuals through its international network of partners. For more information on Accion New Mexico ∙ Arizona ∙ Colorado, visit www.accionnm.org or call 1-800-508-7624. PNM is NYSE traded company headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With almost 100 years of history serving New Mexico and being an integral part of each community it serves, PNM strongly supports job growth for the people of New Mexico. Providing $250,000 in total to the PNM Job Growth Initiative is just one way that PNM shows its commitment to a strong economy.

Wednesday, 22 January, 2014

Contact:

Alex Borgeson

Phone: 505-243-8844
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$5/Accion clients or $15/Community

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