Sync Space Boot Camps

Programs catered to a range of different industries.

Overview

Our short-term courses are custom designed for specific industries to help startups confidently begin their business. Learn how to think strategically and define the values that will guide you uniquely through your industry.  Courses are conducted virtually and in-person.

Marketing Boot Camp

Get a boost in marketing and e-commerce strategy to help your business survive and thrive in a pandemic-impacted world. This is a condensed virtual workshop customized for small businesses and entrepreneurs in need of adjusting their marketing strategy due to the impacts by COVID-19.  Students get insight on customer discovery, strategies for sales and social channels, and creating a brand strategy. Participants get opportunities for discussion and 1-on-1 mentorship specific to their businesses.

Course time is from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. This course can be attended in person or virtually.

In-person classes will be held at Sync Space, 227 E Sullivan St, Kingsport, TN 37660.

Course Dates
Tuesday 11/17, Thursday 11/19
Tuesday 12/1, Thursday 12/3
Tuesday 12/8, Thursday 12/10
Tuesday 12/15

Limited Scholarships are available, please click the ENROLL button to sign up for the program.

Makers, Creators and Online Retail Boot Camp

Industry experts address topics related to sales and marketing, e-commerce, access to training and equipment, finance and IP. This intensive boot camp is tailored for small businesses and entrepreneurs in the maker, retail or product industries who have been impacted by COVID-19. Specific topics to pivoting strategy, finance, and sales in the midst of COVID will be highlighted throughout the program all centered around an actual project.

Sessions will be hosted at the Inventor’s Center in Kingsport on Shelby Street.
Course hours are 5:30 – 7:30pm.

Course Dates
Tuesday 11/17, Thursday 11/19
Tuesday 12/1, Thursday 12/3
Tuesday 12/8, Thursday 12/10
Tuesday 12/15

Limited Scholarships are available, please click the ENROLL button to sign up for the program.

Restaurant Recovery & Growth

This 4-week virtual course is for employees, owners and operators of restaurants and food service businesses to provide the tools and resources to adjust your business model in response to the global pandemic and your customer’s changing needs and expectations. Learn how to think strategically and define the values that will guide you safely through this unique season for the food and beverage industry and find your opportunities for employment and career advancement.  This course will be conducted virtually.

Course hours are from 9:30 – 11:00 am.

Course Dates
Tuesday 11/17, Thursday 11/19
Tuesday 12/1, Thursday 12/3
Tuesday 12/8, Thursday 12/10
Tuesday 12/15

For more information, click here to download the PROOF Presentation (pdf).

Limited Scholarships are available, please click the ENROLL button to sign up for the program.

Partners

 
 
 

East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology (CBAT)

East Tennessee State University’s College of Business and Technology (CBAT) serves over 2,800 students and consists of seven departments that offer a diverse range of academic programs. Within the college, you will find undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as: Accountancy, Computing, Digital Media, Economics and Finance , Engineering, Engineering Technology, Interior Architecture, Management and Marketing, and Surveying and Mapping. For more information, visit www.etsu.edu/cbat

Sync Space Entrepreneur Center

Sync Space Entrepreneur Centers is a 501(c)3 non-profit accelerator program and the designated Launch Tennessee partner for Northeast Tennessee. Sync Space programs range from early idea validation and workshops, to accelerator programs uniquely focused on support for local and recruited startups considering Northeast Tennessee as a place to grow or expand their business. Sync Space programming aligns startups with key partners and industries that offer mentorship, opportunity for investment, and pilot program opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncspace.org

 

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