Everything You Wanted To Know About Consulting But Were Afraid To Ask

April 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm America/New York Timezone
Constant Contact - 3rd Floor - Great Room
1601 Trapelo Road

Consultants Network

Registration: no registration required, non-member admission fee – $5.00

This meeting will feature our annual panel discussion with five independent consultants who will share their experience and ideas on how start and build a consulting practice.

Topics covered will include:

Should you be a consultant? Pros & cons. Skills, experience, technology, personal preferences
Business prospecting: sourcing leads; the value of networking
Proposals, pricing, payment schedule
On site or off?
Your tools vs. client’s tools
Finalizing a contract
Record keeping
Subcontracting through job shops
Business structure: Incorporation, sole proprietorship, partnership
Payment choices: 1099, Corp to Corp, or W2
Business finances: funding, salaries, operating expenses, benefits, health insurance, retirement
Pitfalls to avoid.

Panel Members: (To be announced)

PLEASE NOTE: The meeting is open to the public. No charge for Consultants Network members or employees of Constant Contact; $5 entrance fee for all others.

Casual dress.

The Consultants Network meeting starts at 6:30 PM. The meeting will take place at Constant Contact, Reservoir Place – 1601 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02451, in the Great Room on the third floor.

A no host, PRE-MEETING DINNER will take place at 5:15 PM (sharp) at Bertucci’s, 475 Winter Street, Waltham, MA (exit 27B, Rte. 128)

Driving Directions to Constant Contact: Follow I-95/route 128 to Trapelo Rd in North Waltham, Waltham. Take exit 28 from I-95/route 128.(https://goo.gl/maps/tvn3I)

Consultants Network meetings generally take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month, but are not held during the summer months.

For more information, e-mail or contact the chairman Frederick Beihold, at 508-405-0499. email@blackoakshop.com