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Date: Nov 11, 2008
Scott Skodnek Business Development Center "Achieve the Winning Edge" SeminarHofstra University, Hempstead, NY – Local business owners will learn how to grow their businesses while attending the "Achieve the Winning Edge" seminar sponsored by the Business Development Center on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 from 8 to 10 a.m. in the Hofstra University Club, David S. Mack Hall, North Campus.
During the seminar lead by guest speaker Scott Nicholson, president and founder of Xtraordinary Home Products, Inc., participants will learn how to carve a niche for customers, create new and compelling products, develop innovative business strategies, satisfy customer service needs and review overhead expenses.
Scott Nicholson started the Bohemia-based company in 2006 and grew gross revenue 800 percent in just one year. He prides his company, which develops, manufactures and markets kitchenware and house ware products, on dynamic innovation and developing cutting-edge products that WOW his customers. Most recently, Xtraordinary Home Products, Inc. launched the industry’s most exciting and innovative bake ware line — Slice Solutions baking pans — which sold out in a record three minutes on QVC. His clients include Avon, Bed Bath & Beyond, Costco, Kmart, Linens ‘n Things, and Wal-Mart. Mr. Nicholson recently published book, The Seeds of Achievement, is a “roadmap” on how to obtain success, prosperity and life harmony.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited; reservations are required. To reserve your space please call (516) 463-7214 or e-mail: Theresa.M.Haller@hofstra.edu by November 11, 2008.
The Scott Skodnek Business Development Center is a multidisciplinary center offering human and technological resources for business support and education, as well as community service. Its mission is to help businesses, public entities and community organizations on Long Island and in the metropolitan area succeed in their various enterprises, while simultaneously enhancing the opportunities for Hofstra University and its students.
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution where students can choose from more than 140 undergraduate and 155 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education and allied human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law. With a student-faculty ratio of 14-to-1, our professors teach small classes averaging 22 students that emphasize interaction, critical thinking and analysis. Hofstra offers a faculty whose highest priority is teaching excellence. The University also provides excellent facilities with state-of-the-art technology, extensive library resources and internship programs that match students’ interests and abilities with appropriate companies and organizations. The Hofstra community is driven, dynamic and energetic, helping students find and focus their strengths to prepare them for a successful future.