Your brand is your handle. The handle that opens the door to your business, its products and services.

Prepare for a Great 2022!

Date: 1/4/2022
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
No cost due to sponsor support

Format: Online Zoom 


The beginning of a new year symbolizes a fresh start for you and your business! It’s time to set specific measurable goals for your business. Strive to make 2022 the best year your business has seen yet! Setting and accomplishing your goals will not only make your business grow but will make you grow as a person and business owner as well.

This award winning business coach will help you develop goals that are ambitious but realistic. He will help you look at the ups and downs your business went through in 2021 and help you figure out exactly what you want the new year to look like.

Setting small, specific, achievable goals will give you the motivation and boost you need throughout the year to keep working towards what you want to accomplish. Goals are nothing without an action plan. We will help you not only set attainable goals but an action plan to make it happen along with tips and strategies to stay on track.

Need a little inspiration, we’ve compiled a list of ideas that could be applied to your business. If you already have a list of things you want to accomplish it can be difficult to narrow it down. This seminar will help you narrow down your list. Ben Franklin shared “that if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. If you do the same thing, you get the same results. Being proactive creates more success than being reactive.

This 3-hour investment of your time, will produce the best return on investment for your business in 2022. Now is the time to make a decision for greater success in 2022. Register for this seminar today. Limited class size.

Your instructor’s background:

Gary is the marketing and branding expert with his company Brand Door, teaches BRCC SBC Business Classes as an Adjunct Faculty and serves as the Executive Director for the BRCC Mission Accelerator Program. Prior to directing the Mission Acceleration: Business Accelerator, a Blue Ridge Community College Continuing Education Program, Gary for eleven years was the award winning Blue Ridge Community College Small Business Director.

During this time, he directed the BRCC Small Business Center, rated number one SBC training center out of 58 North Carolina Colleges across the state. Gary personally taught over 600 business seminars and assisted over 1,000 start-ups, growth and scale-up companies with management advice, branding, marketing, social media, access to capital, and business planning.

Update: Gary for the 2022-2023 Vision Henderson County Program will be the Executive Director. Vision is a one day a month – 8 month comprehensive leadership program designed to develop community leaders, promote networking, teach leadership styles, explore local issues, enhance critical thinking and further economic development. Gary is the Interim Executive Director shadowing the 2021-2022 program.

Gary has been recognized by:

  • Small Business Administration
  • National Association of Entrepreneurship
  • 2016 North Carolina Community College Staff Person of the Year Award
  • 2014 Dr. Molly A. Parkhill Blue Ridge Community Staff Person of the Year
  • Mountain Bizworks (Former Board Chair, Board Member 2014-2020 and member of the Finance & Chair of the Lending Committee)
  • SCORE (Service of Retired Executives)

Speaker: Gary Heisey, Marketing and branding expert with Brand Door

Sponsors: Blue Ridge Community College Small Business Center, Henderson County Chamber of Commerce, Brevard/Transylvania Chamber of Commerce

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