Recreation and Tourism Business Workshop

Recreation and Tourism Business Workshop

Previously Held January 28, 2016
Farmington Museum
Learn how to start an outdoor recreation and tourism based business in San Juan County! There is a growing demand for outdoor recreation and tourism based businesses in the Farmington area take part in the workshop and learn how to turn your passion into a successful career.

Event Information

Farmington Museum
3041 E. Main Street Farmington, NM
SJC Enterprise Center
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$15 per person
Multiple organizations from across San Juan County have come together to host this workshop in order to help grow the recreation services we offer and assist individuals interested in developing an outdoor recreation based business.  The workshop will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 5:15 to 8:30pm at the Farmington Museum.  Dinner will be provided, cost is $15 per person advanced registration.
Join the workshop for information on:
  • ​Business opportunities available
  • Regulations specific to sport and recreation related businesses
  • Resources available to entrepreneurs
  • Tips on how to successfully start a business
  • Sucessful recreation business owner panel

If you have questions, or would like to register, please contact Judy Castleberry, SJC Enterprise Center Director, at 505-566-3699 or

Workshop Schedule

5:15-5:30pm - Meet & greet, food

5:30-5:35pm - Intros, why are we here

5:35-6:00pm - Opportunities Available

6:00-6:50pm - What you need to start a business

6:50-7:05pm - Rules specific to water sport businesses

7:05-7:20pm - Break

7:20-8:10pm - Business owner panel: What’s it like to own a recreational business—the good, the bad, the ugly

8:10-8:30pm - Wrap up and next steps

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