Just the Facts: Using U.S. Census Demographic Data to Build a Business Plan

Sep 8, 2015

This seminar will provide a hands-on look at three apps available from the U.S. Census to give small businesses and startups the edge in exploring the demographics of potential markets. The recently released Census Business Builder, the Census Reporter, and OnTheMap can work together to help you get the data you need to create or refocus your business plan. As an added bonus, you will also learn how the American Community Survey can provide useful information as you assess the past and plan for the future. Join us and don’t miss this opportunity to explore how U.S. Census Data can enhance your strategic business decisions and planning.
DATE:  Friday, October 2, 2015

Registration   8:30 am – 9:00 am
Seminar: Exploring the 3 Census Apps   9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch and Talk Story 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
A Hands-On Look at the American Community Survey 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Closing and Participant Feedback   1:30 pm – 1:45 pm

LOCATION:  MEDB’s Malcolm Center – 1305 N. Holopono Street, Suite 5 in Kihei
SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT: Wi-Fi capable laptop – Wi-Fi available at venue

  • Admission is $20
  • Lunch will be provided
  • Reservation required
  • Space is limited

Jerry Wong currently serves as Data Dissemination Specialist for the Census Bureau’s Los Angeles Region. Over the course of 4 decennial censuses in 37 years of service, Jerry’s experience has been extensive in both the Census Bureau’s missions of collecting and disseminating information. He has also supervised five of the Bureau’s ongoing health surveys in the Los Angeles Region.  For over 20 years of his career, Jerry has served as an Information Services Specialist where he worked with community groups, businesses, elected officials, planners, other organizations and the media and trained thousands of individuals on the use of demographic and economic census data for market research, community analysis and planning, grant proposals, and general decision-making which involves the use of statistical information.
REGISTER: https://hightechmaui.com/confregister/form-demographic-data.cfm
Frank De Rego Jr.
Director of Business Development Projects