Three-Day business startup workshop

FAIRBANKS- What makes certain ideas or inventions popular? And how do you turn them into a successful business. To answer those questions and to help develop a business plan, the Fairbanks economic development corporation is hosting an interactive workshop this weekend. Starting Friday night and running through Sunday at the Westmark, the event aims to help people build products and launch startups. Organizers say people with a strong or casual business interests will benefit from the event.

General registration for the three- day workshop costs $20 dollars, and is free for students and military. You can find more info at:

fairbanks.startupweekend.org