Places to Hang
The Business Center at Town Square is a flexible, informal, lobby-adjacent space at Green Lake’s community center, Town Square, where entrepreneurs can drop in, grab a coffee, hop onto the internet, work, relax, mingle, and network. Located in the historic former Green Lake County Courthouse, it’s a great, natural-light-filled landing pad to make contacts and get some work done between taking advantage of the community center’s many other options, including entrepreneurship classes: art and cooking instruction: gallery spaces; yoga, Pilates and group exercise classes; and 24-hour fitness center. Amenities include access to printer/copier/scanner, high-speed internet, coffee, water and soda, refrigerator, microwave, several work surface options.
Places to Work
Green Lake's Town Square Community Center serves as an economic engine for the Green Lake area, supporting entrepreneurs with private rental offices, conference rooms, shared spaces, strong internet connection and full-time front desk staff. Town Square is supported by many of the brightest business minds of our day--a select group of whom offer mentoring services to entrepreneurs starting businesses in the Green Lake area.
Green Lake Kitchens is a certified commercial kitchen business incubator located on the campus of the community center, Green Lake Town Square. Available for rental on an hourly basis, the kitchen includes commercial-grade stoves, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, equipment and storage space, and offers personal assistance in obtaining proper licensing, as well as professional mentoring services through Green Lake BizStarts, making it the ideal place to bring any culinary business from idea to market.
Places to Learn
Green Lake BizStarts, located at the Green Lake Town Square Community Center, offers a regular series of courses for entrepreneurs, including business plan writing: cash flow management; business financing; marketing; website creation; social media; and product development, manufacturing and distribution. In addition, Town Square is the host to entrepreneurial gatherings, including the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, providing an opportunity to meet and network with successful business people and other business owners from throughout the Green Lake area.