Upcoming Events

  • How to Start Your Business

    Small Business Development Center

    A NO-COST, three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements.Register Here

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  • Insurance Essentials: Managing Your Risk

    Small Business Development Center

    A two-hour seminar reviewing the types of business insurance, how to keep insurance premiums low, and how and where to locate a good insurance agent.Fee: $20Register Here

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  • Franchising-A Fit for My Business or a Business for Me?

    Small Business Development Center

    Have you dreamed of owning a business, but want the structure of a franchise? Whether you’re an individual interested in exploring franchising opportunities or a business looking to franchise your business model, our experts will provide you with the hands-on perspective, knowledge and information you need before taking the next step.Fee: No CostRegister Here

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  • Making Sense of the Numbers: Bookkeeping and Tax Fundamentals

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar providing the basic record keeping and tax preparation for your small business. Topics included chart of accounts, federal & state tax requirements, sales tax and tax decisions.Fee: $30Register Here

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  • Introduction to Government Contracting

    Small Business Development Center

    This seminar provides an in-depth examination and clarification on the federal government contracting Process. Topics include the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), registration with the federal government at www.sam.gov, acquisition principles, definitions, ethics, contract clauses, procurement methods, contract types, and socioeconomic programs.

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  • Subcontracting and Teaming

    Small Business Development Center

    For many small businesses, entry into government contracting will or should begin as a subcontractor. This seminar will provide the small business owner with an understanding of the overall subcontracting process, including the format for a Subcontract and Teaming agreement, including how to protect your company during the relationship and the overall benefits of subcontracting. This seminar will also provide ...

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  • Preparing Bids & Proposals

    Small Business Development Center

    This session provides an overview and stimulates discussion on how to effectively write and submit a compliant proposal in response to a government solicitation. The seminar will provide an understanding of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quotation (RFQ) and an analysis of how they differ. The seminar will discuss bid or no bid decisions, ...

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  • Winning the Contract: Marketing & Selling to the Government

    Small Business Development Center

    This seminar will provide you with suggestions on how to market your products/services to government agencies and we’ll provide links to a current list of government purchasing activities. We’ll commence with a brief overview of selling to and doing business with the federal government including registration, and principles and practices of contracting. We will then transition and provide you with ...

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  • How to Start Your Business

    Small Business Development Center

    A NO-COST, three-hour seminar designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business. Topics included business plans, legal forms of business, and licensing requirements.Register Here

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  • Marketing for Business Success

    Small Business Development Center

    A three-hour seminar providing an overview of the marketing process for a small business. Topics include identifying your target market, advertising, publicity, and marketing budgetFee: $30Register Here

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  • Google AdWords

    Small Business Development Center

    What if you built a website and nobody came? Simple answer: Start an ad campaign using Google AdWords to generate traffic to your site. In this three hour seminar, you will learn the steps to implementing Google AdWords: how to set up an account, create an ad, start a campaign and set a budget. The session will also describe how ...

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easy

    Small Business Development Center

    This seminar provides a simple and realistic approach for the serious entrepreneur who is ready to write that winning business plan. From identifying your target market to financial projections, this workshop will guide you through outlining the key sections of the plan, making the writing process easy.Fee: $30Register Here

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