Events By Category: “Speaker/Lecture/Seminar”

  • What Is the Blackstone Launchpad?

    Virtual

    Did you know we give away MONEY? Did you know we have $20/hour internships in different industries and cities? Have you seen our roster of coaches and speakers from last year? You've probably walked by our location in the Student Union, but this is your opportunity to get to know ALL that we have to offer through an online session. …

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  • When and Why You Should Pivot

    Virtual

    Life might not go as you always expect it to be and sometimes it is necessary to step back and learn from your circumstances. Being thoughtful of when and how to do it is valuable to learn and develop resilience in life. However, before walking away you should ask yourself some key questions. 

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  • How To Win a Pitch Competition

    Virtual

    Join us in this exciting virtual session on how to persuade, build confidence and develop lifelong communication skills that can make you a pitch competition winner. Hosted by Rachel Flasterstein, student coach and pitch expert at the Blackstone Launchpad. She’ll share some of her secrets that have allowed her to win multiple pitch competitions throughout her college journey. 

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    We look forward to seeing you in-person at the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando. If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This three-hour in-person seminar will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. Learn about the …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp Webinar powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It a one-page summary of the business much like a "company resume" and can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement will not be the only piece of marketing collateral that you …

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  • Study Abroad 101 (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This is a presentation for students interested in studying abroad. We will review the students' options for majors, locations and universities. There will be former study abroad students in attendance to answer questions. 

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  • SBA Workshop: Blueprint to Build a Successful Joint Venture Package

    National Entrepreneur Center: Venture Training Room

    We look forward to seeing you in-person at the National Entrepreneur Center in Orlando. This live workshop will provide an overview of how to build a successful joint venture package that conforms to SBA regulations. An old phrase says that two heads are better than one. Your properly conformed joint venture will make that statement true. A joint venture agreement, …

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  • Marketing Basics (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This webinar will provide an overview of the marketing process for small business, as well as a close look at all elements of a marketing plan. Marketing is the driver of revenue growth and an imperative for small business success. Topics include the traditional four “P’s” of marketing — product, place, promotion and price — as well as three new …

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This two-hour virtual seminar will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. Learn about the journey from pre-venture to start-up to opening your business and cover: Business legal …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It's a one-page summary of the business, much like a company resume, that can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement won't be the only piece of marketing collateral that you use …

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easier (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth. We’ll remove the mystery of how to create a business plan, the information that should be included and how to use it as a tool to keep your company on track for long term growth. Please note: Certain device’s operating systems (e.g. Windows S mode), browsers, programs/features, applications, firewalls, …

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  • Study Abroad 101 (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This is a presentation for students interested in studying abroad. We will review the students' options for majors, locations and universities. There will be former study abroad students in attendance to answer questions. 

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  • Market Research: Your Business and Competition

    Virtual

    As part of its ongoing Expert Speaker series, the Florida APEX Accelerator at UCF is pleased to host the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Government Contracting – Area III to discuss best practices on how to use market research to make one’s business more competitive. Procurement Center Representative Jessica Gaskins will provide resources and guidance on how to conduct …

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  • How to Start Your Business (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    If you’re thinking of starting a business, it’s important to take the right steps. This two-hour virtual seminar will give you an overview of what to know, actions to take and how to avoid common missteps to give your company its greatest chance of success. Learn about the journey from pre-venture to start-up to opening your business and cover: Business legal …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • Marketing Basics (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This webinar will provide an overview of the marketing process for small business, as well as a close look at all elements of a marketing plan. Marketing is the driver of revenue growth and an imperative for small business success. Topics include the traditional four “P’s” of marketing — product, place, promotion and price — as well as three new …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It's a one-page summary of the business, much like a company resume, that can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement won't be the only piece of marketing collateral that you use …

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  • Market Research: Set-Asides and Responding to Research Requests

    Virtual

    As part of its ongoing Expert Speaker series, the Florida APEX Accelerator at UCF is pleased to host the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Government Contracting – Area III to share how research can help one’s business better target and respond to Sources Sought Notices and Requests for Information. Procurement Center Representative Jessica Gaskins will review: How targeted responses …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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  • CREOL Seminar: Volker J. Sorger

    CREOL : 103 and Virtual

    Title: CHIPS Act and Florida’s Semiconductor Ecosystem: Partnerships, Photonics, and AIAbstract: In this seminar I will share the unique opportunity of Florida to lead the nation in ‘Specialty Electronics’. After a Chips Act 101, I will share how the various R&D and manufacturing funding programs relate to photonic technologies especially. Then, I will share some of our latest work in …

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  • Capability Statement Boot Camp (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Capability Statement Boot Camp powered by the APEX Accelerator at UCF. A capability statement is a popular piece of marketing collateral in government contracting. It's a one-page summary of the business, much like a company resume, that can be a great tool to introduce your business. A capability statement won't be the only piece of marketing collateral that you use …

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  • Business Plan Writing Made Easier (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Your business needs a roadmap for every stage of its growth. We’ll remove the mystery of how to create a business plan, the information that should be included and how to use it as a tool to keep your company on track for long term growth. Please note: Certain device’s operating systems (e.g. Windows S mode), browsers, programs/features, applications, firewalls, …

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  • Government Contracting: Overview (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Federal, state and local government procurement is the largest target market in the world. The question is usually not “Does the government buy what you are selling?” It is more, “Can you be competitive enough and relentless enough to position your business to win government contracts?” If you think you can be competitive, then government contracting may be a good …

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