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Aug 14th, 2013 to Dec 10th, 2014 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where
365 Canal Street

Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, the application process, and how the 8(a) program works. We will also discuss System for Award Management (SAM) and Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) registration and provide general information on doing business with the federal government. Detailed information will be provided on: the primary purpose of the Section 8(a) Program (business development); eligibility criteria; length of time in business requirement; how the business development and contracting aspects of the program work; the firm's responsibility as an 8(a) Program participant; electronic application process; reporting requirements; the importance of updating your SAM registration; and the DSBS supplemental profile. Immediately following the 8(a) Business Development presentation, a presentation will be made on the HUBZone Contracting Program. For additional information, please call 504-589-6688 or 504-589-6685 or email jo.lawrence3@sba.gov or gail.brogan@sba.gov.

Aug 14th, 2013 to Sep 04th, 2013 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
<p>The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination  </p> <p>The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses.  It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.  (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.</p>
Aug 15th, 2013 to Dec 12th, 2013 | 01:00pm - 02:00pm
Where
152 Parking Way
<p>This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various SBA programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses.  General information will be provided on the following programs and services:  </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</li> <li> MSBDC – Mass. Small Business Development Centers</li> <li> BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</li> <li> SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</li> <li> Government Contracting Opportunities:   8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</li> <li> Disaster Assistance          </li> </ul>
Aug 20th, 2013 to Dec 17th, 2013 | 05:00pm - 06:00pm
Where
801 Main Avenue
<p> The <strong>Technology Association of Iowa </strong>(TAI), the <strong>NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center</strong> and the <strong>North Iowa Corridor EDC </strong>are excited to sponsor TechBrew programming in North Iowa on the third Tuesday every month.</p> <p>For questions, please email <a href="mailto:patrick@technologyiowa.org">patrick@technologyiowa.org</a> .</p> <p>Local Hosts:</p> <ul> <li> Mark Reinig, <strong>CIRAS</strong></li> <li> Ron Barracks, <strong>Dealerbuilt</strong></li> <li> Natalie Hammer, <strong>HMR</strong></li> <li> Trond Gjendem, <strong>Kingland Systems</strong></li> <li> Arian Schuessler, <strong>Mason City Brewing</strong></li> <li> Steve Davis, <strong>Mercy Medical Center - North</strong></li> <li> Jon Heinz & Jim Miller,<strong> Metalcraft</strong></li> <li> Rachel Bailey, <strong>North Iowa Corridor EDC</strong></li> <li> Tim Putnam & Mike Dirksen, <strong>NIACC</strong></li> <li> Brett Schoneman, <strong>Schoneman Realtors</strong></li> <li> Vernon Johnson, <strong>TeamQuest</strong></li> <li> Adam Frederick, <strong>Webwise</strong></li> </ul> <p>TechBrew is a trademarked service of the Technology</p>
Aug 21st, 2013 to Dec 18th, 2013 | 12:00pm - 12:00pm
Where
<p>Unable to make it to the <a href="http://www.sba.gov/events/sba-small-business-resource-day-4">SBA Small Business Resource Day</a> seminars? Then join us for the webinar version, part of the new Small Business Power Lunch webinar series.</p> <p>Topics covered will include:</p> <ul> <li> Free business counseling providers and their specific areas of assistance</li> <li> SBA's loan programs</li> <li> How to apply for a loan</li> <li> Government contracting basics</li> <li> SBA's government contracting programs.</li> </ul> <p>Pre-registration is preferred. When pre-registering via email, please include your name and the webinar date you are registering for.</p> <p><strong>To join the webinar:</strong></p> <p>IMPORTANT: We recommend that you download the webinar participant application ahead of time by going to <a class="ext" href="http://www.sba.gov/leaving-sba-dot-gov?url=https%3A%2F%2Fconnect16.uc.att.com%2Fsba%2FPrepare%2F">https://connect16.uc.att.com/sba/Prepare/</a>.</p> <ol> <li> Go to <a class="ext" href="http://www.sba.gov/leaving-sba-dot-gov?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.connectmeeting.att.com">https://www.connectmeeting.att.com</a></li> <li> When prompted, select the recommended Windows-based option if you have downloaded the participant application.  If you did not download the participant application, then select the Web-based option when prompted.</li> <li> Enter meeting number 888-858-2144.</li> <li> Enter access code 8678895.</li> <li> Select your preferred audio connection when prompted. IMPORTANT: If your computer does not have a microphone and you wish to communicate with the presenters, you must connect via phone. (Be aware that we have experienced occasional issues with the VOIP function, so consider keeping a phone nearby just in case.)</li> <li> If you do not receive an audio connection prompt, call 888-858-2144 and enter the above access code. (This is <strong>only </strong>if you do not receive the audio connection prompt.)</li> </ol> <p><em>Part of the SBA South Carolina District Office's Small Business Power Lunch webinar series.</em></p>
Aug 21st, 2013 to Dec 18th, 2013 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
34 School Street
<p>This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various SBA programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses.  General information will be provided on the following programs and services:  </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</li> <li> MSBDC – Mass. Small Business Development Centers</li> <li> BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</li> <li> SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</li> <li> Government Contracting Opportunities:   8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</li> <li> Disaster Assistance          </li> </ul>
Aug 21st, 2013 to Sep 11th, 2013 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
<p>The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination  </p> <p>The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses.  It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.  (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.</p>
Aug 22nd, 2013 to Dec 19th, 2013 | 10:00am - 11:00am
Where
36 Cordage Park Circle, Ste 200
<p>This workshop will help you gain a better understanding of the various SBA programs and services that are available to prospective or current entrepreneurs who need assistance in starting or expanding their businesses.  General information will be provided on the following programs and services:  </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</li> <li> MSBDC – Mass. Small Business Development Centers</li> <li> BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</li> <li> SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</li> <li> Government Contracting Opportunities:   8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</li> <li> Disaster Assistance          </li> </ul>
Aug 28th, 2013 to Sep 18th, 2013 | 05:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
<p>The four sessions will be held consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. beginning April 10, 2013. As part of the course, you will receive an overview of DC's employment laws as they apply to small businesses, including: Hiring, Firing, and Performance Management; Employee Compensation and Classification; Wage and Hour Laws; Distinction between Employees and Independent Contractors; and Employment Discrimination  </p> <p>The course will be taught by employment law experts with experience dealing with small businesses.  It is designed for sole proprietors, members of business partnerships, general managers and owners of LLCs. The sessions will take place at the offices of Crowell & Moring, 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.  (One block from Metro Center on the Red, Blue and Orange lines.) There is a $25 charge for the series to cover the cost of materials. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for from the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Program, DC SBDC and the DSLBD.</p>
Sep 01st, 2013 to Sep 01st, 2013 | 12:00am - 12:00am
Where
Wisconsin SBDC Centers
<p>The Small Business Development Centers conduct classroom training throughout the state that can provide skills and knowledge for entrepreneurs and small businesses.</p> <p>Classes revolve around various topics including business planning, starting and financing a business. </p> <p>Visit <a href="http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org/Training.htm" title="SBDC Training" type="http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org/Training.htm">http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org/Training.htm</a></p>

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