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Mar 08th, 2014 to Mar 08th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
600 Soledad
This workshop will give you an introduction to franchising and will address: - Why do you want to start a business? - Why own a franchise? - What about the economy? - Funding options - Misconceptions about franchising - How to find the right franchise - What is a business model? Kevin Lucciola, a FranNet Franchise Specialist will be presenting. This is a free workshop so take advantage of this opportunity to have your questions about franchising answered by an expert.
Mar 08th, 2014 to Mar 08th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
600 Soledad
This workshop will give you an introduction to franchising and will address: - Why do you want to start a business? - Why own a franchise? - What about the economy? - Funding options - Misconceptions about franchising - How to find the right franchise - What is a business model? Kevin Lucciola, a FranNet Franchise Specialist will be presenting. This is a free workshop so take advantage of this opportunity to have your questions about franchising answered by an expert.
Mar 09th, 2014 to Mar 14th, 2014 | 08:00am - 08:00am
Where
hotel
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service, is organizing an Executive-led Trade Mission to Taiwan, Japan, and Korea March 10 –14, 2014. The purpose of the mission is to help U.S. firms in the travel and tourism industry find business partners and sell services in Taipei, Taiwan; Seoul, Korea; and Tokyo, Japan. The targeted sector for participation in this mission is travel and tourism, including U.S.-based travel and tourism suppliers, destination marketing organizations (i.e., convention and visitors bureaus), travel promotion organizations and other travel and tourism entities promoting and selling travel to the United States including trade associations. This Trade Mission is organized as three separate segments (Taiwan, Korea and Japan). Companies may choose to participate in one, two or all three segments. The fee for participating in more than one segment is the sum of the individual segments. For business-to-business meetings in Taiwan only (not traveling to an additional trade mission country), the participation fee will be $1,400 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)and $1,625 for large firms. For business-to-business meetings in Japan only (not traveling to an additional trade mission country), the participation fee will be $1,725 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $1,925 for large firms. For business-to-business meetings in Korea only (not traveling to an additional trade mission country), the participation fee will be $1,275 for a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) and $1,475 for large firms.
Mar 09th, 2014 to Mar 09th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 05:00pm
Where
2310 University Way Building 2, Suite 1
The Bozeman Small Business Development Center will be offering Profit Mastery this March 5th and 6th and 12th & 13th from 1 PM till 5 PM at the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center off MSU's campus. This 16 hour training is recognized as one of the best in its class. In this hands-on workshop you'll learn to understand your financials and learn how to manage your business to increase profitability. Alongside other business owners and managers, you will analyze real-world business problems and uncover how to: • Understand your financial position • Use tools to take active control of your finances • Make effective pricing decisions • Evaluate and manage cost patterns • Make your business more bankable • Avoid cash crunches • Plan for transition • Strengthen your lender relationships The Profit Mastery class will take place over four half-day sessions • Four Sessions • Wednesday & Thursdays March 5th & 6th and 12th & 13th • 1 PM - 5 PM LOCATION: Montana Manufacturing Extension Center 2310 University Way Building 2, Ste. 1 Bozeman, MT 59715 Highlights The most successful businesses have found that the key to long-term success revolves around effective financial management. Through case studies and a down-to-earth style, experience this remarkably powerful program: • Understand why and how to benchmark your company performance. • Identify the difference between "making a profit" and "having cash" and how to do more of both. • Learn how to correctly compute your break-even and the effects of price, volume and costs. If you plan to attend, please register with Jessie Zieg at 406.728.9234 Cost: $255 You may be eligible for funds to help with training costs. Please ask Jessie Zieg for more information. About the Facilitator: Amita Patel Greer As Director of Business Advising and SBDC, Amita helps businesses with business planning, marketing, and growth strategies. Before Montana CDC, Amita worked for MT Credit Unions for Community Development as an AmeriCorps VISTA coordinator. Before her move to Montana, Amita earned her MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University and worked in commercial lending at Commerzbank in New York for two years.
Mar 09th, 2014 to Mar 09th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 05:00pm
Where
2310 University Way Building 2, Suite 1
The Bozeman Small Business Development Center will be offering Profit Mastery this March 5th and 6th and 12th & 13th from 1 PM till 5 PM at the Montana Manufacturing Extension Center off MSU's campus. This 16 hour training is recognized as one of the best in its class. In this hands-on workshop you'll learn to understand your financials and learn how to manage your business to increase profitability. Alongside other business owners and managers, you will analyze real-world business problems and uncover how to: • Understand your financial position • Use tools to take active control of your finances • Make effective pricing decisions • Evaluate and manage cost patterns • Make your business more bankable • Avoid cash crunches • Plan for transition • Strengthen your lender relationships The Profit Mastery class will take place over four half-day sessions • Four Sessions • Wednesday & Thursdays March 5th & 6th and 12th & 13th • 1 PM - 5 PM LOCATION: Montana Manufacturing Extension Center 2310 University Way Building 2, Ste. 1 Bozeman, MT 59715 Highlights The most successful businesses have found that the key to long-term success revolves around effective financial management. Through case studies and a down-to-earth style, experience this remarkably powerful program: • Understand why and how to benchmark your company performance. • Identify the difference between "making a profit" and "having cash" and how to do more of both. • Learn how to correctly compute your break-even and the effects of price, volume and costs. If you plan to attend, please register with Jessie Zieg at 406.728.9234 Cost: $255 You may be eligible for funds to help with training costs. Please ask Jessie Zieg for more information. About the Facilitator: Amita Patel Greer As Director of Business Advising and SBDC, Amita helps businesses with business planning, marketing, and growth strategies. Before Montana CDC, Amita worked for MT Credit Unions for Community Development as an AmeriCorps VISTA coordinator. Before her move to Montana, Amita earned her MBA in Finance from Seton Hall University and worked in commercial lending at Commerzbank in New York for two years.
Mar 09th, 2014 to Mar 13th, 2014 | 08:00pm - 08:00pm
Where
CeBIT is the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions for home and work environments. The key target groups are users from industry, the wholesale/retail sector, skilled trades, banks, the services sector, government agencies, science and all users passionate about technology. CeBIT offers an international platform for comparing notes on current industry trends, networking, and product presentations. Deutsche Messe AG has organized CeBIT in Hannover each spring since 1986. Over 4,000 companies from a 70 countries exhibited at CeBIT 2013. More than 80% of the visitors came to CeBIT for professional reasons and 20% of visitors came to CeBIT from outside of Germany. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. is the American subsidiary of the Deutsche Messe AG (Hannover Trade Fair Authority), which is the organizer of fairs in Hannover, Germany. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. has exclusive responsibility for US exhibitor and visitor promotion for fairs in Hannover, Germany, and has successfully organized the USA Pavilions every year since 1986 and expects a successful 2014 event. As with CeBIT 2013 there will be a recruitment emphasis placed on expanding the participation of new-to-market manufacturers in the USA Pavilions, and to strengthen group exhibits. Excluding European subsidiaries there were 67 U.S. companies exhibiting at CeBIT 2013.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 14th, 2014 | 08:00am - 08:00am
Where
Hannover Fairgrounds
CeBIT is the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions for home and work environments. The key target groups are users from industry, the wholesale/retail sector, skilled trades, banks, the services sector, government agencies, science and all users passionate about technology. CeBIT offers an international platform for comparing notes on current industry trends, networking, and product presentations. Deutsche Messe AG has organized CeBIT in Hannover each spring since 1986. Over 4,000 companies from a 70 countries exhibited at CeBIT 2013. More than 80% of the visitors came to CeBIT for professional reasons and 20% of visitors came to CeBIT from outside of Germany. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. is the American subsidiary of the Deutsche Messe AG (Hannover Trade Fair Authority), which is the organizer of fairs in Hannover, Germany. Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. has exclusive responsibility for US exhibitor and visitor promotion for fairs in Hannover, Germany, and has successfully organized the USA Pavilions every year since 1986 and expects a successful 2014 event. As with CeBIT 2013 there will be a recruitment emphasis placed on expanding the participation of new-to-market manufacturers in the USA Pavilions, and to strengthen group exhibits. Excluding European subsidiaries there were 67 U.S. companies exhibiting at CeBIT 2013.
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 10th, 2014 | 08:00am - 04:00pm
Where
290 Macon Ave
Opportunities 2014 is your chance to learn how you can tap into this lucrative market. It is a regional biennial "reverse" trade show that allows small businesses the opportunity to meet contracting officers from over 50 federal, state, and local government agencies and prime contractors. As a small business person at Opportunities 2014, you can: Market your products and services directly to over 50 federal, state, and local government agencies and large prime contractors in ONE day with ONE sales call. Attend series of seminars designed to provide the latest information on doing business with and selling to the government. - See more at: http://www.sbtdc.org/business-events/opportunities-2014/#sthash.A0pRHJCy.dpuf
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 08:00am - 05:00pm
Where
1230 "J" Street
Cost: $99 if register by 02/28, $149 after, Pre-registration Required, Propel Your Business Conference - "Think Bigger--Grow Strategically Network Statewide with Like-Minded Business Leaders": Presented by NAWBO California topics that make a difference in your business: Business Matchmaking, Cyber Security, Doing Business with Women Business Owners Makes Good Dollars and “Sense”, Affordable Care Act – Covered California, and Capitalize on Tax Credits
Mar 10th, 2014 to Mar 10th, 2014 | 08:00am - 04:00pm
Where
290 Macon Ave
Opportunities 2014 is your chance to learn how you can tap into this lucrative market. It is a regional biennial "reverse" trade show that allows small businesses the opportunity to meet contracting officers from over 50 federal, state, and local government agencies and prime contractors. As a small business person at Opportunities 2014, you can: Market your products and services directly to over 50 federal, state, and local government agencies and large prime contractors in ONE day with ONE sales call. Attend series of seminars designed to provide the latest information on doing business with and selling to the government. - See more at: http://www.sbtdc.org/business-events/opportunities-2014/#sthash.A0pRHJCy.dpuf

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