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Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 05:00pm
Where
100 Main Street
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 02:30pm
Where
100 Middle St.
Email is the most cost-effective, targeted, track-able, and efficient way to build and maintain relationships for all types of business and organizations. Small businesses and organizations in Maine use email marketing every day to keep in touch with their customers and members. If you're not sure what it is, let us help! No Technical Experience Required!
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 05:00pm
Where
100 Main Street
Starting Your Own Business can be challenging...are you ready? This four-hour workshop is conducted by experienced business advisors and designed as a step-by-step guide for the first-time business owner. Your payment to attend the workshop includes a start-up workbook, handouts and access to 20 online courses in money, marketing and management. When you leave, you will be well-informed about the resources available and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Highlights of the workshop: - Evaluate whether there is a viable business in your good idea - Identify your target customers and explore how to conduct market research - Learn how to register your company, apply for tax numbers and protect your brand - Prepare to write an effective business plan - Find out about financing options and learn what a credible loan package looks like - Understand your "Next Steps" By the end of this workshop you will be well-informed about the resources available to you and the steps involved in launching a successful business. Space is limited so sign up early.
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
222 Ward Street
This seminar is designed to assist in preparing a business plan. The parts of the business plan are explained, i. e., industry research, description of company products and services, identifying target customer groups and a marketing plan. Financial components discussed are startup costs and preparation of a projected cash flow statement. To register for this event please click on Learn More, or visit our website at www.mssbdc.org, or call In MS 1-800-725-7232. Pre-registration is recommended.
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 05:00pm
Where
1000 Western Avenue
What Do Small Businesses Need to Know About the Affordable Care Act? Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act and what it means for your small business? Explore options and learn what small businesses need to be doing to comply with the Affordable Care Act.
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 05:00pm
Where
118 College Drive, 2nd Floor, Room 214
<p>Are you interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business. Topics include: regulations such as licenses and permits; legal forms of business ownership; basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential; lending terminology; outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business.</p> <p>To register for this event please visit our website at<strong> </strong><a href="https://clients.mssbdc.org/Events.aspx?mode=3&area=Jones+County+Junior+College&miles=25&zip=00000&center=47026&topicnum=0&days=120&sort=T&layout=0" title="UM MSBDC workshops"><b>JCJC MSBDC workshops</b></a><strong> </strong>or call In MS 1-800-725-7232. Pre-registration is recommended.</p>
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 03:30pm
Where
2120 Riverfront Drive
This seminar gives an introduction to the U.S. Small Administration's government contracting programs. Topics include the 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone certification, the SAM system, and the Federal Business Opportunities website. The seminar is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month except for December.
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 03:30pm
Where
2120 Riverfront Drive
This seminar gives an introduction to the U.S. Small Administration's government contracting programs. Topics include the 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone certification, the SAM system, and the Federal Business Opportunities website. The seminar is held on the fourth Tuesday of every month except for December.
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 05:00pm
Where
118 College Drive, 2nd Floor, Room 214
<p>Are you interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin? This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business. Topics include: regulations such as licenses and permits; legal forms of business ownership; basic marketing concepts to help analyze the revenue potential; lending terminology; outline for a business plan and other resources to assist in starting a business.</p> <p>To register for this event please visit our website at<strong> </strong><a href="https://clients.mssbdc.org/Events.aspx?mode=3&area=Jones+County+Junior+College&miles=25&zip=00000&center=47026&topicnum=0&days=120&sort=T&layout=0" title="UM MSBDC workshops"><b>JCJC MSBDC workshops</b></a><strong> </strong>or call In MS 1-800-725-7232. Pre-registration is recommended.</p>
Mar 25th, 2014 to Mar 25th, 2014 | 04:00pm - 06:00pm
Where
2 Gable Place
The Business Wisdom Circle is a monthly held event which is lighlty structured, facilitated, interactive conversation about business topics that are of interest to YOU -- the woman creating or running a business. For registration details, see below.

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