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Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
200 East Main Street
A series of free classes for female and minority business owners seeking to do business with the government are being offered by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government in Lexington. Kentucky Minority and Women Business Enterprise Certification will be presented by David Garr and Sherita Miller, KY Finance Cabinet, on March 28, and other topics will be presented by experts through the end of March. Go to www.lexingtonky.gov/MWBE to register or for details on topics, dates, times, location and presenters.
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
300 Ellinwood Way, Ste. 300
Business and strategic planning for existing and aspiring business owners: • Learn to effectively articulate your Mission Statement • Create a sustainable Vision plan for the future • Create an effective strategy to complete stated Goals SBAs’ posting of this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 10:30am
Where
2820 South Padre Island Drive
<p class="gdp" style="margin: auto 0in 12pt">The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct a FREE seminar to help small businesses get started in Federal Government Contracting. Attendees will learn a step by step approach for becoming a federal contractor or subcontractor and the resources to help them. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) services to help small businesses in government contracting as well. The seminar is at the SBA Corpus Christi Branch Office, 2820 S. Padre Island Drive, Suite 108, Corpus Christi, TX 78415. Seating is limited & seminar is subject to change. To register call Elizabeth Soliz, Economic Development Specialist at 361-879-0017, Ext 301. </p> <p class="gdp" style="margin: auto 0in 12pt">This seminar is every "Last  Friday" of the month- always. </p>
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 02:00pm
Where
100 Rockafeller Road, Room #4038
Throughout the year the Center offers a 20-hour Business Plan Writing Workshop. Workshop cycles are offered on Fridays or on Saturdays. Workshop will cover Part I-Strategy and Organization, Part II- Marketing and Market Research, Part III – Forecasting and Financial Projections Part IV- Financial Statements and Budget Projections. Access to a Computer is necessary either through state of the art classrooms or personal laptops. Post-training counseling: Once the training is completed clients, who need additional fine-tuning of their business plans will have an opportunity to have Business & Financial Plan Consultations. A Certificate of Completion is issued after participating in all 20 hours of the Business Plan. Costs include training manual, 5 writing classes with hands on computer access to MS Word, Excel & the internet. Experienced trainers & presenters. Individualized attention; step by step tutoring with in-session counseling! Fee $125. Session Dates: March 7, 2014 March 14, 2014 March 21, 2014 March 28, 2014
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
300 Ellinwood Way, Ste. 300
Business and strategic planning for existing and aspiring business owners: • Learn to effectively articulate your Mission Statement • Create a sustainable Vision plan for the future • Create an effective strategy to complete stated Goals SBAs’ posting of this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products, or services of any Cosponsor or other person or entity. All SBA programs or cosponsored programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made, if requested at least 2 weeks in advance.
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 02:00pm
Where
100 Rockafeller Road, Room #4038
Throughout the year the Center offers a 20-hour Business Plan Writing Workshop. Workshop cycles are offered on Fridays or on Saturdays. Workshop will cover Part I-Strategy and Organization, Part II- Marketing and Market Research, Part III – Forecasting and Financial Projections Part IV- Financial Statements and Budget Projections. Access to a Computer is necessary either through state of the art classrooms or personal laptops. Post-training counseling: Once the training is completed clients, who need additional fine-tuning of their business plans will have an opportunity to have Business & Financial Plan Consultations. A Certificate of Completion is issued after participating in all 20 hours of the Business Plan. Costs include training manual, 5 writing classes with hands on computer access to MS Word, Excel & the internet. Experienced trainers & presenters. Individualized attention; step by step tutoring with in-session counseling! Fee $125. Session Dates: March 7, 2014 March 14, 2014 March 21, 2014 March 28, 2014
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
2525 Rochester Road
This workshop is for manufacturers looking for ways to save on interest and taxes. Pittsburgh is a manufacturing capital and this workshop is designed to help those looking to borrow $500,000 or more with: • Interest Savings on Bank Loans • Interest Charge - Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC) Tax Exempt Financing is a powerful tool that offers manufacturers a 35% reduction in interest rates. A lender can give a manufacturer a tax exempt loan and those savings can be passed on to the manufacturer as a lower rate. Also, qualifying U.S. exporters can receive a permanent federal income of about 16% through IC-DISC. These tax savings can add up.
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
200 East Main Street
A series of free classes for female and minority business owners seeking to do business with the government are being offered by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government in Lexington. Kentucky Minority and Women Business Enterprise Certification will be presented by David Garr and Sherita Miller, KY Finance Cabinet, on March 28, and other topics will be presented by experts through the end of March. Go to www.lexingtonky.gov/MWBE to register or for details on topics, dates, times, location and presenters.
Mar 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 01:00pm
Where
29 Green 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 28th, 2014 to Mar 28th, 2014 | 09:00am - 10:30am
Where
2820 South Padre Island Drive
<p class="gdp" style="margin: auto 0in 12pt">The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct a FREE seminar to help small businesses get started in Federal Government Contracting. Attendees will learn a step by step approach for becoming a federal contractor or subcontractor and the resources to help them. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) services to help small businesses in government contracting as well. The seminar is at the SBA Corpus Christi Branch Office, 2820 S. Padre Island Drive, Suite 108, Corpus Christi, TX 78415. Seating is limited & seminar is subject to change. To register call Elizabeth Soliz, Economic Development Specialist at 361-879-0017, Ext 301. </p> <p class="gdp" style="margin: auto 0in 12pt">This seminar is every "Last  Friday" of the month- always. </p>

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