Save the Date:
January 9, 2014
8:30 AM- 4:00 PM
The Center for Women's Business Advancement
Women and Money Forum
Smart women know that the key to building a strong business is developing the knowledge, skills, and resources that will help them grow and prosper.
A day of programming, presented by the CWBA in collaboration with the New Hampshire State Treasurers Office and the U.S. Small Business Administration, will feature topics to address both business and personal needs.
Registration includes Lunch
This is the 3rd Section of our Small Business Venture Training series and is intended to facilitate the writing of the finance section of a business plan and includes using income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements. Students will learn how to project and evaluate the financial performance of their small business. Also covered is a discussion of the resources available andsteps necessary to obtrain debt or equity financing for a business (taught by Julie Foster, RCEDA) It is recommended that students have moderate fluency in MS Excel. Prior to enrolling in this class, please contact John Schneeberger at RCEDA 406-375-9416.
Instructor: Lisa Glenn, CPA, Galusha, Higgins and Galusha
Instructor: Julie Foster, RCEDA
When: Thursdays, May 2 - May 10 (Five 3 hour classes) 9am - 12 Noon
$185 with 1.5 continuing education credits
Text: Entrepreneurial Small Business by Katz and Green, McGraw Hill. New text purchase price is $188, used copies cost $73 or rental is $36 (Amazon and other internet retailers). This text was also used for Section A and B and is an invaluable, up-to-date, resource.
A 5-Program Technology Boot Camp for Marketing Your Business
Technology Specialist Joe Polk will be presenting his five program technologyseries starting on March 28 and ending April 25. If you are looking toget started with online marketing or to improve the effectiveness of your current online marketing,this series willshow you how.
Joe's easy to follow presentations will teachyouhow to:
Senior Business Advisor, Allen Kronick, of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center will present the basics of starting a business. Oreste Varela, SBA Branch Manager, Springfield will present an overview of SBA programs/resources.
How Your Small Business Can Benefit from SBAs Federal Contracting Programs: A Free Webinar
-Do you sell goods or services that the federal government will buy? -Could your bottom line be boosted by federal sales? -Do you need to know how to get started selling to the federal government?
This is the webinar for you!
On January 9, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. SBA St. Louis staff will present a government contracting program webinar. The program will address SBAs 8(a) Business Development Program, the HUBZone Program, the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract Program and the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Program. Program requirements, eligibility, benefits, and application procedures will be discussed.
Please contact Angie Wells at email@example.com/314-539-6613 or Gary Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org/314-539-6612 for further details and call-in information. You must RSVP so we can be sure enough phone lines are available.
SBA-backed loans are made by participating lenders and are used to fund startup and existing service, retail construction, manufacturing businesses, and more.
Attend a loan briefing to find out:
Noon to 1 pm the first Thursday of each month, unless otherwise indicated.
Option 1: Participate in-person at the Spokane Branch Office
801 W. Riverside, Suite 444, Spokane, WA 99201
Option 2: Participate from the comfort of your home or office via AT&T Connect*. How it works: Participate from the comfort of your home or office via AT&T Connect. As a virtual attendee you can view the presentation on your computer and use your phone to hear the presenter and ask questions.
1.Web Login: https://www.connectmeeting.att.com
2.Meeting number: 8888449904
3.Access code: 8256177 Follow the prompts
4.Choose WEB participant do not select recommended client
5.Choose Call Me for the Audio Connection. Enter your phone number. An automated attendant will call you back immediately.
6.When prompted press 1 on your phone and you will be joined to the conference.
*NOTE: This is a new access code for the Spokane Branch Office.
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:
The HUBZone office offers eligibility assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. CENTRAL.
You are invited to call 1-888-858-2144 Access code 3061773#.
This is an interactive conference call where HUBZone staff will present a specific eligibility topic followed by a general question session.
Firms seeking specific status of its application or answers about the supporting documentation requested, need to E-mail the SBA HUBZone Business Opportunity Specialist working on the application because that person would be in the best position to provide individual assistance.