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Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 03:30pm
Where
40 Davis Street
Topics Covered: Business registrations Business structures Licenses Business Structure Taxation Research tools Marketing Financing Financial projections Environmental issues
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 01:30pm
Where
Fourth & Battery Building
For small businesses, cash is king. You need it to start, operate, and expand your operations, but many small business owners often have trouble managing and maintaining cash which can affect the everyday operations of your business. Attend this seminar to learn how to manage the movement of money in and out of your business in a way that sets your business up for success. * Attend Virtually * 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 listen and ask questions. (1) Log on to: https://connectmeeting.att.com (2) Enter Meeting number: 8888582144 (3) Enter Access code: 1789554 (4) Follow the prompts; choose second (lower) box option, “Web Participant Application” (5) Choose “Call Me” for the Audio Connection and enter your phone number without dashes (6) Answer the phone when it rings (7) When prompted, press 1 on your phone to join the workshop
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 01:30pm
Where
727 15th Street, NW
Are you still confused if you, as a small business owner, need to provide health insurance? Are you trying to figure out how to qualify for the small business tax credit? Alexandra Piotrowski, SBA Economic Development Specialist, will present an informational session to explain how the Affordable Care Act may affect your small business. She will explain the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment, who qualifies in 2015, what makes you eligible for the small business tax credit, and what is happening with the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) market place. Lunch will be provided. Fees are not refundable but transferable to other DC WBC events.
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 16th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 01:00pm
Where
<p>SBA-backed loans are made by participating lenders and are used to fund startup and existing service, retail construction, manufacturing businesses, and more.</p> <p>Attend a loan briefing to find out:</p> <ul _fsrpropertychange="true"> <li _fsrpropertychange="true"> types of loans available, eligibility and credit requirements</li> <li _fsrpropertychange="true"> things you need to prepare for a lender</li> <li _fsrpropertychange="true"> lenders who have been actively doing small business loans</li> <li _fsrpropertychange="true"> SBA resources to help you get ready   </li> </ul> <p><strong><em>Noon to 1 pm— the first Thursday of each month, unless otherwise indicated.</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Option 1:  Participate in-person at the Spokane Branch Office</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>                  801 W. Riverside, Suite 444, </em></strong><strong><em>Spokane, WA 99201</em></strong></p> <p><strong><em>Option 2: </em></strong><strong><em>Participate from the comfort of your home or office via AT&T Connect.</em></strong> <strong>How it works:</strong>  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.  </p> <p> </p> <p style="margin-left: 18pt"><strong>1. Web Login:</strong>  https://www.connectmeeting.att.com</p> <p style="margin-left: 18pt"><strong>2. Meeting number: </strong>  8888449904</p> <p style="margin-left: 18pt"><strong>3. Access code:</strong>   8256177 Follow the prompts</p> <p style="margin-left: 18pt"><strong>4. Choose WEB participant</strong> do not select recommended client</p> <p style="margin-left: 18pt"><strong>5. Choose “Call Me”</strong> for the Audio Connection.  Enter your phone number.  An automated attendant will call you back immediately.</p> <p style="margin-left: 18pt">6. When prompted press 1 on your phone and you will be joined to the conference. </p> <p> </p>
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
152 Parking Way
<p><strong>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:</strong>   </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</strong></li> <li> <strong>MSBDC – Mass Small Business Development Center</strong></li> <li> <strong>BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</strong></li> <li> <strong>SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</strong></li> <li> <strong>Government Contracting Opportunities:  8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and</strong><strong>      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</strong></li> <li> <strong>Disaster Assistance  </strong></li> </ul>
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 02:30pm
Where
101 W. 10th Ave
This workshop is offered to help potential entrepreneurs decide if business and franchise ownership would be a good career choice. The event is hosted by Blair Nicol, of FranNet, a locally known and trusted franchise expert. He will cover the following subjects: why go into business, what should be avoided, latest trends, where to find financing these days, how to find the business or franchise right for you, how to properly research a business or franchise and what resources are available to potential business owners. Preregistration required. 43859 - 1-2:30 pm, W, Apr 10, DCA 312 - Nicol (1.5 hrs no charge)
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
152 Parking Way
<p><strong>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:</strong>   </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</strong></li> <li> <strong>MSBDC – Mass Small Business Development Center</strong></li> <li> <strong>BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</strong></li> <li> <strong>SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</strong></li> <li> <strong>Government Contracting Opportunities:  8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and</strong><strong>      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</strong></li> <li> <strong>Disaster Assistance  </strong></li> </ul>
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 02:00pm
Where
100 Cherokee Blvd
The training covers SBA loan options including which loan program meets a specific entrepreneurial need. The session begins with the 5 C’s of credit including character, cash flow, collateral, capitalization and conditions. It then transitions to an overview of SBA’s actual loan programs. Lastly, specific information will be shared about interest rates and repayment terms plus our preferred, community express, and SBA express lenders. Whether you are an existing entrepreneur or have given thought to starting a business, this seminar will put you ahead of the game in government guaranteed lending. Speaker: Jacqueline Merritt, SBA
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
152 Parking Way
<p><strong>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:</strong>   </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</strong></li> <li> <strong>MSBDC – Mass Small Business Development Center</strong></li> <li> <strong>BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</strong></li> <li> <strong>SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</strong></li> <li> <strong>Government Contracting Opportunities:  8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and</strong><strong>      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</strong></li> <li> <strong>Disaster Assistance  </strong></li> </ul>
Apr 10th, 2014 to Apr 10th, 2014 | 01:00pm - 03:00pm
Where
152 Parking Way
<p><strong>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:</strong>   </p> <p> </p> <ul> <li> <strong>SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business</strong></li> <li> <strong>MSBDC – Mass Small Business Development Center</strong></li> <li> <strong>BIC’s - Business Resource Centers</strong></li> <li> <strong>SBA Guaranty Loan Programs:  7(a),  Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 – Project Loan Development</strong></li> <li> <strong>Government Contracting Opportunities:  8(a) business Development,  HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones),  Small Disadvantaged Business, and</strong><strong>      Surety Bonding (when applicable – 2 yrs. in-business experience required)</strong></li> <li> <strong>Disaster Assistance  </strong></li> </ul>

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