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Jan 14th, 2014 to Jan 14th, 2014 | 06:30pm - 08:30pm
Where
3375 Armar Drive

Have you ever wondered if you were really ready to start your own business? Here is your chance to find out at a class that is taught by proven winners.

SCORE's esteemed "How to Really Start Your Business" seminar is unique. You get a lecture series on all critical aspects of starting or running a business. Additionally, you benefit from examples throughout. "Real-Life" examples from people who have "been there and done it well". Winners all!

There's more: Free follow-on mentoring,and if you wish, 6-hours of education; and continued help.

All this for $59!!! Register now!

There is limited seating, so sign up today to answer your immediate questions about starting a business. Let me know if you need other information. Hope to see you there!

Jan 14th, 2014 to Jan 28th, 2014 | 06:30pm - 08:30pm
Where
3375 Armar Drive

Have you ever wondered if you were really ready to start your own business? Here is your chance to find out at a class that is taught by proven winners.

SCORE's esteemed "How to Really Start Your Business" Seminar is unique. You get a lecture series on all critical aspects of starting or running a business. Additionally, you benefit from examples throughout. "Real-Life" examples from people who have "been there and done it well". Winners all. There's more: Free follow-on mentoring,and if your wish, 6-hours of education; continued help. All this for $59!!!

There is limited seating so sign up today to answer your immediate questions about starting a business. Let me know if you need other information. Hope to see you there!

Jan 14th, 2014 to Jan 14th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
In this webinar you will understand the advantages of using courier services and the postal service to send samples or specific goods into Mexico. This Webinar supports the National Export Initiative. > Learn how to send samples and products to Mexico through the courier services and Postal Service; > Learn about the Mexican customs process of handling your exports into Mexico. > You will receive recommendations on how to best export your samples and products to Mexico.. Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series: Exporting Goods Using Courier Services and Postal Service Wednesday, Janudary 15, 2014 2 - 3 PM EDT Fee: $25 For more information contact Linda Abbruzzese at Linda.Abbruzzese@trade.gov.
Jan 14th, 2014 to Jan 14th, 2014 | 07:00pm - 07:00pm
Where
On Wednesday, January 15th, at 2:00 pm EST, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of Textiles and Apparel (OTEXA), and officials from the Haitian commission implementing HOPE (CTMO-HOPE) will co-host a webinar on trade preferences available for Haitian textile and apparel goods under Haiti HOPE and other preference programs, and the current manufacturing and investment environment in the Haitian apparel sector. The briefing will be followed by a question and answer session for webinar participants. For additional information, please contact Maria Dybczak at OTEXA at 202-482-3400.
Jan 15th, 2014 to Jan 15th, 2014 | 07:00am - 07:00am
Where
Washington, D.C.
In this webinar you will understand the advantages of using courier services and the postal service to send samples or specific goods into Mexico. This Webinar supports the National Export Initiative. > Learn how to send samples and products to Mexico through the courier services and Postal Service; > Learn about the Mexican customs process of handling your exports into Mexico. > You will receive recommendations on how to best export your samples and products to Mexico.. Exporting to Mexico Webinar Series: Exporting Goods Using Courier Services and Postal Service Wednesday, Janudary 15, 2014 2 - 3 PM EDT Fee: $25 For more information contact Linda Abbruzzese at Linda.Abbruzzese@trade.gov.
Jan 15th, 2014 to Jan 16th, 2014 | 08:30am - 04:00pm
Where
7928 14th Street

Returning veterans are natural entrepreneurs, possessing the skills, experience and leadership to start businesses and create jobs.

IS SMALL BUSINESS OWNERSHIP FOR YOU?

Entrepreneurship and small business ownership is a key opportunity for transitioning servicemembers and veterans as they transition to civilian life. Returning veterans are natural entrepreneurs, possessing the skills, experience and leadership to start businesses and create jobs. According to the most recent U.S. Census Data, veteran-owned firms represent 9 percent of all U.S. firms. These 2.45 million veteran-owned businesses employed 5.793 million individuals. If you have a passion and the drive to start a business, this intensive training workshop is a perfect fit for you!

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

The Two-day Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Self- Employment Intensive Training Workshop is offered in collaboration among the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs.

We are recruiting interested transitioning service members and veterans to participate in the workshop, you will learn if starting a business is right for you, if your business idea is feasible and much more!

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

  • To assist participants in understanding the steps, stages, and activities related to launching and growing a business as a post-military career.
  • To help participants understand how business ownership might align (or not) with their own personal strength and life goals
  • To provide introductory training and orientation to the fundamental tools and strategies associated with executing on plans to launch a new business.

PARTICIPANT BENEFITS

After the two-day workshop you will have created a Feasibility Analysis Deliverable that will serve as the basis for future business planning efforts. It is designed to assist you in developing an actionable plan for subsequent efforts focused on launching a new venture.

Jan 15th, 2014 to Jan 15th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
4677 Overland Avenue

Cost: $25

MARKETING AND PARTNERING

Are you interested in doing business with the San Diego County Water Authority?

Marketing your firm's capabilities and expertise is an important step in successfully obtaining contracts or subcontracts on Water Authority projects.

Join us for an interactive workshop that will:

  • Introduce you to the San Diego County Water Authority and outline upcoming contracting opportunities.
  • Share practical marketing and relationship building techniques to strenghten your position and visibility.
  • Discuss strategies for identifying teaming partners and developing effective partnerships.
  • Introduce you to the newly launched Sheltered Market Program.
Jan 15th, 2014 to Jan 15th, 2014 | 10:00am - 01:00pm
Where
365 Canal Street

Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS Login, the application process, and how the 8(a) program works. We will also discuss System for AwardManagement (SAM) andDynamic Small Business Search (DSBS)registration and provide general information on doing business with the federal government. Detailed information will be provided on: the primary purpose of the Section 8(a) Program (business development); eligibility criteria; length of time in business requirement; how the business development and contracting aspects of the program work; the firm's responsibility as an 8(a) Program participant; electronic application process; reporting requirements; the importance of updating your SAM registration; and the DSBS supplemental profile. Immediately following the 8(a) Business Development presentation, a presentation will be made on the HUBZone Contracting Program. For additional information, please call 504-589-6688 or 504-589-6685 or email jo.lawrence3@sba.gov or gail.brogan@sba.gov.

Jan 15th, 2014 to Dec 17th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Where
34 School Street

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:

  • SCORE Counselors to Americas Small Business
  • MSBDC Mass Small Business Development Center
  • BICs - Business Resource Centers
  • SBA Guaranty Loan Programs: 7(a), Micro Loans, Patriot & SBA Express Loans & 504 Project Loan Development
  • Government Contracting Opportunities: 8(a) business Development, HUBZones (Historically Underutilized Business Zones), Small Disadvantaged Business, and Surety Bonding (when applicable 2 yrs. in-business experience required)
  • Disaster Assistance
Jan 15th, 2014 to Jan 15th, 2014 | 02:00pm - 03:00pm
Where

Hosted by Nevada PTAC

Webinar log-in information for each session will be sent directly to pre-registered participants

Time for all workshops: 2:00 3:00 PM

January 15: Government Contracting 101: How to Do Business with the Government

Presenter: Lyndee Cichon, Nevada PTAC

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