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Mar 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 08:00am - 09:30am
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 explain the Federal HUBZone Certification Program for small businesses seeking contracts with federal agencies. The seminar will provide information about the program’s eligibility, and the application process.  Information will also be available on PTAC, a local resource providing FREE counseling to small businesses seeking federal contracts.  The seminar is at the SBA Office, 2820 South Padre Island Drive, #108, Corpus Christi, TX 78415. Seating is limited & seminar is subject to change. Please call Elizabeth Soliz, Economic Development Specialist at 361-879-0017, Ext 301 to register.</p>
Mar 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 08:00am - 01:00pm
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 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 08:00am - 01:00pm
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 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 08:00am - 11:00am
Where
300 Ellinwood Way, Ste. 300
In this 1 day class, you will learn how to take advantage of the Small Business Development Center's FREE and low cost services; attributes of a successful entrepreneur; invaluable sources of information for starting your business like licenses and permits; business planning, and more! Join us today to learn about the key success factors every new business owner needs before starting their ventures. 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 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 08:00am - 11:00am
Where
3611 South Grand Boulevard
A well-written and accurate business plan is a necessity in obtaining investment/loan funds and also as a strategy for growing your business. Learn: * What is required in a well-written business plan * What is a mission statement * How to do market research * The importance of an accurate financial plan * Business plan writing practice Cost $30 in advance; $35 at the door
Mar 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 08:00am - 09:00am
Where
2422 E. Tyler
<p jquery1348579611009="579">SBA’s FREE Informational Workshop</p> <p jquery1348579611009="579">The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office conducts a free informational workshop every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month for startup or existing small businesses. Come learn about SBA loan eligibility, current popular SBA loans, and how you can receive free technical assistance from SCORE, SBDC, and our many other resource partners. Registration: 8:45 am Seminar: 9:00 am—10:00 am Location: SBA Office, 2422 E. Tyler, Suite E Harlingen, TX 78550 For more information or for reservations, please call Veronica Padilla at (956) 427-8533 ext. 233 Seating is limited and seminar is subject to change SBA programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.</p>
Mar 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
455 Market Street, Suite 600
Today, lots of consumers are using mobile devices to find what they need, to assess their options, to make decisions, and to make purchases. Small businesses and nonprofits who start embracing mobile now will be the ones best able to compete. Let us help you understand this mobile transition so you don't get left behind. Learn: Why you can't ignore mobile even if you think your customers aren't using it; How mobile is the new reality for small businesses and nonprofit organizations and What you can do today to become more mobile-friendly. Learn steps to incorporating Mobile Marketing in to your marketing for the New Year. . For more information, contact San Francisco SCORE Chapter 10 at 415-744-6827 or www.sanfranciscoscore.eventbrite.com 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 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 10:30am - 12:30pm
Where
330 North Federal Highway
The SBA serves entrepreneurs nationwide through its programs and services, including targeted resources to women, minorities, veterans, boomers, etc. Learn about loan guarantees, training, counseling, partners and more. Selling outside the U.S. is like developing any new market: it requires hard work and a plan. But because of cultural, political, and transport challenges, it can be harder. Fortunately, there are people and organizations --- governmental and non-governmental --- whose reason for existence is to help you establish a sound export business. At the end of the day, you want to get paid and sell to solid customers with whom you have an excellent relationship. This seminar will paint a vision of what you can do and highlight the tools, resources and people that can help you achieve that vision.
Mar 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 10:30am - 12:30pm
Where
330 North Federal Highway
The SBA serves entrepreneurs nationwide through its programs and services, including targeted resources to women, minorities, veterans, boomers, etc. Learn about loan guarantees, training, counseling, partners and more. Selling outside the U.S. is like developing any new market: it requires hard work and a plan. But because of cultural, political, and transport challenges, it can be harder. Fortunately, there are people and organizations --- governmental and non-governmental --- whose reason for existence is to help you establish a sound export business. At the end of the day, you want to get paid and sell to solid customers with whom you have an excellent relationship. This seminar will paint a vision of what you can do and highlight the tools, resources and people that can help you achieve that vision.
Mar 07th, 2014 to Mar 07th, 2014 | 12:00pm - 02:00pm
Where
2455 Maple Leaf Lane
OBJECTIVES: • Are you ready to start a business? Find out what’s needed to be successful. • Learn the nuts and bolts of getting started • Hear the best ways of finding the money to get started • Determine the steps to get started right Pre-register. Payment can be made by mailing a check to the SBDC, 2455 Maple Leaf, North Bend, OR 97459 or calling 541-756-6866 with credit card information or with cash at the class.

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