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Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 08:00am - 09:00am
Where
94 Montcalm Street
Does your Business Seek to Attract more Tourists and Out-of-Towners? Join us to learn about effective marketing techniques to capture visitors’ interest. Charles Tagliarino founder of Growtrends, a social media marketing company, will help you understand visitors’ online habits and how social media plattsforms play a role in their decision-making before, during and long after they return home. Charles will also share insights and best practices on how small businesses can use social networks such as TripAdviser, Yelp, Pintrest, Foursquare and Google + to engage and attract travelers to their business. Cost: $10 cash or check payable at the door. ***Free for TACC-Members***
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 13th, 2014 | 08:00am - 08:00am
Where
Porte de Versailles Paris Exhibition Center
The JEC Composites Show (JEC) is the world's largest showcase of composite technology, bringing together industry from across the globe. As an international show, approximately 100 countries are represented. Nearly 85% of the 1,181 exhibitors are international and 80% of the 32,256 visitors travel from abroad to attend the show. The United States maintains strong representation at JEC. For the March 2014 show, the U.S. Commercial Service will organize a U.S. Pavilion for companies wishing to gain visibility and join with other U.S. firms to benefit from the professional image of the United States within the composites industry sector. For more information on participating in the U.S. Pavilion and its benefits, booth packages and pricing, please contact Stephanie Pencole at: stephanie.pencole@trade.gov. Please note that over the past four years, the U.S. pavilion has sold out. We advise prospective exhbitors to express interest as soon as possible to ensure inclusion. For more information about JEC, please also visit the event website at: http://www.jeccomposites.com Exhibitors at JEC represent the entire industry, including distribution, services, raw materials, processing and equipment. Exhibiting at the JEC provides exposure to all end users in the composite sector, representing industries such as automotive, aeronautics, building, industry, marine, services, sports and consumer goods, electronics, railways, defense, security and medical.
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 13th, 2014 | 08:00am - 08:00am
Where
ExCeL, London, England, U.K.
U.S. companies interested in showcasing their products and services in the global forum where academia and government share knowledge and connect with marine science and ocean technology, improving their strategies for measuring, exploiting, protecting, and operating in the world's oceans should exhibit at Oceanology International 2014! Held March 11-13, 2014, at ExCeL London, Oceanology International 2014 is where the world's marine science and ocean technology community discover the latest technology solutions and service offerings -- whether at the early stages of research or ready to make a purchase. Oceanology International 2014 will be attended by thousands of professionals and decision-makers from 89 different countries and every end-user industry that can benefit from the products and services shown at the Show. The world's largest and most respected meeting place for the international Marine Science and Ocean Technology community, Oceanology 2014 also will host an agenda setting conference and a training program with visiting vessels. Vessels are docked at Victoria Dockside just adjacent to ExCeL and live demonstrations and the latest solutions showcased by exhibitors. In 2012, Oceanology International featured 525 exhibitors and more than 15,800 total attendees with 48 percent of the visitors coming from outside the United Kingdom. Oceanology International's four main sectors will include: • Marine Component Manufacturers • Marine Equipment Manufacturers o Navigation Devices o Sampling Devices o Platforms; AUV,ROB,BUOYS • Marine Service Providers o Physical, chemical, and biological oceanography o Hydrographic survey • Marine full service contractor o Offshore contractor, subsea engineering, defense integrator Held concurrently is the Oceanology International Conference which will feature an extensive technical program showcasing the latest technical developments and thinking in the marine science and ocean technology world.
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 08:30am - 11:00am
Where
500 Merrimack Street
Women in Business Seminar Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment Join us for a morning of Networking, Sucess stories and learn of resources to assist in the start up and growth of your business.
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 08:30am - 11:30am
Where
315 Iron Horse Way
This in-depth guide is essential to getting the most from short meetings with representatives from government agencies and major prime government contractors at matchmaker or outreach events. Learn how to research who’s there, what they are looking for, how to develop an event strategy, successfully present your business, and how to engage and follow up. Advice will be provided on developing a Capabilities Statement, a concise written summary highlighting your company’s overall experience, expertise, resources, and specific services or products. A Capabilities Statement is a prerequisite for offering services to many Navy blanket price agreement proposals and other government opportunities.
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 08:30am - 11:00am
Where
500 Merrimack Street
Women in Business Seminar Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment Join us for a morning of Networking, Sucess stories and learn of resources to assist in the start up and growth of your business.
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
380 E Parkcenter Blvd.
Participants will learn to: * Use Social Media effectively * Choose the Right Social Media Tools * Create a Facebook Page * Create/Manage Twitter & LinkedIn accounts * Apply the consumer decision buying process * Develop a game plan for implementation
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
28237 La Piedra Road
Cost: $15 if register online by 03/10, $25 at the door, Lead Generation Strategies – Finding New Customers: In this workshop learn how to utilize and implement your online business assets (website, email, social media, etc...) to capture the attention of more of your best prospects. Primary objective of your online presence should be to increase your awareness and visibility in the marketplace for those looking for the solutions that you, your company, your products and services provide
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 09:00am - 11:00am
Where
601 SW 2nd Ave
Learn how the SBA's 8(a) Business Devlopment Program may help your business grow and expand. Find out about the qualifications and process of becoming getting 8(a) certified. Learn about another other certifcation program Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities.
Mar 11th, 2014 to Mar 11th, 2014 | 09:00am - 12:00pm
Where
3390 Harbor Blvd.
Cost: $35 if pre-register by 03/10, $45 at the door, Pre-registration Recommended, Selling Techniques that Work: The 5% solution….it’s about being in front of someone who can buy your product or service whether they just walked into your store or you flew across the country to meet in their office. Only 5% of the sales time is spend in direct contact with the prospective buyer. What do you say first? Hint…it’s not “How are you”. Howe do you get their attentions? What happens when they bring up an objection? This workshop will help you learn the skills to get past these hurdles

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