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May 24 2018

Small Biz Webinars and Workshops (25 May - 01 June 2018)


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Webinars

Monday, May 28, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Been There, Done That! Podcast #19 - Business Plans (download 24/7)

A Business Plan is the roadmap to having a successful business. Dennis Zink interviews Dennis Hernreich and Bob Theis, SCORE mentors, who discuss how and why both new and existing businesses should develop these plans. Click here to listen for free. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter.

Friday, June 1, 2018, 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M., Disaster Recovery Funding Webinar

Topics Covered: • Small Business Administration Disaster Loans • State of Florida Emergency Bridge Loans • Programs Still Available for Hurricane Irma Recovery. Free to attend. Click here to register. The webinar will be hosted by the Miami-Dade Beacon Council, Miami-Dade County, Florida SBDC at FIU in association with the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center.

In-person Events

Friday, May 25, 2018, 8:30 A.M. – 10:30 A.M., Hallandale Beach, Disaster Preparedness w/Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue

Hurricane Forum for Small Business Owners. Learn what to do, how to prepare, and how to recover from a hurricane. Find out how your local government can help, the resources available in your community, and what to expect after the storm. THE EVENT IS FREE. Refreshments provided by Beachwalk Resort! Althea Harris, lead economic development specialist for the SBA, will be in attendance to discuss how the SBA can assist following a disaster. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by City of Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Hallandale Beach, Disaster Preparedness w/Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue

Hurricane Forum for Residents. Learn what to do, how to prepare, and how to recover from a hurricane. Find out how your local government can help, the resources available in your community, and what to expect after the storm. THE EVENT IS FREE. Refreshments provided by Beachwalk Resort! Heather Hines, public affairs specialist for the SBA, will be in attendance to discuss how the SBA can assist following a disaster. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by City of Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M., Naples, “Harness the Power of Instagram for Your Business”

This is a must workshop if you want to unleash the power of Instagram to grow your business. The presenter will describe Instagram Business and the types of customers you can reach with it. $30 to attend. Email Pam Russell Pam.russell@scorevolunteer.org to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Naples SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Transforming Your Business Through Branding

SCORE, AARP, & the SBA are teaming together to present guidance and advice to businessmen & women who are re-engaging business as entrepreneurs and starting their own businesses. Branding is an exciting thing. $32 in advance; $42 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, SBA/SCORE Encore Entrepreneur Day

SCORE, AARP, & the SBA are teaming together to present guidance and advice to businessmen & women who are re-engaging business as entrepreneurs and starting their own businesses. SBA Economic Specialist Tina Davis will be in attendance to discuss SBA programs and services. Free to attend, however, registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., Tampa, Bookkeeping Basics

Proper bookkeeping is essential to managing your business. Learn how to classify and record basic business transactions, enter data into an account, chart accounts, and many basic accounting terms. You’ll also learn what you must hold on to for tax compliance and find out what accounting software might be useful to help make your bookkeeping easier. Free to attend, however, registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M., Fort Pierce, Growing a Business - Financial Management

This workshop covers working with trusted advisors, using financial statements to manage your business, understanding and using financial ratios, managing risk, using cash flow forecasts, and funding your business's growth. By the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of financial concepts, which will help you make better decisions for your business. The free workshop will be facilitated by Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Treasure Coast SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Creating Your Business Plan

You will learn about the different types of plans and how to customize them for your particular situation: external or internal, start-up or established growth venture…Business modeling or full business plan. $32 in advance; $42 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 9:30 A.M. 11:00 A.M., Miami,  Small Business Disaster Preparedness Workshop

Disaster can strike at any time; being prepared is the key to recovering quickly--especially for business owners. Althea Harris, lead economic development specialist for the SBA will discuss how to access SBA's Disaster Loan Program. Other topics include other emergency capital sources, how to secure business technology assets, and about local emergency services. Free to attend. To register, call (305) 461-5506. The workshop will be conducted by Coconut Grove Business Improvement District.

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M., Tampa, Financing Your Business

Are you looking for money for your business? Are you considering a SBA loan? This seminar will help you zero in on the right funding choices for your business and avoid money scams. Learn how to ask for a loan, get prepared for the bank, and where to find money. Free to attend, however, registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County.

Thursday, May 31, 2018, 5:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M., Tampa, Money Smart Training: Financial Management

In this class you will discover the concept of financial management and why it is important to a small business. You will learn best practices; rules and tools that will help you succeed. Free to attend. Click here to attend. The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa Bay Women's Business Centre.

Friday, June 1, 2018, 10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Tampa, Introduction to Marketing

Does anyone else? Take this class to uncover the characteristics that make up your business’ DNA. Soon, you’ll be able to boost consumer loyalty and company profits. After answering the two most important questions in all of marketing, you’ll be ready to skillfully implement customer-winning strategies and face the competition. Free to attend, however, registration is required: click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County.


Date: 05/24/2018; Author Information: Heather Hines, Public Affairs Specialist