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Jul 19 2017
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Construction Expo 2017


SBA San Diego District Office

Construction Expo 2017

An SBA representative will be participating in this event. 
SBA’s participation in this event is not an endorsement of the views, opinions, products or services of any other person or entity.


Photo: Two construction workers looking at plans on a construction site.


The San Diego Unified School District Construction Expo is an exhibit fair-style event for those interested in working on District construction contracts. Due to limited space, we have reserved booths for our staff and prime contractors/consultants, partner public agencies and select professional organizations related to construction. As an attendee you will be able to:


Meet staff from San Diego Unified School District’s Construction and Contracts departments. Learn how to do business with the District and find out about upcoming projects.
Speak with the District’s top general contractors and learn what they look for at bid time.
Spend time with other San Diego County agencies and find out about regional contracting opportunities.
Mingle with industry professionals and see what their organizations have to offer your growing company.





Jul 19 2017
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Starting a Business or Existing Businesses: Tools and Resources for Entrepreneurs


SBA Lower Rio Grande Valley District Office

Starting a Business or Existing Businesses:  Tools and Resources for Entrepreneurs

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
10 A.M. - 12 P.M.
Our Lady of the Lake University  
Rio Grande Valley Campus
1650 S. Main Street
La Feria, TX 78559


Have you ever had an idea and wanted to start your own business? Do you already have a business and need a little guidance? Are you a business owner considering financing options?

Attend this FREE informational seminar designed specifically for startups or existing small businesses.  Presenters will explain how to start, where to get free technical assistance and training and business loan programs.

Seating is limited so register today!


 AGENDA:



I.   Welcome Remarks

                         II.   U.S. Small Business Administration
                SBA Programs & Services


Jul 19 2017
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SBA Partner Briefing Webinar Data Access Workshop US Census Bureau July 19, 2017


SBA Partner Briefing Webinar
Data Access Workshop
US Census Bureau
July 19, 2017


Greetings from the SBA Michigan District Office! 
Please Join Our 
Partner Briefing Webinar! 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017  1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Featured Speaker:  Jeana D. Bunn-Hector, Data Disemination Specialist, US Census Bureau, who will provide an overview of data available to businesses to help them support their business plans, target clients and more!


Instructions to join the webinar:

From your computer: www.connectmeeting.att.com
Meeting number: 888 858 2144
Access code: 7790762
Log in as a “participant” 
From your phone: 
888.858.2144 



Jul 18 2017
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Free Business Networking Event Detroit July 20, 2017


Free Business Networking Event
Detroit
July 20, 2017


Hosted by Willie Burton, Detroit Police Commissioner
July 20, 2017
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Double Tree Suites by Hilton Hotel Detroit
525 W. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI  48226
Fee:  None
Valet Parking:  $5.00
Come and learn from small business resource partners:
Detroit Economic Growth Corporation - Outreach
U.S. Small Business Development Center - Counseling, Access to Capital, Government Contracting
SCORE - Mentors for the Life of Your Business


Jul 18 2017
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Breaking the Bid Barriers Workshop


SBA Baltimore District Office

www.sba.gov/md

Breaking the Bid Barriers  Workshop

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Seats are still available for this workshop designed for DBE Construction Focused Businesses. Event includes Local - State - Federal Information & Recruitment Outreach.

Cost: $Free


Jul 18 2017
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LAST DAY TO REGISTER - Social Media for Small Businesses


Questions? Call us!
304-623-5631


Get your Social Media Ready for Small Business Saturday!

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We're kicking off “Shop Small in July” and reminding consumers to shop small for their summer gifts and events. This is also a great time to remind WV small businesses to get their marketing ready for for Small Business Saturday! 

The SBA is participating in an event by the City of Bridgeport and Luke Nesler, of Impakt Marketing, on how to expand your brand on social media!


Jul 18 2017
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The Paso Governor's Small Business Forum


SBA El Paso District Office

The El Paso Governor’s Small Business Forum

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Office of the Governor and City of El Paso to Host Small Business Forum, Encouraging Local Businesses to Attend Forum to provide valuable tools, skills and knowledge needed to thrive

El PASO, Texas – The Office of the Governor and the City of El Paso’s Economic Development Department are pleased to announce that El Paso will host a Governor’s Small Business Forum on August 10, 2017. Governor’s Small Business Forums are designed to provide entrepreneurs and small businesses with timely, relevant, actionable advice to assist them in growing their business.

The El Paso Governor’s Small Business Forum will bring local entrepreneurs and small businesses valuable tools, skills, and knowledge needed to thrive in today’s fast-paced economy. This year’s Forum will highlight business fundamentals, attracting and retaining a dynamic workforce, and innovation and entrepreneurship. Additionally, this event will provide a great opportunity to network and connect with industry specialists, government officials, service providers, and the regional business community. Lunch and parking will be provided.

WHO: The Office of the Governor and the City of El Paso Economic Development Department

WHAT: Governor’s Small Business Forum

WHERE: El Paso Convention Center - 1 Civic Center Plaza

WHEN: August 10, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Jul 17 2017
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Small Business Military Series Register Now - Limited to 20


SBA Buffalo District Office

Small Business Military Series
Register Now - Limited to 20

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Entrepreneurship after the Military

**REGISTER FOR EACH WORKSHOP SEPARTELY (SPACE IS LIMITED)

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A VETERAN TO ATTEND

July 19, 2017 from 8:30 am to 10:00 am, STARTING A VETERAN-OWNED HOME-BASED BUSINESS - Click link to register, space is limited to 25.

Over 50% of new businesses started today are started in a primary residence.  In this program participants will learn the advantages and disadvantages to a home-based business, legal and insurance implications of having a business at home, as well as strategies for running a successful home-based business.

August 10, 2017 from 8:30 am to 10 amFinding the Right Idea - Click link to register, space is limited to 25.


Jul 17 2017
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Business Seminars, Workshops, Webinar and Events This Week


SBA San Francisco District Office

Business Seminars, Workshops, Webinar and Events This Week

Events at the SBA Entrepreneurship Center

Week of July 17th – July 21st:


7/18 - Corporations and LLCs Offer Different Options    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ($35).
7/18 - Be a Part-Time Business Owner AND Keep Your Job!    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ($35).
7/19 - Federal/State Basic Payroll Tax Seminar    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
7/19 - Success with Facebook Ads     1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.


Week of July 24th - July 28th:

7/25 - Assertiveness Skills for Success in Business    9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ($45).
7/25 - Hire Safe, Hire Right    11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
7/25 - Small Business Taxes    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ($35).
7/26 - Lessons Learned Starting and Running Restaurants/Food Services 
           9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ($45).
7/26 - Write a Book About Your Business    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.
7/27- Financial Analysis for Small Business    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM.


Other Events this week in the Bay Area

7/18 - Women Mean Business Present: Jeweler's Panel    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ($15).

7/19 - Getting Found - Search Engine Visibility    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

7/18 - Mueva su Negocio a Traves de La Brecha (Move Your Business Across the Digital Divide) – (Oakland)    6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.  To register contact:  Gladys Castro at gcastro@anewamerica.org.

7/19 - Mueva su Negocio a Traves de La Brecha (Move Your Business Across the Digital Divide) – (San Jose)    11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.  To register contact Janet Garcia at jgarcia@anewamerica.org.

7/20 - Move Your Business Across the Digital Divide (Oakland)    11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.  To register contact:  Gladys Castro at gcastro@anewamerica.org.

7/24 - Mueva su Negocio a Traves de La Brecha (Move Your Business Across the Digital Divide) – (Oakland)    6:30 PM – 7:30 PM.  To register contact:  Gladys Castro at gcastro@anewamerica.org.

7/26 - The Power of Social Media (San Francisco)    5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.  To register contact:  Kareen, Program Coordinator kboncales@rencenter.org.

        
Event Location and Registration Sites:

San Francisco SBA Entrepreneur Center
U.S. Small Business Administration - San Francisco District Office
455 Market Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA  94105  


SBA San Francisco District Office Website:
https://www.sba.gov/offices/district/ca/san-francisco 
https://sbatrainings.eventbrite.com
Email: sfomail@sba.gov 



Jul 15 2017
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SBA: Heat Up Your Business With These July Workshops!!!


South Carolina District Office

Learning Center

At the SBA, our workshops and webinars provide entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses the professional preparation required to grow in today's business world. With workshops and webinars, you can focus on developing your business acumen. Please click on any course for workshop description. Join us in participating in some of our training workshops and webinars.


July's Workshops and Webinars
Week of 7/17-21/17


Webinars Webinars

8(a) Business Development Program (Webinar)
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 1:30pm EDT
SBA Sponsored
Registration Required


Differences and Similarities of Nonprofit and For-Profit Entities
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 9:00am EDT
SBA Sponsored
Registration Required


Small businesses that receive three or more hours of mentoring achieve higher revenues and increased business growth. In-Person Workshops