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Conferences

Seven Secrets to Financial Success for Small Business Owners

SEVEN SECRETS TO FINANCIAL SUCCESS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

February 26-26, 2018
If you are an entrepreneur and you are not making the profits that you want and need in the business, don't fully understand the numbers in running your business and are wishing you could get a better handle on the finances in order to spend more time with your family, come learn the secrets to ...

Spanish Forum on Financing for Small Businesses

SPANISH FORUM ON FINANCING FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

February 28-28, 2018
The FDIC, SBDC LA Network, SBA, LA Latino Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Majority invite you to this event in Spanish. Bankers, alternative lenders and business consultants will be present to provide the necessary information to request the commercial loan you are looking for.

Mechanics of Starting a Small Business

MECHANICS OF STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS

March 02-02, 2018
Thinking of starting a small business? Begin exploring the size of your market and what marketing tools you will need to attract customers, learn about business structures, access helpful resources, learn about available funding options, and understand what you need to formally establish your busine...

Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses

MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

March 05-05, 2018
This 15-hour comprehensive overview covers the complete marketing functions of a business. Learn about the marketing process, essentials of effective marketing, and the marketing mix as well as the essential elements of target marketing, marketing segmentation, types of competition, databases, and i...

CNS Partnership Conference

CNS PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE

April 30-02, 2017
Sponsored
The 27th CNS Partnership Conference continues to be the premier cargo event, keeping members up-to-date and connected with the latest developments in the air cargo industry through a conference type set-up in addition to a variety of panels and break-out sessions.

Drug Delivery Partnerships 2017

DRUG DELIVERY PARTNERSHIPS 2017

February 07-09, 2017
Sponsored
The business development event bringing you visionary ideas, disruptive technology, and partneringONE® to maximise your product lifecycle and generate new revenue streams. For 21 years, DDP has been the world’s largest drug delivery meeting place to accelerate drugs to market and lengthen lifecycles...

Funding Your Small Business

FUNDING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS

February 23-23, 2018
Financing continues to be a challenge for many small business owners. Questions range from - “Who will give me money for my business idea, and what do they need from me?” to “How will this business make money, and will it be enough to pay back a loan or attract an investor?”

Funding Options for Small Business

FUNDING OPTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

February 22-22, 2018
Starting a business? Expanding your business? Learn about SBA’s guaranty loan programs, expert help available and how to finance your business idea at this informative workshop! Topics include: how to finance your business; where microloans are available; what to take to your lender; and how t...

 

Webinars

FEB 27, 2018 | 1:00pm
HOW THE NEW TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT IMPACTS YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
Congress just passed the most comprehensive tax reform in over 30 years. And with that comes more risk and opportunity for small businesses than any time in the last three decades. Micah is a CPA specializing in small business and tax advisory services.
FEB 28, 2018 | 3:00 PM
SBA CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH
In celebration and recognition of African American History Month, the Central Ohio African American Chamber of Commerce, the Columbus Urban League, US Bank, the Destiny Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a Minority Business Networking event on February 28th from 3:...
MAR 01, 2018 | 8:00 pm
LIFT ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEBINAR
The LiFT Entrepreneurship Webinar, sponsored by Turn Around Tampa, Inc. 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization in Tampa, FL, is an exclusive forum designed with YOU, the small business owner, in mind. Whether you are looking to start a business or already established, LiFT is your solution!
MAR 01, 2018 | 10:00 AM
SMART CREDIT STRATEGIES FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS
When you are a business owner, strong personal credit scores can be an asset by helping you qualify for a business credit card, an SBA loan or other types of funding that take the owner’s personal credit into account. But if you are not careful, your business can hurt your credit sco...
MAR 06, 2018 | 1:00 PM
5 ELEMENTS OF PERSONAL BRAND POSITIONING FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS
This webinar will show you a roadmap for how to position yourself as an industry leader so you can grow your business. Participants will learn actionable, ready to implement tactics including how to: create a clear and concise message, showcase evidence and case studies of success, establi...
MAR 13, 2018 | 4:00 pm
LEVERAGING THE POWER OF NEW TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS
The Grow Your Small Business webinar series offers big strategies for smaller companies in the retail and consumer goods and services industry. Each one-hour webinar presents sage advice from regional business leaders and small business experts on topics like planning and strategy, financi...

SOLUTIONS FOR SUCCESS: HOW TO BUILD A SMALL BUSINESS THAT WORKS
Manta joins forces with SmallBizLady Melinda Emerson for this webinar on how to build a successful small business. Whether you're thinking about quitting your day job to start your own company or already own your own small business, this webinar will help you plan effectively and avoid com...
THE THREE SIMPLE AUTO-RESPONDERS EVERY SMART BUSINESS NEEDS
Smart businesses know that great customer relationships are their best marketing tool. This means keeping in regular contact in specific ways. However, remembering to do it at the right times is hard, and what should you be contacting them about anyway? Join Tamsin Fox-Davies of Constant C...
CREATIVE HOLIDAY MARKETING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
How can small businesses with modest marketing budgets can stand out and during the holidays? Ivana Taylor of DIY Marketers shares her best tips and tools for connecting with stressed, distracted customers during the busy holiday season.
TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES TO GROW YOUR SMALL BUSINESS CUSTOMERS
Small businesses drive almost 50 percent of US private-sector employment1 and contend with many of the same issues as big businesses, with far fewer resources. Operating in competitive markets with razor thin margins, many are struggling with a host of financial tasks, including managing c...
BIG BUSINESS TOOLS ON A SMALL BUSINESS BUDGET: 3 ESSENTIALS FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS
America’s 23 million small businesses are the heart and soul of our economy. It used be that small business owners could only dream of accessing the powerful technology solutions fueling Fortune 500 companies. Now, in a truly momentous time, small businesses can easily access the same rich...
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: BEATING THE COMPETITION AS A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER
Modern technology and empowered customers have changed the way small business owners market their business and communicate with prospects and customers. Hear from our expert panelists on how the most successful small business owners are navigating through these changes and how you can turn...

RESOURCES

Not long ago, social media seemed so new and different that it was treated as an appendage of sorts-a kind of marketing that should be tried only by “experts.” While that view still exists to some deg...

If you're ready ti incorporate a few advanced techniques into your marketing plans, the folllowing ebooklet will help you do jus that. From email and direct mail to social media and search engine opti...

For small businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, building closer customer relationships is considered a primary growth opportunity, particularly for respondents in Australia and New Zealand. Small bus...

Hackers are taking aim at your small business website. Defend yourself and your customers with strong, affordable online security. Years ago, a small business could attract customers online with low p...

Those new to marketing campaigns often miss one important detail that can make a world of difference: tracking returns on investment. After all, the goal of your marketing campaign isn’t just to sprea...

When it comes to just about any kind of business, marketing is everything. Without a solid client base, success is virtually impossible. Of course, there is no shortage of methods that can be utilized...

There are several time-proven methods for increasing revenues and profitability in a healthy manner that result inTraction_ebook a prosperous, thriving enterprise. Inside this eBook, you’ll learn the...

Many small to medium-size businesses SMBs fear Enterprise Resource Planning ERP thinking it is too costly and complex for a business their size. Between stories and first hand experience of early ERP ...

Yes, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again. No, that’s not something that generally pleases small business owners, since higher rates mean traditional loans will grow more costly, potentiall...