NEWS

   

EVENTS

Conferences

Global SME Finance Conference

GLOBAL SME FINANCE CONFERENCE

June 01-06, 2020
The GLOBAL SME FINANCE CONFERENCE 2020 is aimed at expanding access to finance for small and medium businesses, and also to share knowledge and ideas with other business owners of like minds. This will enhance our goal to operates a global membership network that brings together financial institutio...

Small Business Finance Forum.

SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE FORUM.

June 09-10, 2020
Small Business Finance Forum features hundreds of your peers—including practitioners and leaders from community development financial institutions (CDFIs), other mission-driven lenders, and their partners—in Chicago for the ninth annual Small Business Finance Forum (SBFF). This two-day c...

BE Inspired Entrepreneurial & Leadership Conference

BE INSPIRED ENTREPRENEURIAL & LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

June 14-14, 2020
Conference speakers will be giving away success tools in the form of innovative and engaging talks about brand awareness, personal leadership, business and finance. Our attendees are strongly encouraged to use this conference to begin growing their resources and referrals by networking. Sponsorship ...

Small Business Leadership Conference

SMALL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

June 15-17, 2020
Small Business Leadership Conference is the premier professional development and networking opportunity for small business owners, managers, executives, economic and community development leaders, and nonprofits in Florida and beyond.

Cash flow for small business success - Frankston (VIC)

CASH FLOW FOR SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS - FRANKSTON (VIC)

May 18-18, 2020
Cash flow is the life blood for small business. Come along to this 60-minute session to learn critical knowledge and cash flow management skills. Find out how to identify issues and use a range of tips to help maximise your cash flow.

Small Business Matters 2020 Conference

SMALL BUSINESS MATTERS 2020 CONFERENCE

May 15-15, 2020
Being a small business operator is tough. Limited time, energy, and resources constantly result in entrepreneurs working in their business rather than on it. Moreover, it never gets easier, no matter how successful your business is. The Small Business Matters Conference provides an exclusive, TED-li...

The PowerLink Small Business Conference & Expo

THE POWERLINK SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE & EXPO

May 13-13, 2020
This event will reach small business owners, decision makers, business services, distributors, and suppliers. It is the source that connects business owners and provides innovative information that encourages economic GROWTH! If you’re a business owner and want to grow your business, this even...

National Small Business Week

NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

May 03-09, 2020
National Small Business Week occurs the first week of May in the United States. The Small Business Administration (SBA) hosts this annual celebration of small business. During NSBW events take place across the country and online. One of the highlights is when the SBA honors a Small Businessperson of...

 

Webinars

JUN 11, 2020 | 2 p.m
COVID-19 HAS CHANGED CONSUMER AND SME BEHAVIOR FOREVER. HOW BANKS CAN MAINTAIN RELEVANCE BY DEEPENING DIGITAL
It takes an average of 66 Days, to develop new behavior patterns. With Covid-19 driven lockdown nearing that figure, Consumers and SME, have been heavily relying on using their bank's current digital capabilities for all lending and financial needs. We can safely assume that consumers ...
JUN 15, 2020 | 2 pm
THE ESSENTIAL DIGITAL BANKING SERVICES NEEDED NOW BY SMALL BUSINESSES
While digital transformation has been at the forefront of banking agendas for some time, recent events have amplified and accelerated the need for digital services, especially among small businesses. Many smaller businesses are under-served by their banking partners. As a result, they are ...
JUN 16, 2020
ALL ABOUT GIS RESEARCH FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
All About GIS Research for Small Businesses - Webinar for SBDC Advisors.Our mission is to support the business research and information needs of the nation's network of Small Business Development Centers (the "SBDC Network") and their small business clients. In partnership wi...
JUN 18, 2020 | 10:00am
GET NEW AND REPEAT BUSINESS ON AUTOPILOT WITH EMAIL MARKETING
Get New and Repeat Business on Autopilot with Email Marketing If you’re a small business or work with them regularly, you know they thrive on bringing in sales from new and existing customers. Wouldn’t it be great if you could bring in those sales more frequently without having...
JUL 02, 2020 | 01:PM
SMALL BUSINESS GUIDE TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WEBINAR
A Small Business Guide - What is it and do I need it? If you have an idea, product or service that you really believe in, you want to protect it. The Intellectual Property (IP) Basics Webinar is designed to give entrepreneurs, small business owners, and independent inventors the knowledge ...
JUL 14, 2020 | 03:00pm
RNSBDC CYBERSECURITY FOR SMALL BUSINESSES WEBINAR
The Rutgers-Newark SBDC has developed a Small Business Cyber Security Program to provide management teams of established small businesses with Cyber Security awareness. The goal of the program is for attendees to understand the importance of implementing a consistent, and continuously impr...

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

It’s rather shocking to know that fully 96% of businesses fail within 10 years of existence, but what’s even more distressing is that many of these failures are entirely avoidable. Even on...

The federal government's stimulus PPP for small businesses, the $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program, which offers forgivable loans to small businesses, ran out of money on last week. Ov...

As part of Rapid7’s mission to support the community during this difficult AKA surreal and dangerous time, we are drawing attention to new financial resources to help businesses in need. Below i...

Small businesses are the lifeblood of a community, but due to the impact of the coronavirus, they’re shuttering in enormous numbers. While the government launches massive programs to help, it&rs...

The way businesses and brands connect with their customers has been transformed by social media.Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media networks can provide business owners with a cheap an...

Accounting professionals throughout the Americas are operating in unprecedented times with the impacts of COVID-19. With information changing daily on government stimulus packages, many of our account...

Whether you are the boss of one or many, each employee is important to your small business. Would you rather work on retention, or retraining? According to statistics, more than 3 million people quit ...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the fastest-growing technologies of our generation. It has all kinds of applications in industries like healthcare, education, and of course, commerce. S...

Competition is fierce in the business world no matter what your industry and competition can be daunting—especially for small business owners. However, agile entrepreneurs have access to a tool ...