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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.

Annual SBA Southern California Small Business & Contracting Conference
ANNUAL SBA SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS & CONTRACTING CONFERENCE
June 18-18, 2020
Annual SBA Southern California Small Business & Contracting Conference will provide a forum to educate, guide, and assist small businesses, in working with federal, local, and state governments. This event will provide an opportunity to meet buyers and contracting officers from large companies a...

IDEA
IDEA
June 22-25, 2020
IDEA is the platform where IDEA members and professionals in the district energy, CHP and microgrid industries will come together to share experiences, explore new solutions, and learn from each other.

2020  SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT
2020 SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT
August 03-04, 2020
The 2020 Small Business Summit will be held on Monday, August 3 and Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at the Pōmaika`i Ballrooms in Honolulu, Hawai`i. NHOA recognizes that we are in uncertain times and will continue to closely monitor the situation involving COVID-19. Please stay tuned for more information as...

Waste360 Business Leadership Forum
WASTE360 BUSINESS LEADERSHIP FORUM
August 10-14, 2020
Structure and strategy are two of the most important factors in running a successful business. The Waste360 Business Leadership Forum, hosted by Comerica, is designed for small to midsized environmental services companies looking for business and financial strategies that go beyond day-to-day operat...

Small Business Owners-Growth Summit
SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS-GROWTH SUMMIT
September 23-25, 2020
Small Business Owners Growth Summit where you will learn enough about marketing to effectively manage outsourced marketing vendors or staff to get you the results your business needs without wasting marketing dollars.

Small Business Owners Growth Summit.
SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS GROWTH SUMMIT.
September 23-25, 2020
Small Business Owners Growth Summit where you will learn enough about marketing to effectively manage outsourced marketing vendors or staff to get you the results your business needs without wasting marketing dollars.

West Coast Small Business Defense Contracting Summit.
WEST COAST SMALL BUSINESS DEFENSE CONTRACTING SUMMIT.
December 16-17, 2020
Join defense contractors nationwide and attend the 4th Annual West Coast Small Business Defense Contracting Summit which will be held in San Diego, CA. The Summit will consist of morning and afternoon general sessions; the latest details on new contracting opportunities; and a networking lunch with ...

SPOTLIGHT

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 improving Cybe

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 will be lo...
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 increasing...
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 with your SB...
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 to spend ...
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 and tools ...
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 improving Cybe...
AUG 13, 2020 | 10:00am
EMAIL MARKETING QUICKSTART
We understand that kick-starting your email marketing strategy can be a daunting task. It takes all of the things that small businesses and non-profits don't seem to have- time, effort and budget. This webinar is designed to assist you with finally taking the email marketing leap that you've...
SEP 08, 2020 | 11:00am
SMALL BUSINESS FEDERAL CERTIFICATIONS WORKSHOP
Do you currently sell, or are you interested in selling, your goods or services to the federal government? If so, please join this webinar hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration as we discuss small business certifications to give your firm an edge in the lucrative government contracting ar...
OCT 15, 2020 | 11:00am
APPRECIATING YOUR BUSINESS AND YOUR CUSTOMERS
Small business owners are very busy and rarely have time to reflect on the work they’ve done, the customers they’ve helped and to plan a strategy moving forward. This seminar will discuss ways to show appreciation for existing customers, how to utilize these relationships to attract new ...
CELEBRATE NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS WEEK! NOW LET’S CELEBRATE EXPENSE REPORTS
You probably never thought that one day you would be celebrating how easy expense reporting could be at your company. But wouldn’t it be great if you had easy, scalable, and efficient expense reporting, with built-in guidelines and great insight into how employees are spending money? Just imagine ho...
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 prospects...
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 functiona...
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 cash-flow, ...
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.