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SEPTEMBER 2019

East Central Indiana Social Media Group
(ECISMG)

20 September 2019
8:00 ‒ 10:00 AM ET

NO CHARGE

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Innovation Connector
1208 W. White River Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47303

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PRESENTED BY
East Central Indiana
Small Business Development Center

DESCRIPTION

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Launch Your Own Business

20 September 2019
9:00 AM ‒ 12:00 PM ET

$25

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The Innovation Center
814 E. Main St.
Richmond, IN 47374

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PRESENTED BY
East Central Indiana
Small Business Development Center


The Innovation Center

DESCRIPTION

Every successful business is built on a solid foundation. Learn how to: evaluate your business idea with the end in mind; identify your objectives, skills, and resources; estimate your operating budget; and analyze your feasibility results. You will receive a step-by-step workbook to help you get started on your business idea

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The Power of WE
Women Entrepreneurs

20 September 2019
9:00 AM ‒ 12:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Brown County Public Library
205 Locust Ln.
Nashville, IN 47448

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

DESCRIPTION

Women-owned businesses are one of the fastest growing sectors in the small business world. Help us celebrate American Business Women’s Day and learn about SBA’s guaranty loan programs, expert help available, and doing business with the Federal government at this informative workshop! Topics include: how to finance your business; where microloans are available; what the HUBZone and 8(a) Programs are; and how the mentors and business advisors can help.

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If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now
Business Breakfast

24 September 2019
7:30 – 9:30 AM CT

NO CHARGE

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White Hawk Country Club
1001 White Hawk Dr.
Crown Point, IN 46307

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PRESENTED BY
Northwest Indiana SCORE

This free workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start your business. In this session, you learn about: the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the pros and cons of the various forms for your business, the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash management, and funding sources. If you are thinking about starting a business or have recently started your own business, this free workshop is for you.

Seating is limited so register now.

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#Success with Instagram
Tips & Tricks for your Small Business

24 September 2019
8:30 – 11:00 AM CT

NO CHARGE

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Purdue Technology Center
9800 Connecticut Dr.
Crown Point, IN 46307

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PRESENTED BY
Northwest Indiana SCORE

This Instagram workshop will teach you how to start and manage an Instagram Business Account. We will cover selecting your account name, writing your profile description, developing your personal brand, what to post and more. This two-hour workshop will give you the tools you need to build your Instagram account, and to help you target and build a relationship with you ideal clients.

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Business Start-up 101
Business Lunch & Learn Series

24 September 2019
12:00 – 1:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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SOURCE River West
2232 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46222

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

SOURCE River West

Broadcasting live from SOURCE River West, these unique workshops are not only available to attend in person, but also broadcast live as a webinar via Skype.

YOU WILL LEARN

10 basic steps to follow in business ownership
The resources you have available
Important tips on starting a business
The reality about grants.

Each month, Ronda Crouch, an Economic Development Specialist with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will showcase various business topics.

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Business Plan
Workshop

24 September 2019
6:00 – 8:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Ivy Tech North Campus
3701 Dean Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN 46835

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PRESENTED BY
Northwest Indiana SCORE

What's in a business plan and why do I need it? Anyone who plans on getting financing for a business! Topics covered: reasons you need a business plan and what is in it; executive summary; mission statement; business description; objectives/goals; keys to success; the market; strategies and tactics; financial projections; and strategies/long term planning.

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Strengthening the Six Key Components® of Your Business

25 September 2019
8:30 – 10:00 AM CT

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Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
162 W. Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383

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PRESENTED BY
Northwest Indiana SCORE

What's in a business plan and why do I need it? Anyone who plans on getting financing for a business! Topics covered: reasons you need a business plan and what is in it; executive summary; mission statement; business description; objectives/goals; keys to success; the market; strategies and tactics; financial projections; and strategies/long term planning.

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Business Start-up 101
Workshop

25 September 2019
6:00 ‒ 10:00 PM CT

NO CHARGE

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Remington Public Library
105 N. Ohio St.
Remington, IN 47977

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PRESENTED BY
Northwest Indiana
Small Business Development Center


Jasper County Economic Development Corporation

DESCRIPTION

This workshop is a first step in owning a successful small business and it aims to help entrepreneurs’ ideas, prepare a sound business plan, manage expectations and increase chances of accessing capital.

TOPICS INCLUDE

Identifying personal objectives
Skills and resources
Evaluating your business idea and market opportunity
Developing a sales forecast
Identifying start-up expenses
Estimating your operating budget
Analyzing your feasibility results.

Reservations are required as seating is limited

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Small Biz Jump Start

26 September 2019
12:00 ‒ 1:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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PRESENTED BY
Hoosier Heartland Indiana
Small Business Development Center

Small Biz Jump-Start is a free, one hour seminar that answers typical questions about starting or buying a small business in Indiana.

The presentation will address issues such as financing, market demand and legal requirements.

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Funding Options for Small Business

26 September 2019
3:00 – 4:30 PM ET

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U.S. Small Business Administration
Head Quarters

8500 Keystone Crossing, Ste. 400
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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U.S. Small Business Administration

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
How the mentors and counselors can help

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11th Annual Division of Supplier Diversity Business Conference

27 September 2019
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Indiana Government Center South
402 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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PRESENTED BY
Northwest Indiana PTAC

Indiana Dept. of Administration

This special PTAC Day webinar will feature a panel of PTAC experts from across the country who will share their top tips for: getting ready to enter the government marketplace; finding government contracts; and bidding on government contracts. It will provide a great introduction for those new to government contracting, as well as helpful tips for more experienced hands.

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OCTOBER 2019

How 8(a) Certification Can Help You Grow
SBA at the East 38th Street Library Series

4 October 2019
1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Indianapolis Public Library
East 38th Street Branch

5420 E 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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U.S. Small Business Administration

Indianapolis Public Library

Fact: The US Government is the largest purchaser of small business supplies and services in the entire world. Why aren't they purchasing from you?

In this free workshop, learn about SBA's 8(a) Certification, a special business development program which sets small business' up for long-term success in federal contracting.

YOU WILL LEARN

Eligibility
Application Process
Benefits
Compliance Requirements

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Small Biz Jump Start

8 October 2019
12:00 ‒ 1:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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PRESENTED BY
Hoosier Heartland Indiana
Small Business Development Center

Small Biz Jump-Start is a free, one hour seminar that answers typical questions about starting or buying a small business in Indiana.

The presentation will address issues such as financing, market demand and legal requirements.

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Business Start-Up 101
SBA at the East 38th Street Library Series

9 October 2019
4:00 – 6:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Indianapolis Public Library
East 38th Street Branch

5420 E 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

Indianapolis Public Library

YOU WILL LEARN

10 basic steps to start a business
Available resources
Tips and tricks
Financing options
The reality about grants

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NOVEMBER 2019

Marketing to WIN Federal Contracts
SBA at the East 38th Street Library Series

1 November 2019
2:00 – 3:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Indianapolis Public Library
East 38th Street Branch

5420 E 38th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

Indianapolis Public Library

FACT: The US Government spends a billion dollars per year buying goods and services from small businesses. Are they buying from you? Why not?

In this workshop, learn how to market your small business to make it attractive to federal contract officials in charge of buying goods and services.

YOU WILL LEARN

What SAM.gov is--why it's important, and how to register your business
Where you can find contracting opportunities
How to effectively market your products and services
Why you may need a surety bond and how SBA can help you obtain one

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National Veteran Business Matchmaker & Vets Night Out

Columbus, OH

November 5-6, 2019

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National Veteran Memorial & Museum
300 W Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215

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PRESENTED BY
National Veteran Business Development Council

Day 1

Training & Education Sessions
Vets Night Out Reception

Day 2

Meeting & Matchmaking


National Veterans Small Business Week
Veteran's Opportunity Symposium

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8 November 2019
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET

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Indianapolis Public Library
Central Library

40 East Saint Clair St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration
Indianapolis Public Library
Indiana Small Business Development Center
SCORE
VetBiz Central

ABOUT THIS EVENT

Join us during the DAKS Foundation Empowerment Week for a Veteran's Opportunity Symposium. The event takes place at the Indianapolis Central Library, and features free small business resources and information for veterans interested in diving into the world of entrepreneurism.

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Registration IS required

QUESTIONS: Contact SBA Indiana Veteran-Owned Small Business Liaison Peter Smith.


Small Biz Jump Start

12 November 2019
12:00 ‒ 1:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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PRESENTED BY
Hoosier Heartland Indiana SBDC

Small Biz Jump-Start is a free, one hour seminar that answers typical questions about starting or buying a small business in Indiana.

The presentation will address issues such as financing, market demand and legal requirements.

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2019 Federal Small Business
CONFERENCE

20-22 November 2019

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Dallas, TX

PRESENTED BY
Society of American Engineers

ABOUT

The Small Business Conference for the Federal Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Facility Maintenance/Management Industry (SBC) brings together federal agencies and businesses operating in the federal marketplace to:

Deliver the most comprehensive and useful market research experience possible for all attendees
Learn of and/or share upcoming contracting opportunities for small businesses
Connect with teaming partners
Support the nation's contracting goals
Engage in above-board networking between private companies and federal program managers and procurement/contracting officers

SPEAKER:

Robb Wong
Associate Administrator
Office of Contracting & Business Development
U.S. Small Business Administration

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The U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to complete the Request for Counseling (Form 641). This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strictest of confidence.

To start the process, please click on the above e-CENTER button to access our electronic Request for Counseling form. After submission, a counselor will contact you shortly.

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AUGUST 2019

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Toledo, OH

29 August 2019
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

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SEPTEMBER 2019

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Ann Arbor, MI

23 September 2019
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET

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OCTOBER 2019

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Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

17-18 October 2019
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16 October 2019
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