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SBA District Office
8500 Keystone Crossing Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46240
PHONE: 317-226-7272


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JULY 2018

Business Start-up 101

5 July 2018
3:00 - 4:30 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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U.S. Small Business Administration
Indiana Headquarters

Ste. 400
8500 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to begin?

Want to be your own boss but not sure how to do it?

Then this workshop is just what you need! Learn 10 basic steps to follow; what resources are available; important tips on starting a business; and the reality about grants

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Don’t Be Afraid of Your Numbers

10 July 2018
8:30 - 10-:30 AM EDT

$10

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

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PRESENTED BY
East Central Indiana SBDC
Innovation Connector

Learn about your five numbers and how to make them work for you. What five numbers do you need to know to effectively manage your business? Discover what it would take to increase your profits, and find out how to overcome your fear of financial statements.

Presented in partnership with the Innovation Connector.

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Don’t Be Afraid of Your Numbers

12 July 2018
8:30 - 10-:00 AM EDT

$10

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

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PRESENTED BY
East Central Indiana SBDC
Richmond Innovation Center

Learn about your five numbers and how to make them work for you. What five numbers do you need to know to effectively manage your business? Discover what it would take to increase your profits, and find out how to overcome your fear of financial statements.

Presented in partnership with the Richmond Innovation Center.

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Business Start-up 101

12 July 2018
5:30 - 7-:30 PM CDT

$25

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greenCOW Coworking Space
5209 Hohman Ave.
Hammond, IN 36320

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PRESENTED BY
Northwest Indiana SBDC

Learning the first step towards small business ownership success as every successful business is built on a solid foundation. We will help you evaluate your business idea with that end in mind. Prepare yourself to create a sound business plan, manage expectations, and increase your chances of accessing capital.

TOPICS COVERED

Identify personal objectives
Skills, and resources
Describe your business idea and requirements
Develop a sales forecast
Iidentify start-up expenses
Estimate your operating budget
Analyzing your feasibility results

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Richmond Social Media Group

13 July 2018
9:00 - 9:30 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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

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PRESENTED BY
East Central Indiana SBDC
Richmond Innovation Center

Learn how to get the most out of your digital marketing. This Richmond Social Media event will help you leverage social media for your business and network with other local business leaders.

Presented in partnership with the Richmond Innovation Center.

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The Value Proposition of the NMSDC and SBA 8(a) Certifications

18 July 2018
1:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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U.S. Small Business Administration
Indiana Headquarters

Ste. 400
8500 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration
Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council

DESCRIPTION

Join the Mid-States Minority Supplier Development Council (Mid-States MSDC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration as they present “The Value Proposition of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) and SBA 8(a) Government Certifications.”

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The business that needs information about both certifications
The business whose 8(a) certification is expiring
The business that is NMSDC certified and is interested in government contracting opportunities Potential for success
Learn how to win Federal Government Contracts

The workshop will help answer:

What are the benefits and differences of each certification?
Which certification is best for your company?
How do you transition from the private to government sector and vice versa?

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3rd Annual Federal Reserve Matchmaker

19 July 2018

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Chicago, IL

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Learn About SBA 8(a) Certification

20 July 2018
4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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U.S. Small Business Administration
Indiana Headquarters

Ste. 400
8500 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

What is the 8(a) Business Development Program?

How can my Company benefit?
Eligibility requirements
Goals of the Program
Benefits of the program
How do you apply?
Ongoing obligations to SBA
Program term

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Funding Options for Small Businesses

24 July 2018
5:00 - 6:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Indianapolis Public Library
East 38th Street Branch
5420 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

YOU WILL DISCOVER

How to finance your business ideas
The reality about grants
Microloans--what they are and where you can get them
What you need to take to your lender
How SBA resource partner mentors and counselors can help

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Mobile Marketing
Measuring ROI & Understanding
the Risk of Digital Fraud

25 June 2018
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM EDT

NO COST

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The Hagerman Building
10315 Allisonville Rd.
Fishers, IN 46038

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PRESENTED BY
Indianapolis SCORE Chapter #6

This workshop starts with the assumption that successful small businesses need to do marketing and an increasing amount of the marketing budget will go to digital marketing. How do you spend those precious dollars wisely?

Participants will learn how to measure their return on investment (ROI). They will also leave the workshop with a new, deeper level of “Pursuit of Truth” critical thinking and the ability to pursue “Truth Metrics.” Skip the Agency ROI Metrics and develop your own Boardroom Level Metrics. It all starts with questioning everything. Learn from the answers to 6 key questions.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Introduction to Government Contracting and Marketing

25 July 2018
3:30 - 4:30 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Anderson Public Library
111 E. 12th St.
Anderson, IN 46016

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PRESENTED BY
Central Indiana PTAC

You will be introduced to the Indiana PTAC and the resources available to help your company succeed in local, state, and federal contracting.

TOPICS COVERED

Basics of government contracting
Seven basic steps of government contracting
Basics of contracting with the state of Indiana
Tips for marketing to the state and federal government
Locating bids and making contacts
Tips for writing an effective government proposal
Much much more...You will also have the opportunity to ask questions to a PTAC counselor.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Learn About SBA 8(a) Certification

27 July 2018
1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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U.S. Small Business Administration
Indiana Headquarters

Ste. 400
8500 Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, IN 46240

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

What is the 8(a) Business Development Program?

How can my Company benefit?
Eligibility requirements
Goals of the Program
Benefits of the program
How do you apply?
Ongoing obligations to SBA
Program term

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Marketing to the Federal Government

27 July 2018
2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Indianapolis Public Library
East 38th Street Branch
5420 East 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

DESCRIPTION

Let SBA help you build your business through federal contracting! In this free workshop you will learn:

Where to find contracting opportunities
How to register your business to sell to the government
How to market your products and services
Why you may need a surety bond and how to obtain one

Seating is limited. Registration is required.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


AUGUST 2018

Great Lakes Lenders Conference 2018

14, 15, 16 August 2018

$370

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Detroit Marriott
Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Dr.
Detroit, Michigan 48243

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Center-Michigan

WHAT IS GLCC?

The Great Lakes Lenders Conference (GLLC) is the premier small business lending event in the Midwest, hosted by the Michigan SBDC and the SBA District offices of Cleveland, Columbus, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. The conference provides training and workshops related to small business loan programs and how to be more effective at helping a small business access captial.

WHO ATTENDS THE GLCC?

The Conference is attended by individuals and organizations that would like to become more effective with delivering capital to small business, including through the use of SBA loan programs.

iNCLUDING...

Bank Executives
Loan Officers
Credit Analysts
Underwriters
Documentation Specialists
Loan Service Providers
Attorneys
Business Consultants
NAGGL Representatives
SBA Staff
Other individuals that support small business

TOPIC

Regulatory Compliance
Construction Safety Elements (OSHA 10)

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


SEPTEMBER 2018

National Veteran Business Matchmaker & Vets Night Out

10-11 September 2018

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Motor City Casino
Detroit, MI

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NOVEMBER 2018

NVBDC Northeast Veteran Business Development Conference

07 November 2018

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MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY

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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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