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NOVEMBER 2018

Market Research That Won't Break the Bank

7 November 2018
9:00 - 11:30 AM EST

NO CHARGE

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Ohio SBDC
The Entrepreneurs Center
714 E. Monument Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402-1382

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Ohio SBDC
Dayton Metro Library
Entrepreneurs Center

Knowing as much as possible about the customers and market your business serves is critical to your small business success! You need to know what type of customers to target, where to find them, the size of the market for your product or service, and to identify your competition.

SPEAKER

Ann Riegle-Crichton
Business Specialist
Dayton Metro Library

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HR & Workforce Issues

7 November 2018
2:00 - 4:30 PM EST

NO CHARGE

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Hamilton Township Municipal Building
Lower Level
7780 State Route 48
Hamilton Township, Ohio 45039

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Ohio SBDC

All entrepreneurs are encouraged to attend for a deep dive on current and future HR solutions that can prove valuable with your business workforce and staffing decisions.

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What You Need to Know About Franchise Ownership Today

7 November 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM EST

$10

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Panera Bread Conference Center
875 Bethel Road
Olentangy Plaza
Columbus, OH 43214

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PRESENTED BY
Columbus SCORE
FranNet

SPEAKER

Join us as business expert Ted Fireman from FranNet of Central Ohio demystifies the franchise buying process and explains how to successfully get into business for yourself

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NVBDC Northeast Veteran Business Development Conference

07 November 2018

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MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY

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Basis of a Successful Start
B.O.S.S.

8 November 2018
2:00 - 4:00 PM EST

NO CHARGE

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Community Improvement Corporation
117 East Main Street
St Clairsville, OH 43950

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Ohio SBDC

This event is free, but you must register.

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The 12 Challenges to Increasing Company Value

13 November 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM EST

$20

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Panera Bread Conference Center
875 Bethel Road
Olentangy Plaza
Columbus, OH 43214

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PRESENTED BY
Columbus SCORE
FranNet

YOU WILL LEARN

The 12 keys to driving up your company value
What financials and metrics are most important to focus on as the leader
How to turn the right growth-related dials to drive company valuation

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Doing Business With the Veterans Health Administration
Webinar

14 November 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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PRESENTED BY
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Veterans Health Administration
Network Contracting Office
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PRESENTER

Pak Sa Dewhurst
Small Business Liaison
Veterans Health Administration

Mr. Pak Sa Dewhurst will educate prospective small business vendors on how the VA’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the Network Contracting Office (NCO) does business that stems from a philosophy that “In order for the Government to do business with prospective businesses, they must know how WE do business first”.

YOU WILL LEARN

The briefing covers various topics concerning day-to-day operations to include, but not limited to, agency's mission and operating locations; defining contracting's and other roles.

Pak Sa Dewhurst is a Small Business Liaison in Kettering, Ohio. He represents the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) 24,000 employees throughout the Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) 10 who operate and support 12 VHA medical centers and 61 Community-Based Outpatient Clinics in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio on small business concerns

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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CALL MIKE:: 810-767-8387


Learn How The Library Is Your Premier Source for Business Information
Lunch n Learn

15 November 2018
11:00 AM- 1:00 PM EST

$12

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Columbus Metropolitan Library
Downtown
Conference Room 3A
96 S. Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215

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SCORE

Improve and build your business toolkit to ensure that your business decisions and plan are backed by trusted and relevant information. We will review free business data to complete your business plan and completed sample business plans. If you have a laptop or tablet, please bring it to the workshop.

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New Business Information Session

17 November 2018
9:00 - 11:30 AM EST

NO CHARGE

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Ohio SBDC
The Entrepreneurs Center
714 E. Monument Ave.
Dayton, OH 45402-1382

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Ohio SBDC
Entrepreneurs Center

TOPIC
Business Start-Up

The New Business Information Session is a three hour, free seminar that will answer your questions about starting, buying, or expanding a small business. Presentation will consist of an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business such as business and financial planning, market demand and financing.

SPEAKER

Kimberly Woodbury
Certified Business Adviser

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Basis of a Successful Start
(BOSS)

28 November 2018
2:00 - 4:00 PM EST

NO CHARGE

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Ohio University
Small Business Development Center
Ridges Circle
Building 19
Athens, OH 45701

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Ohio SBDC

This class is intended for those who are interested in starting their own business.

LEARN ABOUT

Types of Ownership
Licensing
Tax Requirements
Sources of Financing
Identifying Your Customer
How to Market Your Product or Service

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Steps to Starting a New Business

28 November 2018
2:00 - 4:30 PM EST

$50

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Ohio SBDC
Clermont County Chamber of Commerce
Suite 150
4355 Ferguson Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45245

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PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC
Clermont County Chamber of Commerce

TOPIC
Business Start-Up

SPEAKER(S)

Multiple Speakers

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DECEMBER 2018

International Trade
Webinar

5 December 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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PRESENTED BY
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Michigan Economic Development Corporation
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PRESENTER

Natalie Chmiko
International Trade Director
Michigan Economic Development Corporation

YOU WILL LEARN

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, is a public-private partnership between the state and local communities, promotes smart economic growth by developing strategies and providing services to create and retain good jobs and a high quality of life.

Michigan is well-positioned to attract global customers and recognizes global trade as a key component of the state’s economy.

Natalie Chmiko offers business assistance in identifying and pursuing global market opportuni-ties that can help you compete globally and grow your business.

She is a regionally based international trade manager working with companies to identify their export development objectives and recommend appropriate export programs and resources

REGISTER ON-LINE

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Should You Start Up or Buy Your New Business?
(12 Pros and Cons)
Webinar

13 December2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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PRESENTED BY
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Plachta, Murphy and Associates
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PRESENTERS

Bryan D. Reeder
Attorney
Plachta, Murphy and Associates P.C.

Jeffrey M. Black
Attorney
Plachta, Murphy and Associates P.C.

Bert S. Irwin
Attorney
Plachta, Murphy and Associates P.C.

Plachta, Murphy and Associates P.C. represents individual and business clients throughout West Michigan. Our business and commercial litigation attor-neys handle a wide range of legal matters of importance to business owners and CEOs.

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NEW CLIENT
REQUEST FOR COUNSELING

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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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Doing Business With the Veterans Health Administration

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14 November 2018
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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Fedmine for Federal Contracting Opportunities

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5 December 2018
11:00 AM EST

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Should You Start Up or Buy Your New Business?
(12 Pros and Cons)

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13 December 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST

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