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JULY 2018

Business Orientation

5 July 2018

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

CALL: 937-333-1030


Basis of a Successful Start
(BOSS)

10 July 2018
2:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

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Farmers Bank
640 East Main Street
Pomeroy, OH 45769

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PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC at Ohio University

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

LEARN

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

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Basis of a Successful Start
(BOSS)

10 July 2018
2:00 - 4:00 PM EDT

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Lancaster/Fairfield County
Chamber of Commerce

109 North Broad Street
#100
Lancaster, OH 43130

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PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC at Ohio University

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

LEARN

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

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Market Research that Won't Break the Bank

11 July 2018
9:00 - 11:30 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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

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PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC at Ohio University

MARKET PLANNING

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.

The Dayton Metro Library provides several resources that can help you answer these questions. Come join the Library’s Business Specialist who will demonstrate how you can use these resources to:

Identify potential customers in the B2B and B2C arena
Find information on consumer demographics
Access reliable information on market size and critical trends
Identify and research your competition
Mine business publications for valuable information
Analyze potential business locations

You will take away tips to help formulate a clear description of the opportunity for your business. . Free resources will be emphasized, but we will also touch on some fee based services that may be helpful for those with the budget..

SPEAKERS

Ann Riegle-Crichton
Business Specialist
Dayton Metro Library

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Small Business Development
Marketing Tips

11 July 2018
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Montgomery County
Business Solutions Center

1435 Cincinnati Street
Suite 300
Dayton, OH 45417

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration
Dayton SCORE

The fourth workshop in this series will discuss the methods and venues to market a small business available in today’s environment.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Market Your Way to Success
(Four Part Series)

11, 18, 25 July & 1 Aug. 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM EDT

$25

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

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PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC at Columbus State

MARKET PLANNING

Marketing is the heart and soul of your business. To be successful you have to know who your best customer's are, what your customer wants and then use that information to strategically position your product or service to be recognized by, appeal to and to effectively persuade them to purchase. Come to the Market Your Way to Success series and learn how to present the best your company has to offer!

Session 1- 7/11:
Identifying and Determining Your Target Market
Session 2 - 7/18:
Building a Branded Message and Image that Works
Session 3 - 7/25
Developing Marketing Strategies that Sell
Session 4 - 8/01:
Marketing Presentations

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Business Orientation

12 July 2018

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

CALL: 937-333-1030


Basis of a Successful Start
(BOSS)

12 July 2018
9:00 - 11:00 AM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Monroe County
Chamber of Commerce

117 North Main Street
Woodsfield, OH 43793

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PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC at Ohio University

You must register.

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Facebook Sales & Marketing

12 July 2018
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Ohio University-Eastern
Shannon Hall
Computer Lab 30

45425 National Road West
St Clairsville, OH 43950

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PRESENTED BY
Ohio SBDC at Ohio University

You must register.

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MBE and EDGE Certification

17 July 2018
6:00 - 8:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Columbus State Community College
Workforce Center
315 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Columbus State

MARKET PLANNING

Are you a minority business seeking to secure government contracts? Join us as we walk you through the application process to become Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and the Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity (EDGE) Certifications.

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A WORKING CLASS AND NOT A LECTURE.

Business owners will be filling out the online application for the certifying agencies that they qualify for based on the business questionnaire to be completed during class. Businesses need to have been in business for at least 12 months to qualify for any of the certifications. In order to complete the application, please bring all applicable items:

Passport or Birth Certificate
Federal and State Taxes for the last 2 years for the business and personal (Ohio IT 1040 or IT1040EZ, Schedule C, Schedule K-1, Schedule E, form 1065, form 1120, W-2's, 1099 forms which ever applies to your company)
Certificate of Registration from state of original registration
Professional license or licenses (if applicable)
Copy of signed contracts, purchase orders and invoices, and cancelled checks that demonstrate at leas 12 months of capability and experience in the industry for which certification is being sought
Bank signature card (i.e., copy of signature card or letter from bank identifying signers)
List of equipement and vehicles owned, including titles or registrations
Facility lease or ownership documenttion (if private residence, warranty dee, or mortgage payment invoice)
Resume Affidavit - this form will be provided in class
Articles of incorporation, Articles of organization or Partnership agreement which ever applies to your company Operating Agreement
Bylaws or Code of Regulation (if applicable)
Unit Certificates or Stock Certificates (if applicable)
Unit journal or current Stock Ledger ( if applicable )
Minutes of first and most recent board meeting

Free but MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND

SPEAKERS

Thalia Amador

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Reaching High
Aerospace Business Matchmaker

17-18 July 2018
8:00 AM - EDT

$160

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

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PRESENTED BY
PTACs of Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania

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Join the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) of Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia for the Aerospace Business Matchmaker. Held in Athens, Ohio at Ohio University from July 17 -18, 2018 the Matchmaker is an opportunity for businesses, contractors and universities alike to be part of aerospace industry services and contracting.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


Basis of a Successful Enterprise

18 - 19 July 2018
5:30 - 8:30 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Columbus State Community College
Workforce Center
315 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, OH 43215

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Columbus State

MARKET PLANNING

B.A.S.E. is the Basis of a Successful Enterprise. B.A.S.E. will help you discover what it will take for you to build a business around your dreams and passion. Not just any business but a business that will allow you to live, thrive and become a successful entrepreneur.

B.A.S.E. is a two day workshop that will be held on July 18 and July 19. Topics covered in B.A.S.E. include:

How to Find, Reach and Connect with your customers
Legal Business Structures
Tax Requirements
How to Market and Sell your Product or Service
How to Write a Business Plan
Access to Sources of Financing

B.A.S.E. is led by experienced Certified Business Advisors from the award winning Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State as well as attorneys, accountants, bankers and other experts uniquely qualified and dedicated to helping you understand how to create the business of your dreams.

So are you ready to make your dreams a reality?

SPEAKERS

Mike Bowers

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


3rd Annual Federal Reserve Matchmaker

19 July 2018

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Chicago, IL

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Business Orientation

19 July 2018

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

The Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center (MBAC) will be hosting Business Orientation in Dayton. This FREE workshop will provide an overview of business management and assistance services, financial and bonding resources, and regional contracting opportunities.

CALL: 937-333-1030


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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