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JUNE 2017

Business Orientation

27 June 2017

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.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


Accounting 101

27 June 2017

NO CHARGE

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Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at Ohio University will be hosting Accounting 101 in Cambridge. This FREE session will educate attendees on the basics of accounting and understanding business finance.

E-MAIL REGISTRATION:


Multi-Cultural Communications
Sunrise Series Breakfast Briefings

28 June 2017
8:00-9:30 AM EDT

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Sinclair Workforce Development

Sinclair Workforce Development will be hosting Multi-Cultural Communications in Dayton. As part of the Sinclair Sunrise Series, this workshop will provide insight into making diversity a key ingredient to growing a strong and inclusive organization.

REGISTER ON-LINE


Employee Lifecycle
Interviewing, Hiring, and What Comes Next

28 June 2017
11:30 AM-1:15 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Cincinnati, OH

PRESENTED BY
SCORE

Cincinnati SCORE will be hosting Employee Lifecycle: Interviewing, Hiring, and What Comes Next in Cincinnati. This FREE event will educate attendees on various topics such as Federal laws, progressive discipline, legal matters, risky hiring practices, and implementation.

REGISTER ON-LINE


Global Fluency Training

29 June, 2017
8:00 AM-12:30 PM EDT

$295

Columbus, OH

PRESENTED BY
Columbus Council on World Affairs

The Columbus Council on World Affairs will be hosting Global Fluency Training in Columbus. This training session reveals a comprehensive framework for understanding how cultures differ in order to ensure sustainable cross-cultural acumen. This session will highlight Somalia, Bhutan/Nepal, and Mexico.

REGISTER ON-LINE


SBA HUBZone Program
WEBINAR

29 June 2017
10:30 AM-12:00 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

What is the SBA HUBZone program? Is the program right for your business? Learn the history of the SBA HUBZone program as well as the eligibility and application requirements.

ON-LINE REGISTRATION

Webinar instructions will be sent 24 hours before the start of the Webinar.


Retail Basics
How to Create a Successful Retail
and E-Commerce Business

29 June 2017
11:15 AM-1:15 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

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Westerville, OH

PRESENTED BY
SCORE

Columbus SCORE will be hosting Retail Basics: How to Create a Successful Retail and E-Commerce Business in Westerville. This seminar is an interactive program tailored to answer questions pertaining to online, brick & mortar, and other retail-oriented selling.

REGISTER ON-LINE


Business Orientation

29 June 2017

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.

PHONE REGISTRATION: 937-333-1030


Accounting 101

30 June 2017

NO CHARGE

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Marietta, OH

PRESENTED BY
SBDC

The SBDC at Ohio University will be hosting Intro to Web Design in Marietta. This FREE event will educate attendees on the items to consider when creating a web site, as well as taking a look at different programs available to assist with web site creation.

E-MAIL REGISTRATION:


JULY 2017

Intellectual Property Basics

08 July, 2017
10:30 AM-12:30 PM EDT

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Wright State Patent &
Trademark Resource Center

How can you protect your logo, creations, invention and ideas in the marketplace? This workshop is designed to help inventors, small businesses, creators, and entrepreneurs make decisions on how to protect their ideas through various intellectual property (IP) options.

REGISTER ON-LINE


Data Breach for Health Care Providers

11 July, 2017
11:30 AM-1:00 PM EDT

Columbus, OH

PRESENTED BY
Porter Wright

Healthcare remains one of the “popular” sectors of the economy for incurring data breaches. This presentation will discuss the very important concepts of data protection and breach remediation as they apply to health care providers in a constantly evolving technology environment. Topics discussed include, technology trends in healthcare, healthcare providers' duty to protect patients' data, the role of risk analysis/assessment under HIPAA, the importance of due diligence, essential contract provisions, completing a risk assessment, planning for data breaches and breach investigation.

REGISTER ON-LINE


NVBDC/Federal Reserve Bank
2nd Annual Matchmaking Event

Doing Business with the Federal Reserve Bank and Private Industry

20 July 2017
8:00 AM-3:30 PM EDT

$25
Includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch

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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Detroit Branch

Detroit Conference Center
1600 East Warren Ave.
Detroit, MI 48207

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PRESENTED BY
NVBDC
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Join NVBDC for an exciting networking opportunity for Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Businesses to meet with supplier diversity professionals and buyers.

The event is once again taking place at the Federal Reserve Detroit Branch Building in midtown and promises to be bigger and better than last year.


EVENT ATTENDEES

Amazon
American Automobile Association
Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network
CBRE Group
Comerica Bank
City of Detroit
DTE Energy
Freddie Mac
General Motors
Google
Kellog's
McDonald Hopkins
Michigan DTMB
PNC
PPG Industries


EVENT SPONSORS

PLATINUM SPONSOR

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GOLD SPONSORS

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SILVER SPONSOR

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FOOD SPONSOR

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PRINT & BAG SPONSOR

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LANYARD SPONSOR

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Hurry, space is limited, and tickets are going fast.

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Continuous Improvement Process
Sunrise Series Breakfast Briefings

26 July 2017
8:00-9:30 AM EDT

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Sinclair Workforce Development

Lean Six Sigma has been touted for several years now and many larger corporations have worked at implementing continuous improvement processes. The success of these processes have mixed reviews. This briefing with discuss how basics of these Lean Six Sigma tools and provide you a quick and easy way to assess their potential application to your business. The assessment will give you a way to determine if pursuing a more rigorous continuous improvement process will yield a good return for your business. If it does, we will provide a way for you to begin this journey in cooperation with other small businesses through Sinclair’s Workforce Development. (Presented by Project & Process Professionals and CM Tickel Enterprises).

REGISTER ON-LINE


2017 Great Lakes Lenders Conference

26-28 July 2017

$299
Early Bird Registration

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MotorCity Casino
2901 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48201

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PRESENTED BY
Small Business Development Center

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WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND?

Linda McMahon, the 25th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration

Hear from SBA Administrator Linda McMahon
Network with industry professionals from the Great Lakes Region
Hear the latest changes in SBA policies and procedures
Learn best practices from industry experts
Browse innovative products and services

2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 PM Arrival and Registration - Grand Ballroom
5:00 PM Exhibitor Setup - Exhibit Hallway

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

7:00 AM Exibitor Setup (Exhibit Hallway)
7:30 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Opening Session
9:45 AM Breakout Session 1
10:45 AM Break avvnd Exhibits
11:15 AM Breakout Session 2
12:15 PM Lunch and Keynote Speaker
2:00 PM Breakout Session 3
3:00 PM Break and Exhibits
3:30 PM Breakout session 4
7:10 PM Tigers vs. Kansas City (On Your Own)

Thursday, July 27, 2017

8:00 AM Full Breakfast
9:30 AM Breakout Session 1
10:30 AM Break and Exhibits
11:00 AM Breakout Session 2
12:00 PM Lunch and Keynote Speaker
2:00 PM Breakout Session 3
3:00 PM Break and Exhibits
3:30 PM Breakout Session 4
5:00 - 6:00 PM Reception - Amnesia
7:10 PM Tigers vs. Kansas City (On Your Own)

Friday, July 28, 2017

7:45 AM Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM Session - TBD
10:15 AM General Session - TBD
11:20 AM General Session - TBD
12:00 PM Conference Adjourns

MORE INFO: 616-331-7483

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


AUGUST 2017

“Boots to Business”

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03 August 2017
8:00 AM-4:00 PM

NO CHARGE

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Bunker Labs
1275 Kinnear Rd.
Columbus, OH 43212

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PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration
VetBizCentral
Bunker Labs

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On August 3, Boots to Business Reboot is coming to the Columbus area. Veterans, service members and spouses are urged to take advantage of this entrepreneurial training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration, VetBiz Central and Bunker Labs Columbus.

SBA and its partners ensure that every veteran, service member and spouse has the resources they need in their local communities to start and operate a small business, achieve post-service success and strengthen the nation's economy.

Boots to Business Reboot gives you the tools to get started by offering participants valuable business skills and tips. Curriculum includes evaluating business concepts, developing a business plan and capital resources.

Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare to be a small business owner? REGISTER NOW

REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


NOVEMBER 2017

12th ANNUAL
Veteran Business Matchmaker

& Vets Night Out

7-8 November 2017

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Pure Michigan Business Connect Logo

Detroit Marriott
(Renaissance Center)
400 Renaissance Dr.
Detroit, MI 48243

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PRESENTED BY
NVBDC
Pure Michigan Business Connect

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NVBDC, in partnership with Pure Michigan Business Connect, invites you for 2 days of matchmaking at Corporate America’s Premier Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Entrepreneurial Event

DAY 1: November 7

Network
Meet with corporate and government buyers
Participate in our break-out learning sessions
Vets Night Out

DAY 2: November 8

One-on-one meetings with buyers
Lunch both days and hors d’ouvres at the complimentary Vets Night Out

ON-LINE REGISTRATION


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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USDA Services
11 July 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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How Do I Do Business With Western Michigan University?
20 July 2017
1:00 PM EDT

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Michigan eLibrary Resources
8 August 2017
10:00 AM EDT

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Michigan eLibrary Resources
24 August 2017
10:00 AM EDT

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Doing Business with the Veterans Health Administration
12 October 2017
10:00 AM EDT

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CVE
Verification Process Training Opportunities
PLEASE NOTE: CVE will be off-line 11-22 August 2016


Preparing For Re-Evaluation

1st Tuesday of Each Month

Preparing for Re-Verification Webinar & Town Hall

Designed for firms whose verification will be expiring


Verification Training

3rd Tuesday of Each Month

Pre-Application Webinar & Town Hall

Designed for firms interested in submitting their first CVE Verification application


Staying Verified

4th Tuesday of Each Month

How to stay Verified Webinar & Town Hall

Designed for firms who have been verified in six months


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Center For Verification

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