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2020
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FEBRUARY 2020

Simple Steps
Business Financials for Small Businesses

25 February 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

$20

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Dublin Entrepreneurial Center
565 Metro Place South – 1st floor Networking Room
Dublin, OH 43017

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SCORE Columbus

This workshop will discuss financial statements and their importance in managing and making decisions for a business.

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Basis of a Successful Start (BOSS)
(B.O.S.S.)

25 February 2020
5:00 – 7:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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John McIntire Library
220 North 5th St.
Zanesville, Oh 43701

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SBDC at Ohio University

This class is for individuals who would like to start their own business, but don't know where to begin.

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Basis of a Successful Start (BOSS)
(B.O.S.S.)

26 February 2020
2:00 –4:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Guernsey County CIC
9900 Brick Church Rd.
Cambridge, OH 43725

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SBDC at Ohio University

This class will cover topics such as types of ownership, licensing, tax requirements, sources of financing, identifying your customer, and how to market your product or service.

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MARCH 2020

Business Start Up

2 March 2020
1:30 – 3:30 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Kent State University
Tolloty Technology Incubator
1776 Tech Park Dr NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Kent State-Tuscarawas

Are you ready to take control of your life?

Investigate a new career as an entrepreneur! If you have ever considered owning your own business or are in the early stages of starting a business, register for this informative session.

The Business Start-Up workshop is an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business such as:

Business and financial planning
Market demand and financing

All attendees must register online in advance.

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Business Orientation

3 March 2020

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

MBAC is 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.

For more information and to register, please call 937-333-1030


Market Your Way to Success
(Meets on March 4, March 11, March 18, and March 25)

4 March 2020
6:00 –8:00 PM ET

$25

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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

Topic: Marketing 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 - March 4: Identifying and Determining Your Target Market.

Session 2 - March 11: Building a Branded Message and Image that Works.

Session 3 - March 18: Developing Marketing Strategies that Sell.

Session 4 - March 25: Marketing Presentations

To participate the attendee MUST commit to attend all 4 sessions.

SPEAKER: Nancy Stoll

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The Buyer’s Guide to Franchise Ownership

4 March 2020
6:15 – 7:45 PM ET

$10
($10event fee includes pizza & a drink)

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Dublin Entrepreneurial Center
565 Metro Place South – 1st floor Networking Room
Dublin, OH 43017

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SCORE Columbus
FranNet

Who doesn't love the idea of being their own boss and controlling their own destiny?

Whether you are looking for a career change, an additional revenue stream or something full-time, owning your own business can provide you with flexibility, control and financial reward.

During this detailed session, you will learn more about business ownership and discover the numerous options available in the franchise world.

TOPICS COVERED

Why Business Ownership?
Options for Getting Into Business
Risks & Rewards of Business Ownership
Myths & Realities of Franchising
Can I keep my job and own a professional managed business?

Join us to see if becoming your own boss is an option for you.

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Social Media Management and Marketing Certification Boot Camp Class

6 March 2020
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

$249

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Indiana Wessleyan University
3455 Mill Run Dr. Suite 550
HIlliard, OH 43026

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SCORE Columbus

Social Media Management and Marketing Certification

Get hands-on training with Michelle Hummel, CEO of Web Strategy Plus, a full-service Social Media Marketing Agency recently nominated for the Woman-Owned Business of the year!

Michelle is a passionate Internet Marketer with 15+ years of successful online marketing experience. She holds a valuable Internet Marketing Degree and travels Nationwide providing social media keynotes and in-depth training.

She's a current contributing editor to The Social Media Monthly Magazine and The Franchise Dictionary. Published author of three books in her series, “The Social Media Magnet: Everything You Need to Know to Attract Customers Through Social Media.”

Learn everything you need to know to be a Social Media Manager for your company! Do you want to know exactly how to reach your target audience with social media? Would you like an employee to acquire the skills needed to handle social media marketing for your company? Then this training session is for you! Learn how to attract more leads with social media marketing. .

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Small Business Tax Seminar

6 March 2020
1:00 – 3:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Miami University
Commerce Hub
Voice of America Learning Center

7847 VOA Park Dr.
West Chester Township, OH 45069

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Miami University
Miami University Regionals Commerce Department

Topic: Tax Planning

I. Current tax laws for Sole Proprietorship's, Limited Liability Companies and S-Corporations

II. IRS audit processes and audit triggers

III. Tax law outlook for the upcoming year

Speakers

Dan Carroll CPA
Paul Williams CPA
Steve Feldmann J.D.
Pat McCafferty CPA

CO-SPONSORS

SBDC
Miami University Regionals Commerce Department

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Business Orientation

10 March 2020

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

MBAC is 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.

For more information and to register, please call 937-333-1030


BASE Workshop
(Meets on March 11 and March 12)

11-12 March 2020
5:00 – 8:30 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Columbus State
Miami University Regionals Commerce Department

Topic: Business Start-Up

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 March 11 and March 12.

TOPICS INCLUD

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?

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Business Orientation

17 March 2020

NO CHARGE

Dayton, OH

PRESENTED BY
Dayton Minority Business Assistance Center

MBAC is 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.

For more information and to register, please call 937-333-1030


APRIL 2020

BOOTS to BUSINESS | REBOOT
Youngstown, OH

9 April 2020
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM ET

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Youngstown Business Incubator
MBAC

241 W Federal St.
Youngstown, OH 44503

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VBOC
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OWNING A SMALL BUSINESS

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Boots to Business can help.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT

Boots to Business is a two-step entrepreneurial training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is one of the online follow-on courses instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network. If you’ve already attended an in-person Boots to Business or Reboot class, visit sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

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BOOTS to BUSINESS
Wright Patterson AFB

29 ‒ 30 April 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET

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Airman & Family Readiness Center
2000 Albrook Dr. ‒ Bldg. 2
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

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VetBizCentral
The Entrepreneur Center

OWNING A SMALL BUSINESS

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Boots to Business can help.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS

Boots to Business is a two-step entrepreneurial training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is one of the online follow-on courses instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network. If you’ve already attended an in-person Boots to Business or Reboot class, visit sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

REGISTER ON-LINE


MAY 2020

JUNE 2020

BOOTS to BUSINESS | REBOOT
Royalton, OH

18 June 2020
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM ET

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North Royalton City Hall Room
14600 State Rd.
North Royalton, OH 44133

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VetBizCentral

OWNING A SMALL BUSINESS

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Boots to Business can help.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT

Boots to Business is a two-step entrepreneurial training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is one of the online follow-on courses instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network. If you’ve already attended an in-person Boots to Business or Reboot class, visit sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

REGISTER ON-LINE

More Information Contact Abron Andrews:


AUGUST 2020

BOOTS to BUSINESS | REBOOT
Asshtabula, OH

27 August 2020
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM ET

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Ashtabula Library
4335 Park Ave.
Ashtabula, OH 44004

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VBOC
VetBizCentral

OWNING A SMALL BUSINESS

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Boots to Business can help.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT

Boots to Business is a two-step entrepreneurial training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is one of the online follow-on courses instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network. If you’ve already attended an in-person Boots to Business or Reboot class, visit sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

REGISTER ON-LINE

More Information Contact Abron Andrews:


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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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18 March 2020
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29 ‒ 30 April 2020
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20 February 2020
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Creating a Step-by-Step Government Sales Strategy

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