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SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER

AUGUST 2019

Corporate Account Takeover
Lunch & Learn

15 August 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Ohio University
Innovation Center
34 West State St.
Athens, OH 45701

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Ohio University

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

15 August 2019
2:00 AM– 4:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Farmers Bank
640 East Main St.
Pomeroy, OH 45769

PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Ohio University

TOPICS COVERED

Types of Ownership
Licensing
Tax Requirements
Sources of Financing
Identifying your customer
How to market your product or service

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New Business Information Session

17 August 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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The Entrepreneurs Center
714 E Monument Ave Dayton, OH 45402

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PRESENTED BY
The SBDC at The Entrepreneurs Center
The 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: Certified Business Adviser

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Columbus Funds

19 August 2019
5:30 – 8:00 PM ET

$10

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Improving
One Easton Oval #Suite. 175
Columbus, OH 43219

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Columbus State

TOPIC Government Contracting

Join SocialVentures and the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State (SBDC), for our next Columbus Funds event. This new event series is designed to help social entrepreneurs and small business owners navigate the complex world of funding.

In this edition we hear about traditional bank financing and the role the US Small Business Administration plays in small business lending.

SPEAKERS

LENDING EXPERTS

Dwayne Lee
AVP, Business Banking
US Bank

Jerome Jones
Lender Relations Specialist
U.S. Small Business Administration

Ellen Harvey
Ohio Small Business Development Center

You will learn how to go about getting deals funded and what is involved in packaging your loan for the bank.

SPEAKERS

BUSINESS OWNERS

Tabitha Rhodeback
Owner, Stylist
TF Salon

Casie Goldstein
Owner
All Paws Retreat and Spa

They will both share their experiences in getting their businesses funded.

REGISTER ON-LINE

Registration is required as space is limited.
Light refreshments will be provided


What Every Small Business Owner Must Know About Cybersecurity in 2019

21 August 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Brinkman Educational Center
Ohio SBDC
4th Floor Seminar Room
100 S. Limestone St., Suite 411
Springfield, OH 45502

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PRESENTED BY
Springfield SBDC
Pro-Stratus

TOPIC Techno

You hear about cybersecurity in the news, but is it something the average small business owner needs to worry about. The short answer is YES! Come find out why and what to do about it.

SPEAKER:

Kevin Schleinitz
COO of Pro-Stratus

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BASE
August 21 – August 22

21 & 22 August 2019
5:30 – 8:30 PM ET

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

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 August 21 and August 22.

TOPICS

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?

SPEAKER

Mike Bowers

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The Basics of ISO Registration

22 August 2019
9:00 – 11:00 AM ET

NO CHARGE

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Middletown Chamber of Commerce
1500 Central Ave.
Middletown, OH 45044

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PRESENTED BY
Springfield SBDC
Pro-Stratus

TOPIC: Regulatory Compliance

TOPICS COVERED

Navigating ISO certification
Quality management system preparing for audits
Avoiding common mistakes
What is ISO certification? Do I need it?
Business benefits
Certification or Registration
Achieving and maintaining ISO compliance ISO 9001, AS 9100, ISO 13785, TS 16949

Get your questions answered by:

Jan Janson
President
Technical Training & Consulting

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Communications in Difficult Situations

22 August 2019
6:00 – 8:30 PM ET


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Dublin Entrepreneurial Center
565 Metro Place South #300
Dublin, OH 43017

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PRESENTED BY
Columbus SCORE

Let us show you the check it out model – when in doubt check it out- that will help you gain trust and deal with communications in difficult situations.

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BizDev III
Cyber Security Solutions

23 August 2019
9:00 – 11:00 AM ET

NO CHARGE

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Sinclair College
Courseview Campus
Building "B", Community Room

5386 Courseview Drive
Mason, OH 45040

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
Warren County SBDC

TOPIC Technology

SPEAKER

Don Corbet
Information Technology Coordinator
Warren County Career Center

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Recipe to Retail
Making Your Food Company Retail Ready

26 – 27 August 2019
6:00 – 8:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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OSU South Centers
Endeavor Center
1862 Shyville Rd.
Piketon, OH 45661

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
Miami Valley SBDC

TOPIC Commercialization

Learn to take your recipes out of the kitchen and into the market place. This two-evening workshop will help you learn the steps to commercialize your edible product.

TUESDAY EVENING

Charlynda Scales
CEO of Mutt's Sauce

Over-view of the processes to scale your food business from a home-based business.

WEDNESDAY EVENING

Featureing hands on assistance to help you move your product from the kitchen to the market.

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Access to Capital

27 August 2019
9:00 – 11:00 AM ET

NO CHARGE

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OSU South Centers
Endeavor Center
1862 Shyville Rd.
Piketon, OH 45661

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
SBDC at the Ohio State-South Centers

TOPIC Access to Capital

This session will cover different local funding options and go in depth on the necessary financials needed for funding.

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Accounting You Should Know
Learn the Basics & Understanding Your Business's Fianances

27 August 2019
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Ohio University – Zanesville Campus Center
1425 Newark Road Room W112
Zanesville, OH 43701

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
SBDC at Ohio University

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How to Make the SBA’s
Mentor-Protégé Program Work for Your Small Business

Webinar

27 August 2019
1:00 – 2:30 PM ET

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PRESENTED BY
Govology

How great would it be if you could eliminate many if not all of the weaknesses that are holding you back from reaching your real potential in the federal marketplace, and do this all within months rather than years?

Finding, attracting, and leveraging the knowledge, resources, and support of a Federal Market Mentor can be the game changer for your business this year, and when formalized through the SBA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program. This relationship can help your firm gain special contracting privileges not available to firms outside of the program.

Where to look for Great Mentors, Great mentors, and which are right for your business
How to pitch and sell yourself to poten-tial mentors and teaming partners
How to assess your needs and get what you want from your mentor
What you must do before you apply
Where to submit your application to the program
How to develop a long-range opportunity forecast and why this is a must for Joint Ventures
How to be strategic when using team-ing and JV structures within the MPP
Who is the target audience?

PRESENTER

Carroll Bernard
Certified Contract Manager
Co-founder Govology

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Steps to Starting a New Business

28 August 2019
2:00 – 4:30 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
SBDC at Clermont County Chamber of Commerce

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BOOTS TO
BUSINESS | REBOOT

29 August 2019
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Toledo Minority Business Center
Faculty Annex Building
2145 East Scott Park Dr.
Toledo Ohio, 43607

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PRESENTED BY
Veterans Business Outreach Center
VetBizCentral

OWNING A VETERAN-OWNED 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? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step 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 (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) 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 https://sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

REGISTER ON-LINE

CONTACT ABRON:: 810-767-8387 or

NOTE: All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: the Boots to Business team at 202-205-8381 or email .


Small Business Tax Workshop

29 August 2019
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 Tax Planning

Existing or prospective small business owners or the self-employed person can learn about their federal and state tax rights, requirements and responsibilities by attending the Ohio SBDC Small Business Tax Workshop.

The workshop is designed to provide a general overview of business taxes. Participants receive the instruction necessary for compliance to and with federal and state business tax requirements

SPEAKER: Tonya Wilson

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Social Media Masterclass

30 August 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Brinkman Center for
Education and Innovation

100 S Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45502

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PRESENTED BY
Springfield SBDC
Western Clark County Business Coalition

TOPIC Marketing Planning

We'll give you the lowdown of the most popular social media channels for small businesses in 2019, plus smart ways that entrepreneurs are using the channels to grow their businesses.

SPEAKER

Rob Alexander
SBDC Center Director

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SEPTEMBER 2019

Steps to Starting a New Business

18 September 2019
2:00 – 4:30 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
SBDC at Clermont County Chamber of Commerce

TOPIC: Business Start-Up

Learn how to start a business, resources available, business plans, and more!

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

19 September 2019
2:00 AM– 4:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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Home National Bank
97 North 2nd Ave.
Middleport, OH 45760

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PRESENTED BY
SBDC at Ohio University

TOPICS COVERED

Start a Business
Resources Available
Business Plans
More!!!

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New Business Information Session

21 September 2019
9:00 am – 12:00 PM ET

vNO CHARGE

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

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
SBDC at The Entrepreneurs Center

TOPIC: Business Start-Up

This seminar provides an overview of issues related to starting and operating a business such as business and financial planning, market demand and financing.

REGISTER ON-LINE


BASE
August 21 – August 22

24 & 25 September 2019
5:30 – 8:30 PM ET

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

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 August 21 and August 22.

TOPICS

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?

SPEAKER

Mike Bowers

REGISTER ON-LINE


MBE and EDGE Certification

24 September 2019
6:00 – 8:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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SBDC
Columbus State Community College
320 N Grant Ave. Suite 1062
Columbus, OH 43215

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PRESENTED/SPONSORED BY
SBDC at Columbus State

TOPIC: Business Start-Up

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

Businesses interested in MBE/EDGE certification need to have been in business for a minimum of twelve months (open for business and generating sales for the entire twelve months) to qualify to apply for either of these certifications

Following this workshop, assistance will be provided through one-on-one meetings with a Certified Business Advisor, who will review documentation and assist you with the application process.

SPEAKER: Thalia Amador

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OCTOBER 2019

BOOTS TO
BUSINESS | REBOOT

17-18 October 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET

NO CHARGE

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

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PRESENTED BY
Veterans Business Outreach Center
VetBizCentral

OWNING A VETERAN-OWNED 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? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step 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 (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) 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 https://sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

REGISTER ON-LINE

CONTACT ABRON:: 810-767-8387 or

NOTE: All SBA programs and services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact: the Boots to Business team at 202-205-8381 or email .


NOVEMBER 2019

National Veteran Business Matchmaker & Vets Night Out

Columbus, OH

November 5-6, 2019

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National Veteran Memorial & Museum
300 W Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215

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PRESENTED BY
National Veteran Business Development Council

Day 1

Training & Education Sessions
Vets Night Out Reception

Day 2

Meeting & Matchmaking



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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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AUGUST 2019

BOOTS TO BUSINESS | REBOOT

Toledo, OH

29 August 2019
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET

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SEPTEMBER 2019

BOOTS TO BUSINESS | REBOOT

Ann Arbor, MI

23 September 2019
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET

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OCTOBER 2019

BOOTS TO BUSINESS | REBOOT

Wright-Patterson AFB, OH

17-18 October 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET

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How to Make the SBA’s Mentor-Protégé Program Work

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