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VETBIZCENTRAL WEBINAR ARCHIVE


SEPTEMBER 2017

What You Need to Know About Marketing

26 September 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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PRESENTED BY
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SPEAKER/PRESENTER:
Amy J. Keely
MBA, M.Ed. & PhD

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Why have a marketing plan?
What resources are available?
When do I get started?
Make money.

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

ABOUT AMY J. KEELY:

Ingaged in successful Corporate Branding and Target Marketing Campaigns to increase awareness and increase new customer growth.


Business Start-Up 101
Webinar

26 September 2017
12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

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ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

Thinking of starting a business but don’t know where to begin?

Want to be your own boss but not sure how to do it?

Then this webinar is just what you need! Learn 10 basic steps to follow; what resources are available; important tips on starting a business; and the reality about grants.

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Financing Basics
Webinar

27 September 2017
12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

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ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Michigan Small Business Development Center is pleased to offer a free Small Business Financing Webinar. The webinar gives current or prospective small business owners insight into the SBA Guaranty Loan Program and the criteria used by loan officers to evaluate a loan request.

We will demystify the lending process, debunk the myths about SBA programs, and share real life examples of successful loan applicants. The webinar is best suited to those seeking financing for their business, have good credit, a solid business idea, and some money to invest in the business.

INSTRUCTIONS

From Computer: connectmeeting.att.com
Meeting Number: 888 858 2144
Access Code: 7722202
Log In: “participant”


Procurement Programs Orientation
Webinar

27 September 2017
1:00 - 2:00 PM EDT

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ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

What is the 8(a) Business Development Program? What are the basic requirements for this program? What is the HUBZone Program? What is the WOSB Federal Contract Program? All these questions are answered at this SBA event.

INSTRUCTIONS

From Computer: connectmeeting.att.com
Meeting Number: 888 858 2144
Access Code: 7722202
Log In: “participant”


OCTOBER 2017

Funding Options for Small Business
Webinar

11 October 2017
12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

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ON-LINE

PRESENTED BY
U.S. Small Business Administration

Starting a business?

Expanding your business?

Learn about SBA’s guaranty loan programs, expert help available and how to finance your business idea at this informative webinar! Topics include: how to finance your business; where microloans are available; what to take to your lender; and how the mentors and counselors can help.

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Doing Business with the Veterans Health Administration

12 October 2017
10:00 AM-12:00 PM EDT

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SPEAKER/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.” 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 located in Kettering, Ohio. He represents the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) 23,000 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.

Pak is assigned to the Network Contracting Office (NCO) 10 who directly supports 170 government contract professionals at 12 locations acquiring supplies, services, construction, medical sharing, prosthetics and leasing efforts.

Pak retired from active-duty as a commissioned officer from the United States Air Force with over 23 years service. Pak earned his Bachelor of Science in Management Studies from the University of Maryland and a Master of Science, Criminal Justice - Homeland Security Administration from Tiffin University and has a FAC level 3 certification in Contracting and DAWIA level 1 certification in Program Management.

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


The US Small Business Administration Program Services

26 October 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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U.S. Small Business Administration

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SPEAKERS/PRESENTERS:
June Foyt
Economic Development Specialist
U.S. Small Business Administration
Michigan District Office

Catherine Gase
Economic Development Specialist
U.S. Small Business Administration
Michigan District Office

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

SBA staff will explain SBA programs and services, including the 3 C’s of SBA: Counseling, Capital, and Contracting.

Participants will get a brief overview of the agency, our vision, and our resource partners. We will connect to the resources that can help small businesses grow and become profitable.

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


NOVEMBER 2017

Search Engine Optimization

2 November 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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PRESENTED BY
VetBizCentral

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SPEAKER/PRESENTER:
Michael Golwitzer
Assistant Director
VetBizCentral

Getting Found Online Workshop, Website and SEO Strategies for Your Small Veteran Owned Business Presenter is Michael A. Golwitzer, He is a webpage developer and was owner of his own webpages company, called Living Webpages, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. Mike, a disabled American Veteran, retired from the US Army after 21 years. He works with VetBizCentral a Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) to help veterans with their business goals.

Michael Golwitzer holds a Bachelor’s Degree and Computer Languages Certificate from the University of Michigan, he is experienced as a Computer Application Instructor. Mike also has been a Supervisor and Personnel Manager and is a member of Professional Education Services Group and life member of Disabled American Veterans.

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


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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What You Need to Know About Marketing
26 September 2017
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Doing Business with the Veterans Health Administration
12 October 2017
10:00 AM EDT

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Helping Entrepreneurs Find The Best Franchise Opportunities
5 September 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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The US Small Business Administration Program Services
26 October 2017
11:00 AM EDT

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Search Engine Optimization
6 November 2017
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