SBA and SCORE Workshops for August 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016

August 3rd and 4th
SCORE Entrepreneur Workshop (2 nights)

Want to start a business but have no idea where to start? 

Learn about legal structures, business insurance, financing, accounting, business plans, social media and more at this two night workshop.

6pm – 10pm
$50 per person (veterans $25)
10675 Bedford Ave, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68134
Questions/Register: Marilyn Riley (SCORE), 402-221-3606

August 9th
SBA/SCORE/AARP Summer of Encore Mentoring: Is Franchising A Good Fit For Me?

Are you considering opening up a franchise, but don’t know where to get started?  This workshop will cover the ins and outs of franchising, how to decide if a franchise is a good fit for you, and discuss some franchising fact and fiction.  Presenter is Blake Martin, SCORE.

12-1:30pm – light refreshments will be served
Free of charge
Do Space
7205 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68114
Registration required: Elizabeth Yearwood (SBA), 402-221-7200 or elizabeth.yearwood@sba.gov

August 16th
SBA/SCORE/AARP Summer of Encore Mentoring: Financing Your Business

Thinking about applying for a loan? This workshop will give you the basics on financing options like conventional bank loans, SBA guaranteed loans, microloans and alternative financing, and help you understand what lenders and the SBA are looking for in successful loan applicants. Presenters include staff from SBA, First National Bank, and the Nebraska Enterprise Fund.

12-1:30pm – light refreshments will be served
Free of charge
Do Space
7205 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68114
Registration required: Elizabeth Yearwood (SBA), 402-221-7200 or elizabeth.yearwood@sba.gov

August 18th
SBA Winning Federal Contracts for Your Small Business

8:30am-11:00am

This overview of selling to state, local and federal governments will help you decide if contracting is a good target market for your small business.

Free of charge
10675 Bedford Ave, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68134
Registration required: www.events.sba.gov, click on Nebraska
Questions: Lisa Tedesco (SBA), Melissa.tedesco@sba.gov

August 18th
SBA Federal Contracting Workshop

10am-12pm

This workshop will go over the basics of obtaining federal contracts.  You'll learn about set-asides, SBA certifications and how to get your small business ready to start bidding on contracts. This is a great chance to get your questions answered by experts from the SBA and the Nebraska Business Development Center's Procurement and Technical Assistance Center!

Free of charge
Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce
301 S Burlington Ave
Hastings, NE  68901
Registration required: Elizabeth Yearwood (SBA), 402-221-7200 or elizabeth.yearwood@sba.gov

August 23rd
SBA/SCORE/AARP Summer of Encore Mentoring: Start-Up Business Basics

Considering starting a small business but don’t know where to begin?  This workshop will cover the basics from putting together a business plan to registering your business.  You’ll learn where to go to get a sales tax number, where to register your business, what options you have for choosing a corporate structure and more! SCORE presenter is Pauline Stark.

12-1:30pm – light refreshments will be served
Free of charge
Do Space
7205 Dodge St
Omaha, NE 68114
Registration required: Elizabeth Yearwood (SBA), 402-221-7200 or elizabeth.yearwood@sba.gov

August 23rd
SBA/REAP WBC/FDIC Starting Up: What Women Need to Know to Start A Business

This FREE workshop is offered in both English and Spanish!  You'll learn the basics of starting a small business. We'll help you decide if small business ownership is a good fit for you, discuss cash flow management, and give you the opportunity to ask small business finance experts questions on financing your dream business.  Lunch is provided and separate presentations will be offered in English and Spanish.

8:30am – 12:30pm – lunch is provided
Free of charge
Edith Abbott Public Library
211 N Washington
Grand Island, NE
Registration required: Monica Braun, REAP Women’s Business Center, monicab@cfra.org, 402-643-2673

August 25th
SCORE Social Media Workshop:

Social media topics vary for each month.  You’ll come away from each workshop with the knowledge that you need to grow your business using social media!  For specific information, call 402-221-3606.

9:30am – 11:30am
Free of charge
10675 Bedford Ave, Suite 100
Omaha, NE 68134
Questions: Marilyn Riley (SCORE), 402-221-3606
All events listed on the SBA Nebraska District Office calendar on www.sba.gov/ne
For more information on SCORE, visit the Greater Omaha SCORE Chapter at https://omaha.score.org/

 

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