SBA North Florida Upcoming Events and Training

North Florida District Office  - November 2018

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About the North Florida District Office

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The SBA North Florida District Office is located in Jacksonville, and serves the following 43 counties: Alachua, Baker, Bay, Bradford, Calhoun, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Gulf, Hamilton, Hernando, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lake, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Nassau, Okaloosa, Orange, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Seminole, St. Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Union, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, and Washington.

The District Office is located at 7825 Baymeadows Way, Suite 100B, Jacksonville, FL.  Office hours are from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

The District Director is Wilfredo J. Gonzalez. 


SBA Events and Training

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As a part of National Veteran Small Business Week, the North Florida District Office is hosting the following workshops for Veterans and Active-duty military members. Thank you for your service. 

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 4:00 pm EST
CareerSource NEFL (Downtown)
215 N. Market Street-Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 8:00am EST
Camp Blanding Joint Training Center
5269 SR 16 W at SIMS Center on Avenue B
Starke, FL 32091

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:30 pm EST
Vermont Veteran Center
1655 E. Highway 50, Suite 102
Clermont, FL 34736

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 2:00pm EST
U.S. Small Business Administration
7825 Baymeadows Way, Suite 100B
Jacksonville, FL 32256

More SBA Sponsored Workshops and Training



Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 10:00am EST
U.S. Small Business Administration
7825 Baymeadows Way
Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • All small business owners are invited to join us for this workshop to gain more insight about the best kept secret in the federal government. The 8(a) Program is designed to help small businesses who are owned by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals compete in the federal marketplace. Benefits: Sole-source contracts – up to $4 million for goods and services and $6.5 million for manufacturing Specialized business training, marketing assistance, counseling and high-level executive development
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:00am EST
SBA-North Florida District Office
7825 Baymeadows Way
Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • The U.S. federal government contracts represent a tremendous sales and revenue opportunity for small businesses because:
  • The U.S. Government is the world’s largest customer
  • It buys all types of products and services in both large and small quantities
  • It is required by law to provide opportunities for small businesses
Learn more about the Government Contracting Programs: 8(a) Business Development Program, HUBZone Program, Women-Owned Small Businesses, Service-Disabled Veteran and the Small Disadvantaged Business

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00am EST
U.S. Small Business Administration
7825 Baymeadows Way - Suite 100B
Jacksonville, FL 32256
  • Please join SBA and CareerSource Northeast Florida Mobile Access Team, at the SBA office for an opportunity to learn how SBA programs and services can assist with helping start or grow a small business. Plus meet and work with CareerSource Mobile team, to get assistance with resumes and interview coaching, plus you will be able to utilize the computers to do online job searches, registration into EmployFlorida system, and get referrals to other agencies plus more! This events is free to attend and open to all Veterans, Service Members, National Guard, Reserves, spouses and non-Veterans.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 1:00pm EST
National Entrepreneur Center/PTAC
3201 East Colonial Drive, Suite A20
Orlando, FL 32803
  • This workshop will address SBA Programs for veterans, including loans as well as our other programs and services including Counseling, Export Assistance, Government Contracting, Surety Bonds, and Disaster Assistance. Some of these services are for all businesses, while others are specifically for veterans. Free to attend, however, registration is required. The presentation will be conducted by SBA and PTAC. You will learn about: • SBA Programs and Services including those targeting veterans: o Veteran’s Business Outreach Center (VBOC) o Veteran Advantage loan guarantee o Boots2Business Program o VWISE • PTAC will address general questions related to CVE certification • Other Veteran Business Development Initiatives in local area

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:30am EST
NAS Jacksonville
554 Child Street
Jacksonville, FL 32212
  • Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program that provides participants with an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP), this course is open to transitioning service members (including National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. If you would like to participate in this two day training, you must register to save your seat!

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:00am EST
NS Mayport
Building 1 Massey Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32228
  • Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program that provides participants with an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP), this course is open to transitioning service members (including National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. If you would like to participate in this two day training, you must register to save your seat!

Resource Partner and SBA Participating Events

SBA Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month

Small Business Center Orientation

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 5:30pm EST

JaxChamber

3 Independent Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32202

 

QuickBooks: Basics

Small Business Development Center

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 9:00am CST

Greater Pensacola Chamber

890 S. Palafox

Pensacola, FL 32502

Registration Required

 

QuickBooks: Advanced

Small Business Development Center

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 1:00pm CST

Greater Pensacola Chamber

890 S. Palafox

Pensacola, FL 32502

 

SCORE Orlando: Marketing Your Business Seminar

SCORE Business Mentor

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 6:00pm EST

NEC at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall

3201 E Colonial Dr, A-20

Orlando, FL 32803

Registration Required

 

Start a Consulting Business (Webinar)

SCORE Business Mentor

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:00pm EST

Registration Required

 

Getting Paid: Effective Collection Tactics for Growth Stage Companies

Small Business Development Center

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 8:30am EST

Lake Sumter State College South Lake

1250 North Hancock Road

Clermont, FL 34711

Registration Required

 

The Roles We Play in Inter-Generational Engagement and Why it Matters

SCORE Business Mentor

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:00pm EST

Daytona State College, UCF Building 150

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.

Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Registration Required

 

Grow Your Business: Use Social Media to Reach Customers

Small Business Development Center

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 11:00am CST

UWF-FWB Campus

1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547

Registration Required

 

Manage with Quickbooks (TM)

SCORE Business Mentor

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 12:30pm EST

Community Foundation of South Lake County

2150 Oakley Seaver Drive

Clermont, FL 34711

Registration Required

 

SCORE Orlando: Measuring Your Marketing

SCORE Business Mentor

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 10:00am EST

NEC at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall

3201 E Colonial Dr, A-20

Orlando, FL 32803

Registration Required

 

SCORE Orlando: Building Your Business Plan Seminar

SCORE Business Mentor

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 6:00pm EST

NEC at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall

3201 E Colonial Dr, A-20

Orlando, FL 32803

Registration Required

 

Sales 101 - Close the Deal

SCORE Business Mentor

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:00am EST

Lake Square Mall

10401 US-441

Leesburg, FL 34788

Registration Required

 

How To Do Business With ECUA

Small Business Development Center

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:00am CST

Greater Pensacola Chamber

890 S. Palafox

Pensacola, FL 32502

Registration Required

 

Market Research: Know Your Market, Industry, and Options for Growth

Small Business Development Center

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 6:00pm EST

Lake Sumter State College North Lake

9909 US Highway 441

Leesburg, FL 34788

Registration Required

 

Federal Government Set-Asides-How to Qualify

Small Business Development Center

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 9:00am CST

Florida PTAC at UWF-Synovus Bank Bldg

815 Beal Parkway NW

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Registration Required

 

Starting A Business

Small Business Development Center

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:30pm CST

UWF-FWB Campus

1170 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547

Registration Required

 

Marketing Basics: Find and Connect With Customers

Small Business Development Center

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00pm EST

Lake Sumter State College South Lake

1250 North Hancock Road

Clermont, FL 34711

Registration Required

 

SCORE Workshop - Marketing Series #4 - Building the Social Presence

SCORE Business Mentor

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00pm EST

Small Business Administration Office

7825 Baymeadows Way

Jacskonville, FL 32256

Registration Required

 

Starting A Business

Small Business Development Center

Friday, November 16, 2018 - 12:00pm CST

Greater Pensacola Chamber

890 S. Palafox

Pensacola, FL 32502

Registration Required

 

SCORE Orlando: You, Your Business Idea, How SCORE Can Help!

SCORE Business Mentor

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 9:30am EST

NEC at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall

3201 E Colonial Dr, A-20

Orlando, FL 32803

Registration Required

 

SCORE Orlando: Tax Boot Camp

SCORE Business Mentor

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 9:30am EST

NEC at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall

3201 E Colonial Dr, A-20

Orlando, FL 32803

Registration Required

 

SCORE Orlando: How To Minimize Start-Up & Small Business Failures

SCORE Business Mentor

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:00pm EST

NEC at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall

3201 E Colonial Dr, A-20

Orlando, FL 32803

Registration Required

 

SCORE Orlando: Managing Human Resource Issues

SCORE Business Mentor

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 9:00am EST

NEC at the Orlando Fashion Square Mall

3201 E Colonial Dr, A-20

Orlando, FL 32803

Registration Required

 

How to Run a Non-Profit

SCORE Business Mentor

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 10:30am EST

Power Plant Business Incubator

405 SE Osceola Ave

Ocala, FL 34471

Registration Required

 

Grow Your Business: Use Social Media to Reach Customers

Small Business Development Center

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 11:00am CST

Greater Pensacola Chamber

890 S. Palafox

Pensacola, FL 32502

Registration Required