Small Biz Webinars and Workshops (23 February - 01 March 2019)

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Webinar

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Webinar - Financial Management for Small Business

The Financial Management for a Small Business module will take you on an important first step to building a better financial future for your business. After completing this training, you will be able to: Explain the concept of financial management and why it is important to a small business; Identify financial management practices, rules, and tools that are commonly available to a small business; and much more. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

In-person

Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Tampa, Preparing Your Business Plan

A three-hour workshop covering in depth the following important topics: * The importance of the planning process * Executive Summary * Business description and organization * Management team * Business risk and insurance * Company objectives and service area. $15 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., Plant City, Social Media Strategies

It’s time to go beyond simply posting updates and images to your business’ social media. In this workshop we will show you how to use the tools provided by Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and LinkedIn to help you reach your target audience. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBCD at Hillsborough County.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Getting Started With Email and Social Media Marketing

The success of a small business depends largely upon creating a marketing strategy that drives results. This workshop will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for small businesses seeking to make their social media marketing more effective. $35 in advance. No payments will be accepted at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., Melbourne, Legal Issues for Small Business - How to work with and Questions to Ask an Attorney

A long time attorney will cover the following: liability, ease of formation and operation, taxation, suitability for business, expansion and exit strategy. This class will update startup and seasoned businesses on the importance of proper legal structure, entity selection and necessary steps to protect you and your assets. Free to attend. To register, call the SBDC at 321-433-5570 or 321-433-5514 or register online: http://floridasbdc.org/get-training. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBDC at Eastern Florida State College.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., Brandon, Food Industry Basics

Focused on the food industry? Get the information you need to run a small business food enterprise. This course will cover the basic requirements for starting your own restaurant, catering business, or a mobile food dispensing cart. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBDC at Hillsborough County.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Video Marketing 101

In this interactive class, you will learn about successful video marketing techniques and create your own marketing video. Topics include: Types of videos, basic principles (lighting, audio, target audience, concept) distribution and more. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Making Money in Real Estate – Flipping, Rentals, and More

After watching so many real estate investment programs on TV, you are probably wondering if you have what it takes to be a real estate investor. Come and learn step by step what you need to know before buying a property. How to select the right property for you. The tricks of the trade of remodeling and how to set yourself up for a successful flip or rental property business. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Miami, AXA Advisors: The 6 Major Business Killers

We never plan to make mistakes. As business owners, we’re focused on running our business. Every day brings new challenges, opportunities and decisions. But there are six mistakes that consistently cause businesses to fail. Learn how to protect yourself and build a firewall around your business and your personal assets. This is part of a Lunch & Learn series. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the AXA Advisors, FSBDC at FIU in association with the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center.

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, How to Win $300K in Federal Contracts

Every federal contract $150,000 or less is set aside for small businesses. Yet last year, small businesses only reeived 12% of these contracts. Only 2% of US small businesses seek out the federal marketplace due to the myths of too much red tape and too little margin. Dispel the myths, take the mystery out of selling to the federal government, and expand sales to the largest customer in the entire world! $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to attend. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE.


Date: 02/20/2019; Author Information: Heather Hines, Public Affairs Specialist