Small Biz Webinars and Workshops (22 - 26 April 2019)

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Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M., How to Become Certified as a Minority Business with Hillsborough County

This workshop provides an overview of the certification process for Disadvantaged Minority/Disadvantaged Woman Business Enterprise and Small Business Enterprise offered by Hillsborough County. The program benefits businesses in construction, professional consultant services, service contracts, and SBE set-asides. Presenter: Rita Sauri, Minority & Disadvantaged Business Community Service Program Coordinator II, Hillsborough County. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Women's Business Centre - Tampa.

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Sourcing Capital for Your Business

Innovative strategies for getting the money you need for your business The goal of this workshop is to prepare you to get the funding that you need to start your business or to grow and expand it. This is an interactive seminar where participants will share their objectives with the presenter. $35 to attend; advanced registration and payment required for this event. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Miami, Start Your Business : Test the Viability (Coral Way Location)

Think you have a great business idea, but don't know how to start? In this FREE workshop we will help you understand what is involved to start a business and your personal stage of readiness. To register, click here. The workshop will be conducted by the Miami-Dade SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M., Cocoa, HUBZone Certified Business Workshop 

The SBA Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban communities. Attendees will learn how to secure government contracts and gain preferential treatment through becoming a HUBZone Certified Business. Join Ray Lewis of the Small Business Administration for this free event. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the City of Cocoa.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10:00 A.M. – 3:15 P.M., Delray Beach, 2019 Best Year Ever - Bump It Up

Tuna Tank(c) Funders onsite & available Complete your applications for certifuications How shoud you register your business Steps to become registered in the city of Delray Beach's Construction database for small businesses. $20 to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida Women's Business Center.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Miami, Budgeting, Forecasting & Projections

After taking the workshop, business owners will be able to better manage growth via the company's finances. Attend all five financial workshops and receive a Certificate of Completion from FSBDC at FIU! Registration is currently closed for this event. Please email Briana Williams at briawill@fiu.edu to be added to our waitlist. The workshop will be conducted by the Miami Bayside Foundation, CAMACOL, DEO, Florida SBDC at FIU in association with Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, Free Workshop: Introduction to Business Ownership

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Do you know if you have what it takes to be a successful business owner? This workshop will help you decide if you are ready to take the plunge to become a business owner or if you may be better off keeping your day job. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 7:45 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Tampa, Growing a Successful Federal Contracting Business

Planning for Profit in Government Contracting • How your pricing can affect your overall profitability • Think Carefully about Impact to your future • Be realistic about G & A • Other factors you may not have considered that can affect your taxes/profit. $15 to attend; advance registration only. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBCD at USF.

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M., Tampa Bookkeeping: What is it and How Does it Affect Your Small Business?

In this class you will learn what bookkeeping is and why it is important to a small business' longevity, decision-making, and much more. In addition, you will walk away with tips and tools that you can implement immediately to make financial management easier. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Tampa Bay Women's Business Centre.

Friday, April 26, 2019, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Kissimmee, Government Contracting & Marketing

Florida PTAC’s Procurement Specialists, Steven South and Kara Vernon will be joined by Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to present contracting information. This session to teach business owners the fundamentals of how to market their products or services to government entities. This class focuses on improving your probability of being “found” by Federal contracting offices and large Federal Prime Contractors. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Florida SBDC at Osceola County Chamber.


Date: 04/19/2019; Author Information: Heather Hines, Public Affairs Specialist