RETOOLNC 3.0 Online Info Session

The state of NC has reopened the RETOOLNC Grant Program for a third round of funding for certified historically underutilized businesses (HUB) and disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) firms impacted by COVID-19.

The webinar covers the eligibility requirements, what you will need to complete the application, and how to apply through the organizations that are managing the grant process. Attendees will have opportunity to ask questions about the grant program.

Webinar access details can be found in the Online Event Page.

USDA Small Business 201 Workshop featuring Upcoming Procurement Opportunities [Part 2]

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration invites you to attend the virtual “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop”. This workshop is the second in the series of USDA’s efforts to support and show case procurement opportunities to rural, minority, women, veteran, and other small businesses.

The “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop” will continue to serve as an opportunity to network with USDA program and contract officers, other small businesses, partners, stakeholders, and other organizations focused on supporting and growing businesses across the country. Our goal is for every business that participates in the workshop attains an understanding of USDA agencies, programs, and contract and procurement process. Additionally, we aspire to provide participants with specific details on USDA’s upcoming procurement opportunities.

Part I of the event, scheduled on April 13, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on the contracting and procurement tools and resources, as well as mission area overviews.

Part II, scheduled for April 14, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on USDA programs, contracts, and procurement opportunities. We look forward to listening, learning, and working with you as we strive to provide opportunities to this Country’s engine of economic growth, our small businesses.

REGISTER: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcu2hrzooHooaO4AMbz46Uf7tgm9IcHg

 

USDA Small Business 201 Workshop featuring Upcoming Procurement Opportunities [Part 1]

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration invites you to attend the virtual “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop”. This workshop is the second in the series of USDA’s efforts to support and show case procurement opportunities to rural, minority, women, veteran, and other small businesses.

The “USDA Small Business 201 Workshop” will continue to serve as an opportunity to network with USDA program and contract officers, other small businesses, partners, stakeholders, and other organizations focused on supporting and growing businesses across the country. Our goal is for every business that participates in the workshop attains an understanding of USDA agencies, programs, and contract and procurement process. Additionally, we aspire to provide participants with specific details on USDA’s upcoming procurement opportunities.

Part I of the event, scheduled on April 13, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on the contracting and procurement tools and resources, as well as mission area overviews.

Part II, scheduled for April 14, 2022, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST, will focus on USDA programs, contracts, and procurement opportunities. We look forward to listening, learning, and working with you as we strive to provide opportunities to this Country’s engine of economic growth, our small businesses.

REGISTER: https://www.zoomgov.com/meeting/register/vJItcu2hrzooHooaO4AMbz46Uf7tgm9IcHg

 

Charlotte MED Week 2021

Hosted by The Women’s Business Center of Charlotte.

Topic: Charlotte MED Week 2021

Engage, Elevate, Empower

Charlotte MED Week 2021 | October 11-14, 2021

Join business, government, and community leaders at the eleventh annual Charlotte Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week celebration honoring outstanding minority, women-owned and small businesses and the agencies and individuals who support a diverse marketplace. We will have virtual professional development workshops with the business connections expo and awards and recognition celebration occurring in person. All events will commemorate the achievements of minority, women and small entrepreneurs and affirm our community’s commitment to the principle of equal opportunity.

All virtual events will be hosted on the Whova Event App. Please, download directly from the Apple Store or Google Play on your phone or device.

No cost to attend workshops, Career Fair or Expo. Pre-registration is required for all events.

Speaker(s): Various

Click here to register.

 

WBC Richmond New Client Orientation

Did you know the SBA has a network of Women’s Business Center to serve your business needs?

The WBC Richmond offers business training and counseling to both aspiring and existing women business owners in the greater Richmond area.

During this orientation session, we cover how to become a WBC Richmond client and how to gain access to our many free or low-cost services and events.

For more info: WBCRichmond Website

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online

Grow Your Idea into a Small Business and Beyond

Grow Your Idea into a Small Business and Beyond

Starting a Small Business

Are you a self-starter? How good are you at making decisions? How well do you plan and organize? Can you deliver a better-quality product or service? Who is your competition? What is your advantage over the existing businesses? Can you afford decreased financial compensation while the business grows? Can you afford not to try? You have to start somewhere, join us, and start by becoming informed and getting support to grow your idea into a small business and beyond.

Becoming Your Own CEO

Topic: Business Basics

How would you like to live your life under new management? Change your perspective and trajectory by becoming your own CEO!

This is a 5-week (10-course) training cohort designed to breathe new life into your entrepreneurial aspirations or goals. Those who complete this training will have gained valuable insight into:

  1. Thriving as a Business-owner;
  2. Conducting Market Research;
  3. Accounting Basics;
  4. Business Law;
  5. Marketing Strategy;
  6. Social Media Promotions;
  7. Business Credit;
  8. Access to Capital;
  9. Business Planning

*Register to accept the challenge and become equipped to be your own CEO, one-hour at a time!*

Every Tuesday and Thursday
June 22 – July 22

Speaker(s):
Courses will be facilitated by various speakers from the SBA, SCORE, SBDC, and The WBCRichmond

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online

Becoming Your Own CEO

Topic: Business Basics

How would you like to live your life under new management? Change your perspective and trajectory by becoming your own CEO!

This is a 5-week (10-course) training cohort designed to breathe new life into your entrepreneurial aspirations or goals. Those who complete this training will have gained valuable insight into:

  1. Thriving as a Business-owner;
  2. Conducting Market Research;
  3. Accounting Basics;
  4. Business Law;
  5. Marketing Strategy;
  6. Social Media Promotions;
  7. Business Credit;
  8. Access to Capital;
  9. Business Planning

*Register to accept the challenge and become equipped to be your own CEO, one-hour at a time!*

Every Tuesday and Thursday
June 22 – July 22

Speaker(s):
Courses will be facilitated by various speakers from the SBA, SCORE, SBDC, and The WBCRichmond

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online

Becoming Your Own CEO

Topic: Business Basics

How would you like to live your life under new management? Change your perspective and trajectory by becoming your own CEO!

This is a 5-week (10-course) training cohort designed to breathe new life into your entrepreneurial aspirations or goals. Those who complete this training will have gained valuable insight into:

  1. Thriving as a Business-owner;
  2. Conducting Market Research;
  3. Accounting Basics;
  4. Business Law;
  5. Marketing Strategy;
  6. Social Media Promotions;
  7. Business Credit;
  8. Access to Capital;
  9. Business Planning

*Register to accept the challenge and become equipped to be your own CEO, one-hour at a time!*

Every Tuesday and Thursday
June 22 – July 22

Speaker(s):
Courses will be facilitated by various speakers from the SBA, SCORE, SBDC, and The WBCRichmond

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online

Becoming Your Own CEO

Topic: Business Basics

How would you like to live your life under new management? Change your perspective and trajectory by becoming your own CEO!

This is a 5-week (10-course) training cohort designed to breathe new life into your entrepreneurial aspirations or goals. Those who complete this training will have gained valuable insight into:

  1. Thriving as a Business-owner;
  2. Conducting Market Research;
  3. Accounting Basics;
  4. Business Law;
  5. Marketing Strategy;
  6. Social Media Promotions;
  7. Business Credit;
  8. Access to Capital;
  9. Business Planning

*Register to accept the challenge and become equipped to be your own CEO, one-hour at a time!*

Every Tuesday and Thursday
June 22 – July 22

Speaker(s):
Courses will be facilitated by various speakers from the SBA, SCORE, SBDC, and The WBCRichmond

Fee: No Cost

Click here to Register Online