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Event Date

04/17/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSBDC at Southern University: Main Office

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Straight Talk Simple Steps to Start and Grow Your Business is a series of workshops sponsored by capital one to help start, grow and develop your small business. During this series the following topics will be covered: Startup Basics, Financial Preparations, Capital One Bankers Perspective on loan requirements, online banking, access to capital, SBA loans and services, LED resources, Marketing, Bu...

Event Date

03/13/2019 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

SBA Louisiana District Office 365 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130

Organizer

SBA - Louisiana District Office
 

Description   

Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, Certify Login, the application process, and how the 8(a) program works. We will also discuss System for Award Management (SAM) and Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) registration and provide general information on doing business with the federal government. Detailed information will be provided on: the primary purpose of the Section 8(a...

Event Date

03/11/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Other

Location

Baton Rouge Community College, Baton Rouge, Acadian Campus Room 240

Organizer

LED Contractors Accreditation Institute
 

Description   

The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute General Contractors Seminar is a 10-week course offering small and emerging construction businesses foundational knowledge relating to a general contractor that is essential to sustaining and growing a business. Topics include print reading, building calculations, structural loads, safety codes and more. The program is a partnership between Louisia...

Event Date

03/11/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Other

Location

Baton Rouge Community College, Baton Rouge, Acadian Campus Room 240

Organizer

LED Contractors Accreditation Institute
 

Description   

The Louisiana Contractors Accreditation Institute General Contractors Seminar is a 10-week course offering small and emerging construction businesses foundational knowledge relating to a general contractor that is essential to sustaining and growing a business. Topics include print reading, building calculations, structural loads, safety codes and more. The program is a partnership between Louisia...

Event Date

03/14/2019 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

Small business owners may think they’re too small for a public relations plan, but businesses of all sizes can generate positive press. How can you create a manageable PR strategy while still running your business? In this webinar, SCORE Mentor Jasmine Powers will teach you three easy-to-implement methods for getting into local and national papers, online sites, TV, radio and podcasts. Parti...

Event Date

03/19/2019 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

April 15th will be here sooner than you think! You have tax questions. We have tax answers. Join us for this LIVE Q&A session with certified CPA and small business tax expert Micah Fraim. The hour will be dedicated to answering your tax-related questions and concerns, especially with the new tax law changes. He will also offer tax advice you can implement throughout the year. You can submi...

Event Date

03/05/2019 @ 1:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

The key to a thriving business is growing profit or the bottom line, not just sales. What if business owners could stop doing unprofitable activities, work less—and make more money? This webinar, presented by professor, author and speaker Dawn Fotopulos, will identify four key areas where the business owner can shift priorities to improve profitability almost right away—while relieving time bur...

Event Date

03/21/2019 @ 7:30 am

Type of Event

Conference

Location

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Student Union 620 McKinley St Lafayette, LA 70503

Organizer

Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA)
 

Description   

The 12th annual Women’s Leadership Conference brings together students, faculty, staff and community members to commemorate the theme of National Women’s History Month. The goal of the conference is to provide an opportunity for personal and professional leadership development that is centered on the needs of women from various cultural backgrounds. Join us on March 21, 2019, at the UL Lafayett...

Event Date

03/19/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building E Parker Blvd & W Lakeshore Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps 1

Event Date

04/02/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library, 7711 Goodwood Drive, Batn Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps 1

Event Date

04/23/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building E Parker Blvd & W Lakeshore Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Finance

Event Date

05/07/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps 1

Event Date

05/21/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building E Parker Blvd & W Lakeshore Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Concepts

Event Date

06/04/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps 1

Event Date

06/18/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building E Parker Blvd & W Lakeshore Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Finance

Event Date

07/02/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Baton Rouge, L a 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps1

Event Date

07/23/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building E Parker Blvd & W Lakeshore Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Concepts

Event Date

08/06/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library 7711 Goodwood Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps 1

Event Date

08/20/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building East Parker & West Lakeshore Drive

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Finance

Event Date

09/10/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Other

Location

Goodwood Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Workshop

Event Date

09/24/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Workshop

Event Date

10/01/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Workshop

Event Date

10/22/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Building

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Workshop

Event Date

11/05/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Workshop

Event Date

11/19/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSU Emerging Technology Center

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Workshop

Event Date

03/07/2019 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

David E. Roberts Center for Economic Development 564 Laurel St. Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Organizer

BRAC Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
 

Description   

Small business owners and entrepreneurs are invited to join BRAC for its Small Business Series. The series provides information and training to small business owners to help them sustain and grow their companies. BRAC's Small Business Series: Louisiana Workforce Commission's SBET Program At this event, attendees will hear from Tamara Sabine of the Louisiana Workforce Commission about the Small B...

Event Date

03/14/2019 @ 11:30 am

Type of Event

Networking

Location

Le Pavillon 1913 Kaliste Saloom Lafayette, La 70508

Organizer

One Acadiana
 

Description   

Join us for the 2019 Acadiana Women's Network Series and learn from some of Acadiana's most influential female leaders. The 2019 Series will feature the chance to network with fellow business-minded women in Acadiana and the opportunity to hear from three inspiring, accomplished individuals. As leaders in their respective organizations, these speakers offer experienced insight and executive-level...

Event Date

03/22/2019 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

The Picard Center

Organizer

One Acadiana
 

Description   

Hosted by 1A, LABI President and CEO Stephen Waguespack will offer the perspective of the statewide business community on the upcoming legislative session. From promoting budget stability, to seeking long-term fiscal reform, to protecting economic development, this breakfast event will offer employers insight on what's ahead as the state begins another legislative session in a busy election year....

Event Date

04/25/2019 @ 5:00 pm

Type of Event

Networking

Location

Acadia Parish Farm Bureau, 22130 Crowley-Eunice Hwy in Crowley

Organizer

Crowley Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

n us for our fourth Business After Hours of our Chamber year hosted by Acadia Parish Farm Bureau on Thursday, April 25th at their Crowley office for an afternoon of networking and fun!

Event Date

07/25/2019 @ 5:00 pm

Type of Event

Networking

Location

Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, 2111 Rice Capital Parkway in Crowley

Organizer

Crowley Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

The Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our first Business After Hours of our Chamber year hosted by Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse, and Oyster Bar in Crowley, La. Join us on Thursday, July 25th at Fezzo’s Seafood, Steakhouse & Oyster Bar for an afternoon of networking and fun! In addition, Fezzo’s will be celebrating their 20th anniversary with complimentary hors-d’oeuvres and l...

Event Date

03/27/2019 @ 8:30 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

131 Rex Street, Lafayette, LA 70503)

Organizer

Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA)
 

Description   

This event is ideal for any business which hires engineering graduates to showcase their company along side the university's engineering department to thousands of high school students from around the region. Students and the public learn about opportunities within the future career field of engineering.

Event Date

02/27/2019 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

537 Cajundome Blvd Lafayette, La 70508 Suite 111

Organizer

Opportunity Machine
 

Description   

Join the OM on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Opportunity Machine in the LITE Building for open discussions on entrepreneurship with Chris Meaux, founder of Waitr. Seating is very limited, sign up ASAP to reserve your spot! Now a publicly traded company, Waitr, Inc., the on-demand food delivery service and online restaurant platform, has seen rapid growth. After emerging from a startup-weekend...

Event Date

02/26/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

537 Cajundome Blvd. Suite 111 Lafayette , LA 70506

Organizer

Opportunity Machine
 

Description   

OM's Small Business Boot Camp is designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners by providing a framework to learn about the basics of running a business. Contact Phone: 337-769-4085 Classes will take place every Tuesday (except Mardi Gras, of course) from 6:00pm-7:30pm for nine weeks (February 5 - April 9). It's FREE to attend, but registration is required due to limited seating....

Event Date

03/01/2019 @ 7:30 am

Type of Event

Networking

Location

537 Cajundome Blvd Lafayette, La 70506 Suite 111

Organizer

Opportunity Machine
 

Description   

Social Media Breakfast Lafayette is FREE to attend and open to anyone and everyone! We bring together local social media practitioners and enthusiasts for a morning of meeting, sharing, and learning about the tools and tricks of the ever-evolving social media industry. We promote a casual and comfortable setting for newbies and experts alike to ask questions, toss around new ideas, and offer p...

Event Date

03/13/2019 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

New Orleans BioInnovation Center 1441 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 United States

Organizer

New Orleans BioInnovation Center
 

Description   

This invitation-only event will bring together experienced and novice grant applicants for an open discussion on the logistics of the SBIR/STTR application process. In addition, applicants for the April 5 submission deadline will be able to share their Specific Aims with the group and get feedback on strengths and weaknesses of their proposal. Contact David Bode at dbode@neworleansbio.com if you w...

Event Date

03/14/2019 @ 12:01 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

New Orleans BioInnovation Center 1441 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 United States

Organizer

New Orleans BioInnovation Center
 

Description   

Join us for a seminar from Jones Walker partner Maggie Spell where she will discuss how companies create a strong and positive corporate culture that can maximize employees potential and protect employees, employers, and the company itself from negative situations.

Event Date

11/18/2019 @ 12:00 am

Type of Event

Conference

Location

New Orleans BioInnovation Center 1441 Canal St. New Orleans, LA 70112 United States

Organizer

New Orleans BioInnovation Center
 

Description   

Please visit our dedicated site for more information about Innovation LA 2019, as well as the BioChallenge Pitch Competition and the Louisiana Research Institution Technology Showcase. info: http://innovationLA.neworleansbio.com

Event Date

03/12/2019 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Veteran's Business Outreach Center ,SFL-TAP 7435 California Ave Ft Polk, LA 71459

Organizer

SBA - Louisiana District Office
 

Description   

Boots to Business is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). Boots to Business | Reboot is an entrepreneurial training program designed for Veterans and their dependents that have already made the transition back to civilian life. The curriculum continuum in...

Event Date

03/13/2019 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

SBA Louisiana District Office ,365 Canal Street, Suite 2820, New Orleans, LA,70130

Organizer

SBA - Louisiana District Office
 

Description   

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Event Date

03/05/2019 @ 1:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

What Small Business Owners Should STOP Doing to Stay Sane Tue, Mar 5, 2019 2:00 PM EST (1:00 PM CST) Add to Calendar The key to a thriving business is growing profit or the bottom line, not just sales. What if business owners could stop doing unprofitable activities, work less—and make more money? This webinar, presented by professor, author and speaker Dawn Fotopulos, will identify four k...

Event Date

03/21/2019 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

People retain only 10% of information they hear or read. But include a relevant image with that same information, and they’ll remember 65% - even 3 days later. Bryan Caplan, a national speaker for “Grow with Google” and award-winning digital marketing specialist, unveils how to engage your leads and prospects with quality visual content. Join this webinar and learn: Why visual content is s...

Event Date

03/28/2019 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

What can your competitors teach you about your business or the market you’re thinking about entering? More than you think. In this webinar led by SCORE Mentor Michael Sandman, you’ll learn how to use competitive intelligence to help you start or run your small business. This session will cover: How your market operates How other businesses in the same market compete What you can learn from ...