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Event Date

10/22/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Bluebonnet Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Finance

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

Bluebonnet Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Finance

Event Date

12/05/2019 @ 8:00 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 January 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...

Event Date

11/12/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Conference

Location

Various Locations refer to Discription below.

Organizer

NexusLA
 

Description   

A NexusLa entrepreneurship extravaganza. Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week has always been referred to in shorthand as BREW, so we thought we might as well lean into it. And though we’ve changed how we say it, the spirit of BREW is still the same as it ever was — to gather entrepreneurs from the capital region and beyond to grow together in a collaborative, intimate environment. Under the leaders...

Event Date

10/22/2019 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Conference

Location

L’Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge 777 L’Auberge Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70820

Organizer

BRAC Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
 

Description   

Returning for a fourth year, the Statewide Economic Development Summit presented by Entergy will bring together economic development practitioners, the business community, elected officials, and thought leaders for two days focused on building a stronger economy. Discounted room rates are available for Summit attendees on a first-come, first-served basis the evening of Tuesday, October 22, 2019 a...

Event Date

10/28/2019 @ 1:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

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

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

Sponsored by SCORE

Event Date

11/20/2019 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Lutcher Library 1879 West Main Street Lutcher, LA 70071

Organizer

Southeast Louisiana Women's Business Center - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

This class explains the government soliciatation process and how to prepare a proposal.

Event Date

12/11/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Vacherie Annex 2631 LA-20 2631 Louisiana 20 Vacherie, LA 70090

Organizer

Southeast Louisiana Women's Business Center - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

This class will help you understand your financial documents - Balance Sheet, Income Statements and Cash Flow Documents.

Event Date

10/25/2019 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Urban League of Louisiana, Contractor's Resource Center 4640 South Carrollton Avenue Suite 250 New Orleans, LA 70113

Organizer

Urban League of Greater New Orleans (ULGNO)
 

Description   

Does the accounting process for your company separate the materials used in each step of your process? Do you know how to detail inventory in QuickBooks & link to your chart of accounts for accurate cost projections & A/R tracking? This course will take a deeper look at how QuickBooks can help manage projects and their related budgets. Attendees will learn to effectively: Link Expens...

Event Date

10/24/2019 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Conference

Location

Baton Rouge Marriott 5500 Hilton Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Organizer

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)
 

Description   

This event is a daylong seminar focused on breaking down the Capitol's impact on businesses across Louisiana and explaining the politics of the moment. This practical workshop for those interested in politics and campaigns, lawyers, tax professionals and businesses leaders alike offer an educational alternative to the typical format of Continuing Education programs. Attendees will hear from di...

Event Date

11/12/2019 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Fleet and Family Support Center Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Belle Chasse 400 Russell Ave, Bldg 555 New Orleans, Louisiana 70143

Organizer

SBA - Louisiana District Office
 

Description   

Boots to Business - Belle Chasse NAS-JRB Tuesday, November 12 Boots to Business - Belle Chasse NAS-JRB 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 f...

Event Date

11/18/2019 @ 5:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Urban League of Louisiana, Patrick Taylor Room 4640 South Carrollton Avenue Suite 110 New Orleans, LA 70119

Organizer

Urban League of Greater New Orleans (ULGNO)
 

Description   

The Lean Startup method teaches aspiring entrepreneurs how to drive a startup: how to steer, when to turn, and when to persevere and grow a business with maximum acceleration. During this session, attendees will focus on how to launch a venture with maximum efficiency - doing more in less time. Using the Business Model Canvas, participants will learn the value of testing an idea before going to ma...

Event Date

11/11/2019 @ 5:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Urban League of Louisiana, Patrick Taylor Room 4640 South Carrollton Avenue Suite 110 New Orleans, LA 70119

Organizer

Urban League of Greater New Orleans (ULGNO)
 

Description   

Are you overwhelmed with the process of starting a business and don't know where to start? Have you been in business for less than one year, but really don’t know what your next step should be to get to the next level? Are you still in the process of developing your business model and/or proving it in the market? If you can identify with any of these questions, please join the Urban League of L...

Event Date

10/29/2019 @ 5:00 pm

Type of Event

Networking

Location

Rock 'n' Bowl 3016 S. Carrollton Ave. New Orleans, LA

Organizer

New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

Event Description: Location: Rock 'n' Bowl 3016 S. Carrollton Ave. New Orleans, LA Date/Time Information: Tuesday, October 29 5:00 - 7:00 pm Contact Information: Ashley Hilsman, Events Director Fees/Admission: Free for all to attend. Parking on site and around neighborhood - please obey all posted parking signs.

Event Date

10/24/2019 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online Webinar

Organizer

SCORE - New Orleans
 

Description   

Attend the Startup Success Virtual Conference on Thursday, October 24th from 11 to 4 pm CST. This one-day online event, presented by SCORE and FedEx, will offer 9 educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, networking chat rooms, exhibitor booths, prizes and resources. Participate in this free, online conference to listen to practiced advice on current business strategies, meet other ...

Event Date

10/21/2019 @ 1:00 pm

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: Effective Interviewing Join BRAC and other small business owners as Dr. Craig Ellis leads a training seminar on the hiring process. Key topics will ...

Event Date

11/16/2019 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

CIS/CMS Cafeteria 12636 Sullivan Rd, Central

Organizer

City of Central Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

Event Description: Central Chamber Business Expo. CHS Color Guard Crafts Fair

Event Date

12/11/2019 @ 5:00 pm

Type of Event

Networking

Location

Grand Opera House of the South 505 N Parkerson Ave Crowley, LA 70526

Organizer

Crowley Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

Contact Kathryn Shea Duncan Acadia Parish Chamber of Commerce 337-788-0177 kathryn@acadiaparishchamber.org

Event Date

11/07/2019 @ 3:00 pm

Type of Event

Networking

Location

POUR Restaurant & Bar Phone: (337) 981-8085 1 Degaulle Square Lafayette, LA 70508

Organizer

One Acadiana
 

Description   

Event Details Enjoy light hors-d'oeuvres, cocktails, and conversations at the Acadiana Women's Network (AWN) Mixer. Grab your ticket* and get ready to connect with fellow AWN members during a fun and relaxed wrap-up to an awesome year of programming. *Note: Series ticket holders do not need to register. Registration for the AWN Mixer was included in the series ticket purchase. Not su...

Event Date

10/23/2019 @ 2:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Youngsville City Hall 305 Iberia Street Youngsville, LA 70592

Organizer

Opportunity Machine
 

Description   

Opportunity Machine is taking some of our most popular Small Business Boot Camp sessions to South Lafayette! Join us on October 23rd from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Youngsville City Hall for a crash course in designing your business model, content creation, online marketing and storytelling for social media and PR success! This session is completely FREE, but please register in advance. Agenda: ...

Event Date

12/06/2019 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Opportunity Machine 537 Cajundome Blvd., Suite 111 Lafayette, LA 70506

Organizer

Opportunity Machine
 

Description   

Join us as we field questions, troubleshoot, brainstorm ideas for your business, and talk about new developments in our favorite social media platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and more! #smblafayette 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 m...

Event Date

11/14/2019 @ 7:30 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Acadiana Center for the Arts 101 West Vermilion Street Lafayette, LA 70501

Organizer

Opportunity Machine
 

Description   

Innovate South is a cross-industry conference held in Lafayette, LA, that is open to all creatives, visionaries, forward-thinkers and entrepreneurs. Whether you’re a seasoned marketing vet or a first-time business owner, Innovate South offers a collaborative space to share and learn from your peers across three days of networking events, panel discussions, keynote presentations and more. Entrep...

Event Date

11/06/2019 @ 3:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

South Regional Library, Auditorium, University of Louisiana @Lafayette

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
 

Description   

Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don’t miss out on this NO COST seminar that is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have succe...

Event Date

11/06/2019 @ 1:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

The Duhe Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education, Theodore Louis Duhe Building, NIcholls State University

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) Greater New Orleans Region
 

Description   

Have you been considering starting your own small business but are unsure of where to begin? Don’t miss out on this NO COST seminar that is designed to help entrepreneurs understand what it takes to start a business! You will be provided with information about Startup Fundamentals, Marketing and Business Planning, Financing, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have succe...

Event Date

10/22/2019 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSBDC at McNeese State University: Main Office, SEED Center David Conner Board Room

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) Greater New Orleans Region
 

Description   

t's National Business Women's Week! Join us for a workshop on starting and financing a small business, with a focus on you, the female entrepreneur. This workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in determining the feasibility of their business idea, planning to start or have recently started a small business, seeking a small business loan, or wanting to learn more about busine...

Event Date

10/23/2019 @ 2:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Delgado Community College City Park Campus H. Giles Martin Hall Room # 102 615 City Park Avenue New Orleans, LA 70119

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) Greater New Orleans Region
 

Description   

Topic: Start-up Assistance This seminar will provide entrepreneurs with a comprehensive overview of the steps to be taken to start a business, the essentials of business planning, and how to determine funding needs for the start-up. Seminar covers: • Items you want to know before starting a business • Preparing for business success • How to start your business • Financing options • Re...

Event Date

10/23/2019 @ 3:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Nicholls State University, White Hall (Guidry Executive Classroom)

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) Greater New Orleans Region
 

Description   

The 2019 Bayou Region Pitch Competition is on! The Top 6 Business Plan Finalists will give a 5 Minute Pitch on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Theodore Duhe Auditorium in Houma Pitch Prizes (Stage 1) = 1st place - $5,000, 2nd place - $2,500, 3rd place - $1,000 To qualify for the 2019 Bayou Region Pitch Competition (stage 1) on Wednesday, November 20, 2019: 1. Open to all currently enroll...

Event Date

10/23/2019 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

South Regional Library, Auditorium

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at University of Louisiana at Lafayette
 

Description   

his free workshop is highly recommended for all individuals interested in determining the feasibility of their business idea, planning to start or have recently started a small business, seeking a small business loan, or wanting to learn more about business planning. Topics of discussion will include entrepreneurship readiness, writing a business plan, sources of funds for start-up and expansion,...

Event Date

10/30/2019 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

River Region Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Resource Center

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) Greater New Orleans Region
 

Description   

our people are your most valuable assets. The success of your organization is tied to the effectiveness of your people and how they feel about the work they perform. The Gallup Organization found only 29% of the workforce is engaged. This high impact workshop will enlighten you how to assess your employees and develop a plan to permanently boost engagement, productivity, and success. Special empha...

Event Date

10/30/2019 @ 2:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Delgado Community College H. Giles Martin Hall 615 City Park Ave New Orleans, LA 70124

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) Greater New Orleans Region
 

Description   

Topic: Business Plan This seminar is for aspiring entrepreneurs and new ventures. A business plan is much more than a piece of paper. It is your roadmap to success. The plan forces you to consider your entire business at once, and therefore maintain consistency in planning and execution of your business model. A comprehensive, focused,well written business plan enables you to control your b...

Event Date

11/01/2019 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

LSBDC at Southern University: Main Office

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

You are invited to participate in the 1st Annual Blue Light Reaux Experience hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University (LSBDC) in partnership with The Southern University Innovation Center (SUIC), The Southern University Law Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic, and The Southern University System Foundation. Blue Light Reaux is an outdoor, high energy ev...

Event Date

11/05/2019 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

The Duhe Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education, Theodore Louis Duhe Building

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) Greater New Orleans Region
 

Description   

Facilitated by LSBDC Greater New Orleans & Bayou Region: Main Office 34 Open Seats Representatives from the Internal Revenue Service & the Louisiana Department of Revenue will address recent updates affecting how tax preparers and practitioners do business. The seminar series, sponsored by the Louisiana Small Business Development Centers, is conducted for the benefit of CPAs, independent accou...