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Event Date

01/29/2020 @ 1:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Bilingual Workforce Training and Business Development Program Office 2200 Veterans Blvd. Suite 200 Kenner, LA 70062

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Cash Flow Management Will you be needing financing soon to grow your business? Or will you need a loan to start a business and you need to improve your personal credit? If yes, then this class is for you. Come learn the building blocks of improving your business credit and help secure the financing you need to grow your business. This class will be taught by Lisa Ardis-Hendrix of Capi...

Event Date

01/29/2020 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LSBDC at Southern University: Main Office 616 Harding Blvd Baton Rouge , LA 70807

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

opic: Financing and Capital This seminar is designed to assist small businesses in managing and growing their business throughout the year. Are you Lender Ready? Looking for capital to START or GROW your small business? Are you interested in obtaining information regarding your options of securing a small business loan? Need to learn more about the lending process? If you answered yes to a...

Event Date

01/28/2020 @ 7:00 am

Type of Event

Conference

Location

2020 Jump Start Convention

Organizer

Urban League of Greater New Orleans (ULGNO)
 

Description   

Welcome to the 2020 Jump Start Convention! The theme this year is "Jump Start 2.0: Modern Pathways for a Prosperous Future" Over 1400 education and community leaders will convene in Baton Rouge to experience the latest trends in Career and Technical Education. Morning sessions are tailored to the individual needs of district and school administrators, counselors and industry/business par...

Event Date

02/05/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC)

Organizer

LSU - Olinde Career Center
 

Description   

Student Expo Prep Week Students are encouraged to come dressed in business casual attire, and to bring updated résumés. Need help with editing your résumé? Here are tips on creating a strong résumé. Also consider attending one of the Expo Prep events below, or stop by during Expo Walk In Hours listed below. You are also able to submit your résumé in Handshake to be reviewed by our team with 2-3...

Event Date

02/06/2020 @ 8:30 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Fleet & Family Support Center 400 Russell Ave, NAS JRB NEW ORLEANS - Bldg 555, rm 150 Belle Chasse, Louisiana 70143

Organizer

SBA - Louisiana District Office
 

Description   

Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), Veterans of all eras, and...

Event Date

02/12/2020 @ 12:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

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

Organizer

SBA - Louisiana District Office
 

Description   

Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS 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) Pr...

Event Date

01/30/2020 @ 6:00 pm

Type of Event

Other

Location

Golden Nugget Lake Charles 2550 Golden Nugget Boulevard Lake Charles, LA 70601

Organizer

Louisiana Economic Development
 

Description   

2020 - 116th Chamber SWLA Annual Banquet Share: Name: 2020 - 116th Chamber SWLA Annual Banquet Date: January 30, 2020 Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST Website: http://www.allianceswla.org Register Now Event Description: The 116th Annual Chamber SWLA Banquet will be held Thursday, January 30th, 2020 at 6 p.m. inside the Golden Nugget Casino Resort in Lake Charles. (Tickets re...

Event Date

07/24/2020 @ 5:00 pm

Type of Event

Other

Location

Addis Community Center, 7520 Highway 1 South, Addis, LA 70710

Organizer

West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

The West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce’s mission states—To be the voice of business while promoting growth and a high quality of life in West Baton Rouge Parish—and the entire community, coming together in partnership, is making this a reality each day. While we are a business member-services organization, we have made it a priority to serve our entire parish by putting our full mission to actio...

Event Date

01/29/2020 @ 5:30 pm

Type of Event

Networking

Location

The Mercantile Hotel New Orleans 727 S. Peter St. New Orleans, LA 70130

Organizer

New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

Our first Chamber After 5 of 2020 will be at The Mercantile Hotel New Orleans! Join us for complimentary hors d'ouevres, beer, wine & nonalcoholic beverages at the New Orleans Chamber's monthly premier networking event! Included: Complimentary hors d'ouevres, beer, wine & non-alcoholic beverages - Courtesy of The Mercantile Hotel New Orleans. *SPACE IS LIMITED. Pre-registration is highly enc...

Event Date

01/29/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

7117 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

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Event Date

02/13/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

New year, new ideas, new plans! If starting a business is on your new year to-do list, then this is the webinar for you! Let USA TODAY columnist Steve Strauss and Small Business Connection show you the 7 steps needed to start a business, even if you have a small budget. Find out everything you need to know to launch the dream, including: Step 1. The Startup Shoestring Rules Step 2. Choosing...

Event Date

02/20/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Every business is different, and what works for one may not work for another. That goes for your marketing plan too. To be successful, your marketing must be true to your vision and your business — and true to your customers. This webinar, sponsored by Deluxe Corporation, will give you the tools you need to quickly, easily and effectively create your ideal marketing strategy. When you attend...

Event Date

01/30/2020 @ 11:30 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

7117 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

Louisiana Technology Park
 

Description   

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Event Date

02/06/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

As an entrepreneur, you understand the importance that marketing plays in the success of your business. The sales funnel, although a natural part of your business, needs to be nurtured and fine-tuned to become an active and impactful part of your business’ marketing and customer acquisition strategy. In this webinar, SCORE certified mentor Tracy Allen will discuss the sales funnel stages and ...

Event Date

02/11/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

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. He will also offer tax advice you can implement throughout the year. You can submit questions during registration and during...

Event Date

01/30/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Your brand is your reputation, your promise to your customers, your values and how you live those values every day. Join Deborah Sweeney, a former corporate and intellectual property attorney turned entrepreneur, and learn how to protect your brand from imitators and competitors. You’ll learn: Why you need trademarks and copyrights The process for obtaining them What type o...

Event Date

01/28/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

More than half of entrepreneurs use credit cards in their small business. While credit cards can be a great tool for managing cash flow, helpful as a short-term loan option and even earn you some sweet rewards, there are also costly pitfalls you’ll want to be certain to avoid. In recognition of Financial Wellness Month, SCORE and Nav are collaborating to bring you important insights and best pr...

Event Date

02/11/2020 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

Crowne Plaza Executive Center 4728 Constitution Avenue Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Organizer

Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (LABI)
 

Description   

Join us for LABI's 2020 Annual Meeting Tuesday, February 11, 2020, as we bring together the top leaders in business, government, education, and in the community for innovative and thought-provoking conversations. Renowned cybersecurity and fraud prevention expert Frank Abagnale will serve as the keynote speaker. Abagnale's career as rogue-turned-FBI-expert was made famous by his book and the St...

Event Date

03/04/2020 @ 5:30 pm

Type of Event

Other

Location

Cajundome Convention Center 444 Cajundome Blvd. Lafayette, LA 70506

Organizer

One Acadiana
 

Description   

Reserve your seat today and COME CELEBRATE WITH US! We're ushering in a five-year strategic plan with people, partners, and organizations who have made it all possible. Celebrate with us as we highlight accomplishments and upcoming initiatives for our nine united parishes. Networking: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Programming: 6:45 - 8:00 p.m. Investors, Members, and Partners Tickets: $ 100 Non- Mem...

Event Date

02/05/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Networking

Location

Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC)

Organizer

LSU - Olinde Career Center
 

Description   

General Event Information Date: February 5, 2020 Time: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) Contact: LSU Olinde Career Center Student & Alumni Event Information This event is for current students of LSU System campuses and alumni from the Baton Rouge campus. View Employers To view registered employers, login to Handshake online or thro...

Event Date

02/04/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

City Hall Annex of Ponchatoula Behind the Fire Station and across from City Hall 110 West Hickory Street Ponchatoula, LA 70454

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southeastern Louisiana University
 

Description   

A Business Forum will be held Tuesday, February 4, 2020, to discuss the future of Downtown Ponchatoula. The Business Forum will be hosted by the Downtown Ponchatoula Revitalization Program board and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) from Southeastern Louisiana University. Location: Downtown Ponchatoula Revitalization Program Main Office-City Hall Annex 110 West Hickory S...

Event Date

02/04/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Introduction to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations, and the business plan basics. Presenter: Carson Bankston Support: Bob Breaux

Event Date

02/11/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LA Tech Park, 7117 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 0806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Introduction to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations, and the business plan basics. Presenter: David DeArmond Support: Sherilyn Hayward

Event Date

02/18/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Bluebonnet Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Finance Learn the importance of financial planning, how to build your financial model, and how to understand financial statements, including an income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet. Presenter: Bob Weissman Support: Norman Borne

Event Date

02/27/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Gonzales Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Marketing: Learn how to market your business by doing a competitive comparison, creating a product and services description, developing a pricing strategy, identifying your target markets and channels, outlining a marketing message and learning sales basics. Presenter: Lydia Woods Support: De'Van Stephenson

Event Date

03/03/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwod Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Introduction to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations, and the business plan basics. Presenter: Bob Breaux; Support: Carson Bankston

Event Date

03/10/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Bluebonnet Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Finance Learn the importance of financial planning, how to build your financial model, and how to understand financial statements, including an income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet. Presenter: Bob Weissman; Support: Norman Borne

Event Date

03/24/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Dutchtown Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Marketing Learn how to market your business by doing a competitive comparison, creating a product and services description, developing a pricing strategy, identifying your target markets and channels, outlining a marketing message and learning sales basics. Presenter: De'Van Stephenson; Support: Lydia Woods.

Event Date

04/07/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Introduction to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations, and the business plan basics. Presenter: Carson Bankston; Support: Bob Breaux

Event Date

04/21/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Bluebonnet Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Finance Learn the importance of financial planning, how to build your financial model, and how to understand financial statements, including an income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet. Presenter: Bob Weissman; Support: Norman Borne.

Event Date

04/28/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Prairieville Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Marketing Learn how to market your business by doing a competitive comparison, creating a product and services description, developing a pricing strategy, identifying your target markets and channels, outlining a marketing message and learning sales basics. Presenter: Lydia Woods; Support: De'Van Stephenson

Event Date

05/05/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Introduction to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations, and the business plan basics. Presenter: Bob Breaux; Support: Carson Bankston

Event Date

05/19/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Bluebonnet Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Finance Learn the importance of financial planning, how to build your financial model, and how to understand financial statements, including an income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet. Presenter: Bob Weissman; Support: Norman Borne

Event Date

05/26/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Gonzales Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Marketing Learn how to market your business by doing a competitive comparison, creating a product and services description, developing a pricing strategy, identifying your target markets and channels, outlining a marketing message and learning sales basics. Presenter: Lydia Woods; Support: De'Van Stephenson;

Event Date

06/02/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Goodwood Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Introduction to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations, and the business plan basics. Presenter: Carson Bankston; Support: Bob Breaux

Event Date

06/09/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

LA Tech Park, 7117 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Introduction to key business considerations such as the myths and realities of entrepreneurship, different business options to pursue, the components of business ownership, legal and financial considerations, and the business plan basics. Presenter: David DeArmond; Support: Sherilyn Hayward.

Event Date

06/16/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Bluebonnet Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Business Finance Learn the importance of financial planning, how to build your financial model, and how to understand financial statements, including an income statement, cash flow statement, and balance sheet. Presenter: Bob Weissman; Support: Norman Borne.

Event Date

07/23/2020 @ 6:30 pm

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Dutchtown Library

Organizer

SCORE - Baton Rouge
 

Description   

Marketing Learn how to market your business by doing a competitive comparison, creating a product and services description, developing a pricing strategy, identifying your target markets and channels, outlining a marketing message and learning sales basics.Presenter: Lydia Woods; Support: De'Van Stephenson. ...