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Event Date

11/28/2018 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Louisiana Technology Park

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Government Contracting The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) program helps small businesses in urban and rural communities gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities. At the end of this session, you will have a thorough understanding of the certification requirements. For information on Hubzone Certification, visit http://www.sba.gov/hubzone. Spe...

Event Date

11/28/2018 @ 11:30 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

River Parishes Community College - Reserve St. John Parish Business Training Center

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Financing and Capital Are you looking for funds to grow your business? Do you need to buy equipment, hire employees, implement your marketing strategy or meet payroll while you acquire new customers? The process of creating a funding proposal can be daunting. And then there’s finding a lender who fits. Lenders can be as varied as the businesses they partner with. Researching the ...

Event Date

11/28/2018 @ 2:00 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: Managing a Business Business Certifications give businesses access to opportunity in contracting, funding and grant programs. There are a variety of federal, state and local certification programs that can enhance your chances to not only get a contract but also to expand and grow! Learn how your business can benefit from CERTIFICATION as a Louisiana SMALL AND EMERGING BUSINESS. Benef...

Event Date

11/28/2018 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

South Regional Library Auditorium 6101 Johnston Street Lafayette, LA 70503

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Start-up Assistance 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...

Event Date

11/27/2018 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Center for Economic Development, 564 Laurel Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Organizer

Baton Rouge Area Chamber
 

Description   

How to Expand an Internship Program Expanding an internship program can be confusing. Where do you go from here? How can you add more interns or make the program more beneficial? To help answer these questions, BRAC is hosting an employer workshop to teach area companies how to navigate the development stages of expanding an internship program. Workshop topics include: internship best ...

Event Date

11/29/2018 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

As an owner or manager of a small business, you may be responsible for tasks beyond your areas of expertise, such as HR, compliance and employee benefits. These duties can be extremely complex and, if not managed properly, can lead to government fines or even litigation. This webinar, presented by Yazmin Perez-Lopez with Paychex, will cover rules, regulations and best practices on topics you ma...

Event Date

12/04/2018 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

You’ve probably heard that most startups don’t make it through the first year, but do you know why? Two main reasons: poor planning and poor execution. In this webinar, SCORE Mentor Simon Mahler details the best path to a successful startup. He will identify some crucial first steps, provide plenty of tips, strategies, best practices and reliable resources that you can use to help you along y...

Event Date

12/06/2018 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

The holidays are the most profitable time of year for retailers. It’s also a time when consumers show shopping behaviors that have lingering impacts into the new year. Join us for this timely webinar, presented by Marketing Principal Kevin Chung with FedEx, who will provide you with relevant trends to help your business capitalize on consumer behaviors now—and throughout the year. In this s...

Event Date

12/06/2018 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70113

Organizer

Women's Business Enterprise Council- South
 

Description   

Meeting and Luncheon

Event Date

11/28/2018 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

Women's Business Enterprise Council- South
 

Description   

We are excited to have you join us to learn more about the WB Marketplace powered by Women’s Business Enterprise Council South. Once you have registered the dial-in information will be sent to you, in addition to a reminder 48 hours prior to the event. Thank you! The WBEC South Team IMPORTANT: This webinar is geared towards WBE’s with Brojures already live on the WB Marketplace. If you ...

Event Date

12/07/2018 @ 7:30 am

Type of Event

Networking

Location

537 Cajundome Blvd Lafayette, La 70506 Suite 111

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 mor...

Event Date

12/04/2018 @ 8:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Acadiana Center for the Arts 101 W Vermilion St Lafayette, LA 70501

Organizer

One Acadiana
 

Description   

Event Details Chris Meaux is the groundbreaking, news making CEO of Waitr who has taken his start-up restaurant delivery app from entrepreneurial concept to multimillion dollar deal. Hear from him as he "delivers" his perspective on what it take to make a business thrive and provides his insights on the ever-growing technology sector, attracting talent, and more. Breakfast will be inclu...

Event Date

12/13/2018 @ 11:30 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

Louisiana Technology Park, 7117 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Organizer

Louisiana Technology Park
 

Description   

Outsourcing has become a widely used resource in the world of business when it comes to the staffing, managing, payroll, counseling, and so much more, which explains why so many businesses are turning to the expertise of others.

Event Date

12/13/2018 @ 1:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

Looking for expert answers to your small business marketing questions? Our Masters of Marketing webinar brings you access to the best and most successful “celebrities” of digital marketing, Seth Godin and Ramon Ray. Seth Godin is a Marketing Hall of Fame inductee, and Ramon Ray is the founder of Smart Hustle Magazine. They are both global speakers, best-selling authors, serial entrepreneurs and...

Event Date

12/20/2018 @ 12:01 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

Have you considered launching a podcast for your business but thought it would take too much time? Do you hate the sound of your own voice? Does the idea of learning “new technology” make you break out in hives? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then this presentation is for you! With over a decade of podcasting experience, Michelle Y. Talbert, host of Her Power Moves podcast or ...

Event Date

12/12/2018 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

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

Organizer

The Goodwork Network - New Orleans
 

Description   

8(a) Info Session - New Orleans For Those Interested in Applying For or Learning More About the Section 8(a) Program - Monthly 8(a) Business Development & Government Contracting Workshop- 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 Noon - Second Wednesday of each month When Wed Dec 12, 2018 10am – 12pm Central Time Where SBA Louisiana District Office, 365 Canal Street, Suite 2820, New Orleans, LA; (map) Video ca...

Event Date

11/28/2018 @ 8:30 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

JEDCO Conference Center 701A Churchill Parkway Avondale, LA 70094

Organizer

Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO)
 

Description   

In 2018, establishing a wellness plan into your company’s core values can have a long-lasting impact on employee retention and business growth. Company culture, self-care and a healthy work-life balance have become important topics in the business world, and can be used as recruitment tools to attract high-quality employees. Not only that, but in some cases, workplace wellness programs can help lo...