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Event Date

10/28/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

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. Benefit...

Event Date

11/04/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University will host the 7th Annual Bootstraps to Briefcases Veterans Conference in Baton Rouge, LA. This conference is for existing businesses and those individuals who are interested in starting a business. Every year, the federal government awards over $500 billion in contracts and a signifi...

Event Date

11/11/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

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 • Reso...

Event Date

12/04/2020 @ 11:30 am

Type of Event

Other

Location

Chamber Building 3439 Groom Road, Baker, LA 70714

Organizer

Baker Area Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

Chamber Christmas Open House

Event Date

10/29/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

Hispanic-owned businesses are the fastest-growing entrepreneurs in the United States, and according to a study from Stanford University, they contributed approximately $500 billion in annual sales to our nation’s economy. Although they are becoming an economic force, the lack of access to capital continues to be one of the major factors blocking the progress and growth of Hispanic business ow...

Event Date

11/17/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

Google Analytics is a fantastic tool. Best part is, it's free to use for everyone! No matter if you have a 2-page website or a massive e-commerce website, you can use Google Analytics to understand how your customers are using your website and where you can improve their experience. During this webinar, expert in business data analytics Mo Hossain will walk you through the steps of how to set u...

Event Date

11/03/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

WEBINAR

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

In the final quarter of this most unusual and challenging year, there is still time to take actions that can favorably impact your bottom line and your tax bill for 2020. These measures relate to your employees, your customers, your equipment, and your operations and reflect big changes made by the SECURE Act, the CARES Act, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and other legislation (in...

Event Date

10/28/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Marketing and Sales Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? In this session, you will discover a marketing process that, when followed, will help you create content your audience will love. Topics include: - Your Purpose and Your Brand - Content Creation - Content Distribution - Social Media - A Deeper Div...

Event Date

11/04/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Marketing and Sales Your digital marketing strategy is the series of actions that help you achieve your company goals through carefully selected online marketing channels. Also, today's marketers can use digital analytics tools to examine the many online channels their buyers might interact with and identify new revenue opportunities from existing campaigns. In this session, we will d...

Event Date

11/04/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

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 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, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once...

Event Date

11/05/2020 @ 5:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

The description for Contingency Plan Every Business Should Have and Management and Appreciation in the Workplace - Employee Engagement A contingency plan is a roadmap created by management to help an organization respond to an event that may or may not happen in the future. The purpose of a business contingency plan is to help your business resume normal business operations after a disruptive e...

Event Date

11/11/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Training and Information Session

Location

The Duhe Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education Theodore Louis Duhe Building 235 Civic Center Blvd, Houma, LA 70360

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: eCommerce This free event will feature Amazon executives, current sellers, and independent online selling experts who will share their insights and ideas for how small businesses can thrive on Amazon, including navigating a strong finish to 2020 and beyond. Although 2020 has been an unprecedented year that has challenged all of us in unexpected ways, small businesses selling in Amazon...

Event Date

11/13/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Start-up Assistance This workshop is recommended for those interested in starting a business. At the end of this workshop, you will have a thorough understanding of the process of starting a business and will be able to implement a required checklist to start your business. The following topics will be discussed during this workshop: determining the feasibility of a business idea, plann...

Event Date

11/17/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Financing and Capital This 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 ...

Event Date

11/18/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Government Contracting This seminar pertains to The System for Award Management, or SAM, is a government-wide portal that is consolidating the capabilities of multiple systems and information sources used by the Federal government in conducting the acquisition and financial assistance (which includes grants and cooperative agreements) processes. Speaker(s): SBA Representative Fee: ...

Event Date

11/19/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

This workshop is recommended for those interested in starting a business. At the end of this workshop, you will have a thorough understanding of the process of starting a business and will be able to implement a required checklist to start your business. The following topics will be discussed during this workshop: determining the feasibility of a business idea, planning to start a small business,...

Event Date

11/25/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

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

11/30/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Come and learn how your business can benefit from the Louisiana Economic Development’s Small Business Certifications and Initiatives. This training provides an overview of LED's Small Emerging Business Development Program (SEBD), Hudson Initiative and Veteran Initiative. Louisiana Economic Development is committed to connecting small businesses with the services and resources they need to grow a...

Event Date

12/01/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Register: https://www2.lsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=7400390

Event Date

12/02/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

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 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, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once y...

Event Date

12/02/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Managing a Business About 95% of the world's consumers are located outside the United States and yet only 1% of America's 30 million companies export. The global economy has created a global marketplace and an opportunity to grow your business. During this class, you will learn: a) why you would want to consider engaging in exporting your products or services; b) how to know if you...

Event Date

12/07/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Come and learn how your business can benefit from the Louisiana Economic Development’s Small Business Certifications and Initiatives. This training provides an overview of LED's Small Emerging Business Development Program (SEBD), Hudson Initiative and Veteran Initiative. Louisiana Economic Development is committed to connecting small businesses with the services and resources they need to grow a...

Event Date

12/01/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

The Financial Management: Reading and Understanding Financials series will thoroughly explain key things you must know about your finances. 1. Business Financial Statements a. Balance Sheet b. Income Statement c. Cash Flow Statement d. Financial & Business Ratios e. Notes to the Financial Statements 2. Personal Financial Statements a. Statement of Financial Condition b. Perso...

Event Date

12/02/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

The Financial Management: Reading and Understanding Financials series will thoroughly explain key things you must know about your finances. 1. Business Financial Statements a. Balance Sheet b. Income Statement c. Cash Flow Statement d. Financial & Business Ratios e. Notes to the Financial Statements 2. Personal Financial Statements a. Statement of Financial Condition b. Perso...

Event Date

12/02/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

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

Description   

Have you been considering starting your own small business but 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, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once you have successfully complet...

Event Date

12/02/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

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

Description   

About 95% of the world's consumers are located outside the United States and yet only 1% of America's 30 million companies export. The global economy has created a global marketplace and an opportunity to grow your business. During this class, you will learn: a) why you would want to consider engaging in exporting your products or services; b) how to know if your business is ready to engag...

Event Date

12/09/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

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

Description   

This 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

12/10/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Central Location: Online Facilitated by LSBDC at Southern University: Main Office Register: https://www2.lsbdc.org/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=7400392

Event Date

12/11/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Start-up Assistance This workshop is recommended for those interested in starting a business. At the end of this workshop, you will have a thorough understanding of the process of starting a business and will be able to implement a required checklist to start your business. The following topics will be discussed during this workshop: determining the feasibility of a business idea, plann...

Event Date

12/16/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Government Contracting Information will be presented on 8(a) eligibility criteria, GLS, Login, application process, and how the programs work. We will also discuss SAM and 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) Program (business development); the elig...

Event Date

12/16/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

wwebinar

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

12/17/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

webinar

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Thursday, December 17, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Central Location: Online Facilitated by LSBDC at Southern University: Main Office Register: https://www2.lsbdc.org/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=7400389

Event Date

10/27/2020 @ 11:30 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

NexusLA
 

Description   

Reimagine, Cultivate, & Retain. Creating Your New Tech Talent Pipeline ............................................................................................................................................... Join Apprenti and the business community as we convene thought leaders and employer partners to discuss and reimagine how your organization can access, develop, cultivate, and retain...

Event Date

10/27/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Marketing and Sales 3 day webinar: October 27- 29, 2020 (9AM - 12PM) Small business owners may not have the budget to have a professionally prepared website created. This provides them the opportunity and skill set to create their own at minimal cost. Topics: • Planning Design, securing your domain name and setting up an account (4 hours) • Content creation, website development (4 ...

Event Date

10/27/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

Cyber & Your Employees Cyber training for your employees is critical because cyber threats abound in our always-connected work environments. What’s more, threats are continually changing. The common thread for some of the most significant threats today is people, your employees. Hackers know people can provide soft attack surfaces to make their exploits successful. In this webinar, There...

Event Date

10/27/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

LSBDC Monroe
 

Description   

Online Facilitated by LSBDC at University of Louisiana Monroe: Main Office The workshop topic will be How to Champion Diversity in the Workplace. In it, we'll discuss: *the current state of diversity; *benefits of diversity and how it affects profit; *ways to jumpstart/implement change within a company through actionable/results-oriented steps. About the Speaker, Kandice Guice: ...

Event Date

10/28/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Marketing and Sales Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? In this session, you will discover a marketing process that, when followed, will help you create content your audience will love. Topics include: - Your Purpose and Your Brand - Content Creation - Content Distribution - Social Media - A Deeper Div...

Event Date

10/28/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

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

10/29/2020 @ 2:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Marketing and Sales Google can help you present your small business to the larger community by using Google Slides! Slides is Google's version of PowerPoint, and allows you to create professional presentations or signs. This class will be held via Zoom and will be taught by Sterling, an electronic resource librarian at Lafayette Public Library. Speaker(s): Sterling, Electronic Res...

Event Date

10/30/2020 @ 8:30 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Customer Relations In these challenging, ever changing times, being able to adapt to the new needs and wants of your customers is critical. And, if you do it successfully, you can build valuable new revenue streams while also being the hero to those who already value your support. How do you best adapt to these new circumstances? In this session, we’ll share several strategies for tap...

Event Date

11/11/2020 @ 10:30 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

virtual

Organizer

Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations
 

Description   

Nothing seems to have gone according to plan in 2020. And that includes our best-laid plans for funding our nonprofits’ work. But in most years, November and December are the busiest time for charitable giving, and that means that the next few weeks are essential. In this updated, virtual version of our annual Quick Year-End Fundraising workshop, you’ll learn some fast and easy-to-implement...

Event Date

12/09/2020 @ 10:38 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations
 

Description   

Nothing seems to have gone according to plan in 2020. And that includes our best-laid plans for funding our nonprofits’ work. But in most years, November and December are the busiest time for charitable giving, and that means that the next few weeks are essential. In this updated, virtual version of our annual Quick Year-End Fundraising workshop, you’ll learn some fast and easy-to-implement...

Event Date

11/10/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

New Orleans Chamber of Commerce
 

Description   

We are bringing our Power Series to you virtually! B2B networking allows business people to effectively network with each other by providing each person time to speak. All attendees will have the opportunity to give a 60-second pitch on what their business is and how you can advise other members. *Registration is limited. *Link to join meeting will be included in your confirmation email. *Att...

Event Date

11/04/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On LIne

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Marketing and Sales Your digital marketing strategy is the series of actions that help you achieve your company goals through carefully selected online marketing channels. Also, today's marketers can use digital analytics tools to examine the many online channels their buyers might interact with and identify new revenue opportunities from existing campaigns. In this session, we will d...

Event Date

11/04/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

on line

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 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, Licenses, Business Structures, Regulations and more. Once...

Event Date

11/10/2020 @ 8:30 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

on line

Organizer

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

Description   

ALL ATTENDEES MUST BE SEBD CERTIFIED. VISIT: tinyurl.com/SEBDCertify to complete the short, free application process and receive your SEBD Certification Number. Everyone is online; shopping, communicating, researching and being entertained. The old "if I post it, they will come" is no longer a solid marketing strategy to compete in the new "information forward" digital world. This series wi...

Event Date

11/10/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On Line

Organizer

LSBDC Monroe
 

Description   

Topic: Government Contracting November is Veterans' Month and LSBDC at ULM would like to invite our Veteran Small Business Owners to this informative workshop: Government Contracting 101 with SBA! Topics covered: SDVOSB/VOSB Eligibility Criteria Application Requirements and Platform - The CVE Process VA’s Vets First Program What the VA Buys Benefits of CVE Verificatio...

Event Date

11/11/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

ON LINE

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Government Contracting What’s it about? To celebrate Veteran's Week we are hosting a Veterans' Verification Workshop! Join us as speaker Jane Kulick helps veteran business owners who desire to complete their Vendor Information Pages (VIP) profile in preparation to submit a VA Service-Disabled, or Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB or VOSB) Verification application. Some of the t...

Event Date

11/11/2020 @ 11:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On LIne

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

11/12/2020 @ 8:30 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On Line

Organizer

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

Description   

Topic: Marketing and Sales ALL ATTENDEES MUST BE SEBD CERTIFIED. VISIT: tinyurl.com/SEBDCertify to complete the short, free application process and receive your SEBD Certification Number. Everyone is online; shopping, communicating, researching and being entertained. The old "if I post it, they will come" is no longer a solid marketing strategy to compete in the new "information forward" dig...

Event Date

11/13/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On Line

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Start-up Assistance This workshop is recommended for those interested in starting a business. At the end of this workshop, you will have a thorough understanding of the process of starting a business and will be able to implement a required checklist to start your business. The following topics will be discussed during this workshop: determining the feasibility of a business idea, plann...

Event Date

11/14/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On Line

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Join Lindora Baker, SBDC Statewide Training Coordinator as she hosts an LSBDC Cares Act 2020 "Making The Connection: Faith Based Organizations And The Community" Webinar. The virtual event will be held Saturday, November 14, 2020, 10AM - 11AM, free of charge. This event will equip current and potential entrepreneurs with the tools needed to start, expand and finance a Faith Based Organizati...