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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

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

12/02/2020 @ 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

Online

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

12/09/2020 @ 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

11/30/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

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

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

Navigating the disciplinary process is one of the most stressful jobs as a manager or owner. Come to this workshop with a few ideas about what you need help with, so that you can participate in some role playing to help you practice this skill. You Will Learn How To: - Coach and Counsel Employees to Modify Behavior - Write and Conduct a Written Warning - Conduct a Legal Involuntary Term...

Event Date

12/01/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Tue 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM 2 sessions ending Wed, Dec 2 Online Facilitated by LSBDC at Southern University: Main Office Topic: Financing and Capital 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. ...

Event Date

12/02/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

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

12/02/2020 @ 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 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 y...

Event Date

12/03/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

•What is a Business Plan and what is it used for? • Creating and defining your Mission and Purpose • Cultivating a Marketing Strategy • Defining your Target Market • Uncovering Valuable Resources to Help Accomplish Your Goals Speaker(s): Heidi Melancon, Director, LSBDC at UL Lafayette *Registration for this event is ONLINE or by calling 337-482-6312* *There is NO CHARGE for this ev...

Event Date

12/09/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

Starting and Financing Your Business FREE Workshop! Are You... - Interested in determining the feasibility of your business idea? - Planning to start a small business? - Seeking a small loan? - Wanting to learn more about business planning and licenses? Register Now and learn how to get started on your business Speaker(s): Brandy Boudreaux, SBDC Business Consultant Co...

Event Date

12/09/2020 @ 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: 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

12/10/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On Line

Organizer

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at Southern University
 

Description   

Topic: Cash Flow Management Evaluate your business during our End of the Year Financial Checkup training. During this training our clients will be given an essential guide needed to evaluate financial performance, evaluate financial status, assessing debit and credit, prepare for tax filing and making New Year's resolutions. Fee: No Cost Register: https://www2.lsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=...

Event Date

12/11/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Online

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

Online

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

OnLine

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

Online

Organizer

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

Description   

In this workshop, you will gain information about the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Small Business Element (SBE) Program and learn how to apply for these certification to provide support for you small business. Listed below is information about the DBE and SBE Program. Go to www.dotd.la.gov for more information about SJB Group, LLC and DOTD. The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise ...

Event Date

12/10/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

On Line

Organizer

SBA - Louisiana District Office
 

Description   

During these difficult times, Louisiana Small Business Development Center understand that today there are several factors to detour you from being a potential, new or existing Women Owned Small Business. Pandemic, Storms, Hurricanes, Decreased Economy, along with other issues may come but it won't stop you from fulfilling your dreams. Join Louisiana Small Business Development Center, Louis...

Event Date

12/08/2020 @ 9:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

BRAC Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
 

Description   

Returning for a fifth 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. Agenda and Speakers Sessions and speakers to be announced. Check back frequently or follow BRAC on Facebook and Twitter for updates...

Event Date

01/27/2021 @ 8:30 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

One Acadiana
 

Description   

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2021 @ 8:30AM CST - WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2021 @ 9:30AM CST Hosted by One Acadiana & Leadership Institute of Acadiana @ Zoom One Acadiana and Leadership Institute of Acadiana are partnering to present this three-part series, facilitated by Dr. Nika White, a national authority and advocate for DE&I. Participants will learn about the business case for DE&I and the es...

Event Date

12/03/2020 @ 10:00 am

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

BRAC Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
 

Description   

BRAC's 2021 Economic Outlook Join BRAC on Thursday, December 3, for a presentation of its Economic Outlook report. The regional report analyzes past trends in various economic indicators and provides forecasts for the upcoming year. In addition, it provides data collected from regional business and community leaders regarding their expectations for economic, employment and revenue growth fo...

Event Date

12/15/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

There’s no denying that small businesses have suffered a great impact and fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. From a shortage of toilet paper on the shelves to the closure of non-essential businesses, these unprecedented times have fundamentally changed consumer shopping behavior. With a decrease in foot traffic, social media is the new Main Street for small businesses. In this webinar, pre...

Event Date

12/10/2020 @ 12:00 pm

Type of Event

Webinar

Location

Virtual

Organizer

SCORE
 

Description   

Do you know how much you pay in credit card processing fees per month? If not, do you know how to find this information? Most business owners don’t, which ultimately results in losing a lot of money you don’t even realize you’re losing. This insightful webinar, presented by CEO and Co-Founder of Delta Payment Solutions Irwin Grossman, will share some key steps you can take to lower your cost...