Arkadelphia Area ASBTDC Events

Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.

Website in a Day

Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: Grant County Chamber of Commerce
City: Sheridan

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down with us and design a free website using Weebly. Step-by-step, we will help you create a free account and an attractive, functional, five-page website.


The Leadership Conference

Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: HSU Garrison Center Banquet Room
City: Arkadelphia

Description: Each generation is unique and has its own set of values and experiences that influence leadership styles. Join us for an insightful one-day conference highlighting leadership styles and small business strategies across the following generations: Silent, Baby Boomers, GenX and Millennials.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required.


Small Business Startup Summit

Date: April 10, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: UA Cossatot – De Queen
City: DeQueen

Description: In one day, learn how to start your business the right way. This event combines two of our most popular seminars. “Starting a Business in Arkansas” and “How to Write a Business Plan” outline the essential steps to start and finance a new business. (Free to Veterans)


Small Business Summit (FREE!)

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Rich Mountain Community College
City: Mena

Description: Let us help guide you through the business planning process. This event will help you to define your business concept, evaluate your competition, and determine the risks associated with owning a small business.


Free and Local Small Business Marketing (FREE!)

Date: April 19, 2017
Time: 11:30 am
Location: UA Cossatot – De Queen
City: DeQueen

Description: Explore marketing approaches that are not only practical and low-cost but effective for any size business. Topics will include image development, customer service, online marketing, public relations, and other low-cost marketing methods. This fast-paced workshop provides ideas businesses can use right away.


Facebook Business Pages: Beyond the Likes

Date: April 20, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Pike County Library
City: Murfreesboro

Description: Turn your Facebook business page into a strategic advantage. Along with an overview of Facebook basics, get tips for managing your page, setting goals, measuring content reach, and analyzing post effectiveness.


Financing Options for Growing Businesses (FREE)

Date: May 9, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: HSU-Hot Springs
City: Hot Springs

Description: Do you need funding to expand an existing business? Join us to learn about different sources of capital, including SBA-backed loans, traditional bank loans, and alternative funding sources. This class is co-sponsored by Regions Bank.


Creating a Lean Canvas For Your Business (FREE)

Date: May 16, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: HSU-Hot Springs
City: Hot Springs

Description: Looking for a first step to understanding your customer and your market? The Lean Canvas is the most efficient tool used to define, structure and develop your technology, service or business idea. Join us to discover the methodology to build your business and your success.


Please note: American Express not currently accepted by the Arkansas SBTDC.