Arkadelphia Area ASBTDC Events

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

Lunch and Learn: Advanced Facebook

Date: July 8, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Grant County Chamber of Commerce
City: Sheridan

Description: We invite you to bring your lunch and join us for our Advanced Facebook class. This hands-on class will show you step-by-step how to create various marketing techniques for your business on Facebook. Attendees should have basic computer skills and already have a personal Facebook profile.

 

Managing Your Employees

Date: July 9, 2015
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: College of the Ouachitas
City: Malvern

Description: This training will provide an overview of the many aspects of human resources management. During this session, we will provide training on the following topics: Fair Labor Standards Act, diversity in the workplace, effective recruiting, effective hiring, retaining employees, and competing for good employees.

 

Small Business Startup Summit

Date: July 13, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: HSU Mooney Hall Room 207
City: Arkadelphia

Description: This seminar prepares you for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, and discusses start-up requirements and common pitfalls that you will face as an entrepreneur. We will also explain and illustrate the business plan format. A business plan will help you evaluate and define your concept.

 

Lunch and Learn: Business Etiquette

Date: July 15, 2015
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Pike County Library
City: Murfreesboro

Description: Good manners are good business, yet rudeness runs rampant! The cyber, cellular, time-compressed business world of the 21st century has created new situations. Everyone in your organization can gain confidence in their knowledge of the rules. Bring your lunch and join us for this seminar so that you can start using this marketing advantage.

 

Website in a Day

Date: July 17, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: College of the Ouachitas
City: Malvern

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down with our laptop lab 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.

 

Website in a Day

Date: July 28, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Rich Mountain Community College
City: Mena

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down with our laptop lab 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.

 

Money Management for Your Small Business

Date: July 30, 2015
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: HSU Mooney Hall
City: Arkadelphia

Description: Cash planning is often the key to business survival. Learn the concepts of short and long term cash budgeting. Do you know your cash needs for next year, next month, or even tomorrow? Don’t gamble with the money of your business. Learn to take control of your cash planning now.

 

E-Store in a Day

Date: August 4, 2015
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Rich Mountain Community College
City: Mena

Description: Does your business website need an online store? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, “E-Store in a Day” is the hands-on workshop for you! You’ll be taken step-by-step through creating attractive, functional web store. All participants receive a free workbook with detailed instructions.

 

Develop an Online Boost for Your Business One-Day Series (FREE!)

Date: August 6, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: HSU Community Education Center
City: Arkadelphia

Description: Creating and optimizing an online presence for your business can be crucial to your success. Join us for our one-day series highlighting great tools and resources to enable you to develop and optimize your business online. This event is FREE to the public, and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration required.

 

Excellent Customer Service

Date: August 10, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Fordyce Bank & Trust
City: Fordyce

Description: Exceptional customer service is a cost-free marketing technique, as well as a way to set your business apart from your competitors. Join us in learning how to stop barriers to exceptional customer service, meet customer expectations, handle unhappy customers and create a culture of customer service!

 

Website in a Day

Date: August 14, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
Location: HSU-Hot Springs (Landmark Building)
City: Hot Springs

Description: Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down with our laptop lab 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.

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: August 18, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Glenwood Country Club
City: Glenwood

Description: This seminar prepares you for the intensive business planning process, identifies major steps crucial to starting a business, discusses key issues that affect the success of your business, and discusses start-up requirements and common pitfalls that you will face as an entrepreneur. (Veterans attend FREE)

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: August 18, 2015
Time: 3:15 pm
Location: Glenwood Country Club
City: Glenwood

Description: No matter how large or small, all businesses must have a business plan! A business plan will help you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate your costs. This seminar will explain and illustrate the business plan format.

 

Effective Holiday Marketing

Date: August 20, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Grant County Chamber of Commerce
City: Sheridan

Description: A small marketing budget doesn’t have to mean restricted resources for your small business. Get an overview of general marketing techniques, accompanied by suggestions that are specific to the holidays. Topics include creating a marketing plan & calendar, determining how to reach your customers for the holidays, & discussing marketing methods.

 

Get Started with Pinterest & Instagram

Date: August 26, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Pike County Library
City: Murfreesboro

Description: In this seminar we will explore how these social networks may fit your business and how to make these effective.

 

Give ‘Em the Pickle: Customer Service/SELF Profile

Date: August 31, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: College of the Ouachitas
City: Malvern

Description: Any business can provide basic customer service, but not every business owner wants or has the knowledge to get to the next level. In this program, you will learn what it takes for employees to work as a team. The high energy team building section will teach you about four distinct social styles, which determine how we interact with others.

 

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