Jonesboro Area ASBTDC Events

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

Getting a Leg Up in Government Contracting

Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: The U.S. government is the world’s largest buyer of products and services. Learn the process required to get your business registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) and eligible to bid on government contacts. Attend this seminar and learn more about the qualification and procedures required by the government.

 

Disaster Preparedness for Small Business

Date: March 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: South Mississippi County Chamber of Commerce
City: Osceola

Description: Get information and basic planning tools to increase the survivability of your business. Learn about local hazards, how to prepare for future disasters, and most importantly, what assistance will be available following a major disaster.

 

Innovation Tool Box for Small Business

Date: March 9, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: This training is centered on specific innovation tools developed during more than a 1,000 years of technical evolution, especially the last 30 to 50 years. The goal is to give an overview of invention methods that participants can apply to their businesses.

 

Women’s Business Leadership Conference (FREE!)

Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 8:00 am
Location: A-State Carl R. Reng Student Union Centennial Hall
City: Jonesboro

Description: The Women’s Business Leadership Conference is a forum for leadership and professional development created to inspire and activate women in the business community. This one-day conference features keynote addresses by women leaders and workshops designed to hone skills in key areas.

 

Federal Funding for Innovation Based Businesses

Date: April 6, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce
City: Jonesboro

Description: Participants will learn about the basic requirements for Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer program participation, how to get started with the SBIR/SBTTR programs, as well as tips and available resources for proposals.

 

QuickBooks for Beginners

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Jumpstart your small business accounting needs! QuickBooks desktop software users: this session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, & liabilities.

 

QuickBooks II: Day-to-Day Basics

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Jumpstart your small business accounting needs! This workshop is for QuickBooks desktop software users: this session includes invoicing, receiving payments, bills, handling sales tax & more.

 

QuickBooks 101

Date: April 20, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Black River Technical College
City: Pocahontas

Description: Jumpstart your small business accounting needs! QuickBooks desktop software users: this session includes set up, reconciling accounts, working with lists, customers, vendors, assets, liabilities, invoicing, receiving payments, bills, handling sales tax, and payroll.

 

QuickBooks III: Beyond the Basics

Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Now that you have the basics down, this session will go over reports, customizing forms, working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more for QuickBooks desktop.

 

QuickBooks IV: Payroll

Date: April 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

Description: Learn this popular computerized accounting program, hands-on! This seminar teaches how to obtain and apply necessary information to set up and use payroll.

 

Creating A Lean Canvas For Your Business

Date: May 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: A-State Delta Center
City: Jonesboro

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.