Jonesboro Area ASBTDC Events

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

First Steps to Small Business Financing (FREE!)

Date: January 26, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Newport Chamber of Commerce
City: Newport

Description: Do you need funding to start a new business or expand an existing one? Learn about the business financing process, source of capital, and resource partners to help you throughout the process. To register, contact Latasha Robinson at 870-201-1520.

 

Start Your Small Business Now

Date: February 8, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Delta Center for Economic Development 201
City: Jonesboro

Description: Start your business the right way. Learn about essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, and key issues that affect your business success. A must for first-time small business owners. Veterans attend FREE!

 

E&I Speaker Series: Innovation & Entrepreneurship Resources at A-State

Date: February 12, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: A-State Student Union
City: Jonesboro

Description: Join us to hear from a panel about the entrepreneurship and innovation resources that are available through Arkansas State University. Get all of your business planning questions answered by our series of speakers.

 

QuickBooks (Desktop): Beginners

Date: February 13, 2018
Time: 9:00 am
Location: BRTC, Pocahontas
City: Pocahontas

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

 

QuickBooks (Desktop): Day-to-Day Basics

Date: February 13, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: BRTC, Pocahontas
City: Pocahontas

Description: QuickBooks desktop users: this hands-on session includes invoicing, receiving payments, bills, handling sales tax and more!

 

QuickBooks (Desktop): Beyond the Basics

Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 9:00 am
Location: BRTC, Pocahontas
City: Pocahontas

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

 

QuickBooks (Desktop): Payroll

Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: BRTC, Pocahontas
City: Pocahontas

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.

 

Start Your Small Business Now (FREE!)

Date: February 21, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Batesville Chamber of Commerce
City: Batesville

Description: Start your business the right way! Learn about essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, and key issues that affect your business success. A must for first-time small business owners.

 

Doing Business with Arkansas State University (FREE!)

Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Delta Center for Economic Development 201
City: Jonesboro

Description: Are you interested in doing business with Arkansas State University? Hear directly from A-State Procurement representatives and learn the steps necessary to qualify and bid for A-State contracts.

 

Introduction to SBIR/STTR (FREE!)

Date: February 28, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: A-State Innovation System: The Garage
City: Jonesboro

Description: Rebecca Todd, ASBTDC Innovation Consultant, will guide this free workshop and introduce high-tech entrepreneurs and university researchers to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. Individualized consulting sessions following the training will be available. 

 

Turn Your Ideas Into Assets: Patent, Trademark, & Copyright

Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 1:30 pm
Location: A-State Innovation System: The Garage
City: Jonesboro

Description: Patent attorney Joe Calhoun will present a practical guide to patent, trademark, and copyright law, including best practices, recent changes, and processes to follow to ensure effective protection for your intellectual property. 2.5 hours of CLE credit available!

 

Small Business Financing with SBA (FREE!)

Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Delta Center for Economic Development 201
City: Jonesboro

Description: SBA offers a variety of loan programs for small businesses through its network of commercial and intermediary lenders. General business loans, microloans, real estate and equipment loans, and disaster loans are some of the ways SBA helps small businesses obtain the capital they need. Come learn how to tap into this source of business funding!

 

Meet the Lenders (FREE!)

Date: April 18, 2018
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Batesvilles Chamber of Commerce
City: Batesville

Description: Thinking about a loan to start or expand your business? Hear about your options from a panel of local lenders. Herb Lawrence, SBA lender relations specialist, will facilitate the discussion and Q&A. Following the panel, you will have an opportunity to network with participating lenders and resource partners.

 

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