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Little Rock Area ASBTDC Events

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

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: January 25, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Regions Bank
City: Searcy
Description: This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners! (Veterans attend FREE)

 

Step 1: Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: February 1, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations and licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners! (Veterans attend FREE)

 

NEW! Turn Your Passion into Profits: Starting a Woman-Owned Business

Date: February 14, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Benton Center
City: Benton
Description: This workshop is for women considering entrepreneurship or have recently started a business. The workshop is designed to help participants assess their aptitude. In addition, participants will take an in-depth look at their business idea for the purpose of developing steps that make it possible to turn their passion into a profitable business.

 

Brand Messaging Strategies

Date: February 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: The success of your business depends on you getting the right message in the right place. During this information session Chuck Spohn of Media and More Consulting will discuss how to create effective brand messaging strategies, marketing plans, marketing approaches, & methods for measuring the effectiveness of your marketing campaigns.

 

NEW! 5 Legal Issues All Business Owners Should Know

Date: February 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: Learn how to minimize risks associated with five common legal issues whether you are new to small business or a veteran. During this session Paul Prater of Prater Law Firm will discuss: corporate formation, personal liability, health insurance, taxes, and debt collection.

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: February 21, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Ward Chamber of Commerce
City: Ward
Description: All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our “To the Point” outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and that you can share with lenders and investors.

 

NEW! Women-Owned Business Discussion Forum (Finances)

Date: February 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: Women are starting businesses five times faster than the national average; however, statistics show that finances are an area where women struggle. If you are a woman who owns a small business or thinking about starting a small business, join us for this discussion where we will talk about our experiences with obtaining and maintaining finances.

 

Step 2: How to Write a Business Plan

Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our “To the Point” outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and that you can share with lenders and investors.

 

Getting To Know Your Customer

Date: March 7, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Benton Center
City: Benton
Description: Knowing your customers is crucial to small business success. Learn about the no-cost marketing research tools and assistance to help you understand and define your market, find your competition, and keep up with industry trends. Recommended for both start-up and existing businesses.

 

QuickBooks: Getting Started

Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: Just purchased QuickBooks DESKTOP software? This seminar will help you get started the right way. Topics include: setting up a new company, chart of accounts overview, working with lists, and how to view transactions records and find information in your company file. Only 12 seats available. Act Fast!

 

QuickBooks: Common Workflows

Date: March 15, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: This workshop is for those needing to improve their proficiency in QuickBooks. Attendees learn how to process routine transactions and review tasks. This class provides an opportunity to set up procedures and processes for using QuickBooks. Only 12 seats available. Act Fast!

 

QuickBooks: Beyond the Basics & Reports

Date: March 22, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: During this workshop attendees learn how to make QuickBooks work harder without having to do more. Topics covered include creating financial reports beyond the Profit & Loss Balance Sheet and utilizing more advanced options. Only 12 seats available. Act Fast!

 

Step 3: Business Financing Options

Date: April 5, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Sherwood
Description: Do you need funding to start a business or expand an existing one? Learn about the business financing process and different sources of capital, including SBA-backed loans, traditional bank loans, micro loans, and alternative funding sources.

 

NEW! How to Compete in the MarketPlace

Date: April 12, 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: This presentation teaches merchants how to maintain a competitive advantage against “Big Box” stores and shopping malls by providing cost effective tips to survive in the ever-changing retail environment. Topics: small business advantage, factors for survival, thinking outside the traditional retail box, & utilizing your storefront for marketing.

 

Creating a Business Model Canvas

Date: April 18, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UALR Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: The Business Model Canvas is a visual chart used by both new and existing entrepreneurs to focus their attention on the nine building blocks of successful businesses. For existing businesses it can help determine their current state of operations or be used to prepare a plan for growth. This session will walk you through each section of the canvas.

 

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