Little Rock Area ASBTDC Events

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

Brand Messaging Strategies

Date: May 3, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UA Little Rock Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: Getting the right message in the right place can equal success for a small business. 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 branding and marketing initiatives.

 

QuickBooks: Getting Started

Date: May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 am
Location: UALR Benton Center
City: Benton
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!

 

Starting a Business in Arkansas

Date: May 10, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UA Little Rock 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)

 

How to Write a Business Plan

Date: May 16, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UA Little Rock Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: All businesses 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. Veterans attend free.

 

Data-Driven Decision Making

Date: May 24, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UA Little Rock Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: Does your business need to improve customer service or improve business efficiency? Data can be a powerful aid in helping small business owners make decisions that help them reach their desired goals. During this session you will learn how data can be used in various areas of your business to reduce inefficiencies and increase profits.

 

Big Impact Marketing Techniques

Date: June 13, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Ward Chamber of Commerce
City: Ward
Description: Do you have a plan for attracting customers and keeping their attention? Get simple yet effective small business marketing techniques, plus practical suggestions for small budgets. Learn how to identify your target market, create a marketing plan and calendar, develop your image and brand, and utilize online as well as traditional channels.

 

NEW! Women-Owned Business Discussion Forum (Management)

Date: June 15, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: UA Little Rock Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
Description: While the number of women-owned businesses is growing, female business owners still face challenges that male business owners don’t. If you are a female business owner or thinking about becoming one, join us as we discuss the challenges that female business owners experience in the area of management, as well as, solutions for overcoming them.

 

Website in a Day

Date: July 5, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm
Location: UA Little Rock Reynolds Business Center
City: Little Rock
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. 

 

Startup in a Day

Date: August 25, 2017
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Phillips Community College
City: Helena
Description: In one day, learn how to start your business the right way. This event outlines the essential steps to start, operate and finance a new business. Key topics will include basic startup considerations, writing a business plan, marketing basics, business financing options and choosing your legal structure.

 

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